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The Best in Beauty and Style This Week: Everyday Essentials

High-quality closet essentials are principle to an effortlessly chic yet versatile wardrobe. Typically neutral-colored, these basics such as, figure-flattering white tanks and sturdy denim, are fundamental to a cohesive closet that can survive a roller coaster of trends. When it comes to choosing the right basics, you should always prioritize fit and quality.

In this week’s round-up, I’ve gathered the crème de la crème of basics, in both style and beauty. You can wear these essential pieces every day or dress them up for any occasion. I hope you find something you like, whether you’re more inclined to have nude colors in your clothing or on your lips.


Frankie Shop, Eva Padded Shoulder Muscle T-Shirt in White, $75

Puffed sleeves have been a hot commodity among those in the fashion crowd, but padded shoulders are now seeing a resurgence. The 80’s trend gets a modern upgrade, thanks to Frankie Shop’s relaxed fit and straight cut design.

Urban Outfitters, UO Alexa Strappy Sandal, $49

These minimalistic faux-leather strappy sandals from Urban Outfitters are comfortable, classy, and perfect for this summer and every following one.

Juvia’s Place, The Nude Velvety Matte Lipstick, $14

Velvety yet hydrating, Juvia’s Place’s nude matte lipsticks are highly pigmented, long-lasting, and come in a diverse range of colors.

Agolde, Rianne Bodysuit, $68

Agolde, a Los Angeles-based brand, is popular for its premium denim, but their high-quality craftsmanship is evident in their tops as well. The Rianne bodysuit is expertly designed to make for the most figure-flattering white tank you’ll ever set your eyes on.

Free People, Next Weekend Cami, $38

Look sleek and luxurious in Free People’s Next Weekend Cami, which balances corset-style seaming with superior stretch.

Cuyana, Mini Drawstring Bucket Bag, $275

Crafted in luxurious Italian leather, Cuyana’s mini drawstring, bucket bag was made with three elements in mind: design, quality, and sustainability. Let this bag serve as the best-understated accent to every outfit you wear.

Chanel, Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in 735 Daydream, $28

The latest addition to Chanel’s Le Vernis nail polish collection is Daydream, a gorgeous light mauve that is a quintessential neutral. Chanel’s formula is enriched with Ceramides to help strengthen nails over time.

Oak and Fort, Cropped Cardigan, $68

Swap your oversized blazers for a cozy knit cardigan that is equal parts stylish and timeless. The asymmetrical cut and striped trims on Oak and Fort’s cropped cardigan make it one-of-a-kind. 

Wilfred, Limerick Short, $120

Aritzia has mastered the art of clothing basics, and the Wilfred’s Limerick short is a great testament. Showcase a touch of a leg with these edgy high-waisted shorts that were sourced with innovative vegan leather and feature double knife pleats for the most tailored fit.

Charlotte Tilbury, Pillow Talk Lip and Cheek Glow, $40

Charlotte Tilbury’s new pillow talk lip and cheek glow is easy-to-blend and multi-use, which makes it the best product for the woman on the go. This limited edition product is chock full of nourishing ingredients such as, Vitamin E and Raspberry Leaf Stem Cell Extract. 

Mango, High Waist Culotte Jeans, $59.99

Well-fitted yet comfortable, Mango’s high-waisted beige culottes were sourced using sustainable cotton fabric and were made for every season.

Villa Rouge, Viva Mules, $140

Casual white sneakers will forever be a closet staple, but sometimes we need extra pizzazz from our basics. The buttery-smooth leather and luxurious quilt detailing on these Villa Rouge mules will lend you a chic look.

Vince, Henley Tank, $95

Vince’s ribbed Henley tank is an incredibly comfortable wardrobe essential that is perfect for layering or wearing on its own.

Wolf Circus, Simone Chain Necklace, $265

It should be the standard that everyday essentials can withstand time, but the notion holds even greater weight when it comes to gold jewelry. Wolf Circus’ Simone chain necklace is coated in the highest grade 14k gold plating to protect against tarnishing.

WOMN, The Liana Dress, $78

Consciously made from deadstock cotton jersey, Womn’s Liana Dress allows those on the go a velvety soft feel and classic A-line shape.

Zara, Mom Fit Jeans TRF, $45.90

The cool mom jeans trend dates back to the ’90s, but the figure-flattering cut has the potential to transcend time. Made of sturdy cotton, Zara’s mom jeans, hug the body in all the right places and were made to last.

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Melanie Tran

Melanie is a Marketing and Fashion Merchandising student who enjoys writing about fashion and beauty.