Each season brings its fair share of trends which often go as quickly as they come. Kitting out your wardrobe with these five essential basics will ensure you have timeless classics that can be coupled with trendy pieces.

 

Instead of purchasing whole new outfits, invest in these clothing items that provide the perfect blank canvas for any fashion trend. Use your RCS Store Card and get up to 55 days interest free on your purchase and access to cash when you need it.

 

 

THE CLASSIC BLAZER

A blazer can be dressed up or down, making it the perfect item to whip out of your wardrobe for a day at the office followed by an evening out. 

 

GET IT: R799, Foschini

 

 

THE TOTE BAG

Perfectly sized and designed to fit just about anything a handbag can fit, the tote bag is the quintessential bag to have. From your laptop to baby’s bottle, this tote bag is both stylish and practical enough to help you carry all that you need.

 

GET IT: R329, H&M

 

 

THE WHITE SHIRT

Look effortlessly chic with a white shirt that can be worn a multitude of ways. Pair it with your favourite pair of jeans for a casual yet elegant look or strappy heels for a more sophisticated ensemble.

 

GET IT: R279.95, Edgars

 

 

THE PERFECT-FIT JEANS

Dating back over a century, jeans have been a staple clothing item for many generations, and with good reason. A good pair of jeans is another item that can be worn with most items in your wardrobe, is comfortable, and has stood the test of countless passing trends. Find the right fit and you’re halfway there to accomplishing almost any look.

 

GET IT: R550, Old Khaki

 

 

THE STRAPPY HEEL

Don’t find yourself needing to find the perfect high heel to complete your outfit. A pair of black strappy heels ties in with a pair of jeans, or your LBD, making them perfectly versatile.

 

GET IT: R599, Cotton On

 

KIT YOUR WARDROBE OUT WITH THE BASICS

Shop these basics and more with your RCS Store Card so you have the perfect foundation for any season’s trends. Get these items from retailers within the RCS Shopping Network, and get up to 55 days interest-free with your card. If you don’t have an RCS Store Card yet, you can apply online today.

 

* Prices were correct at time of publication, but are subject to change.