14 June 2012

Priceless Style | Six Fashion Essentials Every Girl Should Splurge On

As I get older I'm discovering a lot about myself when it comes to my personal style. I've never been the type to overdose on labels but I do appreciate good quality fashion and I'm definitely willing to splurge on pieces that I can wear over and over again without feeling dated. I believe that there are classic essentials that every woman should have in her closet. The key to a well balanced wardrobe is versatility. See what made the list on my top six timeless fashion picks.

The Little Black Dress
A black dress is definitely a must have for every closet. Aside from the fact that it's been around forever and a day; over the years it's evolved into something not so predictable and I love it! Today's little black dress has lots of character including shape and style. What I love most is that the black dress doesn't have to be so...well, black anymore. Essentially black has always been a signature color but now I'm seeing a trend in neutrals such as navy, grey, and tan. The idea is to pick a style and color that can be versatile and paired effortlessly with other pieces. 

Investing in a great pair of curve hugging jeans can bring sexy back to any wardrobe. My favorite pair of denim is a dark rinse sleek pair that can easily be dressed up for date night or a casual chic look for an outing with the girls. 

The blazer is no longer a boring suit jacket strictly for business. It's become a versatile piece that can be paired with virtually anything. A tailored fit blazer can be figure flattering and serve as a staple when you're having one of those "what should I wear with this" moments. 

Every woman should own a pair of heels that make people flock when she enters a room. I like to call these "head turners". A great pair of heels can really flatter any outfit. Try a pair of bright heels and pair them with another bold piece to create a color blocking effect.  

Another style necessity is a versatile handbag! I've literally lost count of how many purses I own but one of my most memorable and useful purchases has been a classic leather handbag that I've had for years now. 

You don't have to be a rockstar to sport a banging pair of stylish sunglasses. To me, shades are one of the most complimentary accessories a girl can own. A sturdy and trendy pair of shades is essential for the girl on the go, so don't be afraid to splurge on your perfect frames.

What are some essential items that you've splurged on?

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Fifth Third Bank via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are not indicative of the opinions of Fifth Third Bank.


  1. This is a great post, Odara. I may spend less on trendy items, as they aren't always "in" but I will invest in a nice bag, sunnies, pumps, and jeans. I do need to invest in a nice LBD though.

    Thanks for sharing this!

    1. Thanks for reading Miss Dre ^_^ I'm in the same boat as you with the black dress, I have yet to find the perfect one!

    2. Oh Ms. Odara Just in case your still on the hunt for that PERFECT little black, I always know who and where and or(if need be) can make your perfect dress. What state are you in?

      Shae' The Fashion Expressionist

      reachable @ - smthomas8503@gmail.com

  2. Really love such type of trendy items.They really give you a different new look.

  3. Love all your style suggestions especially the black dress and white blazer.

  4. These are great style essentials! My favorite has to be that perfect black or solid
    Neutral dress...a woman simply isnt a woman without one! Also a string of pearls, as well as a nice business suit would be apart of my own list.


    1. Great Choices! Pearls are definitely a great accessory, thanks for reading and stopping by ^_^

  5. This sounds to be an amazing collection of wardrobe, quite interesting one to be worn in office.


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