11 fashion staples for the everyday lady

by Esho Wemimo

There are certain items that every lady must own, fashion conscious or not, they are:

1.    Classic white shirt

This is necessary for every lady, young or old. The white shirt works because whether paired with a skirt or jeans it always looks classy and sophisticated.

2.    Black dress

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This is a must have for every lady. Whether long or short, they serve as multi-functional outfit and can be worn to about any event. The black dress is similar to a canvas and can be accessorized anyhow the wearer chooses.

3.    The skirt

The skirt comes in various lengths; each length is made appropriate for various activities. The pencil skirt is more appropriate for a day at the office and the mini’s more suitable for a night out. The black pencil skirt is a fundamental must-have for every lady.

4.    Shoes

 Every lady should possess heeled pumps, wedges and flat shoes which could be slip-ons, sandals, ballet flats or even Oxfords. It’s necessary to own heeled shoes as a lady because it makes ones legs longer and makes the attire, smarter and sometimes sexier. Heeled shoes come in various lengths, from kitten heels to sky high platforms.

5.    Belts



These are an essential accessory for they work wonders. Whether they are worn in belt holes for firm fitting or those cinched on the waist for extra glamorous effects, a belt hides a multitude of sin. 

6.    Handbags

It’s important for every lady to own a hobo bag, a hand bag large enough to fit all her daily items and maybe even double as an overnight bag. There is also the clutch, which is basically for formal outings; it’s much smaller and more sophisticated.

7.     Sun glasses

They double as a protector of the eyes from the harmful effect of the sun and also as a stylish fashion accessory.

 8.    Brooches

These are gorgeously crafted accessories which come in various designs. They are pinned to an item of clothing and look very classy. They can also be used to hold button holes together in place of a safety pin, this way it serves the purpose of concealing cleavage and gives the outfit a boost!

 9.    Scarves

Scarves also have various functions; they can be tied on the neck, tied on the head, thrown around the shoulders, used in place of a tie for a collared shirt. Scarves come in various prints and sizes and are definitely a necessity in a lady’s wardrobe.

 10. Jewellery

Items of jewellery adorn the body; they bring to life to wherever they are placed such as the earlobes, wrists, fingers, ankles, necks. Most importantly, the wrist watch is a very important piece of jewellery that should be worn every day.  

11. Denim jeans



Denim jeans I believe are a must have for every female, age. Denim jeans come in trousers, shorts, jackets, skirts and even blouses, no matter what cut, they are stylish and can be dressed up or down.


With a wardrobe equipped with all these, you are good to go, any where!


Editor’s note: Op-ed pieces and contributions are the opinions of the writers only and do not represent the opinions of Y!/YNaija.


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