There is so much quality in pieces that create go-to statement outfits. Even When you’re in a rush and staring at your closet for inspiration, key pieces like a great blouse, the perfect pair of jeans, a full skirt and leather leggings will elevate your look in a simple and chic way. Investing in basics is essential to your wardrobe.

Take your basics to the next level by switching up the materials, or picking pieces with accents and small details, like a silk blouse with cascading ruffles or opt for patched/embellishments. Complete your look with styling tips and tricks, like a cuffed sleeve, half tuck or full tuck of your top or try accenting your neckline with a cute little lace bra or layered jewelry. That way, if you’re ever in a rush to get dressed in the morning you can throw on an outfit and still appear pulled-together.

Jeans: Amo | Blouse: Rag & Bone all items available at Madison

Photographer William Callan