The 5 Items You Need in Your Wardrobe

Whether you own a business or work at a coffee shop, there are a few staples that belong in everyone’s closet. Here are the five perfect items for your wardrobe.

Something Sleek and Black

There are plenty of black dresses for women and out there is the perfect little black dress for you. This is a closet essential because it’s extremely versatile. You can wear it to the office for a normal day of work or put it on for a night on the town with friends. Dress it up or dress it down, but either way, it will look fabulous.

Choose a black dress that suits your body type. If you’re curvier, you might like a dress that shows off your figure. If you’re self-conscious about your height, a dress that hits above the knee will make you look taller. One fantastic black dress is all you need to feel gorgeous and confident, no matter the occasion.

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A Great Blazer

Live Streaming from your house? An amazing blazer will make you look professional on top, even when you’re still wearing pajama pants. If it’s Friday at the office, pair your blazer with jeans for a casual yet confident look. When it’s time for a big presentation, a blazer over slacks and a button-up will make you feel ready for anything. Just like the little black dress, the perfect blazer is flexible and ready to be paired with anything.

When hunting for the right one, check the fit in the shoulders, arms, waist, and bust. The shoulder seam should fall where your shoulder ends, the sleeves should cover the wrist, and the jacket should follow the curves of your body without being too tight or too loose, and the blazer should close comfortably over the bust without pulling.

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The Perfect Pair of Jeans

Jeans have been popular for decades and the appealing is unlikely to wear off. Women and men alike hunt for the perfect pair of jeans. They should fit comfortably without being too tight, and if you’re looking to pair them with anything, you probably want skinny or straight leg. Your jeans can be worn with a nice top on a date or with a t-shirt when grocery shopping.

Don’t choose a pair that has been bleached or faded if you’re hoping to wear them to the office. Dark wash jeans will work best with dressy tops. Once you find that perfect pair, buy a few so your closet is well stocked. You don’t want to start your search all over again when your favorite pair gets worn out.

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A Button-Up Shirt

Even if you don’t work in an office, you should own at least one great button-up shirt. It might be a simple black or white top that you can pair with any pants or skirt. Maybe you opt for a brighter shirt, one in a bold color or print. A great button-up can be worn with jeans, dress pants, a skirt, or even a suit. Don’t neglect the dress shirt just because you’re not an office employee. You never know when you might need to appear in court or look professional at the bank. Plus, fun accessories will give you a polished look that doesn’t scream office wear.

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Black Slacks

Everyone needs a pair of black slacks. They can be paired with any top and allow you to create a professional look without any effort. When buying dress pants, make sure they’re not too tight or too loose. You don’t want your coworkers to see any panty lines while at work, but if the pants are too big they’ll be falling off. The waistband should sit comfortably and you shouldn’t need a belt to keep the pants on. The legs should feel comfortable without being too loose and fall around the ankles. A well-fitting pair of black slacks will make dressing for work a breeze.

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If you stock your wardrobe with these five essentials, you’ll have the power to make endless combinations. An incredible look is waiting for you.