Your closet has seen its fair share of trends come and go. Some trends graduate into wardrobe essentials, but the basics—that perfectly worn-in white tee, your favorite jeans, and go-to black pumps—are forever. You can rest assured these key pieces will never go out of style or lose their street-chic appeal. Simply put, they’re the building blocks of a perfect wardrobe.
Even if you already have a majority of the products listed ahead, chances are a few of them may need a refresh. Because if there’s anything we know about basic wardrobe essentials, it’s that you will wear them on repeat—as you should.
So whether you’re looking to start over or simply wish to update an old favorite, shop our picks below for the basics every wardrobe needs.
Ankle boots have become wardrobe staples ever since Isabel Marant released the ever-so-infamous Dicker boots. The good news: There’s a pair of ankle boots for just about every style out there.
What timeless piece would you add to our list?
This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated by Lauren Eggertsen.