11 Pieces of Clothing That Will Never Go Out of Style

Stock up, gals

Listen: We’re all about fun new trends, but don’t you always feel better about splurging a little more on things that will have a place in your closet for years? Here, 11 classics you can count on to stay chic.

The Only 15 Items You Need to Build the Perfect Wardrobe

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A Khaki Trench

With a pencil skirt and pumps during the week and boyfriend jeans and sneaks over the weekend, it’ll work around the clock.

Get the look: Zara ($79); Club Monaco ($229); Burberry ($1,795)

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Ciao Christiana

Slightly Cropped Black Pants

Show just a hint of ankle for full, elegant effect.

Get the look: Gap ($56); J.Crew ($90); Banana Republic ($120)

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Penny Pincher Fashion

A Wrap Dress

There’s a reason DVF is obsessed with these—they’re pretty much universally flattering.

Get the look: Anne Klein ($99); Lauren Ralph Lauren ($140); DVF ($468)

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Brooklyn Blonde

A White Button-down

Borrowed from the boys and oh so versatile.

Get the look: Old Navy ($18); Ann Taylor ($70); Madewell ($72)

A Black Or Navy Blazer

Professional without being as stuffy as a full-blown suit.

Get the look: Avec Les Filles ($55); Vince Camuto ($98); Theory ($425)

A Neutral Pencil Skirt

Blazers, blouses, sweaters—this thing will go with everything.

Get the look: Chelsea28 ($69); J.Crew ($80); Eileen Fisher ($158)

A Denim Jacket

You don’t have to pair it with an entirely blue look, but it’s not a bad idea.

Get the look: Levi's ($65); AG ($215); Frame ($375)

A Little Black Dress

A closet MVP of sorts.

Get the look: Bardot ($95); Norma Kamali ($125); T by Alexander Wang ($375)

A Striped Shirt Of Any Kind

The French look sticks around.

Get the look: Everlane ($25); Splendid ($45); Amour Vert ($88)

A Solid Shirtdress

Easy, breezy and effortlessly chic. It’s spring and summer's best friend.

Get the look: Zara ($30); Cos ($115); DVF ($348)

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Bisous Natasha

A Black Turtleneck

And then there’s autumn’s best friend.

Get the look: Sisley ($50); Majestic Filatures ($90); Vince ($135)

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Sarah Stiefvater

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Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...
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