After living in Paris for a while, my views on appropriate dressing have drastically changed. Black is now the dominant color in my wardrobe, short and skimpy dresses are long gone, and 90 percent of my shoes are flat—and that pretty much sums up Parisian dressing in a nutshell.
Model, designer, and onetime Karl Lagerfeld muse Ines de la Fressange is a master of proportions. When you stick to classic pieces, such as a blazer, button-down shirt and the like, mix it up by playing with length and volume. De la Fressange's look here is a case study; with a long-line blazer, cropped pants, and an untucked shirt, she takes what could be a boring outfit and makes it tres jolie!