The arrival of summer in Paris means one thing—a wardrobe change! Although there's little to no difference between what you wear in spring to what you wear in summer, the rise in temperature will likely require you to change your look. Suddenly, it's too hot to wear denim jeans or a light jacket. Instead, you'll want to sport tank tops, polka dots, sexy suits, and more. And though they're supposed to help you stay cool, they will also make you look cool too! These are trends from Paris Fashion Week
, after all. If you're spending summertime in Paris, you have to look your best no matter what!
If there's one thing you can trust about Parisians, it's that they always go simple! For the summer season, expect Paris locals to ditch the white shirt to sport tank tops instead. Baring their shoulds and showing off their guns, it's an easy and minimal look to achieve that's perfect for the hot weather. But don't just go full-on wife beater! Take your cue from Chanel's spring 2022 collection
, for instance, and go full-on 90s with a logo tank and low-rise jeans! That's not a bad look now, is it?
From Dries Van Noten to the House of Alaia, Paris designers
certainly showed off their fascination with fringes this season. But you know what? It makes sense! With minimalism being the signature Parisian look, why not add a bit of movement to the mix? Not only will you draw more attention, but it gives your outfit a whole new dimension! Every time you strut down the streets of Paris, your fringes will be swaying on every step. That'll be enough to give you a lot of confidence! And you'll need just that if you want to take on the fashionistas of Paris!
Summer in Paris is bright, you can't help by want to sport all sorts of prints and patterns to keep up the jovial mood! And for summer 2022, the trendy print is polka-dots! Nicolas Ghesquiere of Louis Vuitton and Julien Dossena of Paco Rabanne both featured the dotted pattern on their runways at Paris Fashion Week
. And they're some of the most influential designers today! What they put forth often turns into the trends of tomorrow. So now, as summer descends on the French capital, you'll want to get ahead of the pack and sport polka-dots today!
You can thank Miuccia Prada and her spring 2022 Miu Miu show for the return of the ultra mini-skirt! The Y2K resurgence practically had supermodels and social media influencers salivating, wishing it was summer already so they can sport the leg-baring looks that went down the runway. Well, summer is just around the corner so you can expect mini skirts to dominate street style in Paris. And while it's not exactly the most flattering Parisian style staple
out there, it's definitely an interesting trend to take on. Not to mention a cool one that's perfect for the hot summer in Paris!
In the city of haute couture
, tailored suiting is still an absolute must! But of course, since summer is here, you can always go for cooler suits. Or why not sexier suits too? Take your cues from French designer labels Saint Laurent and Nina Ricci. The suits they sent down the runway didn't have collared shirts underneath all that tailoring. Instead, they dared to pair them with matching bandeaus, bra-tops, and the like. Rendering them in bright colors also helped! They helped the skin pop out even more. So, will you dare to go sexy with your suiting this summer in Paris?
And finally, you can never go wrong with maxi dresses! This Mediterranean summer style staple never fails to make one look feminine and chic! And though you may think that maxi dresses only have one style, wait until you see the different styles you can sport them! Going for a floral maxi dress gives off a romantic look, perfect for when you're out on a stroll date with your special someone. But if you decorate yours with another summer trend—fringes—you can easily achieve a bohemian look that's perfect for areas like Montmartre
, the Latin Quarter
, and more!
If you're spending summertime in Paris, do you already know what to wear? If not, take your cues from the latest trends from Paris Fashion Week and go with these unmistakable wardrobe staples. They'll have you feeling cool but looking hot this summer!