Fashion Tips Must-have Sustainability

7 timeless pieces that stand the test of time

June 28, 2023
Below the knee photo of a woman wearing black and white ballet flats, with a matching bag and jeans.

Sustainable fashion lovers not only know the value of great basics, they also know that great basics are the essential foundation of a great capsule wardrobe. And whether you’ve already begun to create one or are looking for a starting point, look no further: these are the 7 timeless pieces to invest in if your goal is to invest in style that stands the test of time.

Victoria Beckam wearing a plain white t-shirt, paired with a pair of jeans and red pumps.

The perfect white t-shirt

A capsule wardrobe is not a capsule wardrobe without the perfect white t-shirt. It might take some trying and testing to find it, but when you do, you’ll know. That’s sustainable fashion done right.

Blonde woman on the street wearing a black dress by her knees

The little black dress

The epitome of sustainable fashion, investing in your favorite little black dress is investing in a piece of clothing that will not only last a lifetime, but that you’ll wear time and time again, dressed up, down or any way you like.

Blonde woman on the street wearing a khaki blazer paired with white trousers

The beautiful blazer

This duo might have been strange when it first popped up on influencers around the globe, now it’s strange if you haven’t worn it at least once… a match made in fashion heaven, it’s all over the place and, honestly, we just can’t get enough.

Woman next to a pillar wearing a black blazer, a white t-shirt and jeans

The jeans that just don’t quit

You know that perfect pair of jeans that you slip on effortlessly, like they were made just for you? That you can pair with virtually anything because they look amazing with virtually anything? That make you feel like a million bucks every time you wear them? That’s the reason they’re part of a timeless and sustainable fashion capsule wardrobe.

Blonde woman on the street wearing a button down white shirt matched with a pair of trousers ripped at the knees and high heels

The sophisticated button-down

Crisp, white, elegant. When it comes to sustainable fashion, it just doesn’t get any more timeless than a beautiful button-down shirt. A forever investment for your wardrobe capsule, this piece is truly versatile: dress it down with jeans, dress it up with a blazer, pop it over a little black dress and tie it up short, wear it open over your basic white tee. See what we mean?

Blonde woman wearing an all-white outfit with a pair of brown flat sandals

The fabulous flats

Sustainable fashion and timeless pieces from head to toe? Yes, please! On your feet you’ll definitely want to slip on a pair of fabulous flats – comfortable and effortlessly chic, they complement any look, whether casual, semi-formal or formal and will let you walk in style for miles and miles.

Women in the street wearing a leather bag

The leather bag

Probably one of the best sustainable fashion investments you’ll ever make, a luxurious leather bag is the accessory of a lifetime. It’s not only the one you’ll be toting around forever, but every time you add it to your outfit of the day it will always feel like the first time. That’s the power of a pre-loved leather handbag.

The best part of this list? It’s already a mini capsule wardrobe that can be mixed and matched to create endless looks that will always look elegant and put together. The second best part of this list? These are all sustainable fashion items that you can easily shop at MyPrivateDressing

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