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.
Zara Oversized text t-shirt, P595, Greenbelt 5
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!
Bata Backless loafers, P1499, SM Megamall
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.
Mango Embroidered denim jacket, P4995, Greenbelt 5
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!
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!
Finders Keepers Either way shorts, P8300, Shop LCP
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?
H&M Straight High Cropped Jeans, P1990, SM Makati
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
8. Basic tote
Upgrade to: Statement bag
Your bag is a vital part of your ensemble. Don't let your tote look passe.
Gucci Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag, $3500 (or about P175,000), Gucci.com
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.
Zara Floral trousers with side bands, P1995, Glorietta 3
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.
Topshop Ruffle vinyl skirt, P2880, Topshop.com