There’s a large number of articles online that tell us the things we should have in our wardrobe, what we should be wearing, what we should buy, which trends to follow and so on. That little black dress that we are so often told to keep in our wardrobe doesn’t necessarily complement every body type and maybe you’re just not a heels kinda girl or maybe you just don’t like the way a pair of skinny jeans looks on you.
So instead of reading all this material which perpetually tells you what you “should” have in your wardrobe, we’ve put together a more practical guide on the things you should opt to have in your wardrobe, no matter what your style, size or silhouette. You don’t “need” to have that trench coat, and you don’t need to have a pair of block heels. Follow this guide and we’ll make it oh so easy for you and your budget to get by.
Denim in any style, colour or wash is a must for a practical wardrobe. It can be a pair of skinny jeans, boyfriend jeans, mom jeans or even a bootcut. Whatever you think suits your style and your body is the pair of jeans you should have in your wardrobe. While you may have been living in your sweat pants the past few weeks, denim will never go out of style and will make your outfit feel well put together, especially if it is the perfect fit. Experiment with different styles to see what works for you before investing in that expensive pair you’ve had your eye on.
An everyday tote bag
If like us the entire contents of your life can be found in your bag then a good quality, sturdy tote bag is what you need. Opt for a bag with sufficient space and preferably inside pockets so you aren’t left rummaging when you look for your keys or other items. If you’re a working gal, you may want a bag big enough tote bag to carry your laptop or notebook and any other essentials you need on a daily basis. Opt for a neutral colour that will go with most of your outfits and looks good enough to be carried absolutely anywhere.
An well tailored/ oversized blazer
A good blazer, and we tell you from experience is a must have for any girl’s wardrobe. Depending on what style you prefer, you can opt for a well tailored one or an oversized one. A blazer is a versatile piece that can be styled in a number of ways. Team it with a crisp white button down for work or couple it with a pair of jeans when you’re heading out for a meal with the girls. Dress it up with some jewellery for date night, or even wear it to brunch with your mum. So many outfits with just one item. It’s win win!
A classic white tee
Now we all know, a white tee is a must for any and every body type. It is one of the most versatile items of clothing and can also be styled in a number of ways. A classic white tee can be a v-neck or round neck and can be worn with absolutely anything at the bottom. A pair of jeans, cargo pants, a flowy skirt or even a pair of shorts. It can also be worn in the winter under your favourite leather jacket, under a denim jacket, or even the oversized blazer we mentioned in the point above! Dress it up with a bold red lip and statement jewels and you could even wear your white tee out to dinner!