Paris boasts a multi-faceted superiority of undeniable elegance and inexplicable charm. From cuisine to art, champagne, and architecture — the French do so many things so very well. Among their talents, the French know their fashion, and throughout centuries Parisian style has continued to impress upon fashionistas around the globe. At various times, New York, Milan, and London (among others) have rivaled for fashion domination, but Paris remains the most coveted of all the fashion hubs. So how did this city rise above the ranks to become so très chic?