How to dress well and what things to absolutely have in your wardrobe to be chic, stylish, but most importantly yourself?
If there is one thing that these last few years as a blogger, YouTuber and creator of style courses and manuals has taught me, it is that this is the main question many women ask themselves, when it comes to dressing well.
To do this, it is also important to identify what are the garments and accessories that best define it.
And which, of course, are different for each of us. Based on our personal tastes, but also on our lifestyle, our physicality and everything that instinctively attracts us.
Nonetheless, many people ask me to nevertheless compile a list – which I will intentionally leave a little bit open-ended and flexible – of 10 essentials to absolutely have in one’s style “arsenal” to always be chic and stylish.
So here are 10 items that, in my opinion, beyond individual tastes are still good to have in the closet!
1 – AN IMPECCABLE PAIR OF JEANS
A pair of perfect jeans is definitely a very useful style ally. I do not feel like suggesting the model at all because we live in a beautiful moment in my opinion.
In fact, in stores you can currently find a profusion of different models, one more beautiful and stylish than the other.
The important thing, is that the chosen pair fits us like a glove, enhancing us in our proportions and uniqueness. Here you will find an entire article dedicated to new jeans trends.
Here are some really current designs that are wearable at any age:
2- A NICE PAIR OF PUMPS
Of course, there are many currents of thought here as well.
There are those who wear almost only pumps and consider them the ultimate women’s shoe. And those who, on the other hand, do not like this type of shoe so much.
I myself prefer sometimes to wear something else, often. Nevertheless, I would never be without a nice pair of pumps.
Even if you choose to have only one pair, a must-have that really comes in handy to own is a nude pump, in a beige or even a camel beige that approximates that of our skin. Indeed, it has the power to slenderize a great deal.
Below you will find a great selection of styles. And if you want to stay on a classic with excellent value for money, these are the ultimative pumps to love and wear forever.
Some pumps models to have in your wardrobe:
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3 – A CLASSIC/ICONIC BAG
On this blog you will find lots of articles devoted to handbags, both new and vintage.
They are in fact a great passion of mine and I have reviewed all the ones I own, such as this one, the latest addition to my collection.
Of course, it is by no means necessary for it to be a designer bag. There are plenty of mid-range models, often handcrafted and made in Italy, that are no match for the more emblazoned models.
In this article I talked about some of these fantastic brands.
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4 – A PANTSUIT
Back in vogue in recent seasons (I talked about it in this article), a modern and current pantsuit is an item that is always handy to have in your closet.
Even if you find it too strict for you, you can break it up in a thousand ways!
A few examples? Skinny jeans and impeccable blazer, tailored pants and froufrou blouse, but also boho-chic dress and blazer. The combinations are endless!
5 – A PARTICULAR SHOULDER PIECE
It can be a flawless camel coat, but also a soft black leather jacket or a tailored jacket, perhaps in a particular fabric.
The important thing is that it does not go unnoticed and can be combined with many of our garments and combinations.
Choose it carefully and invest a little more if necessary. It will make your outfits unique for a very long time!
6 – A LITTLE BLACK DRESS (OR CHOOSE ANOTHER DARK NEUTRAL COLOR)
The Little Black Dress is the king of transformers and accompanies you from the office to the elegant evening. Just change his accessories.
Do you not love black or does it not suit you? Little matter! Choose one of the many other dark and elegant shades: midnight blue, dark burgundy, lead gray and so on.
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7 – A FLATTERING HAIRSTYLE
Agreed, it is not an item of clothing or even an accessory, but it is still an essential element of our style.
So let’s make a small investment of time and money to find a hairstyle that is perfect for us, in the right shade of color, and then embrace it as part of our image!
8 – A 5-MINUTE MAKE-UP THAT IS PERFECT FOR US
As for hairstyle, after the age of 40 especially, it is important to have a minimal make-up that we can apply in 5 minutes that enhances our face.
We can even decide to get advice from a good makeup artist, so that we can then recreate it on our own whenever we wish.
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9 – A SCENT THAT REPRESENTS YOU
In this case it is more a matter of taste and personality. But having our own “iconic,” recognizable fragrance that identifies us is a beautiful thing, in my opinion.
So, let’s spend some time to find the right one and then stick to it, at least a little bit.
Here you will find a huge selection of fragrances from which to choose the one that’s right for you!
10 – A DISTINCTIVE PIECE OF JEWELRY
Having a unique jewelry PIECE that only we own is another beautiful style gift to give ourselves to dress well and with personality every day.
Again, it is not necessary to spend a lot. By now we find high-class costume jewelry on sale, unique and original pieces that embellish our every look.
The important thing is not to “load up” too much: one important piece, juxtaposed with otherwise minimal jewelry, is enough. If you want to find iconic, big brand jewelry at discounted prices, look here: THEY HAVE AN AMAZING SELECTION OF LUXURY JEWELRY PIECES !
For me, the most beloved piece of jewelry is undoubtedly a pair of somewhat showy earrings. For other women, it may be important and colorful necklaces, but also a handful of well-matched bracelets or a distinctive cocktail ring.
Of course, this is only an indicative list. It is only right that every woman should have fun with fashion, but most importantly, study carefully and never stop experimenting to refine her style more and more.
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