With your career and personal life in full bloom in your 30s, you’ve likely now refined your style to truly reflect your sartorial preferences (which have certainly developed since your 20s). Relying on an amalgam of trendy statement pieces and versatile staples, you exude a more mature, elevated vibe—and we all know that building a solid foundation is the key to a chic wardrobe. In order to determine which items are essential, we’ve come up with a quick guide to the buys a woman in her 30s needs. From a dainty necklace to tailored jeans, browse through to see if you’ve checked each one off the list.
When your outfit is in desperate need of a pop of color, rely on an embroidered topper to do the trick.
A well-fitting pair in a solid dark blue shade will be a weekend staple forever.
A printed midi skirt lends sophistication to any basic top.
Delicate signature pieces are just right for everyday wear.
Perfect for daytime and nights out, neutral lace-up heels are both versatile and on-trend—they can be paired with everything from sundresses to jeans.
While the LBD is an obvious choice, a chic mini rendered in decadent lace details will take you from desk to dinner in a flash.
A darling blouse with ruffle adornments is both polished and romantic.
A timeless knit in gray or navy blue can be teamed with multiple pieces whether you're heading to the office or Sunday brunch.
No-brainer pointed-toe black pumps immediately offer both height and elevated vibes to any look.
A chic pantsuit is a must for any working woman. Opt for a pin-striped version over mundane black.
A roomy high-quality leather bag is perfect for stowing away all your daily essentials.