Basic Wardrobe Planning & Fashion Tips
Basic wardrobe planning includes these 15 must haves. Keep reading to find out more!
- Classic trench coat
A basic belted trench coat is versatile and comes in a variety of fabric and color options. To avoid looking like a secret agent: Choose a well-tailored option that hits right at (or below) the knee for a polished look.
- Sexy bikini
The most flattering two-piece is one that's not too skimpy; pick a halter or bandeau top with a hipster bottom for just enough coverage in your sexy bikini. Or play up curves and make legs look longer in a one-piece suit with a high-rise cut.
- Stylish pair of flat shoes
Give your feet a well-deserved break; try a knockout color like red. Heels aren't the only way to fancy up your feet. From preppy-casual to peep-toe sexy, you'll love the way the right flat shoes look with jeans, dresses and trousers.
- Sophisticated white shirt
Think of a white button-up blouse as your upper body's version of black pants-it's versatile enough to wear anywhere, with almost anything. Pair your white shirt over a bikini for a weekend getaway or with your favorite pants for work.
- Cashmere sweater
Invest in a classic style in a statement-making, vibrant color to brighten up your wardrobe. A cashmere sweater is luxurious and versatile-you can wear it to the office, for an evening on the town or just chilling out at home.
- Sexy camisole
For a hint of sexiness and sophistication, wear this essential underpinning with a jacket or a cardigan. With several flattering styles from silky to lacy, a sexy camisole looks super-stylish on its own too.
- Slimming A-line skirt
From mid-thigh to knee-skimming or longer, an a-skirt with just enough volume to move with you is always feminine and fun.
- Fabulous-fitting jeans
Whether faded or tailored, the right pair of jeans will make you feel super-sexy every minute.
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Basic wardrobe planning tips are all you need to choose the perfect outfits and accessories for both day and evening looks.
Fashion Tips for Career Must-Haves
- Signature scarf
The right scarf can add instant impact to a suit or a crisp white shirt. Pick one in a bold color or vivid pattern; tie it around your neck or onto your purse handle, or twist it and wear it as a simple, but vibrant, belt.
- Confidence-building suit
From boardroom to bistro, an up-to-date, well-fitting suit flatters any shape. And it offers endless style options: Wear blazer and pants with a blouse for that impress-everyone meeting; pair the pants with a crisp white shirt and cashmere sweater for everyday; or add a camisole to the suit (along with a sexy pair of heels) for that evening event.
- Sophisticated leather belt
A well-crafted leather belt looks polished and completes your look. Pair it over a long blouse, with a suit or to dress up a basic tank.
- Face-flattering fashion sunglasses
The easiest way to class up any outfit-for work or weekend-is with a super-classy (and UV-protective) pair of fashion sunglasses. A general rule of thumb when shopping for the perfect pair: Rounded frames soften a square jaw line, square frames slim cheeks and rectangular frames add width and dimension to your face.
Fashion Tips for Evening Essentials
- A clutch purse
Accessorize your evening wardrobe with a sleek, compact clutch purse that's just big enough to hold your keys, cash and cell phone.
- Strappy high heels
Whether you buy them in satin or leather (silver, gold or black are always good choices), a pair of dressy-looking strappy high heels can be worn year-round to the office-as well as out on the town.
- Sexy black dress
Dazzle in a classic black cocktail dress with a provocative neckline. The look of a sexy black dress is simply stunning-now and for years to come.