You know I believe that what makes a good wardrobe is having a mixture of foundational items and filler items. Today I want to focus on which 16 foundational items to add to your wardrobe first so that you can have your BEST wardrobe.
And you might already have the list…
It’s in the free Wardrobe Staples Mini Guide! Have you downloaded it yet? If not, click HERE to enter your info and download it right away. It’s my gift to you!
(Or, if you already own the full Wardrobe Staples Styler guide, it’s right there for you as well.)
Wardrobe staples are the cornerstones of your wardrobe. They are the pieces that I always recommend women get in place first.
Because then, you can build the rest of your wardrobe on them.
Just like how when you build a building, you put the cornerstones in place first, and then you build on top of them, when you build a wardrobe, you put the wardrobe staples in place first, and then you build on everything else on top of them.
Starting with wardrobe staples keeps you from buying random pieces that don’t go with anything.
Instead, when you’re deciding whether or not to purchase that super pretty printed top with all of its fun colors, check that it works with some of your wardrobe staples. If it doesn’t, it’ll just be another random piece that goes with nothing. If it does (and it likely will because these wardrobe staples are some of the most versatile pieces ever), then you instantly have a couple of outfits that you can make with it.
That’s how it becomes easier to make outfits. When you have pre-checked that a new piece works with wardrobe staples, then you KNOW you have something to wear it with.
And then you start creating a cohesive wardrobe that works together fluidly.
SO, download the free Wardrobe Staples Mini Guide and go to the checklist on page 4. It has some of the most versatile foundational items out there. You will get TONS of wear out of them!
WHAT TO DO:
After you’ve downloaded the free checklist…
Go through the list on page 4 and cross out the ones that don’t apply to your lifestyle or that just aren’t “you.” For example, if you don’t need to dress in business casual clothes, cross out the Slacks, Business Casual Dress, and Blazer. If you aren’t a skirt person, cross that off, too. You don’t need every single staple—they’re just suggestions for some good cornerstones.
Then, search your closet for clothes that fulfill items on the list, and check off that item.
Last, make note of which ones you want to add, and add them to your wardrobe.
When you add even just a few of those wardrobe staples, you will have some good foundations in place to help you pull together outfits more easily!
If you’d like help building the rest of your wardrobe, learn to mix and match pieces, and learn to put yourself together, remember that the PMT Style Club opens for the spring on March 1st! Wardrobe staples are the first step to a better wardrobe, and the PMT Style Club will give you the resources, teaching, and support to help you with everything else. Learn all about it HERE.
Practical, hands-on style support – Opens March 1st!
If you’re ready to invest in your style, join us in March!
The PMT Style Club is a seasonal style membership that combines wardrobe strategy and done-for-you resources with style lessons, personalized tips, and the power of community. You’ll find motivation, practical style help, and the support you need to feel your best every day.
You’ll get access to style Q&As with me, wardrobe guides, outfit prompts for an entire season, style courses, and masterclasses with professional stylists, and get to connect with other women who won’t think you’re weird for loving a good outfit, plus you’ll have a place to ask all of your style questions.
CLICK HERE to join the waiting list and get notified when it opens!