How to dress like Emily in Paris (without breaking your budget)

With the recent news that Emily in Paris has been renewed for a third and fourth season on Netflix, we’re toasting to all things French and French girl fashion with our curated guide on how to get the Emily in Paris looks for less.

Love or hate her style, one thing is for sure – Emily Cooper knows how to garner a reaction, with showstopping looks that have you thinking she has stepped straight from the Coco Chanel runway itself.

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So if you’re planning a trip to Paris or dreaming of being there, these are our top picks to get Emily Cooper’s bold and brave style, without breaking the bank.

1. A French Beret

It would be a faux pas to begin with anything other than a beret when talking French girl fashion. This classically French accessory has earned icon status in France and there are no shortage of them to be found in season one and two of Emily in Paris. Here’s a few that won’t break the bank:

2. A Pop of Color

With bold color choices and a reluctance to hold back on pattern mixing, Emily in Paris’ style is playful and brave. Often the character’s outfits combine a number of contrasting colours, as well as playing with texture and patterns. Nothing is really off limits! So if you’re looking to emulate her style, be sure to choose color pops in extreme shades to catch the eye of onlookers.

3. Oversized Sunglasses

We can’t get enough of the sunglass choices by the wardrobe department in Emily in Paris. Has fashion ever been so bold!? And while the show mostly features designer styles, below you will find a handful of styles that won’t break the bank. Remember real-life French girls shop at French high street favorites like Sezane, where you’ll find affordable classics. But if it is fun pops of color and bold choices you are embracing, head over to And Other Stories for all of our favorite finds.


4. A Statement Coat

Last but not least, a statement coat is a must to emulate Emily Cooper’s style. Often her coat choices are block colours, but sometimes a pattern will appear. Whatever the case, a strong statement jacket provides an enviable silhouette and stands out on the streets of Paris.

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Brooke Saward founded the World of Wanderlust as a place to share inspiration from her travels and to inspire others to see our world. She now divides her time between adventures abroad and adventures in the kitchen, with a particular weakness for French pastries.

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