You may not be willing to suffer for fashion on the day-to-day—stiletto heels may be too much of a struggle for an ordinary day, and trendy pieces like neon belt bags may not necessarily appeal to you. It's only natural to need clothes that are functional and not too fussy, that can take you from day to night with a simple change of shoes or jewelry.
That said, And whether you've already found your signature style and you're not too keen on keeping up with every new trend, having fun and keeping it fresh is always in order. So, just in case you feel like giving your wardrobe a little bit of a youthful spin, these are our top picks to have in your closet right now. Bonus points for the fact that they are all easy to wear!
1. A Hardworking Jumpsuit
Jumpsuits are a blessing for days you just don't kow what to wear. You have a whole outfit in an instant plus it's so comfy! Prime example is Iza Calzado here, walking the streets of Milan looking so très chic in this white jumpsuit. She pairs it with a thick, gold chain necklace and the fashion set's current fave, Bottega Veneta Stretch Sandals f0r a more luxe feel.
2. Relaxed Neutral Co-ords
Investing in neutrals has gone beyond the safe zone to being fashion's (non-)color star. Taking the safe bet a notch higher, the current fascination with co-ords, much like jumpsuits, makes it so much easier for you to plan your outfit because it simply doesn't require much thought—they're meant to be worn together and look extra polished because they're a perfect match. Take a cue from this camel-colored set on Patricia Cusi Ramos. It's the perfect item to pack for your next trip, too!
3. Cool Sneakers
So fashion's finally favoring comfort these days, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your style. A good pair of sneakers will get you far, literally, and that's in terms of pairing them with your clothes as well. You can use it with almost everything, whether you're donning a dress, pants, a jumpsuit, shorts—anything under the sun really.
4. Dressy Shorts
Show off your stems with a pair of chic, fun shorts. If you think denim shorts are too casual or inappropriate on certain occasions, printed shorts are a good alternative. This snakeskin one on Marie Lozano is effortless but still fashion-forward. Pair it with a dressy top and heels to take it up a notch.
5. Wide-leg Pants
At first glance, a pair of wide-leg pants might not appear to be easy to wear or versatile, but surprisingly, it's an item you can use for a lot of different occasions. Besides the fact that it easily makes you look taller and more polished with good pair of heels worn with it. You can make it relaxed with a graphic T-shirt or go upscale with a statement top.
6. Printed Dress
There's a love affair with printed dresses that every Filipina is going through right now, and there's no surprise there. It gives you maximum mobility and ease, makes you feel instantly pretty, and you just have to make the dress do all the work. The options are bountiful enough that you can go for a maximalist or minimalist print depending on your mood for the day.
7. Colorful Sandal
Sure, black and nude heels are a non-negotiables, but Daryl Chang's electric blue heels prove why you also need that pop of color in your shoe collection. It's a great pick-me-up for the most neutral-toned 'fits and brightly-hued combinations alike.
8. Denim Jacket
A classic piece clothing in every sense, a denim jacket never gets old, its sihouette just evolves. It can give anything you wear a cozy laidback vibe like no other, whether you decide to take the girly or tough route with it.
9. Tailored Suit
If anything, now is the prime time to be investing in a nice tailored suit. It's easily the answer to what to wear to your next big party, presentation, what have you. Want to look put together in under five minutes? Just throw on a suit. It's smart, sexy, and structured. Just check how Pam Quiñones does it. You really can't go wrong with this fashion investment.
10. Shirt Dress
The ultimate cheat for a stylish look that you can literally just throw on? A shirt dress. It's breezy, non-problematic, and it's a good base for any statement shoes and accessories you want to wear. The best part: There are so many iterations that vary in terms of length, sleeve style, colors, and silhouettes that you'll be spoiled for choice.