*Black Suit: Consisting either of a matching black skirt or black pants, made of rayon material.
*White Cotton Dress Shirt: This is a important closet staple, that can be dressed up or down depending on the occassion.
* The Perfect Pair of Jeans: A great fitting pair of jeans should be in every closet; two would be even better. You don't have to spend a lot of money on them, as long as they fit your body type and have enough stretch. You'll be good to go.
* Pair of Black Pumps: A pair of 1 to 2 inch black pumps can take you from the office to happy-hour.
* Black Dress: Another closet must-have, the dress should be made of a sturdy but lightweight cotton/rayon blend.
*T-Shirt: Black, white, and a color. Great for the layered efftect or wore alone, you can get many wears out of them. Old Navy t-shirt's are great, but make sure they are 1-2% spandex/lycra content which helps keep the shape of the t-shirt.
*Tote Handbag: Great for carrying everything you'll need to take with you to the office during the week and as a shopping bag on the weekends when shopping in the mall.
*Trench Coat/All-Weather Coat: Can be wore as a coat or as a dress. Look for a version with a removable lining so you'll get more usage.
*Khaki: Adds diversity to any outfit.