We all are guilty of getting caught up in the latest fashion trends, but what about the basics?
While you're cleaning out your closet, it's likely that you'll realize you are missing some key wardrobe essentials. Fall is a great time to get back to the basics with a little help from our favorite celebrity stylists like June Ambrose, Tim Gunn, and Rachel Zoe.
We gathered some of their best suggestions and musings from around the web. Check out seven of the celebrity stylist-approved wardrobe must-haves we spotted in the slideshow below.
Brad Goreski, celebrity stylist and Rachel Zoe's former assistant, says every woman should own a pair of flats. <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/314354" target="_hplink">Bloch Two Tone Patent Leather Flats, $130, Net-A-Porter</a>
Nicole Chavez, stylist to celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Courtney Cox, told InStyle magazine: "Think of this as an investment piece--you'll wear it forever, even if you fluctuate in size. Look for a classic A-line silhouette that will cinch you in at the waist and wear it over everything from suits to jeans." <a href="http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/calvin-klein-double-breasted-trench-coat/3363857?origin=category&cm_ven=Linkshare&cm_cat=partner&cm_pla=10&cm_ite=1&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-yIrDVv2TkL7jG_XAhpUfKA" target="_hplink">Calvin Klein Double Breasted Trench Coat, $158, Nordstrom </a>
According to Celebrity stylist and VH1 star, June Ambrose, every woman needs a pair of "jeans that fit like second skin." <a href="http://www.madewell.com/madewell_category/DENIM/skinnyskinny/PRDOVR~49354/49354.jsp?srcCode=MWAFFI00001&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-6K7llcIzOQkurfHxaBxv.A" target="_hplink">Skinny Jeans, $115, Madewell </a>
Classic White Shirt
Project Runway's Tim Gunn has a classic white shirt on his list of wardrobe essentials. <a href="http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/shirtsandtops/classicshirts/PRDOVR~29866/29866.jsp" target="_hplink">Perfect White Shirt, $72, J.Crew </a>
Nicole Chavez told readers of the blog WhoWhat Wear: "a simple, striped t-shirt is one of those wardrobe necessities every woman should own because it's a truly versatile piece." <a href="http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=17083&vid=1&pid=252487" target="_hplink">Supersoft Striped Crew, $22.95, Gap</a>
Stylist to the stars Rachel Zoe recommends a leather jacket for any woman's wardrobe. <a href="http://us.asos.com/ASOS-Square-Quilted-Leather-Collarless-Bomber-Jacket/yeg8p/?iid=2242237&SearchQuery=leather jacket&Rf-700=1000&sh=0&pge=0&pgesize=200&sort=-1&clr=Black&mporgp=L0FTT1MvQVNPUy1TcXVhcmUtUXVpbHRlZC1MZWF0aGVyLUNvbGxhcmxlc3MtQm9tYmVyLUphY2tldC9Qcm9kLw.." target="_hplink"> Quilted Leather Jacket, $136.24, ASOS</a>
L.A. stylists and designers Emily Current and Merrit Elliot's jeans are favorites amongst stars like Reese Witherspoon, Katie Holmes, Mary Kate Olsen and Megan Fox. The styling duo recommends adding a pair of slouchy boyfriend jeans to your wardrobe. <a href="http://us.levi.com/product/index.jsp?productId=10961636&&cp=3146849.3146909.3699766.3520905" target="_hplink">Selvedge Boyfriend Jeans, $78, Levi's </a>