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. 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.
As one of the leading fast-fashion brands, Zara should be at the top of every smart shopper's list. From trend-driven pieces to wardrobe classics, the affordable site has something stylish for everyone. And to be sure your closet is stocked with the Zara essentials, today I'm sharing my seven must-have items.
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A classic tailored white shirt. Clean and professional, it will get you through everything.
This a staple you can wear with just about everything. Plus, it’s super versatile. Throw it over a ball gown, or wear it with blue jeans.
Go for black or something light and neutral; they will get you through every season.
You can dress them down with a slouchy sweater or up with a sexy top. Be sure to find a pair with a good fit.
The structured shape is pretty and polished, but you can throw everything you need for work and beyond in it.
The perfect shift can always take you from day to night. Try something with a little color or a silhouette that's nipped at the waist.
You can never go wrong with stripes. So French, so chic.
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