Browse through any fashion website and you will come across advice on making good wardrobe investments. If you take instant gratification out of the mix, buying a quality pieces makes better economic sense - it will last you longer and have a longer shelf life than fleeting fast fashion trends.
With the advent of the sale season, your favourite brands have made your sartorial dreams an accessible reality. From Michael Kors to Missoni, Brooks Brothers to Hugo Boss, here are the only items you will ever need in your wardrobe.
Michael Michael Kors Jet Set Travel Plum Medium Tote Bag
Ever since the Jet Set Travel Tote was introduced by the brand, the bag has become a contemporary must-have. This updated version in a gorgeous plum shade is every bit covetable and so much more interesting than its neutral hued counterparts.
Brooks Brothers Non Iron Sports Shirt
A Brooks Brothers shirt stands out in a sea of corporate dressing options. This non-iron version in the brand's traditional Regent fit sits like it was tailor made for you.
M Missoni Chevron Knitted Top
Owning a Missoni knit is like investing in a piece of art - it is timeless and can be passed through generations. This orange chevron kaftan top has a relaxed fit and goes perfectly with your favourite pair of trousers or jeans.
Boss Lighter Lowp Nych Sneakers
A good pair of sneakers can elevate even the most casual of jeans and T-shirt outfits. This rad navy blue pair from Boss is lightweight and cut low on the ankle, making it perfect for everyday wear.
Armani Exchange Alloy Logo Backpack
Logomania is still running strong and this grey backpack from Armani Exchange makes for a statement accessory. High on functionality, this will take you from the gym to a weekend getaway without going out of style.
Armani Exchange Indaco Super Skinny Jeans
A pair of well fitting skinny jeans is a closet staple; it can take you from work to a night out when teamed with the right separates. This low-rise version in a classic indigo colour is an essential you will never have doubts about.
True Religion Ace Logo T-shirt
The thing about investing in a good cotton T-shirt rather than one made of poly-blends is that it only gets softer with time and every wash. This ink blue T-shirt is simple enough to go with jeans or shorts but still packs a punch.
Michael Michael Kors Cooper Black Medium Backpack
Backpacks are still trending, so in case you missed the boat the first time around, now is your time to make up. It is spacious enough to stow away all your necessities and the hardware details like zippers and buckles add to its aesthetic.
Boss Slim Fit Jilip Shirt
This black slim shirt is stretchable and cut close to the torso to make it sit perfectly. Stylish yet understated, it is the ideal dress shirt to invest in.
Armani Exchange Pale Rose Short Sleeve T-shirt
If subtle is your style then this simple pink T-shirt is yours to own. Pink is still reigning supreme in the fashion world and this pale hue contrasts well with a classic pair of indigo denims.
Brooks Brothers Grey Milano Chinos
There's no point in buying a pair of chinos if they don't fit you so perfectly, they look like they were tailor made just for you. This Brooks Brothers pair, made from super soft supima cotton is, crafted in their signature tailoring and is every well dressed man's best friend.
Furla Piper Ruby Medium Satchel
This red leather satchel from Furla may as well be the ultimate work bag — it is spacious, stylish and sturdy. Metal accents like the rivets and padlock contrast well with the colour, making this a statement handbag to own.
Armani Jeans Blu Notte Logo T-shirt
A man can never have enough T-shirts — especially navy blue T-shirts.
Michael Michael Kors Jet Set Item Luggage Leather Tote
Utility meets style with this Michael Kors handbag. It's multiple pockets, roomy interiors and long handles make it the perfect for those who love to travel with their world in their handbag.
G-Star RAW 3310 Jeans
A pair of G-Star jeans is a must-invest product — they rarely need to be washed and will last you for ages. This slim-cut 3310 pair with its subtle wash is comfortable and stylish enough to be the only pair you will ever need.
Michael Michael Kors Cherry Jet Set Travel Wallet
A wallet that also doubles up as a sling bag, this cherry red one from Michael Kors is definitely worth the money for its versatility.
Brooks Brothers Dark Blue Bermuda Shorts
Whether you are running weekend errands or going on a road trip, this slim-cut mid-rise pair of shorts will keep you comfortable as well as stylish.
Coach Signature Brown Prarie Satchel
If there is only one thing you ever need to invest in, make it a Coach handbag. Owning this everyday bag is something you will never regret in life.
Emporio Armani Trunks
Good underwear is the foundation of a good wardrobe and these trunks prove just that. Plus, they come in a pack of three, making it value for money.
Armani Exchange Lime Short Sleeve T-shirt
If bling is your thing and yellow is your colour, then this Armani Exchange T-shirt is made just for you.
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