We feel like every gal should have some basic items to make sure they can build outfits around them, and make your wardrobe as amazing as it could be. Luckily, you have us to map it out for you. We chose our seven favorite basic items for two price points: expensive and a cheapier version, so you can chose if you want to invest or if you want something you can replace down the line. Shop our favorites in the gallery.
THE WHITE T-SHIRT
LOW: Current/Elliott, The Perfect Tee, $88, view at Current/Elliott.
HIGH: The Row, Stilton Jersey T-shirt, $280, view at My Theresa.
THE LEATHER JACKET
LOW: Zara, Leather Jacket, $279, view at Zara.
HIGH: Schott NYC, Perfecto Black Lambskin Leather Jacket, $680, view at Schott NYC.
THE BLACK ANKLE BOOT
LOW: Zara, High-Heeled Patent Bootie, $119, view at Zara.
HIGH: Calvin Klein, Suede Resin Heel Ankle Boot, $995, view at Calvin Klein.
THE SMOKING SLIPPER
LOW: Sole Society, Mia Loafer, $64.95, view at Nordstrom.
HIGH: Del Toro, Black Suede Slipper, $325, view at Del Toro.
THE CROSS BODY BAG
LOW: Kate Spade, Mandy Dome Cross Body Bag, $228, view at Shopbop.
HIGH: Prada, Saffiano Lux Crossbody Bag, $960, view at Nieman Marcus.
THE A-LINE SKIRT
LOW: Topshop, Patch Picket A-Line Skirt, $58, view at Nordstrom.
HIGH: Sonia Rykiel, A-line denim skirt, $530, view at Saks Fifth Avenune.