Not to sound like a broken record, but when you’re putting together a wardrobe you love, there’s nothing more important than having one Arsenal of staples that you can rely on in everyday life. But if you’re anything like me, you loathe the idea of looking simple. I don’t want boring old clothes, but I don’t want to look like I’m wearing the same thing either fashionable aesthetic like any other person on social media. Yes, I’ll admit I love spotting a trend as much as any editor, but I realize I am anti trend more every day – I want a wardrobe that is practical and has something to offer. But if that sounds like an oxymoron or generally unattainable, then allow me to introduce you to the concept of luxury staples. It’s a micro trend that’s simmering in the fashion world because of the desire for pieces that can stand the test of the trend cycle but still feel trendy.
Of course, finding pieces that are both contemporary and timeless is no easy task, but it’s one that I feel is our very own Who wears what collection is good. So ahead, I’ve highlighted the luxe staples you can buy right now, along with tips on which to go for if you want to add a little glamor to your everyday basics. Consider this your crash course in looking caviar-rich on a ramen budget.