Paris loves to flaunt its breathtaking sunsets, stunning architecture, and enormous displays of art and creativity — which is why a summer in the City of Lights is particularly grand. Avenues are filled with vendors, rooftops are littered with glamorous parties and cocktail extravaganzas, and special summer events beckon visitors far and wide. If you’re on the hunt for some serious cultural exploration, fine dining, and luxury pampering, Paris is the city for you. Not only is there are a diverse array of events and destinations to discover, but they all happen to take place in one of the most stylish cities on earth.
Parisian women are known for their subtle style, so if you want to blend in leave logo-splashed clothes at home and rock lightweight frocks, tailored separates, cropped knitwear, and other summer essentials instead. Browse through the gallery below for Savoir Flair’s breakdown of what to pack according to the activities you can’t miss.
Enjoy a romantic evening watching the sun set over Paris while listening to some great music on the Moon Roof of La Cité de la Mode et du Design or the terrace of the newly opened Peninsula hotel, which offer gorgeous views of the Seine and the city. Wear an outfit that transmits a relaxed, outdoorsy vibe, like a cropped shirt and high-waisted trousers.
From June 25 to August 28, the Tuileries Gardens unveil an annual carnival that is the highlight of summers in Paris. Families come from all over to enjoy the food, festivities, rides, games, and more. A stroll through the gardens requires comfortable shoes, so make sure you opt for sneakers.
Molitor, one of the most iconic pools in the world in the 1920s, is located in the 16th Arrondissement in Paris and reopened in 2015 after 26 years, with new amenities and renovations to its exquisite Art Deco scenery. This is the place to see and be seen this summer, so your most impressive swimwear and poolside gear are a must.
Music lovers should not pass up the chance to catch the impressive lineup at the Rock en Seine music festival from August 26 to August 28. Put a sophisticated twist on the festival wardrobe by rocking a chic dress with cool cutout details, leather high-tops, and (of course) awesome shades.