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Six Essentials Every Woman Needs in Her Closet

  • Crisp White Shirt

    From the bar to the boardroom, a classic button-down fits practically any occasion and always looks flattering. J.Crew’s elegant Boy Shirt uses details from men’s tailoring but skims your women’s curves like no other shirt on the market. Well-endowed women will be happy to know the annoying, bra-exposing gap between buttons has been eliminated. ($69.50, JCrew.com)

  • Fitted Bootcut Jeans

    Wide-legged flares might be the “it” denim style this fall, but bootcut jeans are universally flattering, making them stylish no matter what’s going down the runways. Gap’s aptly named 1969 Perfect Bootcut Jean updates the original fit for a feminine silhouette—pair with sexy heels for a night out or with flats for a casual look. ($69.95, Gap.com)

  • One Sassy Statement Piece

    Whether you prefer gold or silver, chances are you already own a lot of elegant, understated jewelry, which is a fabulous start to always looking pleasantly pulled together. But every woman should have one wild, fierce piece of statement jewelry in their arsenal for those “Hey, look at my awesomely courageous style!” moments. Alexis Bittar’s bold Miss Havisham necklace instantly glamorizes anything in your closet, making it worth the investment. ($195, Nordstrom.com)

  • Tailored Blazer

    Every wardrobe needs a figure-flattering blazer that can be worn with jeans and pencil skirts or over hot date-night dresses. For a fresh take on this classic piece, skip traditional fabrics like cotton and wool and opt for a plush velvet version of the closet staple. J.Crew’s Schoolboy blazer’s haberdashery details and fitted silhouette blend Parisian savoir-faire with preppy charm. Très chic, indeed. ($168, JCrew.com)

  • Black Dress … with a Twist

    Ever since Audrey Hepburn sashayed onscreen as Holly Golightly in an iconic Givenchy robe noire, the little black dress has been a must-have staple for women worldwide. You might own one, you might own one hundred—there’s no article of clothing more versatile than the LBD. Anthropologie’s curve-hugging Quintessential Shift comes with a little something extra—an adorable oversize bow on the shoulder. We bet you’ll make room in your closet for just one more … ($198, Anthropologie.com)

  • Nude Heels

    With fans like Jennifer Aniston and Kate Middleton, nude heels are making a seductive comeback. The neutral color goes with everything, while the patent leather finish makes these heels appropriate for office or for play. Flesh tones, in a shade or two lighter than your skin, elongate the leg for perfect-looking pins. Best of all, the comfy hidden platform inside these Ivanka Trump beauties—a dead ringer for expensive Louboutins—ensure that you’ll still be standing on your feet at the end of the day. ($125, Piperlime.com)

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