Every girl has her set of must-have items that she can not possibly live without. Here are a few of mine!
Little Black Booties
I absolutely can not function, nor get through the week with out my beloved pair of black booties. They are my "go to" shoes whenever I'm in a rush or just want to give myself a few extra inches. I throw these bad boys on! Mine are Jeffrey Campbell, one of my fave shoe designers but any kind of black bootie will do the job just fine! If you're looking for an inexpensive black bootie that will be a sure staple in your shoe collection, check out the boot collection at H&M.
Boyfriend Jeans minus the Boyfriend
So maybe you don't have the guy of your dreams yet, but just because you don't have a boyfriend doesn't mean you can't have his jeans! In my opinion, boyfriend fit jeans are the best invention ever made for a woman's body. They allow us to wear baggy jeans while still looking chic! It's a win-win situation: comfortable and fashionable! I have a couple of pairs of boyfriend jeans and they definitely have become a staple in my closet. The ones above are the J. Brand pair that I own, but if you're looking for any easy way to get your hands on some boyfriend fit jeans, visit your nearest thrift store. Head to the men's section and try on a few pairs of jeans until you find the perfect pair that are just a little baggy but not too saggy!
Hats on Hats on Hats
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a firm believer that hats can take a good outfit and transform it to an amazing outfit. Fedoras are my personal favorite, especially this one from Rag and Bone. Fedoras can be pricy, but it's important to find one that fits just right and is durable. I suggest checking out eBay, or even a flea market!
Business Casual-- black blazer
If you don't have a black blazer in your closet you are crazy! Point. Blank. Period. A well tailored, well made, and midnight black blazer is crucial to anyone's wardrobe. Throw on a black blazer, a starched white button up and some skinny jeans with a great shoe and you are ready to be seen. It's really simple and I promise you will not regret investing in staple such as a black blazer. Unfortunately, the one above is not the one I own (it's Tom Ford). I was actually able to find my amazing blazer at GoodWill! ( It's Yves Saint Laurent ;) )
I know all of you ladies out there lug around a suitcase, otherwise known as your purse, with you everywhere you go! A handbag that can house all of your necessities is an absolute must! Although I don't believe in lugging your life around in a huge purse, for the times that I do need to carry a few items more than just the necessities, I use my Louis Vuitton Neverfull monogram bag. I love this bag because, just like its name, it is literally NEVER FULL! If you're looking to invest in a great bag, check out LV. Also, if you want to keep things cute and professional, look into Longchamp (another one of my favorite neverfull bags).
I am always on the prowl for new sunglasses. The ones pictured are by Miu Miu, which are a pair of my more funkier sunglasses, and are just in time for spring. If you're going to protect your eyes from the harsh UV rays, might as well make a statement when doing it. Make sure to check out Nordstroms or Urban for some cool and unique frames. If you see something you like, but may be a bit different, try them on! You just may like what you see!
The Scent of a Woman
Every woman needs her signature scent! If you don't have a perfume, you need to find one ASAP! I am absolutely in love with this Chloe perfume. It's fresh and light, which is definitely my style. Stop by your nearest perfume counter and smell as many scents as you can, girl!
The Black Pump
Finding the perfect black pump is harder than it sounds but it is a crucial part to your shoe collection! It took me a few attempts to find the perfect black pump that fits just right, looks good, and doesn't kill my poor little feet in the process. The Jimmy Choo black pump is a perfect black pump that will make your legs look AMAZE-ING. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative, look into Nine West shoes. They are super comfortable and look very similar in style to the Jimmy's.
After you find the perfect scent, you have to have the perfect lip color to accompany it. My new fave color is "Snob" from MAC. It's the perfect pinky lip color. Visit a make up counter just to test drive a few shades. Then, visit the drug store and try to pick out some colors that are similar to the ones you tried at the make up counter!
Those Skinnies Tho!
Last but not least, black skinny jeans are a MUST! OMG, I wear black jeans like they are my second skin. I love them! Ripped, destroyed, cropped, flared! I love black jeans so much because they literally go with everything. These ones are 7 for All Mankind, which are a little pricey for black jeans. However, they fit so well that they are well worth the investment!
Well, my loves I hope you have enjoyed this post of my must-have items! Please feel free to comment below letting me know what your fave must0have items are!
Places you can find these items:
Saks Fifth Avenue
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