The 13 Most Important Wardrobe Basics Every Fashion Blogger Owns

There are certain classic items that should always be at the ready in your wardrobe, but don't let the concept of "basic" fool you: These items are the workhorses of any well-dressed woman's wardrobe, providing the foundation for a plethora of outstanding looks.

If anyone knows how to style a closet essential in unique ways, it's fashion bloggers. They can take something as simple as a black camisole and transform it into the most interesting layering piece. To ensure that you have the ability to create outfits just as flawless as theirs, we are breaking down these bloggers' closets via the most important basics you need to know about.

From T-shirts to biker jackets, keep reading to find out which closet basics are wardrobe must-haves.




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On Camille Charrière: Topshop top; Mango pants; Dorateymur Sybil Suede Ankle Boots (£360); Chanel bag; Acne Studios belt and sunglasses.

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On Marie Hindkær Wolthers: Freequent shirt; Sandro jeans; Notabene Barbara Shoes (£195); Jimmy Choo Petite Lockett Shoulder Bag (£895).

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On Brooke Testoni: Vintage Levi’s; vintage Chanel; Romance Was Born x Beau Coops boots.

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On Laura Matuszczyk: Calvin Klein shirt; Levi’s jeans; Retrosuperfutre Lèon Sunglasses (£158); Mongrei bag; Balagan shoes.

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On Saray Martin: Bershka collection.

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On Miss Enocha: Akira top, leggings, and bag; Adidas sneakers.

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On Julie Sariñana: Céline bag.

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On Courney Trop: Kate Moss x Equipment Lake-Washed Silk Shirt (£300); Ruffian blazer; APC trousers; Loewe Puzzle Bag (£1575); Jil Sander Velvet Platform Sandals (£460).

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On Pernille Teisbaek: Céline boots.

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On Lisa Dengler: Topshop blazer, shirt, pants, and shoes; Sophie Hulme bag; Want Les Essentials x Garrett Leight sunglasses.

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On Aimee Song: Equipment button-down; AYR jeans and top; Proenza Schouler Suede Heels (£749); Chanel bag; Kenneth Jay Lane earrings.

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On Talisa Sutton: Zimmermann blazer; Tibi Anson Stretch Wrap Skirt (£364); Adam Lippes Pleated Silk-Georgette and Crepe Top (£220); Mode Collective shoes; Chloé bag; Cluse watch.

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On Natasha Ndlovu: Monica Vinader bracelets.

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Editorial Director

Lauren Eggertsen is currently the editorial director of Who What Wear and has worked at the company for over eight years, where she started as an associate editor and has since worked her way up. Lauren has over 10 years of experience in the fashion editorial space, starting her career with internships at Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, and The Zoe Report, where she was later hired as their editorial assistant. Lauren has worked in the Los Angeles and New York Who What Wear offices but currently calls L.A. home. It is here where she leads and manages Who What Wear's fashion team and oversees all day-to-day editorial content and large tentpole moments. This includes all of the runway, trend, and shopping-driven content that ultimately helps to build a strong brand reputation within the industry. Lauren's role also includes helping to set the fashion direction for all original photo shoots and often styles many of the celebrity cover shoots, including big names like Kaia Gerber, Normani, and Kristen Stewart.

She has also attended multiple fashion weeks, including New York, London, Milan, and Paris, where her personal style has been featured on sites such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle. She prides herself on discovering and supporting small brands and on her knack for a good vintage shopping find. When she isn't working, she enjoys researching and dining at reputable restaurants around both her neighborhood and the globe.