Finding the perfect statement pieces for the new school year is a must, and since back-to-school season has begun, here are five wardrobe essentials that will make any outfit complete.
1. Platform sandals
Platform sandals have been trending recently, and they aren’t going out of style anytime soon. Platform sandals are the perfect shoe to wear when going out, spending a day at the pool, or going to an event. Steve Madden, Doc Martens, and Demonia are all reliable brands that have been selling out all year. They are extremely versatile and can be paired with a pantsuit and blazer, or shorts and a tee.
2. Cargo pants
Wearing a pair of Cargo pants is the perfect way to add contrast to any outfit. Recently Y2k has been trending, and cargo jeans are an essential when trying to nail the 2000’s look. Pairing cargo jeans with a basic white shirt or a graphic tee makes your outfit effortlessly cool.
3. Graphic tees
Graphic tees are very comfortable and the perfect way to dress up any pair of blue jeans. Thrift shops like Goodwill, Buffalo Exchange, and Pavement are great places to shop for unique graphic tees.
4. Y2K necklaces
Year 2000 accessories are coming back and Y2k jewelry is the perfect way to accessorize any outfit. Vanessa Mooney, Eliou, and Ellie Vail have the best collections of jewelry that have a modern trendy look, while still resembling jewelry from the 2000’s.
5. Crochet tops
Crochet tops are an essential in any wardrobe. Pairing a crochet top with cargo pants, a mini skirt, or sweatpants will give the outfit a very unique finish. Urban Outfitters, Zara, and Etsy are great sources to find the perfect crochet top that will spice up any outfit.