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The Four Items Every Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

A tailored and carefully curated wardrobe is essential for every woman, especially if you wish to utilise the contents of your wardrobe without the daily struggle of ‘having nothing to wear’.

Whether you are trying to build a capsule collection of wearable clothing or re-brand your personal style, it’s always best to start off with your basic essentials that can see you through each season and interchange with one another. It’s best to think of quality over quantity when it comes to your wardrobe staples and leave the fast fashion buys exclusive to your trend pieces.

Here the four items every woman needs in her wardrobe that will see you through season after season.

The investment coat

Your outerwear can make or break your outfit. The right coat can bring your total look together and can make an otherwise simple ensemble pop. The trench coat, Blazer, long-line coat and biker are classic styles to invest in and should be the silhouettes you look for in your trend pieces, especially if you wish to give it some longevity in your collection.

A good pair of jeans

A good pair of jeans that fit you, flatter your body and make you feel comfortable is another essential clothing item every woman needs in her wardrobe. A dark blue vintage denim wash is a universal favourite for a reason. Pair with a basic tee and your style of investment coat and voila! you have a chic outfit that can take you from running errands to brunch with the ladies in no time.

wardrobe staples for women by style doctors personal stylists

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You are probably used to being told you need the ‘go to’ Little black dress (LBD) in your collection due to the timeless and classy connotations the signature dress holds. It is an essential feel good item in your wardrobe that can be dressed up or down by choice of jewellery and accessories. The LBD serves as a blank canvas but is a statement within itself, and its relevance since the 1920’s has surely earned itself a righteous spot in your wardrobe.

The go with everything trainer

It is easy to get caught up with all the fanciful heels and staple ankle boots but it is also essential to have a comfortable pair of trainers in a neutral colour that work with every outfit. Thanks to the street style snaps we see the trainer in a more fashionable light and as a new classic footwear option. A clean white or classic black trainer can be paired with trousers, midi dresses or your classic jeans to create an understated effortless look. Comfortable, practical and very now, what more could you want in your everyday footwear?

Last but not least…Ok, there is one other item and that’s a printed scarf. Having a selection of these will ensure that you can add immediate texture and colour to a capsule wardrobe.

Now you have the basic essentials, start adding in your accessories, colours and wow pieces that really signify your style. If you’d like to ensure that you have the correct wardrobe staples perfect for you and your lifestyle, book a style session with one of our expert stylists.

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