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We all want to have a fabulous wardrobe filled only with clothes that fit you like a glove, but to achieve perfect looks, you need to first, begin with the basics. But, what are the basics of a fantastic wardrobe, you may ask.
Let’s look at the ‘queen’ of basic, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, you can bet there is a stock of basic items in her closet, that is as important as the fancier garments.
For example, the right underwear, the pristine white t-shirt, the always on point navy blazer, the perfect jeans, the elegant pump. Those items will be worn season after season, they are not only basics, they are also classics. So better plan your budget and look for quality pieces, which means, not always affordable.
Let’s have a look at the few basic items you need to have a clever capsule wardrobe.
There is one thing that can ruin your look; the dreadful VLP ( visible panty line). So choose a model that fits you and won’t leave any unwanted mark.
Avoid cheap tights that sag as soon as you start moving. Wolford is a reliable brand that makes good quality tights.
Breton striped top
It’s basic, classic, versatile and chic. Not only Parisian girls wear the striped shirts; Kate Middleton is also often seen in one too.
Nobody does white shirt better than the French Christian Restoin, the significant one of Carine Roitfeld. He’s the king of the white men’s shirt for women.
The perfect blazer is that staple that will upgrade any look. Go for a classic tailored one that you can pair with almost anything.
This timeless piece is crucial to complete your capsule wardrobe. The original Burberry is the best option and you can take advantage of the winter sales now to snap yours at a fraction of the original price.
Pumps, Chelsea boots, a perfect ballerina, a cool sneaker is all you need. Once you have the basic, then you can buy the other 150 pairs of shoes that you think you need 🙂
Jeans should be an investment piece, they have to fit perfectly and the details should show quality. In the right and cool wardrobe, you will always find a denim shirt and jacket.
Skirt and Trousers
Beside blazers, skirt and trousers are another sartorial basic pieces that complete a capsule wardrobe. A little bit of a sexy and masculine touch to take you from the office to the cocktail party.
Remember these are fashion tips, you don’t need to max out your credit card now getting all these basics at once. A budget wardrobe must be prepared slowly, take your time to find the best affordable luxury items in sales, but only after going through all your clothes to see what exactly you need.