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10 Pieces in Your Closet That Already Need an Upgrade

Time to get rid of those passé stuff in your wardrobe!
10 Pieces in Your Closet That Already Need an Upgrade
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Time to get rid of those passé stuff in your wardrobe!

If you're in a style rut, then maybe it's time to hit refresh and revamp your closet! No, we're not talking about a complete overhaul. You just need to select a few pieces to upgrade to allow you more stylish options for your next OOTD. Below, we've rounded up some clothes you probably already need to say goodbye to, plus what to replace them with. Scroll down and get ready to g0 shopping!

1. Plain tee

Upgrade to: Statement tee

Let your voice be heard without speaking out loud. Hop into the slogan tee trend and let your plain shirt do the talking.

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Zara Oversized text t-shirt, P595, Greenbelt 5

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2. Ballet flats

Upgrade to: Backless loafers

A lazy yet chic and edgy alternative to the ballet flat? Meet the backless loafer: comfy, stylish, and goes well with almost anything!

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Bata Backless loafers, P1499, SM Megamall

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3. Plain denim jacket

Upgrade to: Embroidered jacket

Don't settle for anything mundane. These days, the louder the print, the better! Decorate your fave denim jacket with floral or animal-inspired embroidered details.

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Mango Embroidered denim jacket, P4995, Greenbelt 5

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4. Bodycon coordinates

Upgrade to: Pyjama suit

Body-hugging coordinates may accentuate your shape, but nothing beats the comfort of rolling out of bed and wearing your PJs to work!

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Pia Mita Annette blouse, P24400, and pants, P27300, Shop LCP

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5. Subtle stripes

Upgrade to: Bold stripes

One of summer's hottest prints, stripes are a must this season. Don't wear it half-heartedly, though. The bolder the stripes, the better!

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Finders Keepers Either way shorts, P8300, Shop LCP

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6. Hemmed denim jeans

Upgrade to: Frayed jeans

Raw and undone hems are all the rage today in the denim department. Need we say more?

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H&M Straight High Cropped Jeans, P1990, SM Makati

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7. Mini skirt

Upgrade to: Asymmetrical hem skirt

This popular hemline is back and is a must to nail those street style looks. Add some edge to your mini skirts and go for an uneven hem.

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Pull & Bear Denim skirt with asymmetric hem, P1795, SM Megamall

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8. Basic tote

Upgrade to: Statement bag

Your bag is a vital part of your ensemble. Don't let your tote look passe.

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Gucci Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag, $3500 (or about P175,000), Gucci.com

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9. Sweat pants

Upgrade to: Track pants

Athleisure is here to stay and we all know it. But this time, it's more than just sweatpants or jogger pants. Buy some smart trousers with side pipings to modernize your sporty attire.

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Zara Floral trousers with side bands, P1995, Glorietta 3

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10. Matte leather skirt

Upgrade to: Patent leather skirt

Invest in a skirt that's shiny to act as the focal piece of your look. Trust us, even the most ordinary button-down will look chic tucked into this.

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Topshop Ruffle vinyl skirt, P2880, Topshop.com 

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