Key clothing pieces are like any good investment: they occupy a niche in the market (i.e. your closet), have long-term potential, and are easy to understand. If you’ve figured out the magic formula of filing your taxes without owing the government or being owed, you’re likely looking at a tax return this month — which means this is the perfect time to consider some clothing investments that will have you looking and feeling like the stylish boss lady you are.
(Disclaimer: We can talk clothing investments all day, but talk to your financial advisor about other investments!)
A bag like this one, with room for a laptop, allows you to always look professional as you work, travel and run errands — no personal essential left behind.
Flats have long been known as the shoe that goes from long-boardroom-presentation to busy-mom-picking-up-kids to date-night-walking-around-the-city. Flats like these kick it up a notch with looks without sacrificing versatility.
Quintessential Trench Coat
The trench: perfect for in-between seasons, for rainy days, for conquering the world.
Pumps are like power suits for women: put them on and you feel more in-control. (We know that red soles are a status thing, but we have to admit — they do add to the effect!)
A good blazer is an investment that has the added benefit of helping pull together a capsule wardrobe: You only need one or two to pull together dozens of different looks.
Luxurious Long-Sleeve T
Choose a long-sleeve T-shirt that’s both dreamy-soft and sturdy enough to last you through pairings with sweaters, blazers, pencil skirts and yoga pants.
Slipping on a little black dress is one of the easiest ways to feel confident, sexy and ready for anything. Choose one with some unique details to make it feel like part of your personal brand.
Find a pair of jeans you love. And then buy 12 pairs (just kidding…sort of). Because when a girl finds the perfect pair, she knows not to let them go.