October 14, 2015

10 WARDROBE ESSENTIALS

10 Wardrobe Essentials Every Girl Must Own - and where to buy them on sale! www.wearitforless.com

These 10 wardrobe essentials are like the building blocks of your closet. Once you have these basics you can start adding on the trends like a statement necklace, eyelash sweater, or a pair of funky heels to make the outfit your own. No matter what the decade, these pieces are timeless and you will be thankful to have them. Here is a compiled list of my favorites...for less!

#1 White Button-Down Blouse

Sincerely Jules in a white button down shirt
(Sincerely, Jules)


 Croft & Barrow Oxford Shirt $17.99 (regular $36.00)  Stylus Long Sleeve Slim Fit Oxford Button Front Shirt $19.99 (regular $44.00)   Lands' End Oxford Shirt $39.97 (regular $59.00)  Express The Original Long Sleeve Essential Shirt $49.90 buy 1 get 1 $19.90  Splendid Rayon Voile Button Down Shirt $82.00 (regular $118.00)

Croft & Barrow Oxford Shirt $17.99 (regular $36.00)
Stylus Long Sleeve Slim Fit Oxford Button Front Shirt $19.99 (regular $44.00)
Lands' End Oxford Shirt $39.97 (regular $59.00)
Express The Original Long Sleeve Essential Shirt $49.90 buy 1 get 1 $19.90
Splendid Rayon Voile Button Down Shirt $82.00 (regular $118.00)

#2 Tan Handbag


Hello Fashion in white jeans, tan cardigan, scarf, tan booties and handbag
(Hello Fashion)


Sole Society Riley Vegan Leather Perforated Satchel $29.98 (regular $59.95)  Liz Claiborne Tuxedo Tote $48.00 (regular $80.00)   Mondani Desi Double Shoulder Tote $48.00 (regular $80.00)  London Fog Crocodile Embossed & Matte Faux Leather Satchel $61.99 (regular $150.00) alternate link  Emilie M. Rebecca Tote Shoulder Bag $87.80 (regular $125.00)

Sole Society Riley Vegan Leather Perforated Satchel $29.98 (regular $59.95)
Liz Claiborne Tuxedo Tote $48.00 (regular $80.00) 
Mondani Desi Double Shoulder Tote $48.00 (regular $80.00)
London Fog Crocodile Embossed & Matte Faux Leather Satchel $61.99 (regular $150.00) alternate link
Emilie M. Rebecca Tote Shoulder Bag $87.80 (regular $125.00) 

#3 Skinny Jeans

The Sweetest thing in a gray sweater, skinny jeans, pink pumps and clutch
(The Sweetest Thing)

Old Navy Original Skinny Jeans $25.00 (regular $29.94)   LC Lauren Conrad Jeggings $36.99 (regular $50.00)  Gap 1969 Resolution True Skinny Jeans $52.99 (regular $69.95)  The Limited 917 Skinny Jeans $55.96 (regular $79.95)  Paige Verdugo Skinny Ankle Jeans $95.20 (regular $119.00)

Old Navy Original Skinny Jeans $25.00 (regular $29.94) 
LC Lauren Conrad Jeggings $36.99 (regular $50.00)
Gap 1969 Resolution True Skinny Jeans $52.99 (regular $69.95)
The Limited 917 Skinny Jeans $55.96 (regular $79.95)
Paige Verdugo Skinny Ankle Jeans $95.20 (regular $119.00)


#4 Denim Jacket


Putting Me Together in a denim jacket, floral top, and tan jeans
(Putting Me Together)


Old Navy Denim Trucker Jacket $28.00 (regular $36.94)  Levi's Classic Denim Jacket $39.99 (regular $59.50)  J. Crew Factory Denim Jacket $42.50 (regular $85.00)  Talbots Classic Denim Jacket $53.70 (regular $89.50)  White House Black Market Dark Wash Denim Jacket $69.99 (regular $110.00)

Old Navy Denim Trucker Jacket $28.00 (regular $36.94)
Levi's Classic Denim Jacket $39.99 (regular $59.50)
J. Crew Factory Denim Jacket $42.50 (regular $85.00)
Talbots Classic Denim Jacket $53.70 (regular $89.50)
White House Black Market Dark Wash Denim Jacket $69.99 (regular $110.00) 

#5 Classic Black Heels


Brooklyn Blonde in an all white shorts suit with black heels and bag
(Brooklyn Blonde)

Nine West Flax Suede Pointed Toe Pumps $59.99 (regular $69.00)  J. Crew Factory Suede D'Orsay Pumps $64.00 (regular $128.00)  424 Fifth Bianka Suede Point Toe Pumps $69.30 (regular $99.00)  Jessica Simpson Cassani Pumps $79.99 (regular $89.00)  Steve Madden Proto Pumps $97.99 (regular $109.00)

Nine West Flax Suede Pointed Toe Pumps $59.99 (regular $69.00)
J. Crew Factory Suede D'Orsay Pumps $64.00 (regular $128.00)
424 Fifth Bianka Suede Point Toe Pumps $69.30 (regular $99.00)
Jessica Simpson Cassani Pumps $79.99 (regular $89.00)
Steve Madden Proto Pumps $97.99 (regular $109.00)

#6 Chambray Shirt


Stephanie Sterjovski in a chambray top with a chain strap handbag
(Stephanie Sterjovski)


 New York & Company 7th Avenue Design Studio Madison Chambray Shirt $25.00 (regular $44.95)  J. Crew Factory Classic Chambry Shirt $34.00 (regular $68.00)  Maison Jules Long Sleeve Chambray Shirt $44.99 (regular $59.50)  Tommy Hilfiger Chambray Button Down Shirt $49.50  INC Topstitched Chambray Shirt $59.99 (regular $79.50)

New York & Company 7th Avenue Design Studio Madison Chambray Shirt $25.00 (regular $44.95)
J. Crew Factory Classic Chambry Shirt $34.00 (regular $68.00)
Maison Jules Long Sleeve Chambray Shirt $44.99 (regular $59.50)
Tommy Hilfiger Chambray Button Down Shirt $49.50
INC Topstitched Chambray Shirt $59.99 (regular $79.50)

#7 Black Blazer


Hapa Time in a black blazer, blue shirt, distressed denim and heels
(Hapa Time)




Decree Long Sleeve Blazer $19.99 (regular $42.00)  Stylus Long Sleeve Knit Blazer $39.99 (regular $68.00)  Style&co Solid Knit Fitted Blazer $42.99 (regular $59.50)  Olivia Moon Ruched Sleeve Jacket $58.90 regular $79.50)  Vince Camuto Black Single Button Boyfriend Blazer $59.97 (regular $169.00)

Decree Long Sleeve Blazer $19.99 (regular $42.00)
Stylus Long Sleeve Knit Blazer $39.99 (regular $68.00)
Style&co Solid Knit Fitted Blazer $42.99 (regular $59.50)
Olivia Moon Ruched Sleeve Jacket $58.90 regular $79.50)
Vince Camuto Black Single Button Boyfriend Blazer $59.97 (regular $169.00)

#8 Tan Booties

Sincerely, Jules in distressed denim and tan booties
(Sincerely, Jules)


A.N.A. Oscar Booties $47.99 (regular $80.00)  Simply Vera Wang Heeled Ankle Booties $49.99 (regular $79.99)  Apt 9 Heeled Ankle Booties $59.99 (regular $74.99)   American Rag Mid Heel Booties $59.99 (regular $69.50)   Style&co Jamila Zip Booties $69.99 (regular $79.50)

A.N.A. Oscar Booties $47.99 (regular $80.00)
Simply Vera Wang Heeled Ankle Booties $49.99 (regular $79.99)
Apt 9 Heeled Ankle Booties $59.99 (regular $74.99) 
American Rag Mid Heel Booties $59.99 (regular $69.50) 
Style&co Jamila Zip Booties $69.99 (regular $79.50) 

#9 Black Pants

Fashion Me Now in a tan cardigan, white tee, and black dress pants
(Fashion Me Now)

Apt 9 Modern Fit Straight Leg Dress Pants $24.99 (regular $48.00)  Liz Claiborne Sophie Secretly Slender Trouser Leg Pants $34.99 (regular $48.00)  The Limited Cassidy Collection Bootcut Pants $39.97 (regular $79.95)   Nine West Straight Leg Dress Pants $51.75 (regular $69.00)   Calvin Klein Classic Fit Suit Pant $59.93 (regular $89.00)

Apt 9 Modern Fit Straight Leg Dress Pants $24.99 (regular $48.00)
Liz Claiborne Sophie Secretly Slender Trouser Leg Pants $34.99 (regular $48.00)
The Limited Cassidy Collection Bootcut Pants $39.97 (regular $79.95) 
Nine West Straight Leg Dress Pants $51.75 (regular $69.00) 
Calvin Klein Classic Fit Suit Pant $59.93 (regular $89.00)

 #10 Little Black Dress

Wendy's Lookbook in a little black dress and statement necklace
(Wendy's Lookbook)

Anne Klein Cap Sleeve Asymmetrical Neck Ruffle Dress $46.65 (regular $129.00)  Eva Mendes Party Collection Jackie Bow Back Lace Dress $59.00 (regular $89.95)  Talbots Side Drape Platinum Jersey Dress $62.99 (regular $119.00)  Aqua Mesh Neoprene Stripe Dress $68.60 (regular $98.00)   J. Crew Ava Dress in Silk Chiffon $198.00 (regular $250.00)


Anne Klein Cap Sleeve Asymmetrical Neck Ruffle Dress $46.65 (regular $129.00)
Eva Mendes Party Collection Jackie Bow Back Lace Dress $59.00 (regular $89.95)
Talbots Side Drape Platinum Jersey Dress $62.99 (regular $119.00)
Aqua Mesh Neoprene Stripe Dress $68.60 (regular $98.00) 
J. Crew Ava Dress in Silk Chiffon $198.00 (regular $250.00)

Guessing Game!

One of these pairs of over the knee boots is from Gabriela Hearst for $1,595 and the other three are under $230. Can you guess which one is the more expensive pair? Click the links below to see if you are correct!



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5 comments:

  1. Love all these picks! I am in search of the perfect black jacket to wear with jeans. The one I have I LOVE but it is 11 years old and I think it is time to upgrade. I may try this Olivia Moon jacket..have looked at it in colors for awhile now.

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  2. Oh love this post! I have been looking for a tan handbag and you picked out some great ones! I just today I was telling someone I needed some tan booties, I think they are so versatile! Stopping by from the link up.

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  3. I like all your picks. I have everything in my closet except for the booties. I'm on the lookout for a pair for fall.

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  4. Perfect assortment! All I need is the classic white blouse. I need one that I don't have to actually iron! ;)

    Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  5. Great essentials! I have yet to find the perfect white blouse.

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you Thursday.

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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