10 "Boring" Basics French Girls Always Have Handy

If you're an avid reader of Who What Wear, by now you'll already be well-versed in the fundamentals of French-girl style (we're Francophiles over here, if you didn't already know!). We keep an eye on everything from their favorite brands to their go-to spring outfits and the jeans they just can't live without.

Today we're charting out the basics of a French woman's wardrobe in an attempt to make day-to-day dressing infinitely easier. While the new season is chock-full of trends for the taking, it's the staples that often get overlooked, yet they're undoubtedly the hardest-working items in our closet.

No one does staple pieces quite like the French, so what do they always have handy to anchor their looks? From high-waisted jeans to ballet flats and classic trench coats, keep scrolling to see and shop the reliable "boring" basics French women can't live without.