Fresh colors, fabrics, and silhouettes update these key pieces for today. From work to casual wear, here are the best coats, shoes, tops, and accessories you'll love to wear for years to come.
This soft blue coat has a luxurious sheen and a streamlined design.
Get the look: Trench ($80, nyandcompany.com; Top (starting at $60, coldwatercreek.com); Skirt ($20, dressbarn.com); Earrings ($10, charmingcharlie.com); Shoes ($138, ninashoes.com)
Delicate details like ruffles, bell sleeves, and lace take a basic blouse from staple to standout.
Get the look: Purple Top (starting at $25, target.com); Floral Top ($21, kohls.com); Pink Top ($80, lordandtaylor.com)
Hitting midcalf, these skirts flatter like an A-line and add length to your frame.
Get the look: Polka dot skirt ($140, bodenusa.com); Lace shirt ($30, target.com)
BUY NOW: $56, pixiemarket.com
Balance shine with a crisp collared shirt.
BUY NOW: starting at $33, target.com
The vertical panels in this versatile piece trick the eye to slim.
Fit is key when you wear a color this eye-catching. Choose a well-made, structured piece.
Get the look: Blazer ($169, zara.com); Tee ($68, nautica.com); Jeans, Riders by Lee ($20, walmart.com); Bracelet ($44, stelladot.com)
BUY NOW: $50, chineselaundry.com
Love your legs? Accessorize a black dress or skirt with bold kitten heels.
BUY NOW: $70, loft.com
Tuck a shirt into straight-leg trousers to play up your waist.
BUY NOW: $40, justfab.com
Complement a simple short-sleeve blouse with a poppy purse.
Bows, beads, and stretchy straps are finishing touches for ballet-inspired shoes.
Get the look: Pink flats ($65, bcfootwear.com); Velvet flats ($35, ae.com); Blue velvet flats ($70, chineselaundry.com); Candie's flats ($50, kohls.com); Ankle strap flats ($79, marcfisherfootwear.com)
BUY NOW: $58, livefashionable.com
Layering on a long chain is the latest way to make a statement. These gold geometric shapes match any color or print.
BUY NOW: $50, anntaylor.com
An emerald stone and gold baubles have a vintage vibe.
BUY NOW: $45, rjgraziano.com
In this setting, pearls look modern.
BUY NOW: $27, 7charmingsisters.com
A square style is unexpected and adds a touch of whimsy.