Here’s how you can recreate these iconic Emily in Paris outfits Lily Collins wore without breaking the bank

When Darren Star, creator of Sex and the City, reunited with the show’s legendary costume designer Patricia Field to work on a new series, we knew we would be getting a number of memorable fashion moments.

Netflix’s Emily in Paris stars actress Lily Collins as an American social media manager who transfers to a marketing firm her company owns in the capital of France. It is a 10-episode journey through Emily’s adventures in learning the language, culture, and faux pas of her new home, all while rocking some notable outfits that shouldn’t work, but do.

Her looks may not be to your taste – think a slightly less refined version of Carrie Bradshaw – but there’s no denying her ballsy sartorial choices, which have since caused a stir on the Internet. Ahead, we’ll show you how to sport five of her most iconic looks on the show.

1. Check her out

emily in paris fashion outfits check her out
Credit: Netflix

Emily rarely leaves her apartment without some form of a hat on her head, and her series of berets definitely stole the show. There’s no combination that’s more quintessentially French than a red beret and a classic quilted Chanel handbag.

In the third episode of Emily in Paris, Emily mixes it up with a checkered blazer by one of Megan Markle’s favourite designers, Veronica Beard. This sustainably-made blazer will set you back by a whopping £300 (that’s S$530), but there’s an easier way to replicate her outfit without breaking the bank.

All you need to remember is to keep your checks in monochrome and add a splash of red or any other bright hue to channel your inner Emily.

Wool beret

emily in paris fashion outfits asos beret

ASOS DESIGN Wool Beret retails for S$18.99 at ASOS.

emily in paris fashion outfits yesstyle berets

Hat Society Woolen Beret retails for S$9.38 at YesStyle.

Checked blazer

emily in paris fashion outfits zenme checked blazer

ZENME Single-Breasted Checked Blazer retails for S$54.21 at YesStyle.

emily in paris fashion outfits asos blazer

Heartbreak Longline Blazer retails for S$83.35 at ASOS.

emily in paris fashion outfits koton blazer

KOTON Check Jacket retails for S$94.90 at Zalora.

Quilted handbag

emily in paris fashion outfits yesstyle quilted bag

Perlin Chain Strap Quilted Flap Crossbody Bag retails for S$27.03 at YesStyle.

emily in paris fashion outfits asos quilted bag

My Accessories London Quilted Crossbody Bag retails for S$40.99 on ASOS.

2. Green with envy

emily in paris fashion outfits green with envy
Credit: Netflix

When it comes to layering, do as Emily does and don’t be afraid to embrace bold pops of monochromatic colour. In one of the season’s most standout looks, Emily wears a green Chanel jacket with a printed scarf and a pistachio-coloured bucket bag.

Her Chanel jacket, which retails for around £5,000 (S$8,836), might be way out of anyone’s price range. Plus, her Staud bucket bag might well be sold out everywhere, but we’ve got a few other options to share.

Green jacket

emily in paris fashion outfits h&m shacket

H&M Wood-blend Shacket retails for S$159 at H&M.

emily in paris fashion outfits only liva shacket

ONLY Liva Shacket retails for S$109 at Zalora.

Plaid bucket hat

emily in paris fashion outfits pompabee bucket hat

Pompabee Plaid Fringed Bucket Hat retails for S$14.21 at YesStyle.

emily in paris fashion outfits shein plaid bucket hat

Plaid Pattern Bucket Hat retails for S$10 at SHEIN.

Bucket bag

emily in paris fashion outfits furla bag

Furla Stacy M Bucket Bag retails for S$871 at Zalora.

emily in paris fashion outfits lowreys farm bucket bag

Lowrys Farm Fashion Bucket Bag retails for S$69.90 at Zalora.

3. Walking on sunshine

emily in paris fashion outfits walking on sunshine
Credit: Netflix

In the first episode of Emily in Paris, our protagonist steps out in a bright, sunshine yellow Ganni dress, which she cinches in with a black studded belt. Her ultra-steep Manolo Blahnik Chaos black sandals add the perfect finishing touches to the outfit.

Compared to her other ensembles, this is the easiest one for us to pull off in Singapore’s humid climate. A pop of citrus anchored by an edgy belt creates a wearable look that will take you from day to night.

Yellow maxi dress

emily in paris fashion outfits zalora yellow dress

Zalora Basics Square Neck Layered Maxi Dress retails for S$39.90 at Zalora.

emily in paris fashion outfits melissa odabash dress

Melissa Odabash Bethan Tiered Ruffled Crepe de Chine Midi Dress retails for S$430 at Net-a-Porter.

Black studded belt

emily in paris fashion outfits frye belt

Frye Studded Crackle Leather Belt retails for S$70.86 at Nordstrom.

emily in paris fashion outfits topshop belt

TOPSHOP Dome Stud Belt retails for S$76.90 at Zalora.

4. Black swan

emily in paris fashion outfits black swan
Credit: Netflix

Patricia Field conceived Emily’s looks in collaboration with French costume designer Marylin Fitoussi, with the pair drawing plenty of inspiration from Audrey Hepburn.

Emily wears a stunning off-the-shoulder black dress by Christian Siriano, which is a nod to the late actress’ timeless style. She completes the look with crystal-adorned pumps, Agnelle gloves, and La Compagnie du Costume jewels.

Black off-the-shoulder dress

emily in paris fashion outfits zalora occasion black dress

Zalora Occasion Off Shoulder Mermaid Dress retails for S$49.90 at Zalora.

emily in paris fashion outfits caslon dress

Caslon Off the Shoulder Eyelet Dress retails for S$101.87 at Nordstrom.

Embellished pumps

emily in paris fashion outfits milliot & co pumps

Milliot & Co. Glitzy Pointed Toe Heels retail for S$52.90 at Zalora.

emily in paris fashion outfits steve madden pumps

Steve Madden Viyana Stiletto Heel with Studding retails for S$185.99 at ASOS.

5. Clash of the prints

emily in paris fashion outfits clash of the prints
Credit: Netflix

We believe that the key to nailing these Emily in Paris looks is by embracing your quirks and letting your imagination run free. If that involves a mishmash of colours, prints, and textures, it’s more than welcome.

On her first day at work, Emily cobbled together an outfit with an Alice + Olivia blouse that features the Eiffel Tower, a mini snakeskin skirt, a beige and black bowling bag, and booties with a collage print.

Printed blouse

Pomelo Sheer Front Pocket Tie Dye Shirt retails for S$30 at Pomelo.

emily in paris fashion outfits shein blouse

SHEIN Curved Hem Graphic Blouse retails for S$24 at SHEIN.

Snakeskin skirt

emily in paris fashion outfits shein skirt

SHEIN High Waist Snakeskin Skirt retails for S$11 at SHEIN.

emily in paris fashion outfits blank nyc skirt

Blank NYC Snake Print Mini Skirt retails for S$111.16 at ASOS.

emily in paris fashion outfits commando skirt

Commando Stretch Faux Snake-effect Leather Skirt retails for S$150 at Net-a-Porter.

  Latest Stories

More Articles