Paris is the undoubted capital of fashion and the stage for one of the world’s most influencing fashion weeks. Nursing trends and styles that will then become mainstream, French designers seem to set the tone for the new it bag, the statement coat or the jewelry trend that actually matters. From the fashion houses of Chanel and Dior to the younger generation of designers such as Jacquemus and Olivier Rousteing at Balmain, French fashions are both stylish and cutting edge-defining the ultimate French chic for 2019
French street style stars have firmly decided: wide pants are the new skinnies. Street style stars and Instagram influencers are trading their favorite fitting silhouettes for looser and cooler ones. From denim to tailored styles, the new trousers are wide- legged in cropped or longer versions. Paired with feminine accessories such as high heel boots and cropped tops, the new shapes are relaxed yet elegant.
The miniature bag
Blame it on Jacquemus but the new statement bag is smaller than your lunch box. Straight Paris runways, miniature bags in green, black or mustard dominated fashion editorials and runway appearances.No space for practicality here-actually no space at all. Rock the bag trend of the season with a luxe evening dress or with denim and a hoodie for extra stylistic points.
Tailoring was everywhere this season and the French runways set the tone by presenting a series of blazer and suit designs to fit all occasions. From the leisure blazer to the tailored dress suits jackets were worn over skirts, dresses, and jeans, producing a dynamic silhouette. From Balmain’s s strong shoulders to Saint Laurent’s blazers, the new jackets are the epitome of French chic.
The cycling shorts
90s fashions are well and so are cycling shorts worn under practically everything. Paris street style stars and Instagram influences have embraced this dubious trend with zeal, producing some of the most inspiring outfits of the season. Worn with chunky sneakers or statement booties and a simple blazer to match, the shorts are spring’s new wardrobe staples.
Pop art colors
Make room greys and beiges, bright pop art colors and neon shades are the ones to wear for spring-at least according to Parisian catwalks. From street fashions such as hoodies and backpacks to bold evening wear, statement colors such as shocking pink, neon yellow and green are the shades to invest this season. And if you’d expect to pair them with neutrals, French designers such as Martine Serre and Anthony Vaccarello advice going bold and wear them together.
The Chloé C bag
There is always room for a new it bag and this season’s runways have catapulted Chloe’s new C bag into the front line of Paris fashion. From cream to elegant brown, the C bag is both versatile and stylish without being over the top. For a cool day outfit to a relaxed evening one, the Chloe bag provides the basis for many different style combinations that work.