You've always been educated with the closet basics—the white shirt. dark wash denims, ballet flats—but in these modern times that call for more edge and individuality, a new wave of classics has to emerge. These pieces used to be part of what constitutes as trendy in the past, but they have proven their fashion longevity for many seasons. Take a look at these modern closet keepers when you launch our gallery.
(Photos courtesy of Forever 21, Zara, and Bershka)