le closet essentials.

The beginning of a fantastic wardrobe starts with a lovely lil' collection of basic items, believe it or not! These are just MY closet essentials, they don't have to be yours! That's what fashion or really any kind of art is all about to me, no boundaries or rules. Enough rambling, time for ze collection.
 
Also, some tips for creating your own closet essentials, drum roll please..
1. Pick a color palette. Find colors that aesthetically please you! Mine are neutrals, from black to white and brown or gold with pops of red/maroon and navy.
2. Find your fashion inspirations. Mine are Kylie Jenner, Aurora Mohn, Demi Lovato and sadly, One Direction.
3. Take common pieces, like combat boots from Demi Lovato or converse from Aurora Mohn, and match them with your color palette.
 
Basically, after you get your essentials, you can start to really personalize your wardrobe and branch out to find your spark. It's like playing guitar, once you get the first simple chords down, you can start learning new ones and making your own music/style ;)
  • TOPSHOP Structured Blazer
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    "Black blazer. ABSOLUTE essential! Definitely makes an outfit a lot more mature and fashionable." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Structured blazer with rolled sleeve and contrast lining. 64% Polyester,32% Viscose,4% Elastane. Dry clean only.
  • Perfecto
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    "Leather jacket for some edge." — @recklessandbrave
     
    100% lambskin leather linen 100% cotton Color petroleum grey Iro , the little parisian label which offers an unmatchable chic and rock silhouette!
  • H&M Shop Online - 299kr
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    "Denim jacket." — @recklessandbrave
  • Collection by Giada Forte Split Hem Pullover
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    "SWEATERS. At least one cable knit sweater, especially if you're like me and you live in places where it gets super duper cold lol." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Thick knit wool pullover with crew neck, raglan sleeves & split ribbed hem. Wide crew neck with rib trim / Round shoulders / Raglan sleeves with rib knit cuffs / Wide rib hem with short splits at side seams / Slim, slightly relaxed fit / Color: Créme / 100% Wool / Made in Italy.
  • McQ Alexander McQueen Cropped striped wool sweater
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    "Striped sweater. I'm trying really hard not to make a Spongebob reference." — @recklessandbrave
     
    McQ Alexander McQueen cropped sweater: ivory wool, knit gauge 14 gg, light-gray stripes, round neck, embossed buttons at one shoulder, long sleeves. Slips on. 100% wool. Dry clean.
  • daybreak cardigan
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    "I'm about to go crazy with the cardigans but it just shows how much I love them. A navy one," — @recklessandbrave
     
    Collegiate charm and a supersoft feel—all wrapped up in one wear-everywhere style. True to size. Cotton. Machine wash. Import.
  • academyforwaywardgirls.com cardigans
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    "a black one," — @recklessandbrave
  • Stella McCartney Cashmere and silk-blend cardigan
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    "a white / cream / light one," — @recklessandbrave
     
    Nude cashmere and silk-blend fine-knit sheer long-length cardigan. Stella McCartney cardigan has a V-neck, button-fastenings at front, patch pockets, long sleeves and a ribbed trim. 35% cashmere, 35% silk, 30% wool. Dry clean.
  • By Malene Birger Casper oversized cashmere cardigan
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    "and a grey one!" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Designed with an oversized boyfriend cut, this cardigan defines casual style. It is crafted using the finest cashmere for an incredibly soft touch, and the button-front placket meets a classic V-neckline. This style runs true to size. Details: Oversized fit. Unisex style. Fabric: 100% cashmere.
  • Washed Batwing Sleeves Denim Shirts
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    "Gotta love chambray!" — @recklessandbrave
     
    The details include: a breathable washed denim, classic point collar, classic buttoned placket, chest flap pockets, curved hem and buttoned batwing sleeves. It comes in a regular fit.
  • Cavendish Shirt
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    "A white button up aaand" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Collarless button down with waist darting Raw edge hem. 100% Cotton. Sale items are non-returnable.
  • Richard Chai Love / Crepe de Chine Tee
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    "Now we start with le basic tops. In tees, tanks, anything really. Any neutrals. I'd go for a white one," — @recklessandbrave
     
    Crepe de Chine Tee by Richard Chai Love. Relaxed fit silk tee with scoop neck & rolled short sleeves. Scoop neck / Short sleeves with folded cuffs / Back length slightly longer than front / Relaxed fit / 100% Silk. Sizing: Fits true to size.
  • AUS - Girls - Cotton On
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    "A striped one (I'm seriously a stripe fiend. A baaad case of the Tomlinsons hahaha)" — @recklessandbrave
  • Clu Loose Fit Short Sleeve Tee
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    "And a grey one." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Loose Fit Short Sleeve Tee by Clu. Cropped, loose fit tee with front pocket. 50% polyester/35% acrylic/ 5% rayon. Hand wash cold.
  • Helmut Lang Carmine Gloss Wash Skinny Jeans
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    "Maroon is an essential color in my wardrobe, so obviously maroon jeans are a staple!" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Helmut Lang – womens deep carmine, skinny leg jeans with a gloss wash finish. The five pocket jeans are finished with flat metal rivets, mid-rise, zip fly and knee darts. Model is 5'9" and a 26" jean size. Model wears a 26. Rise 8.5” Inside leg 32. 47% Modal, 31% cotton, 20% lyocell, 2% elastane.
  • Myer Gifts Online - RIDERS Low Rise Super Skinny Jean in Black
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    "Black jeans. I seriously use these in so many outfits. It's almost ridiculous. But not quite/" — @recklessandbrave
  • Runwaydreamz : Jett Vintage Frayed Studded Shorts ($100-200)
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    "High waisted shorts! Especially studded ones. Love." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Runwaydreamz : Jett Vintage Frayed Studded Shorts, $100-200, available at Runwaydreamz
  • Topshop Pleated Ribbed Skater Skirt
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    "A simple black circle / skater skirt." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Inverted box pleats flounce a feminine skirt fabricated with stretchy, allover ribbing. Back zip closure. Side seam pockets. Approx. length: 16". Unlined. Polyester/polyamide/elastane; machine wash. Imported.
  • H&M Ballet Pumps
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    "Black flats! alwayssss" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Ballet pumps with rubber soles. Details 100% imitation suede. -
  • Black Suede Hidden Platform Pump
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    "black pumpsss" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Heel Height : 16cm Platform Height : 3.5cm Color : Black Upper Material : Suede Lining : Leather Outsole Material : Rubber Insole Material : Leather Toe : Almond Toe Heel Height : High Heel Platform : Hidden Platform Style : Fashion
  • Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Plimsolls
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    "white converse! loveee." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Classic chuck taylor all star trainers from converse. Featuring the signature converse styling; full lace up design with silver eyelet detailing, rubber round toe patch and signature blue & red stripe trim grip sole. Classic white converse. Canvas upper. Hardwearing rubber sole. A new fashion fave and the trainers to be seen in! once just a sportswear staple, now step forward converse's very own all star low-tops as the ultimate fashion trainers. The classic design has come a long way since its early basketball shoe days, so whether you want to make a statement in some amazing colour updates or keep it classic in black and white, the retro chuck taylor all star trainers never fail. Still keeping all the signature styling of the classic hi-tops but now in a new versatile plimsoll design. Work them with a pair of black skinny jeans for a rock star vibe or even give them a girly twist and wear with your fave day dress.
  • Steve Madden Troopa
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    "black combat boots. kylie jenner style!" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Steve Madden Troopa Boot. Lace-up combat boot. Stitch and cap-toe detail. 1" heel. Leather lining. Rubber outsole. Side-zip closure. 8" shaft height, 12" circumference. Upper: 100% leather.
  • Tod's Leather Riding Boots
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    "Brown/cognac riding boots :)" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Brown leather boots with pull-tabs. Riding boot silhouette. Strap across the foot with adjustable dark-toned metallic buckle. Rounded cap. Leather upper and in-sole. Rubber sole with signature rubber knobs. 25mm-1" heel Boot height 27cm-10.5" Calf width 36cm-14" Designer color name: Fondente
  • SO® Thong Sandals
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    "Any kind of thong/gladiator sandal." — @recklessandbrave
     
    You're sure to adore these SO thong sandals. Featuring a patent upper and T-strap design, these juniors' sandals lend a trendy touch to any summer ensemble. Pair with jeans and your favorite tank top for a stylish look. Buckle closure with elastic insert offers a flexible fit. Details: Open toe. Buckle closure Manmade upper & lining. Lighty padded footbed. Manmade outsole.
  • Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer
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    "Ray banssss." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer. Wayfarer sunglasses. 100% UV400 lens protection. Acetate frame with crystal lens. Made in Italy.
  • THE ELDER STATESMAN Elder Statesman Rts10custo Scarf Maroon
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    "Again with the maroon! Infinity scarf form." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Elder Statesman signature rib tuck scarf is hand spun for a luxurious super soft finish and will complete all of your cold weather looks with understated elegance. Available in two colors.
  • Animal Print Snood
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    "Leopard print scarf. Gotta love that leoparddd" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Long woven cream based animal print snood. 100% Viscose.Machine washable.
  • Grey Lurex Snood
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    "Grey knit scarffff" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Grey knitted snood with silver lurex running through the knit. 68% Acrylic,25% Polyamide,7% Metallised fibre. Machine washable.
  • Michael Kors Bevelled Chronograph Watch
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    "A nice watch." — @recklessandbrave
     
    This watch by Michael Kors has been crafted in yellow gold or rose gold plated stainless steel. The details include: a ridged bezel with triple stem detailing, Roman numeral indices, chronograph sub dials and a date window to the face, three-hand Japanese quartz movement and a chunky bracelet strap with a logo engraved deployment clasp.
  • Proenza Schouler PS1 Mini Birch
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    "A brown satchel/messenger back of sorts." — @recklessandbrave
     
    Proenza Schouler PS1 Mini Birch Proenza Schouler PS1 Mini. The iconic PS1 updated in a smaller size. Brown leather. Leather handle. Double straps at fold-over flap. Clasp closure and stud details. All hardware is shiny black. Long detachable, adjustable leather shoulder strap. One external zip pocket at back. One inside pouch pocket. Fully lined with canvas and leather trim with embossed designer logo. One internal zip pocket. - 100% lux lamb leather - Width 21 cm / 8" - Height 18 cm / 7" - Depth 10 cm / 4" - Strap drop 50 cm / 20" - Designer color Birch
  • Steve Madden Studded Tote
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    "Black tote bag! Preferably Prada, but you know whatever" — @recklessandbrave
     
    Add a feminine flair to your look with the edgy-chic Steve Madden® Studded Tote. Made of synthetic leather. Dual handles with a removable shoulder strap. Decorative stud accents. Protective metal-foot base. Top zip closure. Features a back-wall zip pocket and slip pockets. Lined interior. Imported. Measurements: Bottom Width: 15 3 ⁄ 4 in. Middle Width: 18 3 ⁄ 4 in. Top Width: 18 1 ⁄ 2 in. Depth: 4 1 ⁄ 2 in. Height: 12 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Length: 40 1 ⁄ 2 in. Strap Drop: 19 1 ⁄ 2 in. Handle Length: 12 in. Handle Drop: 5 in. Weight: 1 lb 9.5 oz.

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miss2013
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