Everyone has an item or two in their closet that they can turn to for instant style results: statement heels, flattering jeans, or even a conversation-starting handbag. The best thing about these types of closet companions is that they have the ability to instantly lift your look with little to no effort. This editor in particular relies heavily on a pair of gold hoop earrings that can make even a T-shirt and blue denim look purposeful and on trend.
If this concept of minor effort and major results sounds appealing to you (you’d be out of your mind if it didn’t!), then the 12 tips we’ve rounded up below should pique your interest. The best part? They’re all easy to pull off (i.e., no over-the-top looks to be found).
See below for instant outfit lifters, and shop our picks to get the looks.
If you haven’t discovered the heaven that is a blanket scarf, we suggest you invest in this cozy piece ASAP. Snag one in a buffalo-check print for added effect.
Slip into a blazer with a unique detail, like lace sleeves or shoulder embellishments. Pair it with neutral separates for a well-balanced look.
Pick a scarf that complements your eye color for a truly standout look.
Swap out your everyday black blazer for a wintery white one in an elongated silhouette.
Even if the rest of your outfit is subdued, a stylish mini bag can add the perfect dose of fun to your ensemble.
Give your fall look a pajama-inspired vibe with a colorful, embroidered robe coat.
Wear a wool vest with preppy pieces, like a crisp button-down shirt and pleated miniskirt.
Wear a bold midi dress with a cool leather jacket for an editor-approved outfit.
Need we say more? These bags are perfect for the fashionable gal on the go.
The simple addition of a statement earring (or two) can instantly update any outfit, no matter how drab.
Find a coat with a furry texture and wear it with It-girl separates, like skinny jeans and moto boots.