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The Skinny Jeans
No wardrobe is complete without a go-to pair of jeans. Dark denim will help your favorite pants stand the test of time.
Jeans—Skinny Low, $10, hm.com
Classic strappy sandals are the perfect excuse for a fresh pedicure. As if you needed one.
Zoey Sandal, $20, delias.com
The Leather Biker Jacket
Instantly add an edge to any outfit, whether it’s a floral dress and flats or ripped jeans with your favorite band tee. No motorcycle required.
Jacket, $20, tillys.com
The ultimate accessory for any look, whether it’s formal or casual. Rock a classic black pair or one in your favorite color. We’re partial to tortoise shell.
Classic Wayfarer, $10, delias.com
The Crossbody Purse
Mary Poppins knew the advantages of having a big bag to carry all her things. Try one that has a shoulder strap to keep your hands free for everything else, like texting, holding hands with your crush or picking flowers.
Crossbody Bag, $20, charlotterusse.com
The SundressEvery girl needs a light sundress to throw on when you want to dress up a little. This frock has a fun print and pockets to make it work for almost any occasion.
Sundress, $12, aeropostale.com
The Wrap Scarf
No matter the weather, a printed scarf in a pretty hue is always a cute addition to any outfit.
Time to accessorize scarf, $20, modcloth.com
A little glitter gives a basic tee a major style upgrade.
Rock ‘n’ Republic Glitter Tee, $15, kohls.com
The Statement Necklace
The possibilities are endless for these eye-catching accessories. Pair one with jeans and a T-shirt to add a touch of glamour to an everyday look or add some extra sparkle to an evening dress.
The Ballet Flats
These versatile and comfy slip-ons are always on pointe. Go for basic black, then wear them everywhere.
A little lace adds feminine flair to a comfy pullover sweater.
Lace Shoulder Pullover, $15, delias.com
The Little Black Dress
Elegant, simple and classic. There's a reason 1D has a song about this wardrobe staple. For evening, wear with heels and bright jewelry or pair it with a light jacket for the day.
Black dress, $16, forever21.com
The Chambray Shirt
The chambray shirt goes perfectly with leggings and sneakers or you can dress it up with a lace skirt or patterned shorts. Either way a chambray shirt is definitely one thing you need in your closet.
Canyon River Blues women's chambray camp shirt, $17, sears.com
The Chain Clutch
Perfect for an evening out when you need just the essentials with you. Remember the important three: phone, keys and lipgloss.
Clutch, $15, urbanoutfitters.com
A good pair of heels adds instant glamour to any outfit.
Polka dots give a touch of sweetness to a traditional button-down. Wear it over a t-shirt, layer it up with necklaces or rock it alone.
Button-down Polka Dot Shirt, $15, delias.com
The Diamond Studs
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend for a reason. Day or night, these sparkling studs add a twinkle to anything you pair it with.
Simon Frank Stud Earring, $15, overstock.com
The Lace-Up Sneakers
Whether or not you play a sport you can give your look an athletic feel with a cute pair of sneakers. Try kicks in bright solid colors or fun patterns—sporty chic!
The Denim Jacket
You can never have too much denim in your life. This iconic piece can be worn with almost anything to instantly create a casual cool look.
Arizona Highland Denim Jacket, $10, jcpenney.com
These adorable booties are an easy way to dress up any outfit. Pair them with jeans or a pair of denim shorts to give your outfit a little extra edge. Psst: They also play well with dresses!
Booties, $15, charlotterusse.com
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