I'm a Classic-Style Expert—Here's My Capsule Wardrobe

When it comes to my personal sense of style, I usually veer on the classic end of the spectrum—and I consider myself somewhat of an expert at building the perfect mix of timeless pieces. Instead of jumping into the newest trends, I instead prefer to interpret them in my own way. I even have a rule that I follow when I add something new to my closet. I always ask myself, Is this something I can wear past the season? Will I want to wear it again next year?

By asking myself these questions, I end up cutting down on the number of pieces I purchase and have instead cultivated a collection of items I can wear again and again. While I do wear colors, I tend to stick to a palette of neutrals, including black, white, tan, and the occasional pop of red.

If you, like me, gravitate toward classics style over trends, I've rounded up my favorite pieces in my wardrobe. Ahead, shop the essential pieces in my closet and my capsule wardrobe for classic style.

A bustier-style top

This top is a newer addition to my closet, but it's the perfect thing to wear for date nights and dinner with friends.

The beret (yes, really)

It took me a while to warm up to a beret, but now I consider it a key accessory to pair with my outfits.

Wrap dresses

I particularly love this wrap dress because of its long sleeves and classic polka-dot print.

One-pieces, all the way

I'm partial to one-piece swimsuits and think the leopard print makes it feel more special.

A midi-length dress perfect for special occasions

Lately, I've been trading out shorter hemlines for a midi length.

An investment bag (worth every penny)

I bought this bag in Paris years ago, and it has proved to be one of my best purchases to date.

My go-to top silhouette

I usually stick to crewneck T-shirts, but right now this square silhouette feels more polished.

Layerable gold jewelry

I wear gold jewelry almost every single day and love layering everything from necklaces to earrings and bracelets.

An easy summer dress

To me, gingham is a classic print that will never go out of style, and it's also the perfect thing to wear for summer.

I can't quit the puffy-sleeve top

This silhouette is more trend-forward, but I really love the puffy-sleeve top for making a statement.

The perfect leather jacket

I spent years searching for a leather jacket and can say that this one is truly perfect.

A summer spin on the LBD

My favorite summer version of a little black dress.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

Shoes that go with everything

I thought about getting these shoes for almost a year before buying them and love that they go with everything.

A dress with a sweetheart neckline

The sweetheart neckline is one of my latest obsessions.