Fashion: 10 Closet Classics
10 Items You Can Buy For Fall and Wear Forever
Well, maybe not forever! But these wardrobe classics, like the trench or the white button down, will take you through this season and many more to come. Special details lend them an extra dose of style to set your look apart.
Original content by Kristen Tice Studeman: 10 Closet Classics – Best Wardrobe Essentials – ELLE
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The iconic trench is reinvented with leather finishes that make it fit for the uptown and downtown woman.
Thakoon Addition Leather-Trimmed Cotton-Blend Canvas Trench, $790; net-a-porter.com
The White Shirt
The intricate embroidery on this white button-down sets it apart from the staid classic.
Chloé Embroidered Cotton Shirt, $1,150; net-a-porter.com
The Ballet Flat
Refresh your shoe collection with on-trend seasonal shades, like this red velvet suede option.
Cole Haan Manhattan Ballet Flat, $158; colehaan.com
The Layering Piece
Especially if you live in colder climates, investing in a good cashmere sweater is a must. In muted gray and tan, this color-block pullover is a refreshing alternative to a basic solid.
Vanessa Bruno Color-Block Cashmere Sweater, $625; net-a-porter.com
The Pencil Skirt
A geometric stripe makes a bold statement on this black pencil skirt.
Peter Pilotto Farah Crepe Skirt, $1,042; mytheresa.com
The Leather Jacket
You might never need to buy a new leather jacket again—this will have any other standard black motorcycle number beat.
Burberry London Leather Peplum Jacket, $2,995; burberry.com
The wool coat gets an upgrade with a cowl neck that is both stylish and cozy.
Zara Woolen Wraparound Coat, $159; zara.com
The Nude Shoe
These neutral pumps go perfectly with all of fall’s must-wear colors.
Chloé Leather Pumps in Dune, $775; stylebop.com
The delicate rose gold hardware adds a new level of chic to this office staple.
Sophie Hulme Rose Gold Tote, $980; stylebop.com
A timeless silhouette in a flirty print equals pure perfection.
Ostwald Helgason Silk Printed Dress in Royal Blue, $710; stylebop.com