7 Stylish Looks Made Up of Just the Classics

If you're looking for some fresh outfit inspiration to potentially test out this year, you've landed in the right spot. That's right. We took a scroll through the feeds of some of our favorite fashion follows to uncover modern looks that are simple yet incredibly forward. While you'll definitely notice trendy elements in each, the common thread throughout is that they're primarily made up of those tried-and-true classic pieces. You know what we're talking about—those timeless pieces (sometimes with a modern twist) that just never go out of style.

Ahead, you'll find the chic ensembles in question featuring items like sleek blazers, always-stylish denim cuts, basic knits, and more. You'll also notice a slew of inspired shopping picks that could be of interest. Keep scrolling for more. You just may find a new go-to look to mix into your 2022 rotation.


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A crew-neck sweater styled over a white tee is effortless with a black coat. Mix in black trousers (or a trendy faux-leather style like this) and loafers and you're set.


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A white button-down shirt is about as classic as it gets. Go for an oversize silhouette, button just a few buttons, and let it flow with loose trousers.


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A sweatsuit is basically a go-to for many these days. Toss a classic blazer on top or an of-the-moment slouchy style for an effortless vibe.


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You can't go wrong with a turtleneck and jeans. Incorporating a chic long coat amps up the look even more.


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Keep it sophisticated with a blazer-and-pleated-skirt duo.


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A black dress and sneakers are simple yet always chic—especially with a vibrant sweater around the shoulders.


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Wear your favorite crew-neck sweater with a blazer and jeans for a polished yet low-key vibe.

This post was published previously and has since been updated. Next, check out more stylish outfit ideas.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.