Back to Basics: Classic Must-Haves

Hi my beautiful friends! You may have noticed I was away from blogging for a week… how much I have missed you! I feel so excited to be back on my feet after being sick for a few weeks, which means I can finally be back to my blogging and the typical “dressing up” routine. Honestly, the worst part about being sick for me is that I don’t get to wear cute outfits that make me feel good! After finally getting to wear something other than my Lululemon yoga pants (seriously, I live in these after work), I decided to stick to the basics and wear timeless pieces that always make me feel great. Today I’m sharing three classic must-haves in my wardrobe that I cannot live without.stylemissmolly_8302_blog
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1. Trench Coat

I could not live without my trench coat, especially with all the rainy weather we have in Seattle. It is such a classic piece that will never go out of style and always brings sophistication to an outfit. Because a trench coat is a classic piece that you will be wearing for years to come, it would be a great idea to find one you love and splurge a little. The one I have is from Express and I got a great deal on it using sales and coupons. I love it because it is shorter and thinner for Spring and Fall, although I’m in the process of finding a thicker and longer one so that it will be more wearable in the winter. Tan is the classic color, but this piece looks great in so many other colors too!

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2. White Button-Down Shirt

This classic piece can be worn alone or layered under a sweater. I find that with my basic and classic items I have multiple of them. This one is no different. I have a shorter and longer button-down shirt so that I can style each differently. This one is great with leggings because of the long length, which I love! Pair it with some heeled boots and your favorite necklace and you are all set for a classic fall look! Shop my exact necklace here and use code “missmolly” to get 20% site-wide!

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3. Black Leggings or Skinny Jeans

The final classic must-have in my wardrobe is my black leggings or skinny jeans. I find that these are something that I wear at least once a week, especially in the Fall and Winter. I love to style them with boots and cozy sweaters! I find it important to look for thicker leggings, especially if I am wearing them as pants. Personally, I typically choose skinny jeans for the times my shirts stop at my hips and save leggings for when my shirt brings a little more coverage. I love them both and find myself never living without these items in my closet!

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Hope you enjoyed my three classic wardrobe items. I’d love to hear if you share the same must-haves in your closet!

Keep smiling!

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I’m Molly! I live in Seattle and am an optimist, adventurer, and bold lipstick wearer. I created this space to inspire and empower women with words of encouragement known as #MollysWords and share inspiration through my personal style. I always want my readers to leave with a smile and I hope you do!

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7 Comments

    • November 9, 2015 / 9:31 pm

      Thank you for complimenting my hair! That’s part of the reason why I love wearing hats to hide the frizz from all the rain!

      Keep smiling!
      Molly

    • November 9, 2015 / 9:32 pm

      Thank you Ellie! I agree that dressing up black leggings can be a challenge. Taking timeless pieces and a statement necklace can definitely help with that!

      Keep smiling!
      Molly

  1. November 10, 2015 / 6:42 am

    This combination of a statement necklace and a classic white shirt fits you so beautifully! I also love how this gorgeous hat frames your pretty face! Perfection!

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  2. RingsABelle
    January 24, 2016 / 9:05 pm

    Molly,

    you have to be the coolest kindergarten teacher I’ve ever seen ever. You have such a great classic sense of style and I’m now following you!

    xx Belle

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