If a Parisian Walks Into Zara, She's Leaving With These Chic Items

If you read my stories regularly, you'll know I'm French at heart, especially when it comes to my style. I'm forever searching for fresh pieces that embody that nonchalant-yet-polished aesthetic the French do so well.

If an effortlessly cool Parisian style is what you're looking for this season—and you don't want to spend a fortune—then this one's for you. Below, I've rounded up pieces that ooze French charm for spring and summer. From basket bags to straight-leg jeans and relaxed button-downs, I'm sharing my favorite Zara finds below. These are perfect for anyone going for a classic but modern French vibe.



A relaxed blazer is an integral part to any Parisian wardrobe.

Warm weather calls for a chic woven bag.

Simply add a classic black belt and white tee.

Yep, French women love their stripes.

A staple in any French woman's year-round wardrobe.

A pair of vintage-inspired straight-leg jeans are an essential stylish Parisians can't live without.

Are you even French if you don't own a basket bag?

These tailored trousers are perfect for day or night.

The essence of French-girl summer.

Simply add a sleek white tank and minimal sandals.



The French love an easy floral slip.

This one's at the top of my cart.

It's not French style without a classic white button-down.



Wear with sandals in summer and knee-high boots in winter.

The perfect dress for a vacation in the South of France.

A floral midi skirt to pair with your tanks and tees.

These will go with literally everything.

A classic black belt will pull your whole look together.

Another denim style the French fashion set love.

An oversize leather jacket adds an instant cool factor to your outfit

A lingerie-style slip dress is a favorite among the fashion crowd.



I could see Jeanne Damas wearing this.