From the biker jacket you can layer over anything to the white tee you’ll wear on repeat. Here are three classic pieces you’ll never tire of and three effortless ways to wear them...
The Perfect White Shirt
You can dress it up or down. Elevate it in luxe fabrics like silk or switch it up with cashmere when the weather cools down. Face it: the humble white T-shirt can be the hardest working item in your wardrobe, if you learn to love it. And yes, there is such a thing as the perfect one. A relaxed V-neck silhouette in lightweight linen or supersoft cotton will work for every shape, every size, any time you please.
Three ways to wear it:
No. 1 Parisian Chic
Tuck it into off-white jeans and add chunky black boots and a statement cropped jacket to instantly elevate your look to chic status.
No. 2 Sharp Silhouette
Maximise your weekday suiting by making a crisp white cotton T-shirt the foundation of your look. Just add a sharp tuxedo jacket, tailored trousers and pin-thin stilettos.
No. 3 Off-duty Cool
And finally, style it like the cool girls do by wearing it with frayed jeans, statement sunnies and your favourite shoulder bag in hand.
The Leather Biker Jacket
Cropped, oversized or fitted, the leather jacket is the coolest cover-up that will stand the test of time. Update your range of biker jackets with a burgundy or navy number instead of always opting for black. A butter-soft leather moto style decked with asymmetric zip detailing, quilted sleeves and metallic hardware has endless appeal.
Three ways to wear it
No. 1 I’m With the Band
Play up the edgy look with an oversized band T-shirt tucked into an A-line suede skirt and pull the look together with knee-length boots.
Mastering the winged eyeliner will get you bonus style points.
No. 2 Athleisure Cool
For a masterclass in proportions, pair a cropped biker jacket with a crisp button-down shirt – leave it untucked – and relaxed-fit track trousers. Lift it with pumps.
No. 3 Night Rider
For a fashion-forward after-dark look – cocktails or even a five-course extravaganza – a quilted biker jacket draped over a knee-length lace dress will make an unexpected but undeniably chic pairing.
Making a case for the chic black pump has never been hard, but the flat has been overlooked for too long we say. Flats are a versatile way to take that whole effortless dressing thing to a new level. We’re partial to the cut-out brogues, because while they mean business, they never fail to impress, whether you’re strutting into a boardroom or just heading out for Sunday brunch. Elevating your shoe game just got easy. Need we say more?
Three ways to wear it:
No. 1 The 9-to-5
Keep it pared back and let the brogues do the talking with cigarette trousers and a crisply tailored shirt.
No. 2 Elevating Basics
A statement pair of brogues is the easiest way to brighten up an all-black look, whether it’s an LBD or a sleeveless
No. 3 Sophisticated Stripes
Try cut-out brogues with a contrast – striped top and high-waisted shorts as your next brunch OOTD.
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