The easiest way to make and style outfits is by pairing basic pieces. By having many simple options, you can recreate numerous outfits. This is definitely one of the best ways to make your money go farther. Instead of buying more clothes buy basic closet essentials and you will be much more efficient in making your outfits. For more style tips and tricks, be sure to check out the Style page.
Brands for Basic Closet Essentials
Aritzia is probably my all time favorite shop to get all of my basic closet essentials from. Every new collection has beautiful simple pieces that go with almost anything. I am so guilty of spending way too much money at Aritzia. The good news is, they are always having sales. I also appreciate how Artizia had a fund going specifically for their employees during the coronavirus pandemic. I always love to support a business that has the best interests of its employees in mind.
Zara is a great place to shop for closet essentials that don’t break the bank. One of the best reasons for shopping at Zara is because of the wide range of variety they offer. You can browse flashy to basic pieces in your search for staple pieces.
& Other Stories is one of my all time favorite brands. They produce such quality pieces. This is where I go when I’m looking for a vintage inspired piece, or something business casual. If you want to look like a professional business woman, & Other Stories is a great place to start.
ASOS has such a large collection of items it’s almost unlimited. Because of this, ASOS is another great place to get basic closet essentials. ASOS ranges on price, so I usually shop on the below $50 end and there is still plenty to choose from.
Verge Girl is one of my newest discovered brands. The prices are so hard to beat. They make the best basic closet essentials for such a great price. The pieces are so cute and trendy as well, making this one of my favorites on the list.
If you’re looking for solid, staple pieces, then Oak + Fort is the way to go. The prices are a little bit higher, however you’re definitely paying for a piece of quality. It’s usually worth it to pay a little bit more for a piece that is going to go a long way.