Three key trends from the streets of Paris

Paris felt like a marathon, spanning just over a week. A very fashionable marathon, may I add, with the ups and downs of changing temperatures and an endless array of ‘hero’ designers showcasing their AW18 collections.

This made for the crème de la crème of street style – with all the big names in fashion descending onto the streets of Paris. Our Associate Catwalks Editor, Anna Ross, gives us the lowdown on the three, key trends you need to know about now.


Colour Pop

The first few days of Paris saw the style pack brace sub-zero temperatures; though it wasn’t all overcoats and knits– the Paris chic put mind over matter and embraced unusual pops of colour to try and lure in Spring. Sweet pastels proved core to colour palettes, while new season greens such as spearmint and grass-green came clashed with canary yellow – take note, colour lovers


Eclectic Check

Check prints and materials were the most seen-in style on the streets this season. Parisian show-goers didn’t just reserve this sartorial pattern for outerwear, bold checks were seen over dresses and skirts, seen in oversize renditions and pick and mix colourways. Move over florals, checks are set to stay.


The Beige Brigade

Perhaps a homage to Pheobe Philo’s departure from Celine – Parisians channeled true minimalist styling- layering up in mono-tone looks of neutral beige. We’re loving the 3-piece tailoring looks with beige-boots to match. Beige a tad on the dull side for you? Try mixing up navy to sky blue in layers for a spring-ready take on this sophisticated trend


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