Paris Fashion: Seen on the Streets of Paris

It wouldn’t be nearly winter without a look at the beautiful coats that grace the streets of Paris—and what wonderful examples of Paris fashion these coats are. I am actually looking for my next perfect coat. I want it to be a statement, and the cut has to be impeccably flattering but interesting. In northern Europe, at least, I think that we are seen in our coats far more often than we imagine—I sometimes remember people by their coats. We look for a familiar coat in the crowd, sit outside cafés in our coats, wear them over party dresses and work clothes, and take them with us on almost every journey.

gg2p Paris Fashion: Seen on the Streets of Paris   redfur1There are a lot of stunning coats to feast your eyes on right now on the streets of Paris. First up, a fleeting glimpse of a lady in a simple but lovely black coat with fur. This is something Parisians do well: seemingly simple but so well cut that it becomes timeless and elegant.

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A woman near the Tuileries in a brown leather coat with sheepskin that she inherited from her mother perfectly combines retro chic with bohemian cool. The blonde in a funky blue wool coat who sat smoking outside a café and the glimpse of a breathtaking woman near the Hôtel de Ville in a red embroidered coat and matching black hat and fur made me smile.

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I felt inspired and ready to search for my next coat, almost happy that it is cold enough to wear one—almost.

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