You do not need to own expensive pieces of clothing to look elegant. You just need to find the perfect pieces that will help you level up your game. Instead of buying $500 worth of shirt, why not spend it on versatile and quality basic pieces found in your go-to affordable brands like TopShop, Forever 21, UNIQLO, or Zara? The secret is knowing and buying a good set of wardrobe staples.
Here are some fashion pieces that you should own:
A Plain White Shirt
The staple white tee is versatile, cool and a piece that’s you can wear any day of the year. It’s cool that you can wear any time, any day of the year.
A Striped Shirt
A Breton-stripe top is a timeless piece, which was introduced to the fashion world in the 1950s was first used by sailors. This complements well with solids, florals, plaids bottoms.
A White Button-Down
Pair this with a plain black skirt or trouser to achieve that classic corporate look, who’s ready to present the company’s financial report. You could also layer it with a sweater or a blazer.
A Black Dress
You can never go wrong with a black dress, it gives you an instantly stunning look. Pick an LBD that does not have a low neckline and has a semi-modest length for a more versatility which is suitable from day tonight.
Look more pull together in your office attire, with a blazer. It’s great outerwear to add versatility in what you’re wearing. When a blazer is thrown over your plain white shirt, it could give you that smart-casual look.
If you’re going to shop for denim pants, a dark-wash pair is the best among the rest. Not only do they work in different situations or occasions, but dark-wash also doesn’t stain easily.
Whether you wear them to work or to brunch, a solid pair of either tie-waist trousers or pencil-straight, a pair of black pants is a true everyday staple.
A good pair of ballet flats equals chic and comfortable footwear. You can use it from office to grocery shopping, saving your feet from aching.
A classic pair of black pumps will never fail you. It easily goes with any outfits, whether you opt for jeans or dresses. They’re the perfect shoe to boost your confidence in work or a date night. But always consider packing a pair of flats, because your feet might not get comfortable after using it for hours.
Slip-on sneakers are the most comfortable footwear you can use in traveling or walking miles in. They’re also easy to kick off and put back on.
How many bags do you own? Have you taken into consideration having a structured one? Whether it’s a large or small bag, if the style is structured it gives you a more chic and expensive looking vibe.