Pleated skirts: Pleats can work for any occasion. I pair them with a shirt for an office look, a trendy T-shirt for brunch with friends or a chic blouse for dinner.

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Plain white shirt: This should be an essential piece in any woman’s wardrobe. It’s very versatile and adds an elegant touch to any look.

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Black high-heeled pumps: These are a classic staple and my go-to shoes. They work well with anything, at any time.

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