What are the basics I cannot live without? The pieces I throw on when I need an instant cool factor without effort? You know those days when nothing in your closet is cutting it but you need a mood boost? For me, it is this exact look. A white tee, my favorite jeans, edgy but comfy flat buckle boots, and my leather jacket. Striped down to it’s most basic form, this is jeans and a t-shirt. Does it look or feel like it though? No way! Was I incredibly comfortable? Yes! Have I had these pieces for years? Yes. Do they go with all kinds of things? Yes. CLOSET WIN! You’ve literally seen all of these items dozens of times on the blog.
Basics I Cannot Live Without – Instant Cool Factor Without Effort
- Black Leather Jacket – My exact faux leather jacket is by BlankNYC and retails for only $99 (also the brand that makes my favorite suede moto jacket). Mine is several years old. It’s this jacket on major sale for just $58!! They also have a version available with gold hardware and more sizes. The hood on it is removable. There is also this option in silver hardware too. If you are in the market for a faux leather jacket, I cannot say enough good things about this brand.
- Buckle Boots – Again, my exact pair is several years old. This is an almost identical pair on major sale from a brand I know and trust. I have seen them in store and love them. I wear these boots all the time, and they just make me feel so cool!!
- Feel Good Jeans – My exact pair is sold out, but this is a super similar look for under $100. I also love Madewell jeans.