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6 outfit staples that are for life, not just for Christmas

February 22nd, 2016 | by NUSU
6 outfit staples that are for life, not just for Christmas
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  1. The Timeless Leather Jacket
Mango £59.99

Mango £59.99

 

The leather jacket has endured the test of time and will probably be a staple piece year after year. Pair this number with some heels and your favourite lipstick and create the perfect evening outfit, or keep it casual and wear with jeans and a shirt. Looking good has never been so easy.

2. The Essential Scarf

Topshop £16

Topshop £16

As much as we hate to admit it, the summer sun is still a long way away, so a scarf is the number one accessory for the 9am trek to university. Draped over a printed dress or tucked into a trench coat, this Topshop grey scarf is elegant and reasonably priced.

3. The Classic Striped Tee

Warehouse £16

Warehouse £16

Chic has never been so easy with this classic striped T-shirt. Simple and affordable, this classic piece looks great thrown on with a pair of boyfriend jeans. Don’t underestimate the stripy tee though. For an evening event, it can be dressed up with a statement necklace, skirt and a pair of heeled boots.

4. The Investment Trainer

Nike £72

Nike £72

So it’s February, and your New Year’s resolution of going to the gym everyday has got off to a rocky start. That’s ok though, because trainers have become a daily fashion staple. These Nike Juvenate’s would look great with jeans and a jumper, but could also be paired with a blouse and a pencil skirt for a quirky evening ensemble. Who knows, they may inspire you to work out.

5. The Trusty Shirt

Topshop £30

Topshop £30

Perfect for the long days cooped up in the library, this Topshop shirt is effortlessly cool and looks great thrown over a band tee and your favourite jeans. Bonus points for its comfy material.

6. The Handy Backpack

New Look £19.99

New Look £19.99

Nothing says start of semester optimism like a brand new bag, and at only £19.99, this faux-leather New Look backpack is a total steal. Style meets practicality with this tassel drop bag, creating the perfect staple for university students.

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