Where to stay in Paris // Hotel Adele & Jules

topshop jamie jeans check coat petite fashion

Sam Edelman rain boots sz 5, Topshop jacket 0P (updated version) + jeans sz 25 x 28 (similar here & here), Mansur Gavriel bag (bought at Ssense), similar beret hat, BP sweater (very similar)

I wore these sleek rain booties (also sold here in sz 4 and up) almost daily during recent travels, and love that they can pass as regular shoes when the rain stops! They’re definitely a fashion meets function piece, and comfy too. They did take a little breaking in at the ankle opening for me, so wear taller black socks your first few wears to avoid rubbing and just hide the socks under your jeans hem.

I’ve gotten some questions on the difference between two of my favorite high-waist denim styles – the Topshop Jamie jeans vs. Express high-waisted legging jeans (reviewed here). Topshop Jamie jeans are more fitted at the high waist, so even when I go one size up from my usual denim size, the waist is still narrower across than Express’ smallest size. Express legging jeans tend to be a little softer & stretchier, and feel more forgiving at the waist after a big meal. The Topshop Jamie jeans look very sharp and flattering though due to the slim, snug fit, and the petite lengths are several inches shorter than Express petite – good for ladies who need an extra short inseam. If you’re taller than me, it might be best to try regular (30) length in the Jamie.

Ted Baker wool coat sz 0 (sleeves shortened), Zella midi leggings xxs (the best!), Charles David boots sz 5 (review), BP sweater xxs, Bric’s 21″ carry-on suitcase, Rag & Bone hat sz M, Goyard tote

A few weeks before we visited Paris in December, I met a sweet French reader who ended up sending me a long list of suggestions (thanks, Laurence)! She recommended a few boutique hotels that she was familiar with, including Hotel Adele & Jules, a reasonably-priced one in the 9th arrondissement (which we’ve never stayed in before). It turned out to be conveniently-located and was overall a nice stay, so I wanted to pass along the recommendation!

The hotel was renovated a little over a year ago and is situated on a very quiet street. There’s a subway station just a short walk away and several diverse restaurant options nearby (we tried 4-tiered Szechuan hot pot with tiers for soup, BBQ, stir-fry, & steaming which was quite the experience). If you want that quintessential little Parisian balcony facing out to more Haussman-style architecture, request a room on the 3rd or 5th floor! I will warn that the rooms are small, but I know that’s to be expected for most city hotels. We booked a “Faubourg Deluxe” room and found it to be a tight fit with all of our luggage. I peeked inside the “Boulevard Club” room next door, and would suggest booking that or a suite if budget allows!

paris france boutique hotel adele jules balcony review

Perfect, serene little balcony for enjoying breakfast or coffee al fresco on a warmer day:

hotel adele jules paris balcony french outfit

mansur gavriel circle bag tan brown
My check jacket is nearly sold out, but I had mentioned this one before as a similar option that I also really liked! I tried on a regular sz 0 (below). Petite wasn’t available before, but I’m sure it would be a little more shrunken in fit with shorter sleeves:

topshop plaid check long duster coat jacket

Item Details

Topshop jacket sz 0 regular, sleeves folded under (now available in petite)

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  1. LJQ wrote:

    Hi Jean,

    Would appreciate your feedback on the Circle Bag.

    Xoxo from CA!

    Posted 4.5.18 Reply
  2. Pearl wrote:

    Bookmarking this for an upcoming Paris trip! Please write more about your travel here. 🙂 Would love more tips on travel and fashion.


    Posted 2.16.18 Reply
  3. Christine Helsign wrote:

    Hi Jean! Have you travelled to London and Paris during March? I’ll be there beginning of March, and of course I had to check out your page for ideas! I’m wondering if your outfits would be warm enough or if I would need more layers. Thanks!

    Posted 2.16.18 Reply
  4. Jessica wrote:

    Such gorgeous pictures! Looks like a lovely time!


    Posted 2.15.18 Reply
  5. Lisa wrote:

    Love topshop jamie jeans!! I tried them, loved them, saw that you loved them…and that definitely reaffirmed my love for them! My black pair have a wavy run(?) In them in various places though. Have you experienced that at all?

    Posted 2.14.18 Reply
  6. Beatriz wrote:

    Pictures are so beautiful!!! Always love your style😊
    Happy Valentines!!

    Posted 2.14.18 Reply
  7. I was wondering where you took all those beautiful balcony pictures! And yes, I feel like all Parisian rooms are so small. Thank you so much for sharing!

    May || http://themoderness.com/

    Posted 2.13.18 Reply
  8. Your outfits look so put together! I loved Ted Baker wool coat, it is now on my list to invest in next month. Fell in love with it!

    Posted 2.13.18 Reply
  9. I love a quaint room with a balcony overlooking the pretty streets of Paris. Love your outfits too!

    XOXO //
    SINCERELY OPHELIA | NYC Petite Fashion Blogger

    Posted 2.13.18 Reply
  10. Mizeats wrote:

    Always love your posts on Paris, Jean! Everything is so lovely – the pics, your clothes, and especially the location. 😍 And thanks for the hotel recommendation!

    Posted 2.13.18 Reply
  11. Jennifer wrote:

    Wow! The balcony view is stunning. Sounds like you had a fabulous time in Paris! Thanks for your honest review. 🙂

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  12. Michelle wrote:

    Will make sure to bookmark this place when planning my Paris trip! The view looks lovely! =)

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  13. Jandrew wrote:

    You always look so chic, I love the tailored coat . My only thing is that I like to eat French food when in France , the best cuisine in the world . I could never live there too many pastries!
    Have fun 💋
    Dress The Part

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  14. You look like a real française with your berets. Love, Lieske

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  15. A. wrote:

    Loving all your outfits <3

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  16. Emili wrote:

    You Amazing!❤

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  17. Just wanted to give a warning on the Topshop coat. The sizing is a bit weird. Even the petite is large and long if you’re 4’11”. Since I’m not super skinny, I ordered a size 12 to accommodate my big boobs and ended up needing to get it altered everywhere (length, sleeves, and up the back – but it fits my boobs). If you’re a skinny petite, this may be an easy coat to wear, but if you have some curves on you, proceed with caution.

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  18. Kimberly wrote:

    The handbag and hat in the last photo look great. Where did you get them?

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
    • Jean | Extra Petite wrote:

      Thanks! All item details are listed right below the first photo : )

      Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  19. Jae wrote:

    You look so lovely! This has to be one of my favorite looks of yours.

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  20. Shloka wrote:

    This looks like the perfect place to stay in Paris!


    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  21. Maureen wrote:

    Amazing view on your balcony! Love the circle bag and your coat. As usual you look amazing. Happy Monday!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  22. Amanda wrote:

    Beautiful pics, Jean! I adore both of those checked coats from Topshop on you, they’re such a trendy yet also classic piece! Do you find that those two coats are appropriate for wearing in Boston? I’d love to buy a long checked coat but I don’t know if it is suited for Boston weather!

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
    • Jean | Extra Petite wrote:

      Hi Amanda – I should clarify, it’s a jacket and definitely not a middle-of-winter coat for the Northeast : ) I would wear it in 40-50 degree weather and up.

      Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  23. That hotel is gorgeous! Thank-you so much for passing along the recommendation!

    Have a great Monday!

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  24. Mireia wrote:

    Absolutely love it!

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  25. Rachelle wrote:

    Thanks for the req will bookmark this for sure.


    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  26. It looks really lovely! X

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  27. Elizabeth wrote:

    The hotel that you stayed in looks sooo nice <3 🙂 I really love the balcony! And this checked coat is gorgeous!

    XO, Elizabeth

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  28. What a dreamy little boutique! I’d love to stay there should I ever go to Paris one day (another dream of mine). 🙂 You look absolutely stunning as usual, Jean. Loving the coat so much! ❤️❤️


    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  29. La Bijoux Bella | by mia wrote:

    The best place there is … no matter where you are, Paris is always beautiful! love ❤️ the post.

    Posted 2.12.18 Reply
  30. Briana wrote:

    Your outfits are the cutest! I cannot wait to visit this summer!


    Posted 2.11.18 Reply

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