Wardrobe Essentials: How to Dress for a Week With 15 Pieces

Building a capsule wardrobe will save you significant time getting ready in the morning. Here are our favorite looks for everyday of the week using the 15 essentials items you should have in your wardrobe.

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Monday's Look


Look put together and feel like you're still wearing your pajamas in these Liverpool trousers. Paired with a white tee, blazer and pumps, no one will know how crazy (or lazy) your weekend was.

The essential items for your wardrobe are: LBD, white tee, trousers, blazer, midi skirt, moto Jacket, crew neck sweater, long cardigan, chambray shirt, trench coat, booties, pumps, turtleneck, jeans and sneakers. Try to keep the palette neutral to allow for easy mixing and matching.

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Tuesday's Look

Tuesday Wardrobe Essential

Layering hack: Wear a cozy sweater over your dress and your LBD becomes a skirt.

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Wednesday's Look

Wednesday Wardrobe Essentials

Swing through the week in a midi skirt and chambray shirt. Knot your shirt at the waist to flaunt your figure. For a more casual look, swap your pumps for booties.

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Thursday's Look

Thursday Wardrobe Essentials

Your LBD gets cozy when paired with a long cardigan and sneakers. Pair it with pumps and a blazer for date night.

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Friday's Look

Friday Wardrobe Essentials

Fri-yay! A striped turtleneck and moto jacket give a pink skirt a cool, casual vibe.


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Saturday's Look

Saturday Wardrobe Essentials

This outfit is perfect for a crazy day of errands. Rock your white sneakers during the day and toss on your pumps and leather moto jacket for a night out.

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Sunday's Look

Sunday Wardrobe Essentials

For a foolproof brunch look, embrace the “Canadian tuxedo” look and half-tuck a chambray shirt with trousers or jeans. Balance out the blue palette with brown booties.