Ladies, here’s your Wardrobe Essentials checklist…Last Lap

Hello Fashionistas. We do hope you have enjoyed  our posts so far on the subject. We conclude the series on wardrobe essentials this time, at least for now. There are 4 of them today. Please check them out.

 Wardrobe Essential 7: The Blazer

A black or navy blue blazer is another essential in every ladies wardrobe. Due to the colour it is very versatile and is perfect for layering any outfit. There are different styles of blazers:

  1. Tailored
  2. Boyfriend
  3. Double Breasted
  4. Cropped

For an official or formal look a tailored or double breasted blazer is very perfect. Just pair it with a well fitted dress or a skirt and blouse/pants and you are good to go. For a more causal look the boyfriend, cropped or even a double-breasted blazer is perfect with a well fitted blouse and denim pants. Make sure you get a well fitted blazer for your body type.

Below are different style guides for both causal and formal looks.

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Wardrobe Essential 8: The Shift Dress

A Shift Dress is a major wardrobe essential for every ladies wardrobe. A shift Dress is designed to be very loose at the shoulder with little or no definition at the waist. They are mostly one size-fits-all which makes it a dress for all body types. So you see why it is essential for you to own at least one.

It can be styled in different ways depending on what suits you best or what you are more comfortable with. You can try it with a belt to give you a more defined shape or pair it with a blazer as talked about earlier. you can also wear a pair of leggings or denim pants with it or you even wear a white long sleeve shirt inside it depending on if it is a sleeveless shirt dress.  What’s more they are flattering for those still working on their mid section, the shift dress is very forgiving and flattering!

Below are images of different style ideas

 

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Wardrobe Essential 9: The Denim Shirt

 If you don’t already have a denim shirt, then go and get one now. You don’t necessarily need a dressy or busy one, all you need is a basic denim shirt that you can pair with anything. Why are they a wardrobe essential? Because they are denim, which makes them classic and comfy. And styling them is so easy because they go with pretty much everything.

Either you pair them with denim pants or skirt for that denim on denim look, pair it with leggings or pants, pair it with a pencil skirt or full skirt, or for some layering with a dress, it is definitely a wardrobe must have.Below are a few examples

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Wardrobe Essential 10: The Maxi Dress

Maxi dresses are perfect for every lady regardless of the body type. The breezy silhouette and comfortable feel makes it the perfect outfit for the summer or warm climates all year long and a standard wardrobe essential. It is certainly confers on you al level of lady like sophistication
One unique fashion guide about maxi’s is that they require little or no styling.

Below are images for style inspiration

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Now what we have done in the last 3 weeks is to lay the foundation, there’s more  to a wardrobe.What are dresses, skirts and tops without accessories? Bags, jewellery, belts,hats  etc are equally important! Stay tuned and we will keep you posted on those.

 

Article modified by Ayodotun Rotimi Akinfenwa   from vanestylesr.blogspot.com.ng led by Celebrity Stylist, Veronica Odeka. You should check them out, they’ve got great styling tips so you can make the most of your wardrobe and budget.

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