A trendy statement piece is great, but never underestimate the basics. Everyone should have a favorite white tee, pair of jeans that fits perfectly, and other staple items you keep in your wardrobe for years. They are the go-to classic pieces that can be re-worn and re-worn a hundred different ways. Life is complicated, but our everyday wardrobe doesn’t have to be. Here are the basics I think everyone should have in their closet! Feel free to hover over and click the items to shop.
6 Must-Have Wardrobe Essentials
The Basic T-Shirt
Whether it’s a jeans and t-shirt look or you use your t-shirt to layer under a cute jacket or cardigan, the basic tee is the most versatile of the bunch. Investing in a handful of good quality tees is something you will never regret. Having not only different neutrals colors but different cuts like v-necks and scoop necks bring so much diversity in a piece that can be worn so many different ways. These are the t-shirts I rotate through the most and never let me down.
The Go-To Jeans
I can’t stress enough how important it is to invest in few pairs of jeans of different styles/colors. Focus on styles that you think will stick around when splurging on a pair, but most of all, find a pair that is first comfortable and stylish. Stiff, ill-fitting jeans are what nightmares are made of, so keep a good amount of nice jeans on hand because you really can where them daily.
The Sneakers Guide
Not only are sneakers comfortable, but they are now stylish enough to pair with just about anything. White sneakers are my favorite way to make a dress more casual or complete a jean and t-shirt look. Running out the door? Not without my cute sneakers!
The Classic Button Down
A high quality button down blouse can be add the perfect subtle, professional touch to any outfit. Whether you pair it with jeans and leather slides or under a sweater to add a collar, it can be worn so many different ways. That’s why it is one of my must-have items.
Cool-Girl Lounge Wear
Much to all of our comfort relief, sweats are in style and they are no longer the boring lounge wear you would never wear outside the house. Having chic altheisure pieces, or sets, on hand can make your “on-the-go look” look fashion forward for even the laziest days. Try dressing up a sweater or sweatshirt with your favorite leather jacket and sneakers, and turn your sweats into a polished get-up.
The Simple Polished Leather Shoe
There is something to be said about the power of a leather loafer or flat. If you’re like me and hate wearing heels everyday just to look put together, loafers or flats are sleek enough to pair with trousers, a dress, or pants. Leather will NEVER go out of style, and it pulls together an outfit like magic.
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