I probably don’t need sit here and go over why French girls inspire many of our daily looks. After all, I cover this set’s covetable effortless style on the regular. While I recently wrote about the “ugly” trends and Zara items Parisian women love at the moment, I thought I’d focus next on the actual staples that give those classic French outfits that je ne sais quoi.
To dive into the particulars, I tapped a French girl I follow for her chic, basic outfit ideas. Aïda Sané, the mastermind behind @basicstouch, filled me in on the items she consistently turns to when she’s building a simple yet elevated look. Her overall take on basics: “I always want to look chic, but I don’t want to throw my money toward every trend I wouldn’t wear a few months later, so I rely on five specific basics to create easy outfits.”
So with that all in mind, scrolling to uncover those staple items she relies on for her basic French outfits, and shop the essentials in question as well.