I follow a range of New York City– and Paris-based influencers because, yes, many in this set just get it when it comes to creating effortless and chic looks for their lives in the city. In fact, while scrolling through my saved folder on Instagram, I noticed that there are actually a few specific outfit formulas both New Yorkers and Parisians seem to wear on repeat.
Below, you’ll uncover further insight into the effortless ensembles in question that feature simple items like jeans, blazers, and layering pieces. If you’re in the mood for a bit of shopping, there are also inspired product recommendations. Keep scrolling for more—you just may find a new go-to outfit to try.