Get the latest issue
It’s Good Housekeeping’s 17th anniversary, and mommies, it’s your month, too! Enjoy meaty reads on everything relevant to you—from deliciously simple cake recipes to stories of compassion during Pope Francis’s visit.
Each season, we love looking to the runways of New York, London, Milan, and Paris for the trends to know about. Whether it's white separates for summer or midi skirts for the -ber months, updating our closets with what's au courant is one of the joys of fashion.
Some pieces, however, will forever remain relevant regardless of the season. They are icons in themselves, and they're loved by generations of women from Tokyo to Turin, Manila to Montreal. Think of them as the building blocks of your wardrobe, the basics from which all outfits are formed. From the LBD to the A-line skirt, how many of these 10 essentials can already be found in your closet?
(Illustrations by Sabrina Lajara)