10 Must-Have Wardrobe Basics Every Woman Needs To Own

Can we tell you a secret? Sometimes less can be more, especially when it comes to your wardrobe! When you have a solid capsule wardrobe, filled with timeless, classic clothing, you don’t need as many individual pieces—which is a win-win! Below are our top 10 essential items we think give you a solid base wardrobe to build on for some fabulous outfits! Keep reading!

1. Little Black Dress

The famous LBD—made popular by every famous fashion icon ever (like these iconic ones worn by Princess Di or Audrey Hepburn)! The great thing about a little black dress is that it’s not about having one particular style, it’s about having a classic black dress that you know always makes you feel good—it can be a shift, a-line, mini or bodycon! It’s totally up to you!

Fayma's pick

Meeting Dress FIII04001

2. Pencil Skirt

A pencil skirt is a chic, flattering silhouette that is appropriate for a variety of occasions (which is why it is a wardrobe staple!) A pencil skirt can take you from day to night or from work to play seamlessly—just add or subtract a few accessories.

Fayma's pick

Bohema Skirt FII01002

3. Wrap Dress

A wrap just might be one of the most flattering pieces of clothing ever created. The wrap effect cinches you at the smallest part of your waist giving a sleek, svelte silhouette! Make sure to have this comfy and chic piece in your closet.

Fayma's pick

Little Secret Long Sleeve Dress FIII07010

4. Basic Black or White T-shirts

A plain white (or black) tee can take you far! Whether crew neck or v-neck, you need a couple good quality tees in your wardrobe because they are so versatile. These can form the foundation of all kinds of outfits and that’s why they are a must-have!

Fayma's pick

Base Short Sleeve Top FI04011

5. Classic Blazer

A structured blazer is a timeless piece that will never go out of style. A neutral tone like black or grey is a must, particularly for more corporate settings but you can also try having fun with a blazer in a bright color!

Fayma's pick

Claudia Blazer FVII01005

6. Trusty Blouse

Like a blazer, a good quality blouse is another timeless piece. Every woman should have a blouse or two in her wardrobe that can be paired with anything from a pencil skirt to tailored trousers to jeans! The possibilities are endless!

Fayma's pick

Merida Wide Shirt FI08010

7. Light Cardigan

Whether it’s for those cool summer nights or a transitioning piece between seasons, a lightweight cardigan is definitely a wardrobe essential. It also works as the perfect layering piece under your coats and jackets in the colder months!

Fayma's pick

Magic Wave Cardigan FVI02004

8. Black Trousers

This is another business casual staple that is always good to have in your closet. It goes with anything which means you can always throw these on when you’re in a bind (as a bonus timesaver—trying buying a pair that doesn’t need ironing!

Fayma's pick

Adagio Pants FIV05005

9. Shorts

A pair of shorts, especially for the warmer months is essential! And luckily, the style of shorts is completely up to you! Go with what makes you comfortable and also what is most appropriate for your lifestyle. After all, if you spend your days running around behind kids for example, tiny denim shorts might not be the best idea but tailored high-waisted ones might be!

Fayma's pick

Exciting Race Shorts FIV06002

10. Tank Tops

Just like you plain tees, tank tops are the perfect foundation or layering piece. They can go under many of the pieces we mentioned above—your classic blazer, your light cardigan, a sheer blouse and much, much more!

Fayma's pick

Hidden Candy Tank Top FI02004