10 Wardrobe Essentials

Adding any one of these versatile closet all-stars will take your outfit to new heights of fabulousness. From a white tuxedo jacket to statement heels, click through to see the pieces you’ll want to help you stand out this spring.


White Tuxedo Jacket
It stands out in a sea of traditionally neutral blazers (you’ve already got navy or black down). And unlike its more predictable cousins, a white jacket can do fancy (lightly tossed over the shoulders of an evening gown) as easily as it can go casual—with jeans and a T.


Vibrant Scarf
Instead of a necklace, try a soft loop of bright fabric to perk up a mundane outfit instantly. It’s a fun and simple way to mix prints. Wrap it once or twice around your neck, letting both ends hang loose.


Studded Flats
If you have a glamorous event and your feet are begging for a break from stilettos, slip into some decorated flats like the ones shown here. This contrast of edgy and feminine suits cocktail dresses, of course, plus flirty skirts and dark trousers.


Polka-Dot Blouse
Punch up your office wear or faded denim with this snappy classic. Reveal a little (top it with a crewneck sweater so only your collar shows) or a lot—untucked and flowy over white jeans or a solid navy or gray skirt.


Eye-Catching Heels
Make your outfit interesting from the front and back. This vivid design allows you to color-block with clothing in everything from silver or white to cobalt, orange, or yellow.


Pleated Skirt
When so many options for your bottom half are solid basics, kicky printed pleats are unexpected. With this drop-waist silhouette, you don’t need to worry that you’ll be adding volume to your middle. Try it on with a T or tank in white, gray, or black, and finish with a denim jacket.


Statement Necklace
Not as over-the-top as last season’s versions, this new incarnation combines darkened metal with glitz and a bit of color for results that don’t seem wildly out of place during office hours.


Bright Bag
A sleek, colorful purse will complement neutrals, brights, or pastels. Just don’t match it with clothing in the exact same shade. (Go for versatility: This one converts to a clutch!)


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