10 Must-Have Items in a Woman’s Wardrobe

There are some items in a woman’s wardrobe that will never go out of style. These pieces are classic and timeless. They may not be trendy but wearing them will always make you look stylish and effortlessly chic. You will never have to say “I have nothing to wear” if you have these 10 essential items in a woman’s wardrobe:

1. White Button-Up Shirt

If you still don’t have a white button-up shirt, then it is time to purchase one. It is simple and classic yet you can use it in any occasion. You can pair it with anything.

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2. Jeans

No other garment is as popular and well-received in the world as jeans. They are comfortable, easy to use and durable. You can wear them for years and still look good. It does not matter whether they are skinny, straight, cropped, flared or any other style as long as it is the perfect fit for you. You can have them in black, dark or light. It is all up to you. What matters is that you look great on them.

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But if you only have to choose one pair of jeans, choose a dark washed skinny jeans. They are the most flattering. They are also the perfect jeans for dressing up of dressing down.

3. Black Trousers

Gone were the days were women were not allowed to wear trousers. Today, black trousers are essentials in a woman’s wardrobe especially for a career woman. Obviously, you can’t show up in a job interview wearing jeans. Black trousers are comfortable and easy to pair with.

4. Crew Neck White Shirt

Everyone should have a white crew neck shirt in their wardrobe. It is the most basic piece and essential piece of all. You can build any outfit from it.

If in doubt, anything looks good with a white shirt. – Victoria Beckham

5. Knee-Length Pencil Skirt

If you will only have one skirt in your closet, make sure it is a knee-length pencil skirt. You can wear this skirt in the workplace. You can also wear it in formal events just by pairing it with high heels. In the same way, you can wear it on casual occasions by pairing it with sandals or flats.

6. Little Black Dress

Ever since Coco Chanel introduced the little black dress in 1926, it has become an essential item in every woman’s closet. It is neutral and simple yet elegant and classy. It is very versatile. You can dress it up or you can dress it down. It is the go-to item in any  dress code.

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6. Classic Black Blazer

Every woman should invest in one classic black blazer. You can wear this blazer with anything from jeans to dress, trousers, shorts, skirts, etc.. The colour black will go well with anything. The classic cut will make it look stylish yet elegant at the same time. It does not matter what brand. What is important is the fit.

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8. Classic Black Pumps

A classic black pumps is a must have shoes for women regardless of age. The classic black pumps will go well in any occasion whether you are going to a party or simply going to work.  You can wear them with gowns, dresses, jeans, trousers, shorts and skirts.

9. Ballerina Flats

Ever since Audrey Hepburn was seen wearing ballet flats in the movie Sabrina in the 1950s, the ballet flats became a must-have in a woman’s wardrobe. It is simple, elegant and never go out of style. It is also comfortable that you can wear it all day long.

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10. White Sneakers

For your everyday comfort and casual wear, a pair of white sneakers is a must-have. Sneakers are classic and will never go out of style. They can be worn not only in jeans and shorts but also in skirts and dresses if you want to look cool.

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