This is a list of always chic basics that almost never go out of style: classics. You don’t have to follow this list, but it has been helpful to many people wanting to spend the least amount of money to get the most from their purchases. Many call it investment clothing. These are the main building blocks of a versatile wardrobe. Your life situation might not call for all of these, but some of these will fit everyone’s situation.
This list is built around the color black because black doesn’t show dirt and most black clothing and shoes will work together, unlike many browns, blues, beiges, reds, greens, etc. Black works for many situations from work to parties to weddings (usually) to funerals. Change the look with accessories, like scarves, jewelry, bags, & shoes.
This list was originally written in 2005, but the author updated it in late, 2009. She changed a few items, but most of the list came through to the true classic category. You probably have some of these items already.
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