Here’s What You Need For A Minimalist Wardrobe
Nowadays, many people often find themselves with closets full of clothes they never wear. It’s easy to see something a store and buy it on a whim without thinking about if you’re ever going to actually wear it. However, it’s a lot simpler, easier, and smarter to keep your wardrobe to the basics.
Keeping a minimalist wardrobe will help you save lots of money, dress better on a daily basis, pack lighter and more easily, and keep you grounded in the world of fast fashion. Having just a few good basics and statement pieces is the best way to keep your closet organized and simple, so here’s what you need to make that happen!
1. A pair of white sneakers
It’s no fun to put together a great outfit, only to be unable to find a good pair of shoes to go with it. Shoes can pull together a whole look, so having a pair of basic white sneakers is an absolute must-have.
White tennis shoes are super easy to find, and there are so many different styles. You can choose ones that work best for you, and I can promise that you’ll find yourself wearing them constantly. These simple shoes will upgrade every outfit by pulling it together effortlessly, and it will keep your shoe selection minimal and simplistic.
2. A leather jacket
This is one of those items that toes the line between basic and bold, but leather jackets are pretty simple. They’re very in style right now, and by just throwing one on over a dress or a shirt and jeans, you will instantly upgrade that outfit and make it super trendy and fashionable.
Finding one that fits you right can be tricky, but I’ve found that this is a good basic that will help you to dress up bland outfits and look ready for every occasion. If you’re looking for statement pieces that can still go with lots of outfits, this is an iconic one that will help you remain minimalistic.
3. A black mini skirt
Pretty much anything goes with a simple, black mini skirt. Eternally elegant and classy, you can pair with any style of shirt, and you can wear it no matter what the season is. In the winter, dress it with a pit of black tights and a jacket to make it appropriate for the cooler weather.
It also can be worn casually or in a more professional environment, so it’s extremely versatile. A black mini skirt can upgrade whatever kind of outfit you’re creating, even though it might seem like basic clothing.
4. A neutral-toned dress
Much like the black mini skirt, a simple, neutral-colored dress is a go-to for every occasion. It’s so easy to dress up with fun jewelry, great shoes, or a new hairstyle. Having any sort of plain dress in your wardrobe will upgrade your style and will always make you look super put together.
Also, if you opt for a mini dress or one with straps instead of sleeves, you can pair it with a cardigan or plain shirt to change things up and make it ready for whatever weather awaits you outside.
5. A white shirt (or a few)
If you want to keep a minimalistic wardrobe, it is so important to have at least one white shirt. It could be in any style; tank top, t-shirt, long-sleeve, button down, scoop neck… the list goes on and on. Whatever style and shape of shirt fits you best, I guarantee that you can find it in white.
Having a few different styles is ideal, but any kind of white shirt can be paired with almost anything. It goes with every basic clothing item, and your wardrobe really isn’t complete without at least one.
6. A good pair of straight-leg jeans
Jeans can be paired with almost anything, and they work for every season. Straight-leg jeans, in particular, are an essential part of your wardrobe. This basic item can be worn regularly or rolled and can upgrade even the simplest of tops.
Whether it’s a tank top, long sleeve, t-shirt, or sweater, straight-leg jeans go with literally everything and it’s an easy go-to when you’re trying to keep your style minimal and classy.
7. Black boots
Black boots are super in style right now, and they’re a staple piece of fashion to have in your wardrobe. Black goes with almost everything, and a pair of cute boots can instantly upgrade a simple outfit and make it trendy and fashion forward.
These are very customizable and can be found in so many different styles, depending on what you like and where your taste in fashion falls. Like white sneakers, this is a shoe that can be paired with so much, so you won’t have to keep buying shoes to go with every outfit; now you can minimize your shoe collection!
8. A chunky cardigan
While I would personally opt for a white one, any color cardigan can change the whole vibe of you outfit in an instant. Oversized sweaters can be both comfortable and trendy, and it will instantly turn any look into one that’s warm and cute.
This basic piece is something that you need in your closet at all times, and you can make it your own! Choose whatever style and color cardigan suits you best and snag it for chilly days to make a summer outfit instantly ready for any season.
9. Black leggings or yoga pants
As stated earlier, black goes with everything! Having a cozy pair of black bottoms will help you stay comfortable and simplistic; they can be worn in so many different situations, and they’re a wardrobe essential for literally everyone.
Whichever style is cozier is the one you should go with; some people prefer yoga pants while some would opt for leggings. Either way, they’re a great asset to your minimalist wardrobe and an everyday must-have.