25 Elegant Wardrobe Basics That Are a Step Above the Rest

Wait, wardrobe basics that are actually elegant? I know it sounds like an oxymoron but as the headline suggests, I’m about to highlight 25 such finds that qualify as practical basics but are ultimately so chic they’re an item you won’t just feel you should buy, but an exciting new purchase you’ll want to. And what could be any better than that?

I know you come to Who What Wear for your fill of shopping ideas and the following “elegant basics” are some of the most exciting finds this fashion editor has seen recently. From a reworked white T-shirt that will make any outfit cooler to a pair of sleek ankle boots you can wear on the daily and plenty of beautiful knits, just keep scrolling to see all the wardrobe basics that I think are in a league of their own.