12 Paris Street Style Moments That Put Minimalism Front and Center

It's all about those elevated basics.
Last Updated
Feb 4, 2022

Paris Fashion Week closed out the Spring/Summer 2022 season with a bang. Although it hosted a handful of heritage brands, such as Dior, Valentino, and Saint Laurent, rising designers like Botter and Coperni also made their mark. 

The runway looks did not disappoint—and neither did the street style. Just as the sidewalks of New YorkLondon, and Milan showcased all of our favorite fall 2021 trends, the streets of Paris showed similarly aspirational looks. One word to describe them all? Effortless. From monochrome ensembles and oversized separates to pleated trousers and statement sunglasses, A-list attendees proved that elevated basics deserve a permanent place in our wardrobes. 

See for yourself with these 12 Paris street-style looks that ruled the French capital. They’re easy to replicate, so add them to your cart to upgrade your fall fashion game.

Shop the Best Looks from Paris Fashion Week


Ribbed Knit & Relaxed Pants

If you tend to opt for classic, put-together looks, a ribbed tank knit in crisp white will be your new go-to top. Alice + Olivia makes a close alternative to this high-neck option. Complete your neutral look with slouchy wide-leg pants and a white micro leather bag. Throw on a Knit Duster Cardigan by L’Agence to beat the chill.


Relaxed Blazer & Baggy Trousers

Chloe Harrouche proves that the secret to French outfitting is simplicity, quality, and comfort—and that you can never go wrong with perfectly tailored pieces. Take her timeless white suit, for example. Chloe coupled it with three wardrobe basics: an oversized leather tote, a simple tank, and timeless sunglasses.


Feminine Dress & Ankle Booties

This guest proves it’s all about the details. The scallop accents and waist cutouts paired with a contrasting belt and matching accessories caught our eye. Add a pair of Loeffler Randal Elise Square-Toe Block Heel Booties to take the ladylike look to an edgy place.


Fringe & Asymmetric Detailed Dress

While Chloé, Dior, Balmain, and others showed fringe on their SS22 runways, Caroline Daur took it to the streets. The fashion influencer paired her jacket with an asymmetric skirt and loafer-inspired boots. Recreate this look with Loewe's Draped Midi Skirt and Sandro's Brandon Fringed Jacket.


Polo Sweater & Baggy Jeans

Putting together your winter capsule wardrobe? Start with an ivory polo. Neutral sweaters pair with everything, especially white jeans for a winter white ensemble. Finish with a bucket hatthis season’s runways proved they’re here to stay.


Leather Blazer & Cargo Pants

Channel your inner alt-girl with an oversized leather blazer and low-rise cargo pants. Take note of the way this attendee added a pop of “Bottega Green” with her shoes and sporty sunglasses.


Bold Sweater Vest & Low-Rise Jeans

Sweater vests were on display everywhere this fashion month and we’re ready to incorporate them into our fall uniforms. This attendee wore a bold cable knit option with baggy low-waist denim pants. Style the two with a versatile fashion sneaker. When the temperatures drop, show off your layering skills with a wool turtleneck and an oversized jacket.


Floor-Length Duster Jacket & Colored Trousers

While coat trends come and go, the duster has timeless appeal—even at fashion week. This guest showed that a simple jacket can pull a look together. The streamlined accessories, consisting of transparent cat-eye sunglasses and minimalist jewelry—update the ensemble for the here and now.


Sleeveless Long-Line Waistcoat & Midi Dress

Paris native Jen Azoulay offers a masterclass in pairing multiple oversized pieces. The influencer layered a colored midi dress with a sleeveless waistcoat in a plaid print that screams fall. Recreate the look with Open Edit's Twist Back Ribbed Midi Dress and a warm sleeveless jacket. Complete the look with a leather cowboy boot from Zara.


Leather Trench Coat & Button-Down Shirt

This guest shows that lavender is the must-have color trend for fall and that contrasting fabrics can elevate an outfit. According to Pantone’s Spring 2022 color trend report, the color purple—also known as Dahlia 18-3324—is a trending hue that symbolizes wanderlust and adventure.


Fringe Sweater Dress & Statement Necklace

You heard it here first: fringe is about to be everywhere. For a wearable take on the trend, pick up Sandro’s Sleeveless Dress with Fringe. The bold piece will turn heads no matter where you wear it. It’s also versatile enough to pair with a heeled bootie or a black loafer, such as Ganni’s crystal-embellished option.


Oversized Suit & Clogs

A simple monochrome suit and a cashmere sweater tied over the shoulders will always be chic. This attendee kept it business casual while navigating the Parisian streets in accessories that included studded leather clogs, a black leather purse, and contrasting white sunglasses.

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