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Timeless Style Trends – Style Staples 101

As promised, here is the list of  the ‘TOP 40 Timeless Style Trends’, the ‘wardrobe essentials list’ that we, at HOWtoSTYLEme , have come up with. This list of timeless style staples is in no particular order and, as we mentioned before, it isn’t carved in stone. It is meant to be adapted to your own particular body shape and personal clothes style…

10099264_sHigh quality style staples make a perfect wardrobe canvas year after year. Shop for quality not quantity. So, what constitutes quality in a staple besides the material(s)? Check out the stitching, the inside lining, the zippers, and all those hidden details that aren’t obvious to most people at a glance. It’s craftsmanship that gives timeless style staples longevity and which lets them weather fashion trends.

Invest in a classic cut and color and your staples will be stylish for decades to come. You’ll have an interchangeable wardrobe of style staples that will be a no-brainer and a morning time-saver. It will also save you costly fashion mistakes because nothing is more expensive than an item that you never wear and it’s sitting in your closet!

So, use this list of  timeless style trends as a guide to forming or reinforcing your own style identity.

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‘TOP 40 TIMELESS STYLE STAPLES’ 
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DRESSES AND  SKIRTS

The Little Black Dress (LBD)

The Little White Dress (LWD)

 A-line Dress

Evening Dress

Tailored Two-piece Suit

Black Pencil or Straight Skirt

SWEATERS, JACKETS AND COATS

Trench Coat

Statement Coat

Black Blazer or Chanel Jacket

Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Boyfriend Cardigan

Cashmere Sweater

PANTS , JEANS AND SHORTS

Quality Dark Blue Boot-Cut Jeans

Basic Tailored Black Pants

Cigarette Pants

TOPS, SHIRTS AND BLOUSES

Sleeveless Top

Turtleneck

Fitted Button-down White Shirt

Basic Long Sleeve T-Shirt

Basic Short Sleeve T-Shirt

-Tank top / Camisole

ACCESSORIES

SHOES

Basic Black Pumps

Stilettos

Black Ballet Fats/Simple Flats

Sassy Nude Sandals

Plain Black Leather Boots/ Booties

Converse sneakers

HANDBAGS

Black Hobo/ Tote Bag

Clutch Bag / Minaudière (petit bag)

OTHER STYLE STAPLES

Red Lipstick & perfume

Big Chanel Pearls

Diamond Studs

Gold or silver hoop Earrings

Men’s watch (oversized watch)

Aviator Sunglasses

Black Tights

Swimsuit Underwear  

-Vintage, Animal Print or Signature piece-

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Mix Dressier Pieces With Casual Items…

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Thanks for hanging in there through my list of ‘Timeless Style Trends and Closet Flowchart Tips’. I hope the info will be helpful for those of you embarking on a closet detox project 🙂

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