6 Items Millennials Should Add to Their Closet

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Your budget isn't infinite, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a fully stocked closet that is ready for any occasion. Having these staples in your closet along with a few statement pieces can make it possible to dress up or dress down depending on what you're doing. Here are the top six items that millennials should add to their closet.


One of the first things that you should look for to bulk up your closet are separates that work for several purposes. A nice classic pair of black slacks or skirts can be a good base for a wardrobe. These pieces are ones that can be good for going to work or heading out for drinks later on. Finding separates that can be made into different outfits that you can mix and match opens up your wardrobe possibilities.

Signature Pieces

There is something to be said about statement pieces that add a pop of color or take an ordinary outfit and make it wow those that see you in it. Some items that work well as signature pieces include jewelry, purses, fancy shirts, or dresses. You may not be able to add them to every outfit combination you have in your closet, but they are that little bit extra you need.


There are a few things that all millennials can agree upon, but one thing that gets a general consensus is that shoes should last, be comfortable, and stylish. There are few classic shoes that every closet needs to have in it. Tennis shoes, flats, dress shoes, cowboy boots, hiking boots, and heels all are essentials that you should be adding as you come across a good deal.

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Jackets and Coats

There are some jackets and coats that you shouldn't pass by if you find them at a great price. One excellent example of a classic is a good trench coat. You'll want to mix both stylish coats along with those that help protect you on the coldest days.

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Purses and Bags

There are a few staples that you need to have in your closet. Everyone loves the little clutch for a night out on the town, but you'll want to add some larger purses to your closet. Some men scorn the man purse, but a good briefcase or tote can be beneficial for carrying around the items you need. 


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Every lady should own an LBD or little black dress. An LBD is a classic staple that will never go out of style. It can be appropriate for a job interview, funeral, or a night out on the town depending on how you style yourself. Men, you may not have an LBD, but a nice suit that can be used for a variety of events is a must-have for your closet.

Millennials make up a large portion of the population, and that means that they help set the trends everyone follows. Are you ready to be a trailblazer with these six items millennials should add to their closet?