We Live in California and Think These 8 Easy Staples Complete a Wardrobe

We routinely turn to Melissa Meyers and her daughter, Rachel Meyers, for stellar style inspiration. In fact, the duo recently shared the fashionable basics they wear on repeat. Well, given that these influencers reside in Los Angeles, we thought there could be interest in learning about the easy and chic pieces that complete their effortless California vibes.

While the pieces in question do run the gamut (some trendier and others more low-key), they're all highly versatile and could be worthy additions to any wardrobe given their easy-to-style nature. We're talking everything from items like comfortable shoe picks to fresh denim cuts to sleek tailored pieces.

Keep scrolling to check out the easy staples that complete the wardrobes of the Meyers women. You'll also find inspired items to shop throughout as well. 

1. Faux-Leather Pants

"We love our leather basics, and we love helping the environment too, so when we found these fab faux-leather pants by Wilfred, we each had to buy a pair."—Melissa Meyers

On Melissa and Rachel Meyers: Wilfred pants

2. Matching Sets

"Comfort and laid-back sophistication are the secrets to keeping it stylish the California-girl way. Matching sets make it so easy to get dressed, and we are living in ours from day until night."—Rachel Meyers

On Melissa and Rachel Meyers: Into the Night matching set

3. Distressed Denim

"You can never have too many pairs of denim. A tried and true everyday basic, we like ours slightly distressed for a vintage California look."—Melissa Meyers

On Melissa Meyers: Zara jeans

The items California girls love: blue jeans


Rachel Meyers

On Rachel Meyers: Boyish jeans

4. Graphic T-Shirt

"Solid T-shirts are forever a basic, but here in the Sunshine State, we also like to keep our wardrobe stocked with graphic tees to show off our playful side."—Melissa Meyers

The items California girls love: graphic tee


Rachel Meyers

On Rachel Meyers: Mega Yacht tee

5. Midi Skirt

"Wearing a long skirt paired with a graphic tee or a blouse with a sneaker or mule is a classic LA look we love to wear."—Melissa Meyers

On Melissa Meyers: Re/Done T-Shirt; Zara skirt

The items California girls love: silk skirt


Rachel Meyers

On Rachel Meyers: Nanushka skirt

6. Wide-Leg Pants

The items California girls love: wide-leg pants


Rachel Meyers

"We love this look worn in basic black or winter white—the retro vibe has us feeling very Charlie's Angels, circa 1970s California."—Rachel Meyers

On Rachel Meyers: Ripley Rider pants

On Melissa Meyers: Ripley Rider pants

7. Sneakers

"Sneakers are definitely a 'wear with almost anything, anywhere, anytime' favorite for both of us. They aren't just for workouts—we pair ours with everything from denim to sweats to dresses."—Melissa Meyers

On Melissa Meyers: Golden Goose sneakers

The items California girls love: white sneakers


Rachel Meyers

On Rachel Meyers: New Balance sneakers

8. Face Masks

"The cloth face covering has officially reached staple status to help keep us safe and stylish. We love to wear ours with fashion chains that double as necklaces."—Rachel Meyers

On Melissa and Rachel Meyers: Sydne Summer face masks