A French Girl Walks Into H&M and Buys These 5 Pieces

The French truly are in a league of their own when it comes to style, perfectly nailing the sophisticated yet pared-back vibe we're all secretly trying to emulate. So it should come to no surprise that we often start with their shopping habits as an entry point in obtaining their je ne sais quoi. Recently, we’ve gone over the types of lingerie French girls buy, jewelry pieces they covet, and, yes, even what they scoop up at Zara. In regards to the latter, we thought you’d be curious about what Parisian women buy at other favorite fast-fast-fashion retailers as well. To that, we tapped French IG star Aïda Sané of BasicsTouch.com again to fill us in on the five items she always picks up at one her other go-tos, H&M.

"When I think about H&M, the first thing I think about is the great basics and coat options," she said. "I literally live in basics, and H&M will always be the ultimate gem in this category for me." Go on to learn more on how Sané navigates the store we all love, plus shop inspired items that will give you that effortless French look for under $100.