Make It Last – Evergreen Wardrobe Essentials
Tips For Timeless And Versatile Dressing
2020 has been the year that no-one could have foreseen, with our work-social life transformed. Although the future is still murky, it is clear that long-lasting effects have been made on the way we shop and dress, with the focus shifting towards the idea of longevity. The key to evergreen dressing is investing in timeless staples that are classic, comfortable and versatile. Here are some tips on wardrobe essentials that are both stylish and adaptable, running their style course in a season or two.
Satin has transcended past a seasonal trend and become a wardrobe staple over the years. From flowy midi-skirts, shirts to mini slip dresses, silks and satins have evolved over the seasons, giving off the right amount of comfort and confidence suitable for any occasion. Pair them with casual pieces like a plain white tee for an off-duty look or stand out from the crowd with an oversized satin blazer.
Channel boudoir mood in the streets with a classic black satin slip dress that brings about relaxed elegance with its fluidity and eye-catching sheen. Suitable for a variety of styles casual to refined, complementing anything from heels to slides, such as the Black Pearly Chain Embellished Slides. Subtly seductive, chic and graceful, satin pieces are perfect as a comfort-first must-have for the modern woman.
The current fashion must-haves have been redefined by the consumers and the takeaway for the year- Comfort Reigns! So, ditch the stilettoes and invest in a good pair of block heels crafted from genuine leather that is timeless and versatile. The chunky heel construction provides for additional comfort and stability, instantly elevates your look without breaking your ankle.
A strappy block heel sandal like the Black Classic Strappy Block Heels pose all the attributes of a style hero, a must-have in a fashionista’s arsenal. This minimalistic pair with barely-there straps hug your feet at the right places. Not to mention swagging pair-with-anything versatility that is guaranteed never to date. Exude Parisian nonchalance by teaming with denim, up the whimsy by pairing them with playful neon socks to a summer outfit, or elegantly finish a tea dress for date-night.
Accessories are a powerful tool that women of style can work to pull together their otherwise plain outfit into an Instagram-worthy #ootd look. Pairing a piece of bold jewellery adds just the right amount of sass to any ensemble, serving up plenty of attitude and personality. From elongated rectangular and circular links to entwined styles such as infinity symbols—chains continue to be popular in every classification of jewellery, from dainty and feminine rings to bold and chunky necklaces.
Add an instantly subtle tough-luxe appeal to off-duty edits by complementing a chain styled bracelet with a similarly embellished pair of slides. The White Chain Embellished Crinkle Slides is an edgy stunner that brings about metallic textural interest for a look that is devastatingly stylish and effortless.
Suits and Co-Ords
When in doubt, get matching. Coordination makes for an easy pulled-together look. Deriving from 1920s androgyny to oversized 90’s blazers, suits and co-ords are the definitions of an evergreen trend. There’s no denying that the sartorial stylings of a sharp blazer and a tailored bottom exude grace and refinement. With its 2-in-1 mix-and-match ability as separates, these adaptable pieces are useful staples in a seasonless wardrobe.
Style a neutral set of co-ords with a pair of classy black heels, such as the Black Pleated Pointy Leather Heels, as a ready-built ensemble, fit for the boardroom. Come off-duty hours, remove the blazer to reveal a fitted top with tailored trousers for an effortlessly laid back yet poised look for drinks.