Suitable for both work and play, cotton basics such as t-shirts, tops and vests are versatile wardrobe staples that can be worn in countless different ways to achieve a particular style.
Read on for our ideas on how to style your cotton basics, whether you’re headed to the office or a night out with the girls.
A statement necklace can instantly dress up a cotton t-shirt. Pair with a matching blazer and jeans for an effortless look that works just as well for the office as it does for an off-duty look.
A tailored, fitted blazer can be paired with a cotton t-shirt, top or vest for an instant lift. There’s no end to the types of blazers you can choose, including bright colours and patterns, and knitted and formal styles.
Whether you opt for a midi-skirt, maxi-skirt or one that just reaches your thighs, a full skirt or flare skirt adds interest to a plain cotton top. If your top has a pattern or design, opt for a plain skirt and vice-versa.
A leather jacket, skirt, trousers or leggings add a rock edge to your cotton basics. Leather clothing is now available in a wide range of colours and textures, so there’s no excuse for your cotton basics to be boring!
Another way of adding interest to a casual outfit is through a pair of distressed jeans. Whether you prefer lighter colours, washed-out styles or dark denim, a pair of distressed jeans can be dressed up with a fitted blazer and cotton basics for an easy dinner outfit.
Cropped jeans and culottes are a stylish way of dressing up any outfit, and works great paired with high heels that add length to your legs.
Perfect for keeping warm, an oversized cardigan takes attention away from a basic top, so feel free to be playful with your cardigan choice!
If our ideas above haven’t been enough, scroll right for style inspiration!
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