As some of us are navigating a post-lockdown world, it feels like we are coming out of a long hibernation. Who am I? Where am I? What do I wear? While I can’t answer the first two questions for you, I can certainly guide you through some of my favorite outfit basics to get you from couch to street. In the past year, basics have come to hold a newly important role in my wardrobe, as I’m sure they have for you, and while I’m excited to step out of my sweatpants again, I don’t have any plans to leave certain other staples in the dust.
In fact, there are five basic pieces that I fully plan on living in this summer and since we’re getting into the swing of all things warm-weather dressing, I figured I’d share my list and how I’m wearing them to hopefully inspire your summer wardrobe. Whether it be the types of jeans that are easing me back into, you know, actually wearing jeans or the 2020 loungewear trend I’m taking into 2021 with me, let the below guide be your list of go-to summer basics as they are for me.