A standard faux-leather moto jacket you’ll have to save for days you’re feeling especially social, since everyone who sees you will be like, “Um, WHERE did you get that??”
A pair of skinny jeans to effortlessly style with shoes in any season, whether it’s a sneaker summer or an “I’m never taking these Ugg boots off” winter.
A windproof fleece-lined softshell vest perfect for when you need warmth but don’t want any added bulk — a true closet staple for walkers or runners on brisk, windy days.
A knit beanie made from 100% cotton so soft and warm on your noggin that it will quickly become your new standard for quality hats.
A lightweight merino wool quarter-zip sweater to solve all your strategic layering woes for good — this is a perfect go-to for days when you need a little bit of extra warmth.
A lightweight crewneck tee with a relaxed fit, because every wardrobe needs that *closet’s kiss* perfect T-shirt to round it out, and this one’s just the ticket.
A cozy mock neck sweater in a classic oatmeal heather color that is so soft and cozy it will quickly outrank all the other sweaters in your closet.
A zippered fleece you can use as a jacket or layer as a comfy base with a coat, making it the sleeper hero of every season.
A pair of polarized cat-eye sunglasses, because truly, what is a more timeless trend than quietly judging people from behind your oh-so-chic lenses?
A two-pack of relaxed fit V-neck tees perfect for layering under flannel in the cold and tossing over bike shorts in the heat.
A single-breasted shawl collar pea coat to reliably tie together all of your “yes, I am a professional” type outfits.
A pair of high-quality high rise performance leggings, because why get leggings compressive enough to exercise in and leggings cozy enough to chill in when you can get a legging that does BOTH?
A mid-rise jean with a casual-yet-professional vibe you’ll always be grateful to have as an option on those days when you can’t decide what to wear.
A silky V-neck midi slip dress so versatile that your closet is basically salivating with all the potential — cute little T-shirts underneath it in summer! Thick patterned tights in winter! Flats when you’re in a ~mood~ and combat boots when you’re in a MOOD! You catch all my drifts.
A fitted baseball cap that comes in so many colors you’re bound to find your signature one and put it to good use on days you need a little shade (or a little downtime from dealing with your hair).
A classic long belted coat you’ll be especially grateful for in transitional weather — it’s thick enough to keep you warm, but lightweight and versatile enough not to overheat you.
A sherpa-lined denim jacket with an old school vibe that makes it a forever kind of staple, especially since it’ll keep you warm as heck.
A pair of white lace-up sneakers so you’ll always have something trendy and comfortable on hand to pair with all your favorite jeans and dresses.
A lightweight cardigan, aka a “just in case” cardigan — you know, the kind that takes up almost no space in your purse, but is extremely handy to have at the ready if the temperature drops.
A soft-brushed flannel button-down with a cozy but structured fit to make it a cold weather staple from fall through spring.
An affordable Chelsea boot that’ll play nice with pretty much all of the denim you own and then some.
A standard silk neck tie tot prove your closet staples don’t have to be boring — this comes in so many fun prints you may be tempted to get one for every day of the week.
An elegant cashmere sweater you can — praise be to the laundry gods — put in the washing machine without sacrificing any of its shape or softness.
A super soft short-sleeved terry dress set to become your new warm weather staple — a particularly handy one, since it also transitions well with cardigans and jackets when it’s just a lil’ chilly.
A slouchy sweater so you’ll always have a quick, easy outfit option — you can easily elevate it by tucking it into something high-waisted, or go for a more casual, loose weekend look with leggings.
A silky slip skirt, because it escapes nobody’s attention that this simple little number never seems to go out of style.
A sophisticated pair of buckled mules that aren’t just an excellent staple, but are also *wayyy* more comfortable than more expensive brands, so you’ll actually put them to good use.
When you get so excited about your new basics you accidentally try them all on at once: