This time of year, the streets of Paris are an even grander display of sartorial excellence than usual. The City of Light is the final stop on the Fashion Month tour, and It girls are bringing their best—this season, showing off their denim game in particular. From straight legs to flares to skinnies, fresh styling takes are serving up major inspiration for the season, and the looks are easier to interpret than you may think. Since we’re certain jeans will play a huge role in your wardrobe for fall, here are our favorite denim street-style looks from Paris, plus how to put them together yourself.
Throw a fancy frock over straight-leg jeans and tough boots for an endlessly cool daytime look.
A blazer and jeans combo is endlessly chic—a dramatic sleeve takes it one step further.
Extreme proportions can work in tandem when the rest of the look is well-fitting and sleek.
Uneven hems are relaxed but au courant—an It bag elevates straightforward styling.
Ladylike pieces—bell sleeves and stiletto mules—bring polish to super-distressed denim.