25 Wardrobe Essentials Before You Turn 25

As a true fashionista you come to a point where you have to reconsider what items you need to fully complete your wardrobe. We have picked out 25 essential items you should definitely own before the age of 25 to make your everyday dressing easier. If you add a few wearable items you will easily kill your clothing crisis in the morning and be able to appear classic and chic. For each item we propose a luxury and a budget version – this way, you can become fashionable regardless the content of your wallet.


1. A Weekender

Budget version: Samsonite  Luxury version: Louis Vuitton

Weekender

2. A Classic White Shirt

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Totême

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3. The Perfect Tote Bag

Budget Version: Zara Luxury Version: Saint Laurent

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4. Underwear for Every Occasion

 

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: L’Agent by Agent Provocateur

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5. Shape wear

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: DMondaine

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6. The Perfect Pair Of Jeans

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: J Brand

If you need inspiration to style your denims go to our recent post for styling tips.

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7. Black Shades

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Cèline

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8. A Classic Pencil Skirt

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Michael Kors Collection

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9. Ballerinas

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Repetto

BallerinasBudget version: Zara Luxury version: Repetto

10. A Multifunctional Scarf

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Lala Berlin

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11. The Little Black Dress

Go to our recent post to get inspiration for five ways to style the LBD.

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Tom Ford

 

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12. A Pair of Sneakers

If you need inspiration for sneakers go to our recent post about Converse for styling tips.

Budget version: Adidas Luxury version: Alexander McQueenSneakers

13. A Classic Trench Coat

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Burberry

 

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14. A Black Leather Jacket

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Acne Studios

 

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15. The Perfect Bikini

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Missoni

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16. Classic Black Pumps

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Gianvito RossBlack Pumps

17. A Cashmere Knit

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Chinti and Parker

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18. A Classic Suit

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Michael Michael Kors

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19. The Perfect Night Gown

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Fleur Du Mal

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20. A Clutch

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Givenchy

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21. A Wearable Overcoat

 

Budget version: Zara Luxury version: Acne Studios

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22. Leather Belt

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Gucci

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23. A Maxi Dress

Budget version: H&M Luxury version: Chloé

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24. The Perfect Watch

Budget version: Dyrberg/Kern Luxury version: Rolex

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25. Red Lipstick

Budget version: Maybelline Luxury version: Chanel

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If you need tips for styling the wardrobe essentials click here for 5 ways to make it look like you hired a stylist or here to have 7 styling tips for the SS16 season.

 

Written by Emilie Elmquist