Either you’re wondering what to wear in Paris or you want to look like a true Parisian this winter, here are the 10 wardrobe essentials of Parisian winter style. Indeed, here is below my packing list to help you plan for your trip if you’re heading to Paris in the winter months (between December and February).
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 for 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 Parisian girls wear in winters such as warm coats, knitwear and cardigans, and comfortable and warm footwear. Keep scrolling below to know exactly what to wear in Paris in winter.
The 10 Wardrobe Essentials Of Parisian Winter Style
Here are the 10 basics 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, this Mango Oversize wool blazer, and this 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.
1. Wool Blazers
2. Faux-Fur Coats
3. Long Wool Coats
4. Puffer Coats
5. Turtleneck Sweaters
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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Bonjour! I’m Leonce, I’m French and I’m a Parisian expat currently living in the city center of Amsterdam (I previously lived in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, on the Ile-Saint-Louis). I created Leonce Chenal back in 2018 when I was living in London and missing my home country way too much. Because I truly believe you don’t have to be French or to live in France to experience the French art de vivre, Leonce Chenal is a French digital magazine to help you live your French life, wherever you are. Enjoy <3