French women are famous for their impeccable style, and if you find yourself strolling down the streets of Paris, it’s easy to see why. They have a command of easily mixing tailored basics with classic wardrobe staples that always read as endlessly chic. But what do these stylish women wear when they’re traveling away from the French cities they inhabit?
I studied the travel photos many of them have posted on Instagram to find out which items they always pack in their suitcases. To no surprise, many of these pieces—like cashmere sweaters and straight-leg jeans—are ones they regularly wear in their hometowns. Others are functional travel items or destination-specific essentials that you wouldn’t spot them wearing at home. Ahead, see the 10 items French women never travel without.