Wardrobe Essentials: Items No Woman Should Live Without

A few simple basics can bring any wardrobe to life. Whether you’re a young professional or a busy mom (or both), there are a few pieces every woman should have in her closet. The best staples are easy to layer and match and can be dressed up or down for different occasions and events. No matter what the day or night might bring, you’ll be prepared with these wardrobe-essentials.

Find what you need right here at PixieLane. We know the best looks for moms and women on the go. And we make it easy to create timeless, lasting styles that you’ll want to wear again and again. When you’re ready to create a wardrobe of essentials you love, you’ve come to the right place.

What Are Must-Have Clothes For Women? 

Women have to wear a lot of hats throughout the day. That’s why it can be helpful to have basic pieces that can be mixed and matched easily. The right essentials are good for different seasons and can be styled with the accessories and jewelry you already have.

Which of these pieces will you add to your wardrobe first?

Leggings

Leggings are the be-all and end-all of women’s essentials. They’re extremely versatile and available in lots of different colors and styles. Whatever your fashion needs might be, it’s easy to find a pair of leggings that does the job right. And, of course, you’ll be comfortable all day long.

If you work in an office or professional environment, you can pick out a pair of well-fitting and chic leggings. Pair them with tall boots and a cute blazer for a comfortable style perfect for the CEO. Leggings are also a great choice if you work from home or you’re up and down a lot with the kids. You can layer them under skirts and dresses or a little more coverage, or pick up a fleece pair for chilly days.

Jumpsuits and Rompers

There are so many reasons to love jumpsuits and rompers. To start, they’re comfortable and versatile so that you can wear your favorite jumpsuits for lots of different occasions. You won’t have to worry about creating the perfect outfit every morning since you already have the top and bottom built in. They pair well with many different tops, so you can throw on a cute sweater or leather jacket to fit the mood.

Jumpsuits and rompers are part of the same Venn Diagram: the top and bottom pieces are connected, but that’s where the similarities stop. The difference is that jumpsuits have pants on the bottom, whereas rompers have shorts. No matter what the weather might be, you’ll always look cute and comfortable in a romper or jumpsuit.

Bodysuits

Bodysuits can help to bring any outfit together. They are fitted to the body and tucked into your bottoms, like pants or a pencil skirt. With bodysuits, you won’t have to worry about your shirt becoming untucked or wrinkled.

The smooth line of the bodysuit is professional and chic. There are many ways to style your favorite jumpsuits up for fancy occasions or go for a more casual look for a night out with friends. Don’t forget your favorite pair of boots.

Bodysuits are available in lots of unique color and style options, but it’s a good idea to pick up a few neutral ones to start. That way, you can easily mix and match them with the pieces you already have in your closet.

Loungewear Sets

You don’t have to worry about dressing up all the time, either. Another essential staple of any woman’s wardrobe is something comfortable—and that’s where loungewear can come in. 

Loungewear is perfect for those cozy days at home with the kids or when you want to spend a day reading on the couch. You’ll feel dressed enough to get things done, but you won’t have to worry about constricting clothing or tight seams.

As moms ourselves, we know the importance of having elevated styles of loungewear. If you’re running errands, picking up the kids from school, or even enjoying a casual lunch with friends, loungewear can be a great choice. Mix and match loungewear in your favorite pieces and styles to find the looks you really love.

How Can I Style These Wardrobe Staples? 

Now that you have your wardrobe staples, you want to make the most of them. Good essentials can be styled and accessorized in many different ways so that you can use them again and again. Consider the occasion, the season, and all the best accessories, including some of the following.

Fun Scarves

There are many different ways to style scarves, depending on your preferred pieces. You can pick out scarves in different shades and patterns or adjust the length to follow the shape of your outfit. Consider where the scarf will be sitting, or if it will be tied around your neck like a vintage movie star. You can even add a fun scarf to your shoulder bag or purse to really make it stand out.

Cardigans

Cardigans are a good option for layering. They can help to keep you warm and comfortable, but they’re still extremely stylish and cute, so you always look put together. You can find long and short-sleeved cardigans and cardigans that fall to many different lengths. They can help to add that something extra to your look and keep you cozy in the process.

Whether you’re all about the little black dress, or you love dressing up jeans and white tees, the cardigan is the way to go. You can even tie them over the shoulder or around the waist to really make your look stand out.

Beanies

If you want to add a little coolness and edge to your style, the beanie is the way to go. Beanies are stylish and practical and can help to keep your ears and head warm on the coldest winter days. But that’s not all—They’re also very fashionable and comfortable, and you can wear them all day without getting too hot.

You’ll find beanies in many different colors and styles. You can decide just how slouchy and casual you want your beanie to look, or you can wear a more fitted beanie for a more elevated style. Pair your new favorite beanie with flannels, leggings, big sweaters, and more. It’s sure to be a wardrobe hit every time.

Create Your Capsule Wardrobe

When you have the right capsule wardrobe, getting dressed is easy. You can effortlessly create unique and beautiful outfits for many different occasions, and the right accessories can help you change things up every time.

You’ll also be able to purchase high-quality pieces, which means they’ll continue to look great and stay in good shape for a long time to come. High-quality means savings in the long run.

Every capsule wardrobe is going to look a little different, depending upon your daily fashion needs and personal style. That said, there are a few essentials you’ll want to include, like a bodysuit, leggings, and loungewear.

Those wardrobe staples and a whole lot more are available here at PixieLane. We carry a collection of pieces for busy moms on the go, and it’s easy to begin creating the perfect wardrobe with support from our team. We even have the guides that will help you to style and accessorize with ease.

Create some new looks with new pieces for the next big thing.

 

Sources:

How We Fell in Love With the Jumpsuit | BBC

7 Cool Girl Ways to Tie a Scarf This Summer | Harper’s Bazaar

What is a Capsule Wardrobe? 10 Tips to Help You De-Clutter Your Wardrobe | In-Style