What To Wear In Paris In Winter

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Wondering what to wear in Paris? Need inspiration for a Paris outfit? If you’re heading to Paris in the winter months (between December and February), here is my packing list to help you plan for your trip!

If you love Christmasy feels and all that goes with cold weather (mulled Wine, Christmas markets) then winter is the best time to visit Paris. The temperatures vary from 0C° up to 10C°, and the city has less than 6 hours of light. I’ll recommend visiting Paris before Christmas. Indeed, January and February are the coldest months in Paris. Snow in Paris is rare, however, it can snow during a couple of days in February or March.

What Parisians Wear In Winter?

In terms of what to wear in Paris in winter, Parisian girls generally go for a black/grey/navy blue or camel coat paired with jeans, a warm sweater and a pair of black ankle boots. This Parisian look is completed with a warm scarf and a wool hat.

The Parisian fashion style is all about choosing great materials and getting the right cut for your body type. And during winter months, it’s all about finding the right balance between looking dressed up and staying warm. There are several fashion staples that Parisian girls wear in winter like wool coats, faux-fur coats, cashmere sweater, and ankle boots. Keep reading below to know what to wear in Paris in winter.

The 10 Essentials Of Parisian Winter Style

Here are the 10 items that all French women have in their wardrobe during the winter season. Personally, my favorite pieces of clothing for this winter are the Sezane Mia Jumper, Mango Oversize wool blazer, and the belted wool coat. I love to mix masculine and feminine by combining a masculine wool blazer, a cashmere turtleneck with a pair of knee-high boots. I really love winter clothes as for me, it’s all about choosing great materials and investing in timeless pieces and classic shapes. As a French woman, I really prefer clothes that will remain relevant for seasons to come. Keep reading below to shop the ten staples of the French winter wardrobe.

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1. Wool Blazers

2. Faux-Fur Coats

3. Long Wool Belted Coats

4. Puffer Coats

5. Turtleneck Sweaters

6. Cardigans

7. Cozy Knitwears

8. Wool Hats

9. Ankle Boots

10. Knee-High Boots

And you, what are your wardrobe staples during the winter season? Which one of those French winter wardrobe essentials do you love? Please add your comment below.

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  • Hi Leonce. Great article. Thank you. Can I ask you to write an article about the fragrances and deodorants that French prefer? What are your favorite? Or is winter so much about hand creams and body care? Thank you very much I will be very much looking forward.
    Brst regards Sylvia

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