I love new trends but, let's be honest, some trends will be very fashionable one season but will not withstand the test of time! Therefore, I believe there are some key pieces that should feature in every woman's wardrobe in order to make it functional and versatile. These are my top six.
Six Key Pieces Every Woman's Wardrobe Needs
1. A black blazer
It is definitely a must and it can be worn in an array of ways. I wear mine all the time, either with a pair of jeans or over a dress. The key to pick the perfect blazer is to make sure it fits your body well (shoulders, waist and length). It should be flattering and enhance your figure.
2. A white shirt
A white shirt is timeless and the ultimate wardrobe staple! I like both the classic crisp Oxford white as well as more modern versions. Whichever cut or length you choose, the possibilities to style it up or down are truly endless.
3. A flattering pair of jeans
A pair of jeans is indispensable in anyone's wardrobe. My favourite pair and the ones I think suit me best are the skinny jeans. I wear jeans most days and I find them the most versatile and comfortable piece of clothing I own. I like them in blue denim, black and grey.
4. A white t-shirt
A white t-shirt is a must in any wardrobe. I wear my white t-shirts with jeans or shorts for a more casual look or team it with a nice pleated skirt for dinner with friends or date night.
5. A leather jacket
I love my leather jacket and wear it with lots of different outfits and for all sorts of occasions. I wear it over my gym clothes, with jeans, dresses and skirts. I have owned my leather jacket for quite a few years now and hopefully it will last many more! I suggest you invest in a clean and classic leather jacket to make it timeless and easy to wear.
6. A Great coat
A really good coat that you can throw over any outfit is a must have. I like mine in neutral tones. Choose something that works back with your wardrobe. I'm a big fan of a tailored coat but a big oversized coat can also look great. Make sure to keep everything else slimline if you are going for the oversized Coat look.