We are all too familiar with impulse buys that we may or may not feel guilty of. It’s okay, we get it. At that point of time, that pair of thigh-high leather booties with threaded embroidery seems like something you need in your life. However, we all need to establish the building blocks of your wardrobe before you get carried away with your frivolous indulgences. Check with our list to see if you’re have one of these essentials, or if you wish to update an existing whole piece to something new. Be our guest!

1) The LBD

Image 3 of ASOS Midi Skater Dress With High Neck

ASOS
Midi Skater Dress With High Neck
Though we might all know this, this is a constant reminder to all the ladies out there to have at least a little black dress in their wardrobe. It is versatile in many setting with something as simple as adding a lightweight scarf or wearing a pair of heels.

2) White Button-Up

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JACK WILLS
Classic Oxford Shirt

A plain white shirt basically goes well with anything. There is a range of styles made in different materials to suit every type of girl. Wear it fitted, or opt for a looser wear. Look out for brands which produce the classic white shirts with small details that make you stand out from the rest.

3) Go-to Skinny Jeans

Image 1 of Levi's Innovation Mid Rise Super Skinny Jeans

Levi
Innovation Mid Rise Super Skinny Jeans

A darker wash is recommended if you ever invest of quality jeans as the darkness would suit a slightly more upscale soirée if need be. Also do place extra emphasis on the cutting and fit of the jeans to accentuate your curves.

4) Tailored Pantsuit

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OASIS
Tailored Ponte Blazer

A pantsuit consists of two clothing staples which you can wear separately – a fitted black blazer and a pair of matching black pants. Donning on a pantsuit definitely incites power and confidence which is great in the workplace. A blazer separately, can change a casual outfit to look formal, while a pair of fitted work pants can’t go wrong as a daily essential.

5) Light-Weight Outerwear

Image 1 of Warehouse Denim Jacket

WAREHOUSE
Denim Jacket

Layering in a tropical country such as ours is almost ridiculous. But still, don’t let it be a limitation. Have at least a variety of lightweight outerwears like a denim jacket, a basic cardigan or even a leather jacket to break the fashion routine once in a while. A tip is to wear something breathable inside, before throwing a jacket over.

6) Chunky Sweater

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ASOS
Chunky Jumper In Cotton With Stitch Detail

It is always a good idea to own a pretty pullover on days you don’t feel like dressing up. Think of being slobby chic, where you don’t comprise on looking food and feeling comfortable.

7) High Heel Black Pumps

Image 1 of Faith Cadles Black Court Shoes

Faith Cadles
Black Court Shoes

It is amazing how a look can be elevated with just putting on a pair of high heels pumps. Black is preferred as we all know, black is a timeless and goes well with everything.

8) Work Flats

Image 1 of ASOS LAGUNA Pointed Ballet Flats

ASOS
LAGUNA Pointed Ballet Flats

The point of owning a pair of work flats is to give you a more comfortable option for your feet in a formal environment. A staple a girl should have to the sake of her feet!

9) Cross Body Bag

Image 3 of Monki Mini Cross Body Saddle Bag With Gold Chain

MONKI
Cross Body Bag With Gold Chain
Cross body bags are a good idea for those who want to go hands-free during outings. Plus, it happens to be very versatile in any setting or function. Smaller than a tote, but bigger than a clutch – the cross body bag is perfect to store your essentials and yet packs a punch with its stylish statement.

10) Statement Jewellery That Is Uniquely You

Image 3 of Pieces Genia Stacked Rings

PIECES
Genia Stacked Rings

Be you own kind of icon by wearing certain kind of statement jewellery frequently. It makes you stand out from the crowd from the sea of fashion of staples and people will start noticing the small effortless quirks you put on display.