You may have heard the big news at Who What Wear this week: Banana Republic creative director (and designer of her own eponymous label) Marissa Webb is the new expert voice for our Ask A Stylist column! Here's her big debut—we hope you like it as much as we do.
This week, we asked Webb to reveal which items she thinks every stylish woman should have in her closet. She came up with nine essentials, and shared the reasoning behind each one.
Keep scrolling to find out what she had to say, and to shop finds for every budget!
Boden Cashmere Crew Neck Sweater in Caramel & Ivory Stripe ($198)
They're great for traveling, freezing planes, breezy nights sitting on the beach, and in front of a fireplace. They're a year-round necessity!
Frame Denim Inez Mid-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans ($240)
Every woman needs jeans of all shapes and sizes, to fit your mood.
Isabel Marant Black Suede Laurie Eyelet Pumps ($735)
Saint Laurent Brown Leopard Print Paris Pumps ($795)
Banana Republic Marlee Loafer in Black Cotton ($128)
T by Alexander Wang Stripe Rayon Linen Short Sleeve Tee ($110)
These are classic.
Acne Studios Addle Fluid Button-Front Blouse ($350)
Versatile, classic, necessary.
What do you consider to be necessities in your closet? Tell us in the comments below!