Back to Basics.
For 2018, we're going minimal and mindful – starting with our closets. After all the Christmas excess, a wardrobe detox is just what the doctor ordered. And with our cheat sheet you can rediscover key pieces that make up the core of a capsule collection, with plenty of flex when you need it. Clothes are the furniture of the mind – so get ready to get your feng shui on...
We're going back to basics with the bare necessities. The result? 21 well-edited essentials, with go-anywhere good looks and multi-season versatility. We know... 21 pieces? Girl, we're for real. Use this like your digital personal shopper next time you're in the store: you'll totally nail the shop. Basically the job's totes easy (but in practice tho'...temptation on every rail...).
From a no-fail LBD – the versatility icon – to a classic white shirt and simple pants, getting your dressier gear nailed down makes life 100x easier: like avoiding last-minute freakouts when you need something minimal STAT. Another great hack: grab a blazer to switch with your biker. The more elegant cut's the way to go when you need to dress up a casj OOTD.
Knitwear: it should be your BFF. From chunky to fine-gauge, mid-weight knits to embellished styles, a core collection of sweaters has awesome flex (thanks to how great they layer). Same goes for turtlenecks: wear 'em solo, or layer under lighter dresses to transition into the cold.
And we'd be totes irresponsible if we didn't include gym gear in our roundup – because hellooo, athleisure? Take workout wear into the everyday with convenient layering: a sports crop top under a loose shirt? Uh, that would be a Yes. Also, this stuff's pretty handy if you do decide to hit the treadmill.
Don't forget your everyday must-haves: camis and crew necks, worn with your fave basic denim, will take you everywhere. Last but not least: you need a few wins each season: hats, scarves, and boots in winter, sunglasses and sandals in summer. It's not exactly rocket science – but this simple checklist will be perfect for doing a new-year wardrobe clearout. Thank us later!