Luxe Upgrades: 13 So-Worth-It Fashion Buys You Can Wear All Year Long

Shop for the long haul.

Whenever the seasons change, it can seem like everything in your closet is rendered weather-inappropriate overnight (looking at you, NYC). It's a bummer for your budget, especially when you're ready to invest in a wardrobe you love. Which is why we're here with 13 pieces well worth the splurge—because you can wear them *all* the time.
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Courtesy of Maje
Invest in Luxe Fabrics
Suede feels awesome against your skin in any season. Keep things light and pair this with gladiator sandals for hot summer days, and add a chunky sweater when the weather turns. Maje Goatskin Leather Sleeveless Dress, $462; maje.com
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Courtesy of Moda Operandi
Think Functional
Versatile separates—like a cropped sweatshirt you can layer over a white button-up in the fall—are *definitely* worth the spend. Derek Lam 10 Crosby Cotton-Trimmed Striped Sweatshirt, $110; modaoperandi.com
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Courtesy of Trademark
Try a Modern Piece of Jewelry
Whatever the weather's doing outside, an eye-catching jewelry piece transcends it all. Trademark X Necklace, $119; trade-mark.com
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Courtesy of Net-A-Porter
Layer Up
A jean jacket is the fashion equivalent of a forever friend—there for you in any season. Proenza Schouler PS-J denim jacket, $495; net-a-porter.com
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Courtesy of The Outnet
Reach For Overalls
Overalls are the ideal wardrobe addition, as they're perfect over crop tops on warm days and long-sleeved knits when it's colder. Rag & bone Box leather-trimmed crepe jumpsuit, $332; theoutnet.com
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Courtesy of Kurt Geiger
Slip Into Suede Sandals
These pretty heels are bare enough for balmy summer nights, yet substantial enough for cool evenings, too. Kurt Geiger Krisp Mid-Heel Sandal, $130; kurtgeiger.com
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Courtesy of Far Fetch
Favor Deeper Colors
Every closet could do with a chic pair of culottes that you can wear with heels 24/7, 365. Osman Pocahontas Culottes, $1,612; farfetch.com
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Courtesy of Matches Fashion
Elevate an Outfit with Organza or Silk
Denim shorts + slip-on gym shoes. High-waisted culottes + chunky heeled pumps. A voluminous black A-line skirt + stiletto sandals. Translation: this top goes with everything. Galvan Flocked gazar cropped top, $293; matchesfashion.com
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Courtesy of Yoox
Try Cool Kicks
Every fashion girl's got one: a pair of fun sneaks for summer festivities that she wears with jeans the rest of the year. MM6 by Maison Margiela High-tops, $230; yoox.com
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Courtesy of The Corner
Mix in Metallics
Silvers and golds transition like magic from season to season. DKNY Long Skirt, $129; thecorner.com
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Courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff
Tap Into Your 9-to-5 Wardrobe
A light blazer that falls just right can be worn off-duty and on (and layered under your winter coat). Rebecca Minkoff Becky Jacket, $235; rebeccaminkoff.com
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Courtesy of Vince
Go Back to Basics
Nude-hued pieces, like this wedge sandal, match bright colors on vacay or subdued hues in the office. (Also try the sock pairing!) Vince Karen Leather Wedge, $425; vince.com
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Courtesy of Aritzia
Accessorize in Non-Cliché Colors
Upgrade your it-bag with a blush beauty. Aritzia Mini Chromy Backpack, $250; aritzia.com
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