Parisian Style: Building Your Wardrobe (Part II)

The Basics | Building Your Wardrobe | Creating A Personal Identity

As mentioned in my┬áprevious post on Parisian Style, the very beginning steps of creating your new fashion identity involve shopping! Based on the concepts from the capsule wardrobes previously shown, we are going to explore some of the fashion items mentioned. Once we build our wardrobe, then it’s on to styling it!

Shown above is a very standard list of certain items that could (or should–however you want to view it!) be included in your new wardrobe capsule. I’m focusing on this particular collection of items, though, if you wanted more information.

White Button-Down

Frill Placket Shirt, $149.00, asos.com

Convertible Sleeve Portofino Shirt, $49.90, express.com

Boxy Tie-Neck Shirt, $22.90, forever21.com

Patterned Top

Sailor Print Shirt, $17.90, forever21.com

Stripe Side-Split T-Shirt, $40.00, topshop.com

Bird Graphic Tee, $10.90, forever21.com

Fitted Sweater

Richter Knit Top, $76.00, asos.com

Off-The-Shoulder Crop Top, $38.00, forever21.com

Milano Stripe Sweater, $98.00, asos.com

Dressy Camisole

Crop Cami With Caging Detail, $9.50, asos.com

Rouleau Swing Camisole Top, $30.00, topshop.com

Buttoned-Back Top, $5.00, forever21.com

Skinny Jeans

Skinny Jeans In Clean Black, $38.00, asos.com

True Blue Joni Jeans, $65.00, topshop.com

Stretch-Knit Skinny Pants, $8.00, forever21.com

Ankle Pants

Skinny Ankle Jeans, $19.90, forever21.com

Ponte Ankle Grazer Pants, $52.00, topshop.com

Low-Rise Skinny Ankle Jeans, $29.90, forever21.com

Pencil Skirt

High Waisted Pencil Skirt, $31.00, asos.com

Short Pencil Skirt, $60.00, topshop.com

High Waist Longerline Pencil Skirt, $31.00, asos.com

Formal Skirt

Pleated Midi Skirt In Velvet, $58.00, asos.com

Pleated Ornate Skirt, $35.00, forever21.com

Floral Printed Tulle Midi Skirt, $73.00, asos.com

Little Black Dress

Ribbed Mini Dress, $58.00, nastygal.com

Deep Bardot Mini Skater Dress, $36.00, asos.com

Scalloped Dress, $68.00, nastygal.com

Blazer

Ponte Blazer With Tailored Collar, $53.00, asos.com

Open-Front Padded Blazer, $22.90, forever21.com

Premium Tailored Blazer With Dropped Lapel, $68.00, asos.com

Classic Jacket/Coat

Textured Belted Trench Coat, $54.90, forever21.com

Double Breasted Coat, $110.00, topshop.com

Waterfall Jacket, $44.00, asos.com

Classic Bag

Braided Faux Leather Satchel, $69.95, nordstrom.com

Oversize Faux Leather Shopper, $64.95, nordstrom.com

Foldover Crossbody Bag, $39.00, nordstrom.com

Pointed Flats

Scalloped & Studded Flats, $138.00, anthropologie.com

Strappy Faux Suede Flats, $19.90, forever21.com

Rhinestoned Faux Suede Flats, $24.90, forever21.com

Lace-Up Shoes (Oxfords, Boots, Sneakers)

Superga Metallic Sneakers, $78.00, anthropologie.com

Eli Bootie, $59.95, dsw.com

Born Passie Oxford, $99.95, nordstrom.com

Classic Pumps

Levonne Pump, $49.95, dsw.com

Faux Suede Ankle-Strap Heels, $24.90, forever21.com

Faux Suede Pumps, $19.90, forever21.com

Now that you have an idea of which items belong in your closet–and where to get them–you’ll be ready to start your new style journey in no time! Stay tuned for the last post in this series, which will discuss formulating outfits, adding accessories, and branding your unique style.

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