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Of the many things to love about Spring in Paris-strolling through the lush gardens, soaking up the Parisian culture in the city, and the croissants that truly taste better across the pond-there is also the excitement of dressing up in chic outfits. If you want to celebrate the spring season in style but are coming up empty on ideas, get inspired by these 11 failproof French spring outfit combinations I wore in Paris!
1. striped sweater + white jeans + trench coat + ballet flats (or sneakers) + straw bag
Meet your new favorite spring outfit to wear to cafes or on strolls in the city! This look hits the perfect balance between casual and sophisticated.
The striped sweater adds a preppy touch to white jeans. Ballet flats are a great fashion choice for this outfit because it gives an extra feminine appeal. Plus, Parisians love ballet flats and you’ll fit right in should you actually wear these outfits in Paris.
However, if your fashion aesthetic leans more toward a sportier style, minimalist sneakers can work well with this outfit.
Round off your timeless look with fun accessories like a cute straw bag and white sunglasses for that warm weather touch.
2. white t-shirt + straight-leg jeans + white sneakers + trench coat + straw bag + sunglasses
When spring comes forth, so does my excitement to break out my favorite white t-shirts. After spending winter months in heavy coats, it’s so nice to finally embrace the sun.
For anyone craving warm weather spring outfits, keep things simple and throw on a white t-shirt and light-wash straight-leg jeans. This evergreen outfit combination can be paired with white sneakers that are equal parts chic and comfy.
Since spring weather can be unpredictable, you can’t forget to carry around a coat just in case the temperatures drops. And what is more classic, Parisian, and spring than a trench coat?
To complete your spring-ready outfit, accessorize with a gold pendant necklace and vintage sunglasses for a stylish look.
3. striped tee + trench coat + straight leg jeans + ankle boots
Transport yourself to the City of Lights by emulating this timeless look! To nail this third outfit, accent your straight-leg jeans with black leather ankle boots.
These boots are a wardrobe staple for Parisian women as they are perfect for making an outfit look effortlessly well put together.
Stripes are a spring hero, so it wouldn’t feel right not to rock them in one way or another this season.
The best way to embrace this spring pattern is with a striped tee. Round off your outfit by layering on a camel trench coat and your whole ensemble will become an instant classic!
4. wrap dress + cardigan + slides + basket bag
What exactly is an outfit with Parisian charm? Just take a look at this romantic outfit to see.
All it takes is one good wrap dress to truly master a spring Parisian look. The dainty florals make a cute statement while the wrap detail flatters the body.
This dress looks beautiful on its own, but the cardigan elevates the outfit to new heights. It will keep you warm during the unpredictable spring, and of course, stylish.
As for the accessories? Don’t forget to add a basket bag and a pendant necklace.
5. white t-shirt + trench coat + straight-leg jeans + slides + straw bag
For days when you don’t feel like wearing boots or sneakers, opt for sandals. These sandals are the perfect combination of style and comfort for a warmer day.
They work great with a pair of straight-leg jeans and a white t-shirt. To add more spring vibes to your look, accessorize with a straw bag. Don’t forget your trench coat for your stylish spring layer!
6. striped shirt + high-waist wide-leg jeans + ballet flats + cat-eye sunglasses
With the classic Breton shirt, this outfit embodies the essence of French fashion and spring style.
Achieving this authentic Parisian look is not unattainable. Turn to a French favorite striped shirt and wide-leg jeans to nail the perfectly undone chicness of Parisian style.
For the best throw-on-and-go spring shoe to work with this ensemble, consider slipping on beige ballet flats. Add a pop of color to your neutral outfit with red cat-eye sunglasses.
7. striped tee + blazer + jeans + ankle boots
When in doubt, reach for a neutral blazer to give your striped t-shirt and jeans an elegant update.
Blazers are a Parisian favorite and choosing one in a lighter color, such as beige, white, or pink, is better suited for spring while still giving your outfit the classic touch.
This ensemble is ideal for classy spring festivities, whether that be visiting museums or sipping coffee at a bistro cafe.
8. black t-shirt + wide-leg jeans + slides + silk scarf + straw bag
Need a spring outfit that is easy, stylish, and neutral? Then this is the outfit for you!
Take a simple black tee and accessorize with a black and white scarf to give your top a little personality.
As for the bottoms, channel your inner Parisian woman and rock a pair of straight or wide-leg jeans. And finally, finish off your outfit with a straw bag and leather sandals for the warmer weather.
9. white t-shirt + blazer + straight-leg jeans + sneakers or flats + brooch
Throwing on a black blazer over a white t-shirt is the perfect way to effortlessly wear these two wardrobe staples. Not to mention look how they dress up your jeans!
A brooch and silk scarf adds the classy appeal that makes this an elegant spring outfit.
With sneakers, this outfit is ultra-chic but not overly serious. However, if you are not a sneaker type of woman, ballet flats will look equally as chic with this look.
10. chunky cardigan + jeans + footwear of choice
This French spring outfit radiates the fun and easy vibes of spring. With a light-colored chunky knit cardigan worn as a top with high-waisted light-wash jeans, this is the type of outfit to wear when you want to look casual yet cute.
If you have stretchy pants fatigue, simply swap out your leggings or sweats for straight-leg jeans. Complete your spring look with a cardigan and necklace and you’ve got yourself a fashionable ensemble.
11. white t-shirt + blazer + khaki wide-leg dress pants + loafers
Visits to a classy city call for an effortlessly chic look, and this last outfit idea is the perfect one to wear.
Whether you wear this outfit in your hometown or on the streets of Paris, you can never go wrong with neutrals and timeless silhouettes.
Beige dress pants paired with polished loafers are minimalistic and classic. Plus, this combo creates the best foundation for other timeless pieces like a white shirt and a blazer.
Navigating what to wear in spring can be a little tricky when you are short on ideas. Thankfully for you, these chic French spring outfits will give you the best ideas to recreate, whether you actually wear them in Paris or in your own town!
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