5 Everyday Pieces to Add to Your Wardrobe Now

Street style look with rag and bone ripped denim, boots and hat, Ferragamo bag, Aritzia sweater, ray-bans
Street style with rag and bone hat, and ray ban sungalsses

I love shopping and adding new pieces to my wardrobe as much as any girl, but for all the day to day stuff I keep a pretty minimal wardrobe. Over the last few years of my life I’ve gone through 4 moves in 5 years (1 cross country), and have travelled several times for 3+ weeks with only a carry-on luggage. This has taught me a lot about streamlining my wardrobe and the beauty of simplicity and minimalism. Though my journeys, I’ve learned that less is more and loving what you have in your closet is so much more important that have lots and lots of nothing you’ll never wear.

5 Everyday Fashion Essentials for your Wardrobe

1. Skinny Black Jeans

A great pair of of skinny black jeans can take you almost anywhere. They’re versatile enough so that you can dress them up or down by pairing them with everything from the elegant blouse to a plain white t-shirt. My favourite are these Rag and Bone ripped denim. They’re effortlessly chic and and so comfortable that they’ve travelled the world with me.

2. Black Ankle Boots

Like a great pair of black skinnies, a solid pair of black ankle boots are a staple for any wardrobe. When it comes to shoes I always say make the investment and spend the money. While style is important, quality and comfort are key to making sure you’ll actually wear your boots (because God knows how many pair for beautiful, but uncomfortable shoes we all own and never wear), as well making sure they’ll last.  Can you believe I’ve had these Rag and Bone Newbury Boots for almost 3 years? They’re my go to boots and I wear them all the time. But with proper care, I have to say they’re still in pretty darn good shape.

3.  A Well Fitted Hat

Rainy day, windy day, bad hair day? This is my chic solution. A good hat is so handy to have when travelling, or if you just want to look cool. This Rag and Bone Fedora is my go-to hat. It protects my hairstyle from rain, wind, and humidity all while being the perfect accessory.

4. Sunglasses

When you’re too lazy for a makeup a good pair of sunnies will pull you together. Thrown on a pair of sunglasses and little lipstick and you’re ready to go. My everyday pair are the Ray-Ban Clubmasters. They are a classic style that has a perfect blend of old school and new school.

5. A Functional Bag

Nothing like a good hand bag to finish off a look. Personally, I like to travel light,  so this Ferragamo Cross Body Bag is perfect for me. It fits my basic necessities: wallet, phone and lipstick. But depending on your style, you might need something a little bigger to have it be functional enough hold other day-to-day items. What I love about this little bag is it takes me from day to night easily, and coverts to both a clutch and a fanny pack (though I can’t say I’ve ever worn it as one.  😛 )

Easy to wear every day with ripped jeans and sweater

Full outfit details:

Top: Babaton Hiram Sweater by Aritzia
Bottom: Black Denim by Rag and Bone
Shoes: Newbury Boots by Rag and Bone
Hat: Fedora by Rag and Bone
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban Clubmasters
Bag: Ferragamo Miss Vara Bag

One of my fave daily looks, ripped jeans paired with a cute sleeveless sweater. Click for outfit details...
One of my fave daily looks, ripped jeans paired with a cute sleeveless sweater. Rag and Bone jeans and hat, Aritzia sweater, Ferragamo Bag
Having a good foundation of pieces for your wardrobe makes everyday dressing so much easier. What are the favourites in your closet? Share them with me below in the comments!

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  • Shannon Graham
    March 2, 2017

    I’ve always said that black is a staple color throughout the majority of seasons. You can never go wrong with it!

  • WhispersInspire
    March 2, 2017

    I adore this look. I will have to bookmark it for when I get back to the old me. LOVE it.

  • Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    March 2, 2017

    I love this post. I can’t live without a good bag. I need to be able to carry around all my stuff and also look awesome. 😉

  • Vera Sweeney
    March 2, 2017

    These are all great picks. I know you don’t have it on your list, but I am DIGGING the hat! That’s my fave.

  • Dogvills
    March 3, 2017

    These are awesome picks and I love your style! I love the jeans and the hat.

  • My Teen Guide
    March 3, 2017

    You look very chick. I like your stye and your choice of outfit.

  • reviewsbykathy.com
    March 3, 2017

    This outfit is so cute and stylish. I do not have good taste or a cute go to outfit. I need to find one similar to this!!

  • melissa
    March 3, 2017

    I need a functional bag. My current bag is very dysfunctional. Everything spills out of it and I need a bigger one!

  • Ann Bacciaglia
    March 3, 2017

    I need to get some new skinny jeans for Spring. I love your hat. It is perfect for Spring time weather.

  • Victoria Heckstall
    March 3, 2017

    I like the bag, it’s small but very stylish. your outfit is cute 🙂

  • Christy Garrett
    March 3, 2017

    I love your outfit. I need to get some new jeans, most of mine are way too big. I always struggle when it comes to finding the right outfits too.

  • Lesha
    March 3, 2017

    I love all of these ideas, especially a well fitted hat. I have a huge collection of hats! – HilLesha

  • Destany
    March 3, 2017

    All of these are great ideas! I’m not much for wearing sunglasses, but I completely agree on the functional bag! Having one is a must.

  • Krystal
    March 4, 2017

    Skinny black jeans look good on EVERYONE! I always need sunglasses here in Florida so that’s a good tip too.

  • Wear black and you’ve won me over. I really love this look.

  • chubskulit
    March 4, 2017

    That’s a very cute outfit that you are wearing. I am not a nig fan of shredded pants/jeans but you rocked it.

  • Stephanie Pass
    March 6, 2017

    This is a cute outfit! My daughter has boot like this and wears them as often as she can.

  • Notorious Spinks
    March 10, 2017

    You are rocking those items. I definitely need the skinny jeans and black ankle boots. I really need to find a boot company that specialize in wide width. – yolonda

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