Having staple clothing is essential in your wardrobe. And go-to clothes will always be from basics. That’s why it’s a must to own several basic clothes. Because you can always have a perfect outfit and look wearing one of them. You will never go wrong in basic clothes. So if you think you need help establishing your wardrobe then let’s start with the basics!
We listed basic outfit ideas for you to copy from your favorite Filipino actresses. It will surely help you to dress up easily! So scroll down and take some notes.
Basic Clothing Pieces from Filipino Actresses
1. Black Dress
You’ll have a time of your life wearing a plain black dress just like Julia Barretto. A plain black dress like this is must-have clothing. You should own at least one! Plus, it’s so easy to style! Because you can pair it with different footwear: heels, sneakers, flip-flops. Even with any kind of cover-up, blazer, and coat. Can also be for formal and casual wear. It’s up to you how you want it to be styled.
2. Denim pants
A pair of denim pants will always be to the rescue when you don’t have anything to wear. Every person I know has at least one pair of denim pants in their closet. I bet you also have one. It’s one of the best must-have clothing pieces that are versatile. You can pair it with any top or footwear you want and it will still look good and put together. You can create a decent outfit or ootd wearing denim pants like Kathryn Bernardo’s outfit in the photo. You will never go wrong in a basic white t-shirt and a pair of denim pants.
3. Black Blazer
A classic black blazer is another staple you need in your wardrobe. It can be worn on different occasions and events. But, it’s not for formal wear only, because you can also wear it casually. If you are wearing a sleeveless, crop top or tube top but you want to look formal, a black blazer is an answer. But keep in mind that a black blazer can be worn and styled in different ways, just like how Nadine style it with her biker shorts or cycling with a black top and white rubber shoes.
4. White Long Sleeve Polo
White long sleeve polo is another staple of clothing you must have! Aside from it being so easy to combine with different colored clothing because it’s white, it is also a perfect clothing piece for every season. You can wear it differently based on how you want it to style, sometimes depending on what season. Wear it with a blazer or coat for winter and autumn. Wear it open or as a cover-up in summer, on top of your bikini or crop top and shorts. You can also wear it just like Belle Mariano. A white long sleeve polo, tucked in the side part in white shorts. She styled it with her black shoulder bag and sunglasses. Though it’s long sleeve, it’s still breathable and comfy for summer.
5. Black and White Pants
We can all agree that black and white is the most comparable and versatile color when it comes to clothing. That’s why having black and white pants in your closet will help you a lot to dress up and style an ootd. Any color will look good with black or white pants. And here’s Jane de leon’s simple outfit wearing black and white pants with a white top.
6. Black Turtle Neck
This is one of my favorite staple clothing pieces in my closet. A black turtle neck makes you look formal but at the same time chic. Styling a black turtle neck might seem to be hard for some but honestly, it’s super easy! Because you can wear it with any kind of bottoms. It can be pants, a skirt or shorts. Then add some accessories and choose any kind of footwear and viola! You have now a nice ootd. A black turtle neck is a staple clothing piece you think you don’t need. Well here’s Gabbi Garcia wearing one and encouraging you to own one as well!
7. White, Black, and Nude Top
This might be the most basic clothing piece — a plain and simple white, black and nude top. Every single ladies probably have one of these. Be it sleeveless, crop top, or a shirt as long as it’s in plain white, black, or nude color it can be a staple in your wardrobe. Having these will help you a lot to style easily. Take some outfit ideas from Andrea Brilliantes, Kyline Alcantara, and Bianca Umali.
Lourdes loves to express herself through her outfits and style. Fashion is her favorite topic as she dream of becoming a professional model and strutting the runway someday. Her favorite hobby is thrifting. She believes that everybody has their own unique style.