The Long and Short of It—How Paris Fashion Week Street Style Stars Mixed Hemlines
If there is a city that allows for experimenting with seasonal transitional style, it’s Paris. Where else can you wear a puffer jacket plus sandals or a trench coat with a miniskirt on the same day, let alone the same outfit? And for the past eight days, Paris Fashion Week showgoers have been doing just that. A common outfit formula seen around the bustling Paris streets included short hemlines, long overcoats, and sturdy flat boots—three of fall’s must-have items in one foolproof look.
Taking a closer look at Paris Fashion Week street style stars gives us a lesson in how to mix fall’s fabulous miniskirts with the season’s selection of classic coats and knee-high boots. Keep in mind it’s helpful to have your coat and boots meet or overlap to ensure there’s no awkward leg gap exposed. Leave the rest of the mix up to your imagination. Go long\ (and short!) this fall with these six styling ideas below.