Stylish Women Share Their Paris Packing List Essentials

There’s taking a work trip, and then there’s taking a work trip to Paris Fashion Week. We can assure you those are two very different things, and for the fashion industry insiders about to head to the City of Light this week, they rely on a special set of Paris packing essentials that are elevated, practical, and, of course, appropriate for the setting.

To get a sense of how some of our favorite women in fashion prepare to arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport, we asked them about the items they never head to Paris without. Most interesting? They all have a different perspective on what’s essential. For one insider, it’s a pointed slingback that goes with everything; for another it’s a classic trench coat, or sneakers to make sure she stays active throughout a busy workweek. Below, take a look at what these women would never arrive in Paris without.