As readers of this column know, I’m a total sucker for French style, and I'm pleased to report that Maje, a well-priced line I particularly like, has recently become more widely available for purchase in the U.S.

Two of my favorite pieces for this fall are this matching top and skirt in a graphic silk-jacquard weave. I’ve totally bought into the matching separates trend, and this set is an easy starting point, especially since each piece works well with the basic black and whites that most of us have in our wardrobe.

Top, $250, and skirt, $260, at