If you had to guess which city in the world would come out on top in terms of elegance and charm, it's pretty safe to
say you'd probably get it right.
A city that is known for its style, glamour and sophistication has officially been named the most elegant city in the world. Of course, we are talking about Paris.
The Eiffel Tower, the beautiful River Seine and Champs-Elysées all exemplify the elegance of the French city.
The list was created by fashion app, Zalando, who marked cities out of five in terms of beauty of architecture, accessibility, culture, cleanliness, style and how the place was viewed by people who lived and visited there. Fashion experts and architects helped with the judging.
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© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)Good news for Brits too, as London came in a reputable second place. And Europe seems to be the most elegant continent overall, with nine of the top 10 located here.
Zalando ranked a list of 100 overall, but here are the top 10...
Top 20 most elegant cities in the world, scored out of 5
1. Paris – 4.37
2. London – 4.16
3. Vienna – 4.13
4. Venice – 4.2
5. Florence – 4.01
6. Barcelona – 3.94
7. New York – 3.93
8. Bordeaux – 3.90
9. Milan – 3.86
10. Rome – 3.85
In the list of 100, the only other British cities to feature were Edinburgh at 38 and Brighton at 69.
© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)'We know that elegance cannot be bought,' a spokesman for Zalando told Metro. 'Rather, the quality pertains to something more subtle and difficult to define. While trends change, true elegance never goes out of style.
'It's not just the people, but the cities themselves, with their unique architecture and cultural landscapes, that make a destination elegant