Fashion comes and goes but some classics will always be staple styles in a woman’s wardrobe. No matter what your style is, and not matter what the current fashion is, these are the timeless wardrobe essentials. There are reasons why classic must haves have become ‘classic’:
- They look good one every one! Classic styles are easy to carry for any body type, height or age. Just make sure that you find the style that is perfect for you.
- They are versatile and can be easily paired with different outfits, mostly because of simple silhouettes and monochromatic or neutral color.
- You can ‘dress up’ or ‘dress down’. Classics are versatile and can be dressed up for any occasion with right accessories or dressed down for a casual day out.
- Easy Breezy! Never too fussy, classic styles are always easy to carry and are guaranteed to make you look trendy
Here are the must haves that will always keep you high on style meter:
The Black Blazer:
Wear it with denims and a T-shirt for a casual look or with a trouser and top for a more formal look; it always adds to your style quotient. Slightly long, single breasted blazer, fitted at the waist area will make you look taller and accentuates your waistline.
The Blue Denim:
Never ‘last season’ the classic blue jeans is always a ‘to go’ style to have in your wardrobe. Spend time in finding the best fitting jeans and it will lend itself more than any other garment in your wardrobe. While being comfortable, a great fitting jeans should also flatter your figure. Choose a darker denim to look slim and stylish.
The Little Black Dress:
More than a classic, the little black dress or LBD is one of the most iconic styles in the fashion world. Originated in 1920s LBD gained vast popularity in the 1960s when Audrey Hepburn wore the most famous black dress of all time in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Still relevant, the LBD will be in fashion for many years to come. Always easy to carry the black dress never goes out of fashion. Pick one with a style detail such as a lace trim, or metallic belt or sequin work that keeps it high on the fashion quotient. Always pick the dress with the right fit and right length; generally knee length work for most women. Accessorize it as per the occasion and create your own style.
The White Top:
Until few years back the crisp white shirt used to be the wardrobe essential but now you can have the modern version, that is still classy but much more feminine. Choose a top with a fabric that drapes well such as georgette or crepe and go for the best hand feel you can find. Simple style details such as a pearl button or a placket detail can help you choose a piece that suits your style.
The Beige Trench Coat:
A classic styled beige trench coat can go with almost everything in your wardrobe. A light weight trench can be very useful for travel and can be worn for most months in the year. Make sure that the one you buy fits on your shoulders and is of suitable length. Usually knee length coats work well for women of all heights.
The Nude Pumps:
Black pumps are good but nude color pumps add the chic to the outfit. Pair them up with outfits in any color of the season, a burgundy color dress or a dark charcoal trouser or even a jeans and top, it will work every time.
The Statement Neck Piece:
Sometimes the accessories define a look more than the outfit itself. Wear basics and style it up with a statement necklace to add a feminine touch to your look. Make sure to find one that truly reflects you style, it is a statement necklace after all!
The Classic Black Bag:
Black color goes with pretty much any color or print and a black bag is a great addition to any ensemble. Take it to work or to market or a get-together, it will work every time. Get one that is medium sized, comfortable to carry and can hold your things you need while going out.
Latest trends are good to have but you can never go wrong with these classics in your wardrobe. Don’t hesitate to spend a little more, invest in these styles and buy the top end products that deliver on superior fabrics and fits great. You will wear them frequently and would want them to last longer than just for a few months.