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The "Must-Have" Essentials for Women

The "Must-Have" Essentials for Women

Every wardrobe needs an abundance of basic items that you find yourself reaching for every day. A good range of essentials are a must have for creating streamlined outfits, or pairing with statement pieces. But "basics" doesn’t always mean a plain T-shirt or a reliable pair of blue jeans. Inspire yourself with some of our timeless hand-picked pieces that offer a diverse range of styling options from season to season. 



As we embark upon the new season, there is no such thing as too many knit jumpers. From thick to fine knits, the options are endless. These elevated basics are the perfect option for layering and forming the foundations of your winter wardrobe with a vast selection of styling possibilities. Jil Sander, MM6 Maison Margiela, and Max Mara are just a few brands that prove functional knitwear doesn’t need to compromise on style.

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Dresses are a must have for every essentials collection, easy to throw on pieces that can be upgraded with the addition of statement accessories. Finding the perfect basic dress is not always easy, though, so our edit carefully selects a range of carefully curated dresses that will feel at home in anyone’s wardrobe. Flattering silhouettes and versatile colourways are at the core of every basic dress.

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    Of course, a wardrobe isn’t complete without a pair of blue jeans. With a vast range of styles, silhouettes and washes to choose from, finding your favourite pair isn’t always as easy as it seems. Luckily, we have narrowed it down to our top picks. From skinny to flared, we’ve got you covered. Pair with a t-shirt or dress up for an always timeless, classic look.

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      No matter the season, T-Shirts are at the core of every wardrobe. With infinite styling options, our favourite t-shirt is always our go to for a comfortable and put-together look. Throw on with a pair of jeans, a skirt, or tailored trousers and a blazer for a versatile and long-lasting piece that will never go out of style. Our edit narrows down the search for your new beloved go to. Build your collection from here.

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      What would be an essentials collection without your every day office attire. The pieces you reach for every day needn’t be boring though. Discover basic workwear that is comfortable without lacking in style. A good range of shirts and trousers are a necessity for streamlining your busy morning routine while creating flawless and sophisticated outfits. You can’t go wrong.

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      As we creep closer towards the new season, a staple winter coat is crucial to any outfit. Finding a versatile coat that can be paired with your outfits is arguably the most important piece in completing your basics collection. An easy to style colour is always a good place to start, as well as minimal detailing and a classic silhouette. Here, we have a range of our top picks and styles that are perfect choices this season.

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      A good outfit always relies on shoes to finish the job. From heels to sneakers, a selection of our favourites are the perfect match for casualwear to office attire. Coming into the Pre-Fall season, chunky boots are all the rage and they couldn’t be easier to style for a dressed up or relaxed look. Moncler’s ‘Patty Chelsea Ankle Boots are one of our top picks for a comfortable and versatile wear.


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