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Reason #5 that Paris is the Sexiest City in the World: People-watching at its best.

For fashion voyeurs, a huge treat is to park yourself at a Parisian cafe, order a coffee and watch the people go by.

When I was there last fall, here's what I noticed on the women:

* Messy hair.

* Minimal make-up.

* Solid, neutral colors, and hardly any printed fabrics.

* Ballet flats.

"Heels are for tourists," says Aylin, 26, a Marie-Claire reader who lived in Paris for two years.

Here's what I noticed on the guys:

* Rollerblades. Weird.

For more gorgeous eye-candy, check out the Parisian street-style photos taken by the Sartorialist (opens in new tab).