Jacket, $126, from Dorothy Perkins.
The Motto Jacket – We call it a wardrobe staple of this decade. The motto jacket has an ultra-cool vibe and can be worn with almost anything. The classic black is a must have piece, but colors or prints would be just as wearable and add an edge to your wardrobe. For daily wear, we love to pair this jacket with our favorite worn-a-million-times tee and denim cut offs. For a night out,we usually wear it with a lovely floral dress and pumps. If the jacket has some eye-catching details, it will look even more chic. For us, a good leather jacket is the “little black dress” of outerwear.
Flats, $280, Pretty Ballerinas.
The Ballet Flats – These are our go-to comfy shoes and every woman should have them in her closet. They can be a good alternative to sandals when you’re seeking a bit more elegance in spring or summer. Fashion icons like Audrey Hepburn, Coco Chanel and Grace Kelly were often seen in ballet flats, which just proves that you don’t have to wear a high heels to look chic and elegant.We pair them withdresses, different skirts, pixie pants and blazers. You can find them in a wide array of different colors and textures to make any outfit look amazing.
Sinequanone blazer, $299, from Robinsons.
The Black Blazer – This is definitely an essential piece, because it’s black and goes with literally anything. You can adjust your look just by changing up the accessories. The blazer doesn’t have to be very expensive, but it should work with your body type. You can never go wrong with a black blazer and blue jeans. You can build your whole outfit around this basic piece and you can pair it with anything like dress, trousers, skirts. The black blazer is classic; it’s feminine and looks great on all body types.
T-shirt, $24.90, from Uniqlo.
A Plain White T-shirt – Whether it’s fitted or relaxed, a simple white tee is the clean-cut, essential piece that everyone should have. It’s ideal for warmer days and suited for almost all activities. You can wear it constantly and never get bored of it; it’s a basic piece that goes with anything. We love our tees with either some cool details, simple print, or a cropped sleeve. It’s such a flattering look. The perfect outfit would be white t-shirt paired with tight blue jeans and lovely sandals. The material is important, especially for warmer days; that’s why we always go for the soft tees.
Jeans, $69.90, from Mango.
The Black Denim Jeans – There’s something about a black wash that feels much more sophisticated than a blue wash. They’re also extremely versitile; you can wear them for a meeting or for a night out. We call them „transition“ piece, because it’s so easy to wear them day and night. Black denim jeans go with everything, but we usually pair them with a pretty blouse or casual top. For colder days, you can wear your black denim jeans with a sleek wrap sweater. Whether you dress them up or dress them down, black denim jeans will always work and they will always impress.
Top, $49, from Warehouse.
The Striped Sailor Shirt – This shirt has a long history in fashion. Coco Chanel first introduced it, so it will always be iconic. It’s just that one piece that you can never go wrong with. We have a few stripped cotton tees, and it’s easy to mix and match this pattern with other prints and neutrals. When creating our looks, we’re inspired by movie stars like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn or Brigitte Bardot; they always looked stunning in their stripes. A couple of styling tips: vertical stripes will make you look taller, and thin stripes always look more stylish.
Trench, $159, from H&M.
Trench Coat –The classic trench coat is something that you’ll never want to take off. We love that you can wear it over absolutely anything. It’s such a sophisticated piece, and immediately makes you feel confident and strong. The trench is a perfect piece for that pesky transitional period between the cold and warm months. We love the classic beige or khaki trench coat; investing in a neutral trench coat is essentially a fashion requirement. Thispiece is extremely versatile; you can wear it with jumpsuits, trousers, dresses, and skirts, but also with shorts and rompers.
Jemsa necklace, $169, from accessories.sheshops.com
The Statement Necklace – Statement necklaces are so essential because they can instantly transform your outfit into something classy and elegant.It can be worn with a ton of different outfits.We love to wear a white button down top and pair it with the jeans or a pencil skirt, thenyou can just unbutton the top few buttons and layer the necklace underneath. This gives an incredibly sophisticated look and takes almost no time at all.
Skirt, $59.90, from Zara.
The Pencil Skirt – This skirt gives you a professional and polished look, while still being flirty and fun.We always keep the silhouette very simple, and love to pair it with a turtleneck sweater. A turtleneck sweater is a great option when we don’t want to think too much about extra accessories. A pencil skirt always looks great with classic pumps.You can also pair it with an edgy motto jacket to give you a fun, youthful look. We also love to play with textures and prints, because fashion should always be fun!
Iris & Ink sweater, $244, from theoutnet.com
Cashmere Sweater –Cashmere sweaters come in endless colors and sizes, and is something that you always need to have in your wardrobe.The short sleeve sweater is a super chic option, or you can pair it with maxi skirt for a bold yet comfortable look. The oversized cashmere sweater is also perfect for colder days. We usually pair it with legging, jeans, or trousers. A cashmere sweater can easily create an effortless, chic look.