9 Wardrobe Essentials for Casual Women

Casual fashion style is indeed effortless, relaxed, and laid back perfect for a cool street style or even in a casual office. If you need convenient, practical pieces that adjust to your ever-changing schedule and last all day long, keep on reading for our 9 wardrobe essentials that will make your casual style effortlessly cool.

  1. Denim Jeans

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Known for its casual and cool looks, denim jeans are perfect for a casual street style. You may go for distressed, ripped, patchwork, or acid-washed style to channel your personality. If you’re seeking a chic style, go for a pair of white skinny jeans without any rips and tears perfect for a casual office environment. On the other hand, if you’re seeking for comfort and relaxed street looks, resort to a pair of cuffed boyfriend jeans or ripped skinny jeans making you look effortless and cool.

  1. Plain Tee or Graphic Top

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If you’re just heading for a casual walk in the town, resort to graphic tees with novelty prints and logos. However, if you’re planning to wear it underneath your blazers on your office looks, only go for plain tees with a great fit to avoid looking slouchy and sloppy even you’re working in a casual environment. Remember, casual office is still a professional place that requires professionalism.

  1. Turtleneck Sweater

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Whether you’re a fan of oversized silhouettes, chunky structures, or cropped styles, turtleneck sweater is a must for every woman. Like fashion blogger Veronica Popoiacu, you may think of going for a brightly-colored sweater that will create a sharp color contrast with your leather shorts. Or simply show off your midriff with a cropped sweater worn with a high-waist skirt that looks more conservative than revealing crop tops and bandeau tops.

  1. Beanie or Baseball Cap

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Looking for a great accessory to complete your looks? Forget those clingy necklaces and bangles and top your casual outfit with a beanie or a baseball cap. Stick to neutral shades of navy, gray, camel, or black if you’re intending to wear it on a daily basis so you’ll look more fashionable and put together on your looks.

  1. Casual Jackets

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Bomber jackets, denim jackets, and military jackets are great to channel your relaxed vibe on your street style. You don’t have to wear bomber jackets with sneakers all the time, especially if you’re not a sporty kind of girl. Instead, look for combat boots, wedges, and even ballet flats that will look great with your jacket. Or simply opt for a denim jacket that will absolutely go with anything.

  1. Comfy Footwear

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Sneakers may be the most comfortable footwear you may have, but combat boots, ballet flats, wedges, and even strappy sandals are great for walking too. Like fashion blogger Zanita Whittington, add some sporty look with your layered outfits with a pair of canvas sneakers that look relaxed and cool. Or, go for a spring looks with a pair of wedge sandals worn with a sheer polka dots top and cropped jeans like Jane Aldridge did.

  1. Button-Down Blouse

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Casual doesn’t necessarily mean sporting tees and bomber jackets all the time. Button down blouses in drapey fabric like chiffon are great for adding some elegance to your casual looks. Like fashion blogger Zanita Whittington, pair your button-down blouses with denim shorts or dressy pants that can be chic enough to dress up your simple looks.

  1. Backpack

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The most functional and effortless bag, backpacks can accommodate all your essentials without hindering your effortless look. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, you may go for a brightly-colored backpack to add some life to your spring looks, or simply resort to a drawstring backpack for a breezy and chic vibe like Kristina Bazan did.

  1. Striped Top

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Looking for an interesting print to spice up your casual outfits? You could never go wrong with a striped top that can be a perfect match with skirts, shorts, jeans, and even overalls. Wear them with a pair of boots or strappy sandals and top your looks with a hat for a nautical-chic vibe. This way, you’ll look more effortless and chic on your street style without trying too hard.

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