12 Wardrobe Essentials For Every Woman
Are you ready to learn the basics and rules? While styles flow and change, there are 12 wardrobe necessities that’ll last a generation. It’s all about the basics, the kind that will help you bring your outfits together from start to finish without having to spend a single second worrying about what to wear. Nor what is proper these are the go to items that will last through out every year and every fashion change.
1. CRISP WHITE TEE
Start your outfit off with a clean tab. The staple white tee is adaptable, cool and a piece that’s you can wear any day of the year. Can pull off for calm and classy, or fun and clean. You can’t go wrong with a white tee.
Tip: “Your white tee can’t go wrong. It presents statement pieces like printed shorts, colored denim and layers perfectly under sweaters.”
2. LITTLE BLACK DRESS
Really no explanation needed. Go for the usual simple black dress with a high neckline and a semi-modest length for maximum versatility from day to night.
Tip: “The first step to finding your perfect dress for you? Know your body shape, then pick your line for the perfect piece.”
3. DARK WASH SKINNY JEANS
Jeans that never go out of style? Dark wash denim. Perfect for dressing up or down, skinny jeans in an ultra-dark rinse will be your bread and butter for every season and every shape
A classic pair of black pumps will never fail you or your outfits. They’re the perfect shoe option for your 9-to-5 and to happy hour, or a weekend date night with jeans.
5. BUTTON-UP SHIRT
Borrowed from the boys but in better prints and colors, the button-up shirt always strikes a balance between looking casual and polished. Wear it with jeans or a pencil skirt depending on where you need to be.
6. KNEE-LENGTH SKIRT
A knee-length skirt is versatile enough to be casual, work-friendly and can be worn in more formal settings. We call that a win, win, win.
7. SIMPLE FLATS
A simple flat is a jack-of-all-trades shoe and lands the right look for anything from a board meeting to a grocery run
8. WRAP DRESS
The most universally flattering dress of all, a wrap dress looks good on everyone. Really. Pair yours with pumps for a dressy occasion or dress them down with fashion sneakers. Brittany M.
9. JEAN JACKET
A jean jacket is a timeless layering piece that can be worn season after season. A classic medium wash is the most versatile option.
10. ANKLE BOOTS
The ankle boot is the shoe for any season that’s way easier to slip into (and pack) than their taller sister. Go for a peep-toe style in the warmer months and a closed-toe style in the cooler months.
11. BLACK PANTS
Whether they’re tie-waist trousers or pencil straight, a pair of black pants is another foundation piece to stock up on.
12. KNIT SWEATER
The perfect knit sweater works with everything—from a pair of broken-in boyfriend jeans for the weekend to a pleated, feminine skirt for a night out. If you find one you like, get one in every color.