Très chic! The best of Paris Fashion Week street style

Home to some of the most stylish women in the world, it’s no surprise that these off-the-runway Paris street looks captured the essence of elegance.

Model Michelle Meinert walks out onto the streets of Paris after the Chanel show. Edward Berthelot | Getty Images

The Parisian streets were lined with beautiful women dressed in impeccable ensembles attending Fashion Week for the Womenswear Fall Winter 2016/2017 shows. Here: the best off-the-runway outfits that offer inventive style, sophistication, and that je ne sais quoi.

A bright stripe of style

Sophie Valkiers from Vogue China at Paris fashion week

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Donning wide-leg patterned pants with a snap leather side detail and a fitted tri-color striped sweater, Sofie Valkiers, Fashion Week columnist for Vogue China, walks through place de la Concorde in Paris. Though her shoes are hidden, her white leather bag and cat-eye shades give the ensemble a more delicate, feminine touch.

Gorgeous in grey

Caroline de Maigret at Paris Fashion Week

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41-year-old model Caroline de Maigret stands in front of the Eiffel Tower on a windy day during Paris Fashion Week wearing an extra-long tweed grey dress coat over light grey wide-bottom slacks, with black men’s style shoes.

Pastel perfection

Chriselle Lim is wearing Elie Saab, during Paris Fashion Week

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Chriselle Lim, writer of The Chriselle Factor blog, strolls through the streets wearing pale pink wide-leg pants with a matching pale pink blouse underneath a lightly brocaded black jacket, which also picks up the pink. The blogger suggested a blush-colored tie pleat detail blouse ($55, ASOS) to get the look.

Multi-color mademoiselle

Sarah Ellen during Paris Fashion Week.

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Sarah Ellen, creative director of the fashion site Perks of her, posed wearing Barbara Bui, after the Barbara Bui show. Though she’s wearing seven different colors, her outfit doesn’t clash: her pale blue shoes pick up on just one of the colors in her dress coat, while the white suit dress underneath brightens the ensemble, and ties into her black and white scarf.

Fashion in the family

Hedvig Sagfjord Opshaug during Paris Fashion week.

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On day five of Paris Fashion Week, Norwegian blogger Hedvig Sagfjord Opshaug, was seen holding hands with her daughter Hedda Maly as they crossed the streets of Paris, after the Mugler show. Hedvig is wearing a Gucci bag, as well as a Leica camera over her suede coat by Frame Denim ($840, Net-a-porter). Hedda stays warm in a little grey trench, earmuffs, and slings a camera around her neck just like mom.

Chic in Chanel

Aimee Song during Paris Fashion Week

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Style blogger Aimee Song is wearing a classic multi-color Chanel tweed jacket over a delicate cream lace blouse, after the Chanel show, during Paris Fashion Week on March 8, 2016. Her distressed AG Adriano jeans hit just above the ankle to reveal two-tone slingback heels. Her oversize blue sunglasses and leather Chanel bag decorated with pins, add a modern flare to her outfit.

Two-of-a-kind

Kristina Bazan during Paris Fashion Week

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Arm in arm with a friend, Kayture blogger Kristina Bazan (left) wears a dusty emerald satin Rochas coat over a fully white pant ensemble, and a Chloe Drew mini bag after the Carven show on March 3.

Blonde and tan

Aymeline Valade during Paris Fashion week.

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Pale beauty Aymeline Valade wears a brown camel coat over a tan turtle neck and blue jeans. The Montpelier-born model added a black textured clutch and gold thumb ring, which gave the classic look fresh details.

Fashion à la française

Michelle Meinert during Paris Fashion Week

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Model Michelle Meinert is wearing a suede skirt, with grey sweater, and holding a Chloe bag, after the Chanel show. The delicate light blue tie at her neck gives the outfit a sweet Parisian touch.

Natalie van der Meer
Natalie van der Meer
Senior Editor Natalie van der Meer is a former editor for Redbook, Woman's Day, Reader's Digest and Allure, covering fashion, beauty, travel, family, book reviews, and much more. She lives in New York City.