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As a certified Lagos chic, balancing everyday hustle and bustle, slugging out in traffic, boardroom meetings, lunch with the girls —your calendar is jam-packed. However you still need to look chic and elegant.
My advice is invest in classic, versatile pieces, and you’ll fashion a clothing collection to last you a lifetime. Where to begin? The basics. Adding any one of these 10 versatile closet essentials will take your outfit to new heights of fabulousness. Click through to see the pieces you'll need to help you stand out

The5kshop button down dress

 Feminine & functional. The little black dress is a no-brainer essential wardrobe staple, no questions asked, no epistles needed. You must own a little black dress!.

Classic pumps

Gbemisoke Pumps
We all deserve a pair of heels that will go the extra mile, no matter the month or moment. Not too high, not too low and blends into any outfit like a chameleon.

Statement shades

Bright frames are inherently cool and offer a playful touch, no matter the season. When you invest in a pair of cool sunglasses, the likelihood of you forgetting them at brunch decreases significantly

Ankara accessories

Ankara bags, boweties, bangles, earrings are a necessity, we are now living in an age of ankara accessories. Adding any ankara piece to your outfit instantly makes it look more thought out, contemporary and chic. 

 Graphic printed T shirt

Lagos Laid bac
 A weekend must. You could also wear it under a blazer jacket for an easy work-chic look.

The perfect blazer.
And if it can serve as a dress too, Perfect!

Thingsnigerianslove blazer

Knockabout flats
Konga.com ladies flats
Quite simply, there’s no better feeling than sliding into a pair of comfortable flats/ espadrilles after a heel marathon.

Classic leather bag
Jumia.com leather bag
Quality leather lasts forever, and structure ensures it never looks sloppy. Opt for a tote that’s large enough to stash daily essentials but won’t border on briefcase size.

Delicate jewelry

Pandora white primrose stud earrings
Treat yourself to something classy and fancy and you'll never regret it. Afterall quality over quantity. '

Fancy skirt
Shopmaju pleated skirt.

Get a skirt that will make you a diva at work and will definitely be happy hour approved!

Thanks for reading. What essentials do you have in your wardrobe and think every girl must have ? Please share!

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