Make sure that your basics fit well – and always accessorise!

Make sure that your basics fit well and always accessorise

It’s a women’s fashion theme that just keeps on cropping up – for very good reasons!

“Foundation garments” in this instance doesn’t refer to the strange items of underwear that kept your grandmother’s bulging bits in place – they are those all-important standards that form the foundation of your wardrobe.

The equation is a simple one:-

Good quality, well fitting clothes that form the basis of your wardrobe + a colour theme + carefully selected complimentary accessories = a successful outfit!

Clothing basics

Those all-important basics are covered in a recent how-to on the Stitch Fix blog which covers ten tips on how to stay stylish – effortlessly. The article points out that basics aren’t really basic, but they should be the foundation of your look.

“Ever wonder why a woman looks great in a white button-up, skinny jeans and heels? It took a minute to think of the look, but it took planning to ensure her pieces fit perfectly.”

Womens curved hem cardigan with pockets by Just Elegance

Take the photograph above, for example. Simple black trousers are the “basic” garment in this instance. The easy addition of the curved hem cardigan gives an instant “theme”.

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