For an impressive outfit that will square with your budget, pair a white button-down with these ankle-length pants.To buy: $35, oldnavy.com.
Got a closet full of (snore) solids? Carry this power grid of a handbag to charge them up.To buy: $310, lkbennett.com.
Great for faking curves: A top with a flouncy peplum adds dimension to slight hips.To buy: $70, zara.com for info.
Once you slip on color-block bangles, a simple gray shift snaps into focus.To buy: $38 to $45 each, rjgraziano.com.
Kicky sandals with chevron-patterned heels seem busy, but they work with everything from airy pastel skirts to white cropped pants to patterned denim.To buy: $225, nordstrom.com.
Stained glass meets modern architecture. This artful A-line dress transcends trends, making it an investment that will pay off for years.To buy: $1,195, novisnyc.com for info.