Basics We Swear By

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You stand in front of your closet, contemplating, surveying the lines of hanging clothes. “Ughh, what do I wear,” you repeatedly ask yourself in annoyance as time quickly ticks by. A bit dramatic? Maybe; but, every girl knows the struggle far too well.

The absence of basic closet staples is a crucial mistake for fashion lovers and casual dressers alike. Boasting the utmost versatility, it’s important to garner a solid set of basics that you can wholeheartedly rely on for any occasion. Mix and match, dress em’ up, or tone em’ down – whatever your prerogative, you’ll never be at a loss of what to wear with these wardrobe essentials on hand.

The Off-The-Shoulder

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A ridiculously easy piece perfect for the upcoming spring season, this shoulder-baring option finds a balance between flirtatious subtly and casual charm. It exposes the right amount of skin without being too over-the-top sexy.

The Scoop Back

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When you’re searching for something sweet and desirable, look no further than this breezy back gem. It adds a seductive allure with its open back silhouette, while additionally breathing new life into your outfit rotation.

The Bombshell Bodysuit

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Putting together the ultimate after-dark party look is a piece of cake with a bada** bodysuit on hand. You can create an array of spicy nighttime looks, rotating from curve-accentuating denim to sizzling minis and contemporary joggers.

The Basic Tee

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The basic tee is a timeless, everyday classic to take with you through all seasons. A reliable go-to for lazy days, weekend errand runs and effortlessly cool streetstyle – suffice to say, this baby is as versatile as it gets.

The Shift Dress

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The shift dress is a darling number that can transition from day to night in a snap. You can give it a punchy brunch spin with sunnies and sandals, or a cocktail hour flair with booties and a leather jacket. Regardless of how you choose to fashion and accessorize, there’s one thing that is certain: you’ll be twirling with joy whenever you rock this ready-to-wear frock.

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You’ll instantly find that investing in the right garments will make day-to-day dressing that much easier. For more staples to suit your personality and taste, check out AKIRA’s fresh line of basics by PAXTON.

The best wardrobe begins with the right basics.

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Halimi is AKIRA's Copywriter & current Editor/Blog Coordinator of When she's not developing creative content at work, she enjoys hanging out with friends, live music, Netflix and traveling whenever possible.


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