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The 3 big fashion trends Parisian women are channelling this autumn

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From wrap dresses to jumpsuits, French women are wearing these fashion trends with aplomb this season. 

It’s no fashion secret that we all want to emulate the effortless ensembles of Parisian women. From their less-is-more approach to dressing to having mastered the art of just keeping style simple, they’ve rightly garnered a reputation for being utterly chic.

So, of course, we’re all eager to know what they’ll be wearing as we switch seasons. Thankfully, it turns out that French women are searching for inspiration on Pinterest – who knew? More specifically three big trends: jumpsuits, wrap dresses and block heels.

And the best part? All three styles can easily be incorporated into your autumn wardrobe. Don’t worry, we’ve done all the legwork and put together an edit of our favourite picks for you to shop. Peruse our edit below. 

Jumpsuits

The jumpsuit shook off it’s Seventies-style connotations long ago which is why for autumn it’s taking on a sophisticated flair. From well-cut designs to one-shoulder options, the allure is to fling the one-piece one (trust the French to pick something simple) and then add a few accessories.  

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Belted jumpsuit, £79, stories.com

COS

Silk jumpsuit, £135, cosstores.com

Hatch 

Denim jumpsuit, £320, net-a-porter.com

Block heels 

A sensible block heel for autumn? Yes, please! Whether you opt for a scalloped edge pair from Chloé or statement-making leopard print boots from Topshop, they’re incredibly versatile so anything goes. 

Zara

Ankle boots, £29.99, zara.com

Chloe

Leather pumps, £365, net-a-porter.com

Topshop

Brooklyn block heels, £36, topshop.com

Wrap dresses

This season searches for Pinterest pins featuring wraps are up a whopping 262% in France. Is it any wonder though? This versatile wardrobe staple hasn’t left our wardrobes since designer Diane von Furstenberg created it decades ago. It’s a flattering shape for all – whether you dress it up with heels or keep it simple with flats. 

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Velvet wrap dress, £110, stories.com 

Whistles 

Esme wrap print dress, £189, whistles.com

Ganni 

Charron wrap dress, £220, ganni.com

Images: Instagram / Unsplash / Courtesy of brands 

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Susan Devaney is a digital journalist for Stylist.co.uk, writing about fashion, beauty, travel, feminism, and everything else in-between.

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