Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

We turn to style setters across the globe for sartorial inspiration. And two cities, in particular, where we tend to find a range of street-style ideas happen to be London and Paris. The fashion crowd in both of these areas often step out in outfits that are equal parts effortless and forward. On that note, elevated basics tend to be front-runners in many of the said ensembles because of their ease and chicness. 

With that in mind, we decided to scroll through the Instagram feeds of various fashion people in London and Paris to pull out the trendy basics that are go-to’s and probably will be staples throughout 2023. Keep scrolling to check out the versatile pieces both Parisians and Londoners are all about. If you too want to add one of the items to your own offering, there’s a plethora of shopping inspiration coming your way as well. 

Satin Skirts

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@sylviemus_

A slip skirt is a classic basic but is becoming increasingly more popular again in trend-forward lengths and colors.

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@monikh

Consider a longer skirt in a colorful hue for something different this year.

Double Knits

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@hedvigso

Why go for just one forward knit when you can do two? A sweater draped around the shoulders is an effortlessly chic ensemble both Londoners and Parisians are wearing. 

A striped knit over a neutral ribbed silhouette is incredibly chic.

Leather Bomber Jackets

Oversize leather jackets, including bomber jackets, have quickly become a fashion person staple and will continue to be this year.

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@pomelokiwie

A leather bomber jacket can easily be dressed up or down.

Baggy Jeans

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@frannfyne

In the denim realm, baggy jeans—especially puddle jeans that pool around the ankles—will continue to be front-runners.

The loose jeans with a longline coat is a standout look.

Oversize Shirting

Fashion People in London and Paris Will Wear These Trendy Basics Most in 2023

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@aida.bdji

An oversize shirt is a trendy basic that will stay in the spotlight this year as an easy option to wear with everything from jeans to trousers to skirts.

A striped shirt is inherently chic and so versatile.