HIGH AND LOW:
OUR FAVORITE BASICS FOR SPRING 2019
When it comes to cleaning out your wardrobes for spring (thanks, Marie Kondo), there’s definitely something you need to consider – what’s the status of your basics? Rather than focusing on purchasing a ton of trendy pieces that you’ll wear once and hate the next week, why not try upgrading or re-stocking your everyday basics with new and fresh pieces for 2019?
Whether you’re on a budget or more inclined to splurge on your basic pieces, we’ve got your back. To help you on your shopping adventures, we’ve lined up our four favorite basics for Spring 2019 at both high and low prices.
BASIC #1 – THE STRIPED TEE
The ultimate not-quite basic piece for spring is definitely the striped shirt! This baby can totally be dressed up or down to fit any occasion or suit your fancy. Heading out for brunch? Throw on this tee with a pair of slouchy joggers. Going out for a fancy dinner? Pair it with a coordinating suit and some killer heels.
Willing to spend a little extra? Go high-end on your striped tee with this gorgeous little number by Splendid from Revolve. ($78)
Keep it budget friendly (but still totally chic!) with this perfect basic striped tee from H&M. ($4.99)
BASIC #2 – THE CROPPED BLACK JEANS
Next up on our list of must-have basics for Spring 2019 is definitely the new updated black denim jeans. These babies get a modern update with slightly cropped silhouette with a loose fit that’s perfect for keeping comfortable while still looking totally amazing day in and day out.
Totally treat yourself to the perfect pair of cropped black jeans with this super on-trend pair by Acne from Net-A-Porter. ($250)
Trying to keep your budget in check but still wanna get in on this basic? Try this affordable option from Forever21! ($29.90)
BASIC #3 – THE LEOPARD BLAZER
Not so much a basic as a modern must-have, this bad boy is absolutely perfect for updating your wardrobe for 2019. Animal print has practically become a neutral at this point, and this gorgeous piece is perfect for throwing on with any outfit to give it that instant wow-factor.
The ultimate leopard blazer has landed in this totally amazing iteration from Zadig & Voltaire. ($568)
Perfect for any budget-conscious babe, this statement leopard print blazer from NastyGal is totally on our list for 2019 (and it’s on sale!). ($36)
BASIC #4 – THE BOHO BLACK DRESS
Our favorite little black dress gets a total revamp for Spring 2019 with a gorgeous bohemian edition. Perfect for wearing anywhere – from work to class to dinner and beyond – this baby is definitely on our list of must-haves. Dress it up with some statement jewelry and a pair of heels or down with some simple sandals and sunnies. However you wear it, this baby is meant to be a part of your closet.
Get that coveted model-off-duty look with this super gorgeous gown from one of our favorite sustainable brands, Reformation. ($248)
Super cute and easy to dress up or down, this mini from Zara is absolutely perfect for the girl on a budget who still wants to update her basics for 2019.
What basics are you snagging for Spring 2019? Any we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments below!