By Tonaé Lee
With the new season upon us, it’s time to revamp and recharge our wardrobe. Keeping things stylish and of course sustainable, let’s start by analyzing your current wardrobe. Sort items that no longer serve you before adding more pieces. Gently worn items can be donated, consigned or resold via selling apps, like OfferUp or Poshmark, to minimize waste and clutter. Here are 10 pieces that will keep you looking chic and stylish all season long.
- Beret (hat)
Also known as the “painter’s hat.” This timeless piece adds a little spunk to any look. Wear it to add a pop of color to your look, or coordinate with a top that has a matching print.
- Shield style frames
Stylish and efficient. From the classic Oakley frame to fashionable goggles.These frames aren’t only for winter activities, they are not the perfect accessory to any outfit on a windy day.
- Custom Sculpted Earrings
You are a walking billboard, why not wear custom pieces while you’re at it. Sport your name, zodiac sign, or favorite phrase with your favorite outfit. Companies such as Poor Style Rich Fashion offer customization for earrings that are sure to add to your look. Located in Baltimore, they offer consultations for creating the perfect earrings for you.
- Oversized knit scarfs
One word: COZY! Plush and comfortable, oversized knit scarfs are perfect for this breezy weather upon us. It’s the perfect staple piece.
- Puffer Jackets
It’s not just a NYC thing. Puffer jackets are great for keeping the warmth in. Our current favorite is the new Puffer Jacket from the latest Telfar x Moose Knuckles Collaboration. Cute and sustainable chic.
- Wrap Coats
For those of us who aren’t ready to go big, like a Puffer jacket, we can stay stylish and warm with a plush lined wrap coat. Accentuating any shape, this coat is perfect for dressing up or keeping it casual.
- Fitted blazers
Blazers are for both work and play. Perfect with slacks for work, and denim for after hours. Blazers come in all lengths and fits. Military style is a personal favorite.
- Cashmere sweaters
The material speaks for itself, literally. Cashmere can sometimes be a bit pricey, but it’s a splurge well worth it. You can find a nice cashmere sweater at your local department stores. These tops are paired well with just about anything. If you haven’t started sweater shopping, now is the perfect time to grab yours.
- Leather Bottoms
Let’s spice things up! Leather, real or faux, is a great staple to add some drama to any look. Trousers, shorts and skirts, any length, is a subtle but eye-catching staple piece. Match your leathers. Find a matching bag or shoe to take your look to the next level!
- LBB (Little Black Boots)
The little black dress will forever be a fan favorite, but what about boots? We sometimes forget how chic boots can be. From square to peep toe, the versatility is endless. Fashion brand, Hanifa, just released their new “Zoe Boot.” The perfect blend of classic and modern.
Starting with any of these pieces will help you create the perfect look for any occasion.
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