While 2020 might have been the year we all embraced loungewear, 2021 is the time to up your game. Whether you’re looking forward to socializing again, returning to the office or you simply want to look on point for your next virtual meeting, updating your wardrobe is the first step to honing your style. Want to dress well in 2021?
Take a look at the essentials you’ll need:
Fashion Essentials for 2021
1. Bomber Jacket
Cropped jackets are set to be big in Spring and Summer 2021, so get ahead of the game and find your go-to style now. Bomber jackets are your best bet as they’re pretty much never out of fashion and you can style them a number of ways, including in punk and mod styles for a little edge. Alternatively, minimalist bomber jackets can even be teamed with chinos for a casual office vibe, so there’s no limit to where you can wear this classic style. Just choose one that you feel comfortable in.
2. Straight-Cut Trousers
The days of skinny jeans for men, and women for that matter, are drawing to a close, and straight-cut trousers are returning to the fore, which I’m sure will delight many of you reading this right now. You’ll even see wide-leg trousers from some of the big designers, which can create a stylish silhouette. If you’re looking for everyday wear, straight-cut jeans, trousers, and cords will give you a wide range of options.
3. Investment Watches
The right watch can complete an outfit, so it’s well worth investing in a timeless classic. If you want to upgrade your wardrobe without blowing your budget, buy used Omega watches instead. You’ll find iconic styles, as well as new pieces, so it’s a great way to take your wardrobe to the next level. Whether you’re rocking a casual style or dressing to impress, a classic timepiece is the perfect accessory.
4. Light Blue Oxford Shirt
The perfect addition as Spring rolls around, a light blue Oxford shirt can be worn at any time, for any event. Buttoned up for work or thrown casually over a white tee, the right shirt will be a wardrobe staple in 2021. It’s worth prioritizing quality when it comes to your next Oxford shirt, a good quality fabric will get softer and more wearable with every wash.
5. Chukka Boots
Straddling the line between smart and casual, chukka boots are a great option for 2021. If you’re returning to the office, they’ll complete your business casual style, but they’ll work well when you’re off duty too. Paired with jeans or chinos, they add a fashionable twist to a relaxed look. Pair them with faded jeans and a basic tee and you’ll effortlessly rugged and handsome – you decide.
6. Nautical Stripes
Favored on the catwalks this year, nautical stripes are set to return for Spring. If you want to stay on-trend, make sure you have a striped tee or vest on hand. Great with jeans, it’s a style that’s easy to wear yet one that always makes you look stylish.
Transform Your Wardrobe in 2021
With so many great new trends to explore this year, you’ll want to make the most of dressing well for every season. To get ready, start by decluttering your wardrobe now. Discard or donate any unwanted items and keep classic or statement pieces that you’ll be able to mix with new trends. Done that? Now, you’re ready to embrace a new season and replenish your wardrobe and update your style.