I Have Simple Style, and I'm Happier With My Closet After Adding These 5 Items

If you describe your style as easy yet chic, your vibe probably aligns well with Jen Andrew-Cater's style. She's a Los Angeles-based influencer that defines her day-to-day silhouette as simple. As a result, she has a wardrobe filled with elevated basics and other pared-down staples. Andrew-Cater recently added a few items to her wardrobe that she thinks have taken her style to the next level. She mentioned she's happier with her closet after adding these pieces because they're so versatile and work with a range of outfits.

Below you'll uncover Andrew-Cater's current must-haves. You'll notice everything from the skirt silhouette of the moment to a cool shoe style. Keep scrolling for more intel and visual inspiration from Andrew-Cater. If you want to add one of her essentials to your wardrobe, there are also shopping recommendations throughout. 

1. Maxi Skirt

"If you've been on social media at all, you know that maxi skirts are trending. I'm really on board with this trend and have added three to my wardrobe. Not only do they offer comfort, but [they] also [offer] a quick solution when I feel like I don't know what to wear. They instantly elevate any look and are so versatile. You can wear them with anything from a simple T-shirt to a blazer and tank look." — Andrews-Cater

This also comes in blue and white. 

2. Mesh Ballet Flats

"I fell in love with The Row's mesh ballet flats a couple of years ago and never dove in. But I recently got a white pair from Dear Frances and have been wearing them on repeat. They add so much interest and personality to any outfit." — Andrews-Cater

You know these will be incredibly popular this season. 

3. Something Yellow

"I never thought I'd utter these words, but I'm adding small touches of yellow—mostly pale yellow—into my wardrobe for spring and summer. Yellow sits nicely with all of my minimal, neutral closet staples, and I have loved yellow in small doses, mostly accessories." — Andrews-Cater

This will easily blend in with your neutral basics. 

Brighten up any look by throwing this lemon yellow blazer on top. 

4. Distressed Leather Jacket

"I've been reaching for my new leather jacket from My Essential Wardrobe more than I thought I would. It's a nice alternative to a blazer or heavy coat moving into spring. For me, true style is about mixing up your pieces. I love wearing my distressed leather jacket with skirts and more feminine pieces, as well as simple denim and tee looks. It's a must-have, game-changer piece for me in my closet." — Andrews-Cater

No need to size up, this one's perfectly oversized. 

The chic crop works well with high-waist silhouettes. 

5. Drop Earrings

"Being a minimalist, I tend to wear my simple everyday jewellery all of the time, but I have been gravitating toward a statement earring, necklace, or ring lately when I go out or to an event. Again, I like the juxtaposition of, for example, vintage Levi's 501's, a simple corset top, kitten heels, and a statement earring with my hair pulled back. I really love that look lately." — Andrews-Cater

The mix of gold and silver is surprisingly chic. 

A timeless addition to your jewellery box. 

Made from recycled 14k gold, lab grown diamonds and gemstones.

This story originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S. 

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