“For every minute spent organising, an hour is earned.” Perhaps our closets are the best illustration of this sentiment, while we dig through our piles in order to put our outfits together for the weekend nights. The opposite then must be true, a streamlined closet filled with wardrobe essentials saves precious time. With a wardrobe that includes essentials that can be put together in different days, you can save time, declutter and even step into minimal living. Investing in such foundation pieces also enables you to style the saved-for-later pieces piled at the back of your closet.
At any moment in time, what’s in fashion speaks to the ongoing and increasing social trends. The pandemic for example, has changed daily life in a multitude of ways, from social distancing to pledging to stay home, but this new way of life has transformed how we’re interacting with our closets too. In today’s time the fashion-forward world has been largely replaced by basic clothing and wardrobe essentials that put utility and comfort above all. As we refocus on our wardrobes to meet the current times, basic pieces that both maximise comfort and keep our looks fresh and presentable for the day, reign supreme.
Gone are the maximalist high fashion looks and fast-fashion impulse purchases of the past year. Instead, we’re seeing the return of the 90’s inspired minimalism better suited to a year that will undoubtedly bring more surprises, and it’s never too late to start preparing. Pared-back but never boring, we’ve gathered the versatile, seasonless wardrobe essentials styled by our favourite celebrities to get you inspired for your next purchase.
Lounge-Ready tanks make up for the perfect choice if you want to make a statement wearing minimal clothes. Your playful tanks are ideal for all casual outings and brunches dates with your #GirlGang
Kiara Advani clearly has a knack for pulling off neon colours and she does it in the most stylish way possible. Take cue from the star on how to compliment the look with a fun play of colours.
Graphic print blazers and tees are your go to staples if you want your look to scream fun, edgy and classy at the same time. It is ideal to pair it up with fun trousers and palazzos to elevate your look further.
If there is one thing Alia Bhatt’s wardrobe tells us, it’s that you can never have too many blazers. From floral numbers and graphic prints to jumpsuits and colour coordinates, the actress can pull off all kinds of blazers. The bookmark worthy ensemble of the season deserves a special place in every millennials wardrobe.
Dramatic graphic tees and comfy palazzo pants have Ananya Panday’s name written all over them. From cocktail-friendly to quirky printed picks the actress knows how to style her crop tops to fit any occasion.The note-worthy ensemble is a wardrobe essential for anyone with a breezy sense of style. Style Tip: To amp up the drama, pair it up with bold colours.
White shirts and denims are timeless classics and haven’t lost their essence ever since. Fashion has witnessed an evolution of cuts, designs and fit from ancient era to date. Both the separates are easy to pair up with any clothing that might lay unused in your closet. With a multitude of possibilities they make up for the ideal look for any age group and can be donned for various occasions.
There’s no denying that if the term ‘wardrobe staple’ were to be coined for anything, it would be a white shirt. Athiya Shetty teaches us the right way to nail the classic white shirt and jeans look, with a multitude of possibilities. Steal Athiya’s white oversized shirt look now and find your own personal style with it!
Gigi Hadid & Bella Hadid
We can definitely rely on the Hadid’s to provide us with an unforgettable fashion moment. Gigi Hadid looked flawless in a double denim look on her 24th birthday while Bella stunned us in a chic denim on denim look. I think we can safely say that denim jackets are a closet staple when it comes to fall fashion!
Co-Ords are in the trend and they aren’t leaving anytime soon. They are the ideal choice for looking classy without doing much and we sure have a lot of celebrities amping up the trend for us effortlessly. Take notes!
Be it the red carpet or a casual outing Kylie Jenner knows how to keep all eyes on her. Her style is characterized by comfy coordinates, pairing it up with supercool sneakers. And when it comes to merging style with comfort, take inspiration from Kylie, who is known for her trendy jumpsuits and matching separates.
There are ample ways to style leather, be it trousers, jackets or statement accessories such as boots. No longer restricted to a single silhouette, leather has the versatility to turn up aces for an off -duty look and they’ve surely earned our stamp of approval. We advise, always say yes to adding leather to your capsule wardrobe for an effortless luxe look.
Let’s be real, Hailey Bieber looks good in ANYTHING. But no one can nail the oversized leather jacket look quite like her. The queen of street style rocks a super chic jacket oozing out fierce vibes. Steal Hailey Bieber’s look by incorporating chief pieces into your own wardrobe to look extra cool this season.
‘Black is the new black’ as demonstrated by Shay Mitchell donning a fierce all-black ensemble. Versatile as well as practical, easy to accessorize, and hard to stain, black works for all seasons and practically everyone! Style Tip: Throw on a pair of cool black shades to elevate your look.