A few fashion hacks for men and women

2016-01-26 06:00

Women’s Wardrobe Basics

Shoes (one pair of each)

A black, comfortable pair of heels

One pair of basic flats and sandals

A nice pair of boots or another type of closed-toe shoe that work for day and night

A Dressy, statement heel


One, sturdy coat (such as a wool pea coat or classic trench coat) that works for dressy and casual occasions

One great blazer

Two pullover sweaters and two to three cardigans (options: a good mix of black, brown, or other neutrals, a basic print or stripe, and a fun color or two)


Two to three long-sleeve shirts and two short-sleeve blouses that are work-appropriate

Three short-sleeve, casual shirts

Three camisoles or tanks

Two statement or dressy shirts for night

Pants and Shorts

One pair of black and neutral dress pants

One dark, dressy jean, and one light jean

One casual pair of pants

One pair of both casual and dressy shorts


Two tailored skirts in neutral colors (such as a black, pencil skirt)

Two day-to-night skirts (can be in bolder colors or appropriate prints)


Two to three neutral, work-appropriate dresses that can go from day to night

Two casual, print or day dresses

One little black dress

One elegant, sexy, or bold statement dress

Men’s Wardrobe Basics

Shoes (one pair of each)

A pair of Black and brown dress shoes good for work and night

One pair of casual, but stylish sneakers

One pair of boots for day and night


One, dark sturdy coat (such as a wool pea coat) for dressy and casual occasions

A casual jean or other lighter jacket

Two to three pullover sweaters and one button-up sweater (options: a good mix of black, brown, or other neutrals, a basic print or stripe, and a fun color)

Suits and ties

One dark blue or other neutral-colored suit for work

One black suit good for day and night

Two to three complimentary ties good for work and dressy occasions


One light and one dark button up, dress shirt

One dress shirt in a bolder color and one small-striped dress shirt

Three to four casual t-shirts

Two to three statement or dressy shirts that work for your style

Pants and Shorts

Two slim chinos and two pairs of jeans (one dark and one light each)

One pair of black, dressy paints

Two pairs of casual shorts

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