6 Fail-Safe Outfit Combos That Always Look Chic


We love a look that strikes the perfect balance of stylish and inspired. And while we tirelessly scope the street-style scene for sartorial genius, it’s sometimes easier to bring it back to the basics, particularly on days when you’re running out the door behind schedule. By utilizing mainstay pieces like T-shirts, midi skirts and nude heels (and, of course, denim), you can create a host of gorgeous ensembles to get you through. Here, six fail-safe and flattering outfit combos to rely on for the workweek and the weekend.

Adam Katz Sinding

Style, Wear, Repeat

A sleek waistcoat adds polish to a simple tank dress and slides.

Asymmetrical Curved Slide



Freddie Dress


The Group by Babaton

Long Waistcoat



A crew-neck tee brings a casual feel to a ruffled midi skirt and mules.

Nico Heel



Gingham Ruffle Midi Skirt



Pima Cotton T-Shirt


Adam Lippes

Slim trousers feel fresh against an oversize button-down and pumps.

The Proprio



Contrast Trim Trousers



Anafrina Silk-Trimmed Striped Cotton-Poplin Shirt


By Malene Birger

Breton stripes are eternally chic with high-waisted crop flares and pretty platforms.

Elsa Platform Sandals


Loeffler Randall

Relaxed Cropped Jeans


Citizens of Humanity

The Classic



A ribbed tank and embellished block heels are cool with structured culottes.

Riza Leather-Trimmed Appliquéd Suede Sandals


Mercedes Castillo

Stretch-Cotton Twill Culottes


T by Alexander Wang

Samek Ribbed Stretch-Knit Tank



A bohemian blouse and bright, feminine flats dress up cutoff shorts.

Chevonn Slide Sandal


1 State

High Rise Shorts


Abercrombie & Fitch

Linen-Blend Rik Rak & Embroidered Blouse


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