As a VIP stylist at NordstromSandy Koszarek spent her days helping clients discover their personal styles through her fashion recommendations. She continues this work with her content on Stylish Sandy. Throughout her styling process, she would often suggest a variety of elevated basics to serve as potential foundational elements in a client's wardrobe.

After years of watching what her clients gravitated toward and seeing the summer items that her followers are currently buying, Koszarek has identified six effortless items she thinks are worth adding to a closet because of their popularity and versatile nature. Below, you'll uncover an edit of the simple pieces in question that are chic and could really work for a range of styles. Keep scrolling for more.

1. Black Dress

"Every closet needs a comfortable and carefree black dress—one with an effortless, versatile style so that you can dress it up or down for any day or evening events." — Koszarek

2. Button-Down Shirt 

"Oversize button-down shirts are a personal favorite and an essential item to have in your closet. I love the versatility when styled over a tank top with casual pants or paired with jeans for a chic, relaxed look." — Koszarek

3. White Sneakers

"White sneakers are an easy and versatile item that belongs in every closet. Whether paired with casual pants, jeans, or dresses, they add a carefree feeling to your outfits, making them a go-to choice for effortless and on-trend looks." — Koszarek

4. White Jeans 

"White jeans are a must-have staple for every complete closet. Count on wearing these often with various T-shirts, tanks, blazers, and oversize button-downs, creating carefree and chic outfits." — Koszarek

5. Raffia/Straw Bag 

"No summer wardrobe is complete without a raffia or straw bag. It's an easy accessory that adds a simple and chic touch to your outfits, making them must-have seasonal items." — Koszarek

6. Slide Sandals 

"A slide sandal is an essential item that adds interest to your wardrobe and belongs in every closet. Whether styled with dresses, jeans, or trending shorts, they complete your outfits, making them chic and on-trend." — Koszarek

This article was originally published on Who What Wear.

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