These are the très chic French fashion brands you need to know about

Bastille Day is the French national holiday, celebrated annually on 14 July to commemorate the storming of the Bastille – the turning point in the French Revolution.

In honour of this, we’re bringing you the coolest French fashion brands you need to know about.

From styling tricks – notably the French tuck – to street-style gurus, if you ever find yourself in a wardrobe rut, look to the excellence of Parisian style.

As for French fashion brands, there is a superior range out there – from the super-luxe established brands, including Chanel, Dior and Saint Laurent, to the newer, independent upstarts, such as Sézane, Maje and Sandro.

To indulge your love for all things français, here is a round-up of our all-time favourite brands.

Founded in 2003 by best friends Barbara and Sharon around their shared love of fashion, ba&sh is made by women, for women. And, 17 years later, the brand remains distinctly Parisian – uniting feminine elegance and easy-going designs with rock’n’roll, boho chic.