I’m in My '20s and Live in Paris—Here Are the Outfit Formulas I Love

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@lenafarl

As you may know, we have quite a thing for French-girl style over here at Who What Wear—from the cool brands they love to the investment pieces they always wear along with the trends they adopt (and those they don’t)—our appreciation for the French-girl wardrobe runs deep.

As a Francophile myself who has always longed to live in Paris, I follow a rather large number of French girls on Instagram for effortlessly-chic style inspiration. This week, I tapped into one of my favorite fashion influencers to follow in Paris, Léna Farl, known for her easy, cool, everyday outfits that make us want to pack our bags, rent an apartment in the 11th and drink wine by Canal Saint-Martin. The 26-year-old has a knack for mixing vintage pieces with buzzy French brands alongside affordable pieces from Zara —creating chic and easy ensembles that you'll want to copy for yourself.

Below, she’s sharing five go-to outfit formulas she relies on time and time again for doing anything and everything around Paris. Take a peek below to get inspired by the pieces she styles together and shop the looks for yourself.

1. High waist denim + Printed Blouse + Blazer + Ankle Boots

French outfit formula

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@lenafarl

"This is my uniform! A go-to outfit for running errands or meeting with friends in Paris. It’s comfortable yet stylish and really adapted to an active Parisienne life."

2. Dress + Knee-High Boots + Check Coat 

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"A chic and feminine outfit that is perfect for the cooler seasons. I love how polished I look when I’m wearing this combo."

3. Turtleneck + Straight-Leg Jeans + Check Blazer + Loafers + Beret 

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@lenafarl

"A very cliché yet chic outfit that I like to wear on all occasions."

 

4. Boilersuit +  Blazer + Turban + Boots 

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@lenafarl

"This is my easy and comfortable option for when I don’t want to put too much effort into my outfit but still want to look stylish and put together. It was my favorite outfit formula for weekends when I used to go out for brunch before going for a city stroll with my friends."

5. Printed Slip Dress + Espadrilles

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@lenafarl

"A simple formula that has proven itself to be a perfect summer outfit. I like to wear this on repeat as soon as the sunny days arrive."

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This story was published originally on Who What Wear US and has since been updated.

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