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Fashion Essentials for The Everygirl

Fashion Essentials for The Everygirl
Much like furnishing a new home, building a solid wardrobe once you're in the real world can be both daunting and costly. Shopping for fun, trendy pieces versus saving and investing in classic items is a debate many of us struggle with, whether we're new to receiving a paycheck or not. We constantly find ourselves with a growing pile of impulse purchases that we barely wear. Meanwhile, day after day, event after event, we expectantly return to the few quality items that always look classic and have been shown to stand the test of time. So which are these items are worth saving for? Well, with the help of Bradley Agather, author of style blog Luella and June, we've curated a list of 21 items every woman should have to get through her twenties. Click here to download or print off the full list of Fashion Essentials from The Handbook! Click here to read Fashion Essentials Part Two: 20 Items to Carry You Into Your Thirties Ballet Flats: When heels simply won't do, ballet flats are a must.

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