As a VIP stylist at Nordstrom, Sandy Koszarek helps her clients build out their wardrobes by starting with the elevated basics that could become staples. Many of the items she recommends have also become core pieces in her own wardrobe. And yes, she’s sharing the edit of must-haves below for a bit of styling and shopping inspiration.
Ahead, you’ll uncover the nine items Koszarek deems as her wardrobe go-tos because of their chic, versatile, and modern nature. Essentially, every item could be mixed and matched with a variety of pieces to create standout looks. Keep scrolling for more intel, complete with visual references from Koszarek and product recommendations.