As someone whose go-to outfit involves jeans and a T-shirt at least 350 days of the year, I know the ease of relying on your favorite fashion basics day after day. On the flip side, there's a sense of redundancy that comes along with that, only topped by the daunting thought of instead diving into new sartorial territory.
In short, it can feel like there's no way of winning, but today, I'm here to both tell and show you how you can up your fashion game without really feeling like you're doing that much. Enter: upgraded essentials that are just like your go-to pieces but a little more exciting. With leather separates and jackets that just make every outfit better, below, you'll find 23 such pieces (with the outfit inspiration to go along with them) that can take you into the new year in style. Ready to get started? Just keep scrolling.
Chances are that blazers are already a big part of your wardrobe, but I implore you to take things two steps further and give the three-piece suit a try. The best part is that it takes all the guesswork out of what to pair with what. Just add shoes.