13 Essentials a College Girl Needs for a Well Rounded Closet
You’re finally stepping into a world you’ve always dreamt of. No uniforms, no plaits in ribbons, and no supervisors measuring the length of your skirt! Out come the coolest jeans, dresses and tops. But sooner or later, you’re going to hit the "I don’t know what to wear" phase. For times like these, we’ve got your back! To keep you ashore when you think your fashion ship is sinking, we’ve compiled a list of 13 absolute essentials to have in your wardrobe, that will up your style game without having to worry about "What’s in Trend”. These might sound basic, but are actually your baesics! Here are the only pieces you need to keep your away from the fashion rut!
When in doubt, wear sneakers! Dresses, jeans, skirts, or shorts, a pair of white sneakers go with absolutely everything! It even holds true for any color combination as well. Moreover, you’ve got a canvas to play around it. Add cool colourful laces, or switch your laces with ribbons, and you’ve got yourself a brand new shoe! A white sneaker is your solution to your footwear fix. [Image: pastemagazine.com]
A selection of basic T-shirts is a must to have in your closet. Make sure you have atleast one each in white, black, blue and grey to fix any styling issue you face. Pair them as is with your jeans, shorts and skirts, wear them with a pantsuit, over your dresses to give them a spin or layered under any jacket or kimono and you’re all set for just about any outing [Image: pinterest.com]
A Pair of Dark Wash Jeans
A pair of dark-wash jeans will never go out of style. Whether you’re dressing up or down for the day, this piece of clothing ca be your go-to! Find your perfect fit, and there’s absolutely no stopping you from looking like the bomb dot com! [Image: repertoirefashion.com]
We couldn’t go without mentioning this in our essentials list. A shift dress works almost any occasion and can be styled in the coolest of ways. Unlike those tight fitting silhouettes, a shift dress gives you enough breathing room for the hotter-than usual college days. [Image: tobi.com]
For days when you like working the desi-diva look, a kurta is going to be your BFF. Style it with a pair of pallazos, straight pants, with cropped or cuffed jeans or simply go bottom-less, add on a belt and wear it like a dress, the options are innumberable!
The IT accessories from the 90’s is back and how! Oversized or small, minimal or OTT, there are hoops out there for every occassion and mood. Pair these with absolutely anything, and you’ve got your accessory game on point!
For times when you’re feeling your inner diva and want to dress to the nines, reach out to a pair of block heels. Sexy and supremely comfortable, these will keep shoe-bite free even after all the walking you’re going to do around campus![Image: shopversona.com]
A Crisp White Shirt
In the words of dear Posh Cat, aka, Victoria Beckham, "if in doubt, anything looks good with a white shirt" Let your inner-stylist out and we are sure you’ll end up wearing it in ways more than you might have imagined! For starters, here are 5 ways to style it! [Image: starsunfolded]
A denim jacket is a timeless piece. It hasn’t and it never will go out of style. Throw it over your pretty evening dress or team it with jeans or leggings, a perfect add on to your otherwise dull outfit. Make sure you take an up size to make room for the winter layering for future. [Image: mrporter.com]
Mirror mirror on the wall, should I wear denim everyday, all year long? Oh yeah! Definitely. Not a day is going to be a bad-dressed day with a denim shirt in your closet. Need we say more! [Image: thisissome.wordpress.com]
For those sweaty, sunny days, nothing can beat the comfort of flat shoes. Make sure you have a mix of Ballet flats, thong slippers and slides so you’ve got every outfit and every occasion covered!
There’s no such thing as too many sunglasses but having atleast one is an absolute essential. These sun-protectors come in so many different colors and sizes making it difficult to choose just one out of them. We recommend a round frame one simply because you just cannot go wrong with them regardless of your face type. [Image: amazon.co.jp]
One to keep all your emergency equips in one place. Take your pick as per your preference and comfort zone. It can be a tote, crossbody or backpack; your choice but a having a bag is mandatory. Period!