Your basics, or wardrobe essentials, are probably the most overlooked pieces in your wardrobe. I mean, how many times do you head out to the mall in search of classic black pumps or a blazer? You most likely would rather shop for what's currently in season, like a floral print bomber jacket or a slip dress. How do I know? Because that once was me! I was busy buying statement items with prints and bold colors that when it came time for me to mix and match to get the most out of my new statement pieces it was a struggle! I know shopping for wardrobe basics may not be fun but it's functional! And will save you money and time in the long run. If you're not sure what essentials you should have keep reading because I have listed top 10 basics that every woman needs in her closet.
Why do you need the basics?
The top 10 basics that every woman needs in her closet are mandatory to help maximize your wardrobe. You want to build a strong foundation of basic timeless pieces that you can mix and match with each other and current on-trend pieces. Doing this you will be able to make several outfits with your new purchases. Shopping smart is being able to make at least 3 different outfits out of the item you purchase using pieces you already own.
Top 10 Basics That Every Woman Needs In Her Closet
Of course these 10 classics aren't the only items you need in your arsenal of wardrobe essentials, but it's a great start and if I had to choose only 10 basics these would certainly be it!
Beyond The Top 10 Basics
As I mentioned above, you most definitely need more than the top 10 basics to complete the foundation of your basic wardrobe essentials. In order to really remix your outfits and make new outfits out of pieces you already own, you need the items listed in The Ultimate Wardrobe Checklist. This checklist has 49 pieces and breaks down what you need in 9 different categories (tops, bottoms, dresses, jackets/sweaters, bags, jeans, jewelry, shoes, and accessories). You can download The Ultimate Wardrobe Checklist for free!!