The Outfit Combo I Swear By as a Celebrity Stylist

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. Erlanger is also the official ARMI Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

I am constantly experimenting with new trends and outfit combinations (hey, it’s my job), but there are a few classic outfits I swear by for myself and my clients. From a polished LBD to a power suit, some looks are simply timeless and can be worn for any occasion. Today I’m sharing the one foolproof look I swear by no matter what. The essentials? Keep reading.

The specific outfit combo I swear by as a celebrity stylist is a black blazer with a crisp white button-down paired with skinny jeans and loafers. It’s a classic that I will always stand by because it’s also a look that can be replicated with any budget. Pairing these essentials together is a convenient way to use pieces that most people already have in their closet to create a stylish and professional look. It’s also an outfit combination that lends the perfect opportunity to test out new trends with accessories like a pop of color with cool earrings or a playful handbag.

Shop the essentials you need to create the outfit I swear by below.