Just because something doesn’t come in a bold color, have crystals dripping from it, or dance on command doesn’t mean it can’t be an exciting addition to your wardrobe. In the sartorial world, we like to call these more “boring” pieces basics, and it’s these articles of clothing that build the backbone of our wardrobes. No, they might not be the most fun to shop for, but they are the pieces you reach for time and time again to enhance those more statement pieces. In other words, they are basically lifesavers.
Now, spending a lot of money on things like T-shirts and tank tops can be hard to wrap your mind around, which is why all the editors at Who What Wear love heading to Zara to shop its go-to basics the affordable way. Ahead, you’ll find out which “boring” basics these fashion editors always buy from Zara and why. From tailored trousers to everyday heels, the sum of the selection ahead equals one really well-stocked wardrobe, so get ready to stock up.