Do you ever scroll through H&M after not doing so for a while and realize you've really been missing out? ("A while" could be as short as a week since H&M gets new arrivals constantly.) That's what I did today, and it was a real treat. My number one observation is that the holy-grail affordable retailer has tons of basics in stock that are also trendy—but not "over-the-top pieces that will probably be out of style next season" trendy. They're just subtle items that make you look like a fashion girl with a knack for finding the best stuff on H&M.
Instead of making you scroll through thousands of H&M items to see what I mean, I went ahead and found the most on-trend basics on offer, with options to be worn for travel, evenings out, beach days, picnics, and everything in between. Keep scrolling to get the goods, and feel free to thank me later.