The secret behind any well-dressed woman are her defined wardrobe choices. We say the more picky you are, the lesser “I have nothing to wear” complaints you’ll see yourself addressing every morning. Your 20’s are about investing in great basics and discovering how to make them work for you. Here’s a quick guide…

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The denim jacket
It’s never going out of style and the ways to wear it are endless. We suggest choosing something with zero embellishments and wash – just the usual plain dark blue classic jean jacket that you can rely on for your post-desk look.

Available on forever21.com for 1,969

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Cocktail dress
Give your LBD a much-needed break and have fun getting dressed by choosing something in an OTT print for an evening out. This floral bodycon tank dress is a great piece to wear all through your 20’s because it can be styled in so many ways for so many occasions.

Available on sheinside.com for 1100

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Striped top
A black and white striped top that could be dressed up or down with a jacket, coloured pants or a statement necklace should definitely find some space in your wardrobe. Be careful while choosing your kind of stripe, if you are an apple shape go for vertical ones, if you are pear shape the horizontal ones are your best bet.

Available on oasap.com for 430

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The anorak
Layering is an art and you can never go wrong with an Anorak. A multipurpose topper, it’ll serve you well through the seasons, across many of your travels and lend some instant cool to any casual look.

Available on Zara.com for 5,990

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Date-night top
Opt for luxurious fabrics and opulent details when it comes to matters of love. Show a little skin, but not too much and choose bright colours that can also be worn under your blazer for a chic look.

Available on forever21.com for 580