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Showgoers Wore a Lot of Chainmail on Day 3 of Paris Fashion Week

Consider it the Paco Rabanne Effect.
Chainmail at Paris Fashion Week. Photos: Chiara Marina Grioni/Fashionista

Chainmail at Paris Fashion Week. Photos: Chiara Marina Grioni/Fashionista

It's almost common practice these days for the street style crowd to wear the latest offerings of whichever designer show they're about to attend. In Milan, nearly every front-row attendee is dressed in head-to-toe Gucci, and most recently in New York, we noticed a slew of influencers wearing a certain vegan leather jacket from up-and-coming contemporary brand Nanushka. 

Now that we're in Paris, we usually spot the usual marquee names: Dior, Chloé, Louis Vuitton and Chanel. On Thursday, we noticed a number of showgoers dressed up in chainmail, from slinky dresses and statement skirts to small shoulder bags and roomy totes. Consider it the Paco Rabanne Effect — the metal-made garment is a well-known signature of the brand. And what better way to show off its high sartorial appeal than during fashion week?

Browse the gallery below to see all of our favorite looks from the third day of Paris Fashion Week.

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