French style is consistently alluring given the fashion set’s effortless approach to dressing. As a result, we, the editors at WWW, follow a range of Parisians on Instagram for outfit ideas that are easy and chic. After scrolling through a slew of images, it became evident that there are a few elegant basics many women in Paris are wearing and seemingly prioritizing over other basics. Oh, and by elegant basics, we’re referring to those highly versatile items that are simple but refined and sleek.
Below, you’ll uncover the elegant basics in question, showcased by some of our favorite French follows. You’ll notice that each basic acts as a foundational element in each look and could also be styled with a range of other items. If you’re interested in adding one of the pieces to your own wardrobe, there are shopping recommendations that would totally be approved by Parisians.