There is no replacement for the joy you would feel finding just the right white t-shirt lying around. Or if you look around a bit more, you would find a dependable blazer or jacket. And let’s not forget the trusty LBD that you can wear for just about any occasion.
That is just perfect – no more “why don’t I have anything to wear!” moments. That is specifically why the idea behind having a wardrobe staple is so alluring and important at the same time.
In light of this, here are some essential apparel mix and matches that you can use to your heart’s content. It doesn’t matter whether you’re dressing up for the office, a party, a weekend getaway with friends, or a casual stroll in the park. If you are totally lost about how to accentuate your wardrobe, here are some exciting apparel styles for both men and women that will definitely serve as a great primer.
Apparel styles for women
A nice white t-shirt
Nothing is more versatile and dependable than a plain white tee. You can just about style it with any color of jeans, a slipdress or skirts. It is worth mentioning that your closet will always remain incomplete without a plain, clean white t-shirt. Plus, a white tee with a custom leather jacket – killer combination!
Have you ever wondered why the likes of Alexa Chung and the late Audrey Hepburn absolutely loved wearing ballet flats? Well, apart from the fact that the shoes offer exquisite comfort and add a chic element to your style – you can use ballet flats with a slew of different combinations. For example, wear them with a simple tee and jeans or a button-down dress. There is a versatile element to these shoes; you can seamlessly pull off a head-turner wearing them under a cocktail dress.
A classic blazer
When you talk about a true staple of any type of wardrobe, you cannot glance past an elegant blazer. A great blazer is a go-to element when you talk about quickly pulling an office look. Plus, it is an excellent outwear alternative, especially when you feel that the weather isn’t quite cold that you may have to take out a heavy coat. So, what are going to wear – a blazer, duh!
Black or dark trousers
If you don’t have time to sift through different trousers, banging your head against the wall, figuring out what to wear – why not stick to a single staple? This is essentially where a nice pair of comfortable and dark/black trousers come into the fold. Wear them through Monday to Sunday.
A nice, dependable tote bag for work
No matter what you do, find the time to look for a tote bag that you can take along to your work and a restaurant/bar at the very same night. The features you should consider in a nice tote bag is ample space to fit a laptop and smaller inner pockets to keep your essentials.
A leather jacket
When it comes to making a smart investment in your wardrobe, a custom leather jacket takes the cake! You can wear the jacket over any type of tee and jeans, topping it off with a pair of pumps or ballet flats, and you’re ready to take over the world. In addition, you can also accentuate your workwear and give it a more semi-casual look and finish. It doesn’t matter whether the black leather jacket is synthetic or real; it is a must-have!
Apparel styles for men
A nice suit
A properly fitted suit is any gentleman’s go-to apparel option when it comes to attending corporate dinners, professional seminars, weddings, etc. You must have a nice suit at the ready no matter what. There are some great color options that you can go for – for example; popular trends dictate charcoal gray, midnight blue/ navy, and light gray. Also, it will be a good idea to steer clear of patterns, instead opt for solids. Sure, you could choose a good weave pattern such as the herringbone, but remember, when it comes to good suits, less is more.
A trendy pair of shoes
What is the first thing a girl notices about a guy? His shoes! It is the first thing she would look at. So make sure you’re wearing the right pair of shoes that complement the color of your pants. And make sure your shoes are neat.
A Henley shirt
This is one critical apparel that will never go out of style. The Henley shirt is something a majority of Hollywood A-listers and movies stars are synonymous with. A nice, cool button-down shirt without collars, and with a couple of buttons undone, will make any girl go crazy.
A sports jacket
While suits add a more chic look to your wardrobe – when it comes to showing your physique, nothing gets better than a well-fitted blazer. Blazers are notorious for accentuating arm size and shoulder width – who doesn’t like appearing macho?
Moreover, it is safe to say that blazers are quite the in-thing if you are a grad-student, especially when you talk about the modern Ivy League scene. Moving on – colors! The best and most versatile range of colors you should opt for in blazers are gray, brown, blue and green. However, personal preferences also play a strong role here.
Skinny tie and shirt with the sleeves rolled-up
A great look – it combines the sense of casualness, mixing it with a chic and trendy look and feel. Rolling up the sleeves while you’re wearing a tie gives off a more “I have a lot of things to do, but my work isn’t the only thing that propels my passion.”
Classy yet subdued accessories
Leather bands are making a comeback – there is an unlimited variety of them that you can go choose – braids, coupled with nice, thin leather bands will add a more romantic appeal to your wardrobe.
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Ashley Rosa is a freelance writer and blogger. As writing is her passion that why she loves to write articles related to the latest trends in technology and sometimes on health-tech as well. She is crazy about chocolates. You can find her at twitter: @ashrosa2.