10 Wardrobe Staples To Own & Wear
All of our closets vary, based on who we are, where we live, what we do for a living, and how much time/effort we put into our outfits.
No matter our personal styles, though, there are certain clothing items that anyone and everyone should own and wear. These are the pieces that never go out of style, that can be worn in so many ways, and that can act as the foundation for multiple, fashionable ensembles.
From outerwear and accessories to the perfect tee and pair of jeans, check off the go-to products that belong in your closet below.
Whether this is a classic black peacoat or a camel-colored trench-style one, a wool overcoat is practical, as well as fashionable. It is easy to throw over outfits to add warmth and to elevate your look.
On a similar note, a go-to jacket can pair with everything from a dress on date night to leggings and a tee while running errands. While there are an array of styles, consider one that is made of vegan leather, a denim option, or a cool bomber.
Most closets are full of a variety of sweaters, as different ones work in different scenarios. Make sure you have a comfy hoodie for hanging out at home, a cardigan that works as a transitional piece, and a higher-end sweater that looks and feels luxe.
Not everyone is a fan of wearing dresses, but the little black dress is a staple piece. Plus, it can be styled and worn to happy hour or even to a fancy event, such as a wedding or a work function.
Of course, jeans belong in all closets, and we encourage you to play around with cuts and washes. For instance, a skinny black pair can help create a sleek outfit for the office, and a distressed pair is cute when paired with a graphic T-shirt and worn to a kid’s sporting event.
For more casual days, consider the perfect leggings, which are great for exercising, spending the day in the backyard with the family, hitting up brunch with pals, working from home, and beyond.
Plain White Tee
Funky crop tops, sophisticated blouses, basic tank tops, bodysuits…Our wardrobes are made up of many different shirts, but there is one that is a must-have item: the plain white tee. It is just so versatile! Wear it under a shacket, pair it with a skirt, or opt for a cool and classic look made up of this T-shirt and your favorite pair of jeans.
Accessories act like cherries on sundaes, as they finish off ensembles. Most people have their preference towards one kind or another, but we believe there are three that belong in each and every wardrobe lineup out there. First, you need sneakers, because, like several other pieces on this list, they can be dressed up or down, making them an adaptable and comfortable shoe. Next, make sure you have a bag that can do it all — from carrying personal belongings and children’s snacks to a laptop. Finally, decide on your staple piece of jewelry (such as a dainty necklace, a chunky bracelet, some gold hoops, or statement rings), and make sure you have an option that can be worn again and again, helping to enhance each and every look you rock.
So tell us: How many of these wardrobe staples do you already own? And how many of you are using your lack of items as an excuse to do some retail therapy?!