If you plan on heading to Paris in October for the first-ever Art Basel show, then you might want to pack some very chic, new designer clothes to make just the right impression.
The fall in Paris can be anything from mild to chilly, so being prepared for a weather change is necessary. You also want to put your best fashion foot forward when attending events such as Art Basel and you’re sure to be wining and dining while in this romantic city, so having the latest designer offerings will make you feel fantastic.
Here are some wardrobe ideas we have chosen for your consideration from some of today’s most prolific designers:
Fagiano-Print Silk-Twill Shirt and Patchwork-Print Silk-Twill Mini Skirt
This beautifully-cut shirt is a triumph of color decorated with the Fagiano print in a wash of pink and yellow. It's cut from silk twill to an easy, longline silhouette with a dipped hem. Pair it with the mini skirt cut from panels of silk twill and display five clashing motifs in a riot of prismatic colors. It sits high on the waist and flares at the hem – a movement that's enhanced by its scalloped black trims. Shirt retails for US$2,425; skirt retails for US$1,472.
Shrunken Faux-Fur Coat
In pure Marc Jacobs’ style, this faux-fur jacket with its pinkish-purple hue will keep you warm on chill Paris October evenings while speaking loudly when it comes to style. The high neck is especially avant-garde as is the belted waist. Long sleeves have buttoned cuffs. Retails for US$632.
Crystal-Embellished Single-Breasted Blazer
Merging a classic silhouette with bold accents, Alexander McQueen presents this black single-breasted blazer. With peak lapels, the piece is decorated with an embroidered motif in red and adorned with gold-tone synthetic crystal embellishments for a dazzling finish. Retails for US$4,199.
Tweed Three-Piece EnsembleThe ideal outfit of vest, pants and jacket awaits you from Chanel. In colors of white, black, purple and others, this gorgeous suit is the height of stylish and contemporary fashion. Wear it during the day and dress it up in the evening. Vest retails for US$9,650; pants, US$5,200; jacket, US$7,450.
Flannel Tartan Overall Skirt
Tartan always lends some style to a wardrobe, especially when it’s in chic red, black and white. This overall skirt by Miu Miu is made of 100% virgin wool and comes with the top. You just can't be any classier. Retails for US$850.
Turtleneck Patchwork Rib Midi Dress
When you wear designs by Stella McCartney you’re bound to create a buzz. This phenomenal turtleneck dress is amazing with a few pieces of jewelry, but you can also choose to accessorize it to make it yours with a jacket, belt, scarf and cool boots. Anyway you cut it, it’s a piece you should have in your suitcase. Retails for US$1,195
Regarded as one of the most beautiful moated chateaus in all of France, Chateau Ophelia brims with historical intrigue transporting guests to a time of feudal royalty. A potent portal into France's illustrious history, this spectacular property offers otherworldly tranquility. A mere 45 minutes from Paris, yet worlds away from civilization, revel in the seclusion of 420 acres of woodlands, verdant lawns, and manicured terrain. Discover the secrets of this marvelous edifice, never before open to the public. Amenities include an indoor pool, sauna, hammam, wine cellar, gym, library and cinema room, not to mention a helipad so you can arrive in style. This is accommodation like no other, so when visiting Paris, you might choose to stay at someplace exceptionally regal and invite family and friends to join you since there is room for 44 guests.
Brush Print Wide Fit Hoodie
For those times you just want to settle down, relax and feel comfortable, you can’t go wrong with this oversized hoodie from Balenciaga. In a fashion-forward fuchsia with blue lettering, this toasty hoodie will help you to wind down in a jiffy. Pair it with your favorite designer jeans or a low waist mini skirt. Retails for US$968.
Oversized Raincoat with Detachable Hood
The weather in Paris is unpredictable and you don’t want to get caught in the rain without the proper gear. This oversized canvas raincoat by Prada is as stylish as it is practical. It’s one of the must-haves for Paris in the fall. Retails for US$4,900.
Preppy Martingale Dress
This dress has pared-back, preppy appeal in refined wool-silk cady crepe tailored with short sleeves, a flattering fitted waist and a crisp mock neck. A lace insert introduces a discreet romantic detail to the front pleats, while chic golden buttons trim the martingales and collar. A contemporary approach to elegance. Retails for US$5,500.
As a luxury traveler, LVH can fashion the perfect itinerary for you and your family for an exclusive vacation in The City of Light. Besides attending the first Art Basel show in the city, there are endless other possibilities for you to see and do: shopping, dining, day trips, cultural events, shows – we are limited only by your imagination when creating your tailor-made itinerary. We invite you to reach out to one of our experienced client relations team members who will begin planning the most amazing time for you in Paris. Not only will you be staying in the most luxurious accommodations with full services and around-the-clock support, but the precious memories you will make are truly priceless!