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We all have dressy days, but if we’re being honest, our go-to wardrobe consists of elevated basics that we can style for any occasion. A tank top for a quick coffee run, a button-down shirt for office parties, and casual blue jeans because everyone needs at least one pair. We tend to gravitate towards this style because they take the guesswork out of getting dressed and figuring out what to wear — ensuring we’re comfortable and still somewhat stylish as we navigate our daily social calendar.
With these closet essentials, you’ll always have something professional to wear for an unexpected Zoom call or an outfit that’s semi-dressy enough for a planned reunion with friends. You can get a lot of mileage out of these versatile and durable wardrobe classics, so rest assured, the investment will pay off for a long time.
If you’re currently building your assortment of essential clothing must-haves, ahead, see some basics we swear by for easy dressing. From fitted T-shirts and faux-leather pants to oversize blazers, comfortable sneakers, and timeless everyday tote bags, these are the best wardrobe essentials for women to invest in this season. Keep reading to find your new favorite basic.
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— Additional reporting by Laura Lajiness and Shelcy Joseph