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27 Wardrobe Basics You Need in Your 30s, From Someone Who Knows
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27 Wardrobe Basics You Need in Your 30s, From Someone Who Knows

I turned 36 in December, and while I have curated my wardrobe staples over the years, I think I've finally settled on a capsule of the below 27 items. Now, well into my 30s, I think it's safe to say I'm happy with these pieces and I would never switch any of them out for anything else. Yes, newer additions come and go, but these are the ones I wear regularly. I've not included items like skirts or wedding guest dresses because as I've mentioned, this is about getting dressed daily, rather than for those special events. This list isn't about items that are nice to have. This list isn't about trends, either. This list is all about pieces that will last in your wardrobe, and whenever you wear them, they will make you feel good. Everything I've featured below are items I own (and where that...
6 Spring Basics That Pair Perfectly With Any Pair of Jeans You Own
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6 Spring Basics That Pair Perfectly With Any Pair of Jeans You Own

Basics could easily be considered the backbones of a wardrobe. It’s these simple pieces that are highly versatile and more or less act as the building blocks to help balance out the perfect outfit. We routinely share with you some of the key basics fashion people rely on. And today, we thought we’d focus on those spring basics that pair flawlessly with any pair of jeans you own.In reality, just about any basic top, sweater, or jacket could team well with denim, but the edit coming your way specifically features those trend-forward basics that are particularly noteworthy for the season. With all that in mind, keep scrolling to check out the knits, shirts, and more that work well with skinny jeans, straight-leg cuts, and wide-leg silhouettes. Oh, there’s also a range of visual and shoppin...
5 Affordable Spring Basics That Will Make You Look Chicer
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5 Affordable Spring Basics That Will Make You Look Chicer

It's somewhat of an urban legend nowadays that you need to spend a lot of money to be considered chic. In the past decade, the high-low trend has emerged, vintage shopping has reached peak popularity, and gushing to your friends about something affordable you just scored is no longer considered low-brow. In fact, it's said cheap thrills that can actually make your entire outfit feel more on-trend and expensive.Whether it's the addition of a great blouse or cool sandals, sometimes low-cost basics are what end up standing out most in your outfit (and nobody would ever guess was actually affordable). There are a few affordable essentials that almost always fall into this category—from the jumper style that makes your jeans-and–a-T-shirt outfit sing to the coolest jewellery style to own thi...
Banana Republic Expanded the True Hues Basics Collection to 11 Neutral Shades
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Banana Republic Expanded the True Hues Basics Collection to 11 Neutral Shades

Banana Republic's True Hues collection is where you can find all your staple pieces in neutral hues, and we're stocking up. At the moment, we're looking for good layering pieces, and finding good, affordable options can sometimes feel like a big task. That is, until now. The collection has been expanded to include 11 shades, making it even easier to find your match. Whether you're looking for the perfect everyday T-shirt or a camisole that can layer under anything, these 11 shades were made for everyone. Plus, there's a bodysuit that our closets are practically begging for. Keep reading to shop the collection! Related: Zara Has All the Matching Sets You'll Want to Live an...
These 19 Spring Basics Are Exactly What I Want to Be Wearing Right Now
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These 19 Spring Basics Are Exactly What I Want to Be Wearing Right Now

It might still be Baltic outside, but our editors are now in full 'spring' mode, bringing you our take on the spring trends that are worth buying into and combing through all the new collections to bring you tight edits of the best pieces out there. Our shopping editor Joy Montgomery has already created this epic overview of the strongest items on the high street right now, but there was one collection which I thought deserved a little extra attention. Mango has become a firm favourite within the fashion crowd over the last few years, responding to what is trending to the higher echelons of design, putting its own spin on Instagram trends and working with the likes of Camille Charrière, Giorgia Tordini and Pernille Teisbaek. Mango might have pivoted several years ago to be a more Instag...
The Complete Capsule: Our List of the Best Basics Money Can Buy
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The Complete Capsule: Our List of the Best Basics Money Can Buy

Behind every immaculate outfit or fabulous wardrobe, is an arsenal of reliable basics. It's all well and good having the latest It bag or trend piece, but getting dressed will always be difficult if you don't have the foundations right too. Once you find the perfect black blazer, pair of jeans or pair of ankle boots, you never need to find another one again. So it's worth putting in the time to find the best versions of these staples—when you own the perfect jumper or white shirt, there's no need for mediocre duplicates that won't ever make you feel as good. This only-go-for-the-very-best approach to shopping not only leads to a tighter wardrobe that is made to last, but also a more polished look overall. Together, our Who What Wear editors have over 30 years of experience in the fashio...
Presenting: The 8 Basics You'll Want to Wear in 2021
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Presenting: The 8 Basics You'll Want to Wear in 2021

Ready for a fresh dose of basics? Well, seeing as you're reading Who What Wear already and you found your way into this story from the headline, I'm going to assume that's a resounding yes. There's no question that we're keen on wardrobe basics here seeing as we're always discussing them and highlighting where to find the best versions. So you didn't think we'd skip the opportunity to report on the latest batch of basics for the new year, did you?Nope, we're taking this chance to talk about the best basics 2021 has in store for us, and—news flash—they're really good. From the updated suiting separates we've been seeing on the S/S 21 runways to the cardigans that fashion girls have already begun wearing nonstop, continue on to discover the eight new staples you're about to see a lot more...
31 Special Zara Basics I'd Wear Throughout 2021
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31 Special Zara Basics I'd Wear Throughout 2021

There have been many occasions in which I've needed something last minute so I just impulse-order it from Zara. It's great for that. But these days, without many trips and events to shop for, I'm perusing Zara for basics more than anything else. The beauty of Zara basics is that they have a wide variety of both "boring" (in a good way) and special options. I prefer the latter, so let's discuss.2021 is probably still going to be weird but one thing is for sure—we're all going to need basics to wear. This is always the case. Zara excels at designing basics with a twist. By that, I mean that an item may have pretty jewelled buttons, or an interesting shape, or a cool asymmetrical detail—anything that sets it apart from all the millions of other basics on the market. This attention to detai...