The Paris runways may have been full of dramatic looks recently, but blogger Badaude explains what constitutes everyday Parisian style:

Although French girls follow fashion, they’re seldom slaves to it. The most stylish Parisiennes always look ‘in fashion’ but they also look, somehow, most like ‘themselves’. Maybe it’s only by triangulating the three points of the French look – fashion, classic and individual – that we can fix the point at which that mysterious quality called French style really lies.