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The 26 Items Every Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

From the practical to the absurd.

Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

The following "essentials" were chosen by the participants in this Quora thread.

1. A White Tee

Some people are even willing to pay $120 for this effortless basic.Source: Quora
stylebop.com

Some people are even willing to pay $120 for this effortless basic.

Source: Quora

2. Tights/Stockings

You can never have too many pairs of these things, you just need to know how to pick 'em out. Source: Quora
Wet Seal / wetseal.com

You can never have too many pairs of these things, you just need to know how to pick 'em out.

Source: Quora

3. Body Shapers

The power of Spanx. Source: Quora
Elizabeth Robertson/Philadelphia Inquirer / MCT

The power of Spanx.

Source: Quora

4. A NuBra

They exist, and they are a necessity for all of your bizarre strap variations in the summertime.Source: Quora
Nordstrom / Via clothing.joy.imbahost.com

They exist, and they are a necessity for all of your bizarre strap variations in the summertime.

Source: Quora

5. Cardigan

Nothing like cardigan season because cardigan season is EVERY SEASON.Source: Quora
American Apparel / store.americanapparel.net

Nothing like cardigan season because cardigan season is EVERY SEASON.

Source: Quora

6. A Light Scarf

Wear it on your neck, wear it on your head.Source: Quora
H&M / hm.com

Wear it on your neck, wear it on your head.

Source: Quora

7. Pajamas

This is my kind of essential. Source: Quora
Macy's / www1.macys.com

This is my kind of essential.

Source: Quora

8. The Classic Blazer

Throw it on top of anything (see above pajamas) and you have yourself an outfit.Source: Quora
H&M / hm.com

Throw it on top of anything (see above pajamas) and you have yourself an outfit.

Source: Quora

9. Yoga Pants

The closest feeling to no pants. Source: Quora
Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times / MCT

The closest feeling to no pants.

Source: Quora

10. A Comfy Pair Of Jeans

Preferably the stretchy kind that don't leave any pesky waistband marks on your skin.Source: Quora
Levi's / us.levi.com

Preferably the stretchy kind that don't leave any pesky waistband marks on your skin.

Source: Quora

11. A Striped Shirt

Hello sailor!Source: Quora
J. Crew / lyst.com

Hello sailor!

Source: Quora

12. The Little Black Dress

ASOS / us.asos.com
ASOS / us.asos.com

Widely known as the LBD, every girl needs a loose, flowing one and a body-conforming one.

Source: Quora

13. Ankle Boots

Barneys / barneys.com
DSW / dsw.com

Preferably a pair of perfectly worn-in boots that look completely acceptable paired with dresses.

Source: Quora

14. Statement Necklace

instagram.com

Every girl needs a wearable conversation piece.

Source: Quora

15. Black Leather Jacket

"Is that you or a model off-duty?" your friends will inquire.Source: Quora
Zara / zara.com

"Is that you or a model off-duty?" your friends will inquire.

Source: Quora

16. Trench Coat

So you can flash people, obvs.Source: Quora
Gap Inc. / Via rdujour.com

So you can flash people, obvs.

Source: Quora

17. Red Flats

They go with everything! Except your red tights.Source: Quora
West Blvd / store02.prostores.com

They go with everything! Except your red tights.

Source: Quora

18. Awesome Sunglasses

Paramount Pictures / pledge-allegiance-2-the-struggle.tumblr.com

Preferably big ones you can hide behind while trying to look mysterious in your trench coat.

Source: Quora

19. Pearls

Hate getting carded? Throw some strands of pearl around your neck!Source: Quora
pingphuket/pingphuket

Hate getting carded? Throw some strands of pearl around your neck!

Source: Quora

20. A Nice Watch

Or you could get with the times and just use your cell phone.Source: Quora
Nordstrom / shop.nordstrom.com

Or you could get with the times and just use your cell phone.

Source: Quora

21. Expensive Shoes

"At least one pair of fabulous shoes that you paid too much for." And will probably regret purchasing one day.Source: Quora
Christian Louboutin / us.christianlouboutin.com

"At least one pair of fabulous shoes that you paid too much for." And will probably regret purchasing one day.

Source: Quora

22. Garter Belt

Every girl needs cumbersome lingerie that really puts the "dirty" in "dirty underwear laundry pile."Source: Quora
Victoria's Secret / victoriassecret.com

Every girl needs cumbersome lingerie that really puts the "dirty" in "dirty underwear laundry pile."

Source: Quora

23. Sexy Pantsuit

Because every woman loves stripping down to nothing when sitting in a public restroom stall.Source: Quora
Ali Express / aliexpress.com

Because every woman loves stripping down to nothing when sitting in a public restroom stall.

Source: Quora

24. Jean Shorts (Apparently With Lace Trim)

25. Statement Apron

Why, Quora, WHY?

Source: Quora

26. Peep Bottom Panties

Just a little "window" into the minds of Quora users.Source: Quora
Via pleasurements.com

Just a little "window" into the minds of Quora users.

Source: Quora

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