In your 30s, style is less about which trends are the height of cool and more about well-made pieces you can lean on for a flattering look. The two can coincide, however, making for a masterful wardrobe. This spring, think subtle yet impactful tweaks to fail-safe dresses, shirts and skirts, plus reshaped accessories with timeless appeal. Here, 11 essentials you won’t regret investing in.
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Spring Staples To Own By 30
Corseting lends wow factor to a classic button-down.
White Hook And Eye Corset Shirt
Raw edges are more popular than ever.
Vintage Wide Leg Crop Jeans
Ruffles and asymmetry are everywhere for spring.
Gingham Frilled Skirt
Bold prints and patterns keep it interesting.
Cropped Gathered Polka-Dot Poplin Blouse
A tiered hem at mid-length is forever flattering.
Aster Ruffled Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Midi Dress
Super-size metalwork feels fresh.
Roma Gold-Plated Earrings
Annie Costello Brown
It's the perfect way to think pink.
Elegant Faille Tote
Red looks good on everyone—and it's all the rage among the fashion set.
Lightly embellished slip-ons are the ultimate silhouette for throw-on-and-go style.