Wardrobe essentials for women will keep you from ever having to say you have nothing to wear. These are 10 items that should be in any woman’s closet. Most of these wardrobe fundamentals are black so it should be no mystery why many fashion designers and New York women are always wearing black.
Year Round Black Trousers for Wardrobe Essentials: Flattering black trousers will get a lot of wear. Have them on hand in medium weight silk or wool for year round use, and you won’t get stuck with nothing to wear when the seasons change. Match them with classics for work or with dressier tops for evening. You can always find them at Armani or any department store.
Long Black Knit Skirt for Wardrobe Essentials: A long black knit skirt will give you another versatile separate you can dress up or down depending on your top and accessories. Dolce and Gabbana usually features them.
Silk Tunic and Pants for Wardrobe Essentials: You can look effortlessly coordinated with silk tunics and pants. Brands like Zoran and Eskandar are popular in part because they make dressing so easy and comfortable. Wear them for entertaining or lounging.
Cashmere Turtleneck for Wardrobe Essentials: A cashmere turtleneck will get lots of use on its own or under a suit jacket. Look for good quality department store lines such as Lord & Taylor.
Black Pantsuits for Wardrobe Essentials: These are wardrobe fundamentals that make coordinating easy. Wear them with a button down blouse for a conservative look or with more casual silk t shirts. Brands like Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan always have a good selection.
Colored Silk T Shirts for Wardrobe Essentials: Speaking of silk t shirts, get them in flattering colors to pair with all your black separates. Armani and Neiman Marcus are good places to look.
Long Black Sweater Coat for Wardrobe Essentials: These wardrobe basics keep you warm and stylish. Get them with simple lines to look sleek over most separates.
Cashmere Overcoat for Wardrobe Essentials: Keep warm without looking bulky, in a belted cashmere overcoat. Ralph Lauren and Akris often have beautiful styles.
Trench Raincoats for Wardrobe Essentials: Look good even when you’re all wet. Try shopping for these wardrobe fundamentals at Burberry.
Black Sport Shoes for Wardrobe Essentials: Sporty black shoes can keep your feet healthy while you work or play. Prada has many of these wardrobe basics that look dressy enough for the office or dinner.