(1-13-12), had a great segment on your wardrobe. 20 Cheap Chic Winter Looks. The host of this segment, Lilliana (Cheap Chica) said you start with your basics and here they are (copied from Nate Berkus website)
Basic Wardrobe Must-Haves
Let's start with the basics. Before you're ready to create a month of looks, check your closet to make sure your have Lilliana's list of eight must-have wardrobe essentials. And if you're missing any items, we've listed where you can find each item at an affordable price!
Slim Black Pants (Kohl's - $28.80)
Dark Skinny Jeans (Gap - $49)
White Button Down (Old Navy - $26.50)
Black Turtleneck (JC Penney - $19.99)
Camel Skirt (JC Penney - $47.92)
Black Dress (Target - $29.69)
Tie Waist Sweater (JC Penney - $29.99)
Puffy Vest (Forever 21 - $22)
Faux Fur Vest (JC Penney - $29)
Riding Boot (DSW - $109)
Black Patent Pumps (Target - $24.99)
Tights - No nude hose - try textured or patterned. (Charlotte Russe - $6.50)
Then you add these items for less than $200
Go to Lilliana's site for links to purchase these items
Then take these new 8 items with the must-have basics and you get 30 days of outfits
|Source The Nate Berkus show|
Some of these items might not what you or I want in our wardrobe but it was a great visual concept to see how to get the most out of our wardrobe and our sewing. Makes me thnk about my garments in an entire new way.
You can head to the Nate link above and check out each outfit.