It’s rare to come across a wardrobe that’s absent of skinny jeans. We rely on them as a foundation for a range of ensembles, and it doesn’t hurt that we can mindlessly throw them on any given morning. Still, we’re constantly on the hunt for ways to elevate the staple, and if anyone succeeds in doing so, it’s French girls. Inspired by their talent for nailing elegant nonchalance, we’ve compiled three outfits that exude Gallic cool and take skinnies to the next level. Ahead, score our tips for channeling Parisian style.