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The Basics (classic style)

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Foundation pieces from which you can build a strong wardobe for those with a 'classic' wardrobe personality. These pieces are designed to mix and match with everything, so you always have something to wear. Colours must remain neutral or basic to give versatility.
Midrise, straight leg, slim fit pant. Flattering, no bulk and covers those 'love handles'

Midrise, straight leg, slim fit pant. Flattering, no bulk and covers those 'love handles'

A metallic clutch - grab, go and enjoy the night!    For more versatility, choose the best precious metal shade for your skintone.

A metallic clutch - grab, go and enjoy the night! For more versatility, choose the best precious metal shade for your skintone.

A classic work bag can also work on weekends!    Straighter lines give a more professional look, while slouchier bags are better out of the office

A classic work bag can also work on weekends! Straighter lines give a more professional look, while slouchier bags are better out of the office

You'll get a lot of wear out of cute ballet flats. The nude colour makes these versatile, while the snakeskin print makes them more interesting.  Choose the toe shape based on your body line (ie round, straight, soft straight etc).    You can wear them on casual days at work and they look great with jeans or a summer dress.

You'll get a lot of wear out of cute ballet flats. The nude colour makes these versatile, while the snakeskin print makes them more interesting. Choose the toe shape based on your body line (ie round, straight, soft straight etc). You can wear them on casual days at work and they look great with jeans or a summer dress.

One great skirt is a must have.     I personally love a great pencil skirt - wear it casually (as pictured) or with a shirt and blazer for work.     A pencil skirt doesn't suit everyone so get the style that suits your body.     A medium length hem is the most versatile though!

One great skirt is a must have. I personally love a great pencil skirt - wear it casually (as pictured) or with a shirt and blazer for work. A pencil skirt doesn't suit everyone so get the style that suits your body. A medium length hem is the most versatile though!

You can't go wrong with one great tote bag. And it's always nice (and cheap) to add some colour to your wardrobe with a bag.

You can't go wrong with one great tote bag. And it's always nice (and cheap) to add some colour to your wardrobe with a bag.

You can't go wrong with a dress in a conservative hue. Jazz it up with coloured accessories or tone it down with neutral shoes.  This dress is versatile with its soft draping and a mid length hem - it would look great in the office, at after-work drinks, or with some mettalic sandals when you are out with the girls.  But make sure you get the right style for YOUR bodyshape!

Esprit Collection New Slinky Jersey S/L Dress

You can't go wrong with a dress in a conservative hue. Jazz it up with coloured accessories or tone it down with neutral shoes. This dress is versatile with its soft draping and a mid length hem - it would look great in the office, at after-work drinks, or with some mettalic sandals when you are out with the girls. But make sure you get the right style for YOUR bodyshape!

A crisp and classic white shirt.        Button up and tuck it in for a more formal look or unbutton and roll up the sleeves for a relaxed style.        The white shirt goes with everything - but make sure you choose the 'right white' for your skintone!

A crisp and classic white shirt. Button up and tuck it in for a more formal look or unbutton and roll up the sleeves for a relaxed style. The white shirt goes with everything - but make sure you choose the 'right white' for your skintone!

A classic nude court shoe - goes with everything! I'd get it in black as well.

A classic nude court shoe - goes with everything! I'd get it in black as well.

A simple silk tank.    It goes well with jeans for a relaxed yet stylish look, or with tailored pants for a summery yet dressy look.      The scoop neck flatters the decolletage while the relaxed fit skims the body.     Silk material styles it up!

A simple silk tank. It goes well with jeans for a relaxed yet stylish look, or with tailored pants for a summery yet dressy look. The scoop neck flatters the decolletage while the relaxed fit skims the body. Silk material styles it up!

A singlebreasted, slim cut blazer is a great piece.  This style gives shape through the waistline and doesn't add bulk.    Choose a blazer with a relaxed, tailored fit and wear it casually with jeans, or over a dress. You can even wear it to the office!    To get the most wear out of it, keep it in a neutral or basic colour (white, cream, classic navy or black)

A singlebreasted, slim cut blazer is a great piece. This style gives shape through the waistline and doesn't add bulk. Choose a blazer with a relaxed, tailored fit and wear it casually with jeans, or over a dress. You can even wear it to the office! To get the most wear out of it, keep it in a neutral or basic colour (white, cream, classic navy or black)

Mid rise, straight leg jeans (the 'Mona' by Mavi).  The midrise covers the muffin top, the straight leg streamlines and flatters the leg. And Indigo blue is timeless and classy.  A must have!

Mid rise, straight leg jeans (the 'Mona' by Mavi). The midrise covers the muffin top, the straight leg streamlines and flatters the leg. And Indigo blue is timeless and classy. A must have!