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13 Investment Pieces Every 20-Something Needs In Her Wardrobe

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Your 20s are the time that you graduate from your college staples aka your jeans, tees, sweatpants and slides, onto more put together looks, making it an exciting time fashion-wise. After Thrifting, borrowing and bargaining a wide range of comfy tees and cute dresses during our college years, your 20s are the year you should start investing in quality.

The key is to find stuff that looks classy, rich and can be used during and beyond your 9 to 5 work hours. This, of course, starts with building your wardrobe bit by bit with some staples that will make putting an outfit together a lot easier. Hence, we have made a concise guide on items every 20-something needs to invest in. Keep scrolling for a 20-something wardrobe starter list. These are pieces can be worn year after year and season, after season.

A nice pair of day earrings

You’ve owned your share of junk and statement jewellery, but you need something subtle, that you can wear on a daily. Diamond studs, even faux ones, are a class act at any age.

A go-to kurta

From pujas to meeting his parents, the 20-something girl NEEDS a classy kurta in her life. A darker hue is a safer investment as it can be dressed up and dressed down, according to the occasion.

A classic watch

When in a hurry, this will be your go-to accessory. A timepiece is a classic, and something you will own forever.

Blue Jeans

A pair of well-fitted, good quality jeans can do wonders for your outfit. Flared, skinny, boot cut in light or dark wash, pick anything that makes your butt look good. Instant mood-booster.

Check out the right pair for your body type here!

Classic belt

Whether you’re cinching your wait, tucking your shirt in, or adding edge to that basic saree, a classic belt will go a long way. This will certainly boost your average jeans and T-shirt look.

Leather Tote

A classic carryon on in a neutral hue is something every girl needs! Look for something that is large enough to carry your essentials, and sturdy enough for everyday wear and tear.

Crossbody bag

A cross body bag can carry your essentials and will serve you everywhere from a lunch date to a Saturday night out.

Classy blouse

Whether it is an interview or an important meeting a classy blouse is a must! This is also perfect for days when you’re feeling bloated but still want to look put-together.

Solid Jacket

For vacation, colder months and adding edge to your Saturday night look, a solid jacket is a must. This is one investment you won’t regret it, especially since you’ll wear it constantly.

Bateau T-Shirt

A basic striped bateau striped t-shirt is a vacation staple. It is great with jeans…and just about everything else.

Ballet Flats

Ballet flats are the OG “formal” shoes, when in your 20’s your flip-flops just won’t do.

Nice Pyjamas

While your Simpsons PJs is something you love and have owned for years, a classy pair is something you need for those dressier sleepovers or even lounging during a vacation in a hotel. Also, there is a certain level of luxury that comes with wearing posh pyjamas.

Statement earrings

Of course, not everything is subtle and classy. You can have your fair share of fun too! Like a statement pair of earrings that can instantly elevate any outfit.

But hey, for all you college girls out there, we have 17 essentials you must own. We promise these will help you get ready in a jiffy!

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Fashion enthusiast by birth, shopaholic by nature, and makeup maven by choice, Shikha serves you your daily dose of everything style and beauty, with a sprinkle of fabulousness!

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