10 Must-Have Wardrobe Essentials For All Seasons

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10 Must-Have Wardrobe Essentials For All Seasons


As you all are well aware that fashion is not constant. Trends keep on changing every now and then. Therefore we bring you 10 wardrobe essentials that are evergreen and will last a lifetime. These pieces are versatile and can be paired with everything.

Check out these 10 fashion essentials from dresses to bottoms to footwear. Invest in these staple pieces and create your look according to the occasion by dressing up or down.

Little Black Dress (LBD)

Having a trusted LBD is a must in your wardrobe. An LBD is a versatile piece of clothing that can be worn as formal wear and for parties. You can dress it up or down according to the occasion by accessorizing it correctly.

L to R: Marsplayer Sara Mehra and Pankita rocking in an LBD

Style Tip: An important point to keep in mind while purchasing an LBD is to know your body type. Knowing your body type helps you select the right silhouette.

A Basic White and a Black T-shirt

A basic white and a black t-shirt is a must-have in your wardrobe. This quintessential piece of clothing is a wardrobe essential because it can be worn any day of the year and goes with almost everything.

Jacqueline Fernandes looking all casual and comfy in a black t-shirt and blue jeans

Put your basic solid colored t-shirt to work by pairing it with statement pieces like printed shorts, flared pants and more.

Marsplayer Deeksha Rana paired her White t-shirt with black jeans

Dark Wash Skinny Jeans

Skinny jeans are an evergreen piece of clothing. Therefore, it is essential to have a classic pair of dark-washed skinny jeans in your wardrobe.

Shraddha Kapoor in a dark wash skinny jeans
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Choose those pair of jeans which are sans-embellished and are plain and simple.

Take inspiration from Deepika Padukone in a classic mid-wash skinny jeans
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A pair of jeans can be dressed up or down according to the occasion and looks good on everyone.

Black or Nude Pumps

A classic pair of black or nude pumps is timeless and perfect for your 9 to 5 jobs and your parties afterward. A pair of pumps go well with all kinds of clothing be it jeans or dresses.

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Alia Bhatt paired her black pumps with a white pantsuit

Add a pair of pumps to your outfit to amp up your look and look glamorous.

Style Tip: Opt for pointed-toe styles, as they not only look good but also make your legs look longer and leaner.

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Gigi Hadid in a monochrome look with nude-colored heels

White Shirt

There is no other quintessential wardrobe essential that you can fall back on than a crisp white button-down shirt. The timeless white color adds a touch of elegance to your collection and it is as essential as it is versatile. A white shirt is a perfect pick for every mood. As much as being a foundation piece in your closet, it also goes well with the bolder outfits you keep adding over time.

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Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt twinning in a white shirt
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Pair it with denim shorts and sneakers for a casual day look. For a glammed look wear your white shirt with your favorite jeans or skirt and heels. You can also add a denim jacket or a blazer over it to take the look up a notch.

All-time favorite Kurta

Any Indian wardrobe is incomplete without a classic kurta. Kurtas are essential amongst other outfits for women. Pair your kurta with jeans for a casual look. You can also team it up with relaxed palazzos for a more stylish look.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan paired her kurta with white palazzo pants for a casual look

A pair of Kolhapuri flats, small earrings, and a tote bag are enough to round off your look and make you look fabulous.  

Ballet Flats

There’s a reason why everyone from Anushka Sharma to Audrey Hepburn are a fan of a good pair of ballet flats. A pair of ballet flats are essential for your wardrobe. They’re not only chic but also a savior for your feet as they are super comfortable.

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Anushka Sharma in ballet flats

Wear a pair of ballet flats to dress up your jeans and shirt combo. And you can also pair your flats with your cocktail dress for a party and look all fab and comfortable!

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Audrey Hepburn in black ballet flats


A pair of cool sneakers is another thing you need to add on your wardrobe essentials list. Apart from being comfortable, sneakers look super stylish. Pair it with your favorite denim or your t-shirt dress to add that extra dose of cool factor to your look.

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Marsplayers Debby and Shivika Bhandari paired their sneakers to create an uber-cool look

Black Jeggings

Another closet staple is a pair of black jeggings. Black jeggings can be worn with anything and everything. A pair of black jeggings are a true Monday-through-Sunday staple and can be worn to work as well as to a brunch.

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Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner in their all-time favorite black jeggings

Denim Jacket

A denim jacket is a classic layering garment that can be worn at any time of the year, be it winters or summers. Choose one in a medium wash shade as it is the most versatile option available.

L to R: Marsplayer Sneh paired her denim jacket with a white t-shirt and a pair of ripped jeans, Marsplayer Mansi Singh styled her denim jacket with a printed dress

Style Tip: Choose a denim jacket that fits accurately on your shoulders but has a lot of room available for sweaters or summer dresses to be worn underneath.

These were some wardrobe essentials that are a must-have in your wardrobe.

Do you have all these essential pieces in your wardrobe? Also, let us know about some other fundamental pieces that can be added to this list according to you.

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