Every wardrobe must have few timeless pieces in it to be a well-rounded, complete wardrobe. In this post, we list 23 timeless items that you must have in your wardrobe. These items are a must in your wardrobe and don’t be afraid to spend money on them as they will be a part of your wardrobe for a long time. So let’s jump into it:
Be it day or evening; be it with jeans, a cocktail dress or a simple slim pant, Blazers work just great. It is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing that you can have in your closet. A precisely cut, the single-breasted wool blazer is both comfortable and stylish and gives you a stunningly chic look. You can wear it to your office and when you step out with your friends. The slightly-padded shoulders and classic cut greatly streamlines your body silhouette and highlights your figure. In simple words, no matter what your figure is, blazers are just super flattering.
2. Black Dress Pants
Black dress pants are a great alternative to jeans when you need to be dressed up. The immediate use of black dress pants are not obvious, but trust us it will come handy in an emergency. Just imagine if you had an urgent, unplanned meeting to attend and all you have to do is take out your black dress pants and match it with your white button down shirt, and top it with a blazer if possible… Voila!!! You have your professional attire in a jiffy. Ensure that your pants are hemmed to be right at the edge of your feet. This makes it possible for you to wear it with flats as well as heels.
3. White Button-Down
A white button-down shirt is another of those versatile pieces of clothing that you must have in your closet. There is very little that you cannot do with a white-button down shirt. Be it professional or casual, a white button-down shirt adds a crisp polished edge to your look. You can wear it to your everyday job, an interview, an outing with friends or a nice dinner. You can pair it with black dress pants, pencil skirts, khaki trousers, jeans or a blazer. It makes the cut with literally any attire.
If there is one item of clothing that absolutely goes with anything, and we mean simply anything, is skinny jeans. To put it in culinary terms, it is the table salt that goes with everything. The idea that you can only wear your skinny jeans with long shirts and tunics is an absolute fallacy. You can choose between numerous options, including the 90s fame acid- and mineral-washed skinny jeans and coated black skinny jeans. You can pair it with knee-high boots and a loose-fitting top for an insanely awesome look.
5. Dark Wash Jeans
With a wide variety of jeans available in the market, a classic pair of dark-wash jeans still makes for a great item to have in your closet. You can match it with any t-shirt and you have a simple yet elegant look. You can even wear them to work on casual days and friendly outings. White dress shirt and black pumps work great with dark wash jeans giving you sophisticated classic look.
6. White Tee
A white t-shirt is as classic and timeless as it can get. Not only is it comfortable and a great fit, a white t-shirt is ideal and flattering on all body shapes and types. There is very little chance of going wrong with a white t-shirt. You can pair it with a blazer and a statement necklace and walk into your office or you can head out with friends wearing it with sunglasses and a scarf. It also gives you an opportunity to explore with different necklines, including classic V and round neck.
7. Simple V-Neck Shirts
A V-neck t-shirt is a must have as it is ideal for a simple and casual look. There is nothing breezier or easier than it. Great for everyday wear, you can also wear it to the gym. They are comfortable, flattering and long lasting too. You can pair it with shorts and jeans, and then add a hippie headband and sunglasses to up your style quotient.
8. Long Trench or Statement Coat
A classic trench coat makes a great fashion statement and is timeless in nature. Whether you are going for a chic and gorgeous look or a demure and reserved look, you will find trench coat that will meet your needs. Just to name a few, you can wear them to work, dinners and dates. Match your trench coat with skinny jeans, a lightweight scarf and a pair of rain or knee-high boots for a stylish and sophisticated look.
9. Brightly-Colored, Lightweight Scarf
If there is one accessory that completes any outfit and adds zing and style to it, then that is a scarf. Scarves come in a variety of designs and styles, and give you a plenty of opportunity to experiment your look with. It would be ideal to go for a variety of scarves ranging from different shapes, color and length.
10. Khaki Trousers
Khaki trousers are handy to have in a wardrobe. You can wear it with t-shirts, wool or cashmere cardigans, button-down shirts, striped shirts and sweaters. Ballet flats and leather belts add a certain zing to your look.
11. Crewneck Sweater
Crewneck sweaters are lightweight and ideal for the months of spring and fall. Wear it with a pair of jeans for a simple, chic look.
12. Basic Cardigans
For every occasion and for every season, there is a cardigan out there that perfectly fits your need ranging for cashmere to cotton to woolen. Cardigans are available in numerous styles, colors, fabrics and cuts giving you a wide range of options to choose from. Experiment with different looks to find
13. Pencil Skirt
Classic and flattering pencil skirts are a must-buy for every woman. A pencil skirt’s knee-skimming and high rise length looks great on anyone. You can wear it to a church, a date and to your office. It works well with sweaters, jackets and blouses giving you a variety of options.
14. A Little Black Dress
A little black dress is a must-have for every woman. If your closet does not have a little black dress, then it is not complete. If you don’t have one, step out right now and get one. Look for a dress that is sleeveless, knee-length and does not show a cleavage if you want it to be versatile and useful for all occasions. You can go for short dresses if you plan to only use it for casual outings and parties.
15. Wrap Dress
A dress with no zips or buttons has a unique sex appeal to it that is undeniable. A wrap dress accentuates your natural beauty giving you a gorgeous yet causally chic look.
16. Leather Jacket
An investment in a leather jacket is one investment that is totally worth it. A leather jacket only gets better with age and you can wear it throughout the year. You will use it more regularly than you think, so just go ahead and buy one.
17. Ankle Boots
Ankle boots have become as common as white t-shirts. There is a good chance that you already own one. If you don’t, go and buy one right away. This heeled footwear easily transitions from day to night. You can wear it to office and a pub alike.
18. Riding Boots
You have literally endless options to wear your riding boots. Many riding boots come with embellishments, but it is best to choose the one with very few so that you can wear it with a wide range of outfits. Also, choose the heels to be around 2” so that it comfortable to wear and walk around for long hours. Riding boots and denim jackets look great together and give you stunning look.
19. Your Signature Handbag
A medium sized handbag that reflects your style is very effective to carry all your necessities. Make sure that it is not oversized but can accommodate makeup kit, phone, eye wear and wallet. Also, choose one that doesn’t overboard with design but is rather subtle. It would also be wise to choose a neutral shade so that you can match it with a wide range of dresses.
20. Bright Cross-Body Bag
A cross body bag is ideal when a clutch is too small and a tote bag is too big. By using a bright, vibrant colors and stylish designs, you can create a unique style for yourself.
21. Your Signature Sunglasses
No matter what the season is, bright and stylish sunglasses induce a touch of cool and playfulness to your look. So don’t shy away from investing in a good pair of sunglasses.
22. Ballet Flats
The classic ballet flats are easy to wear and go-with-anything item that is not too expensive and is completely worth every penny. By spending a decent amount of money, you can buy ballet flats of different colors to go with your dresses. Remember to not spend too much on buying fancy leather ballet flats; instead, buy regular ones of different styles and colors, and replace them in a year or two.
23. Black/Nude Pumps
The most versatile and reliable option when it comes to shoes is the nude and black pumps. They are both sexy and sophisticated at the same time, and you can easily wear it any event or occasion.