There are a few items every lady should have in her closet: a little black dress, a classic pair of heels. (And we know you know that.)

But what about the must-have wardrobe essentials that no one really talks about: accessories, hats, different shift dresses.

To coach you through creating the perfect closet, take a few moments to watch the above video. It will help you go about finding -- and wearing -- cute statement items from this season as well as purchasing staple pieces that will last you a lifetime.

Related: 7 celebrity stylist-approved wardrobe must-haves

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  • Flats

    Brad Goreski, celebrity stylist and Rachel Zoe's former assistant, says every woman should own a pair of flats. <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/314354" target="_hplink">Bloch Two Tone Patent Leather Flats, $130, Net-A-Porter</a>

  • Trench Coat

    Nicole Chavez, stylist to celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Courtney Cox, told InStyle magazine: "Think of this as an investment piece--you'll wear it forever, even if you fluctuate in size. Look for a classic A-line silhouette that will cinch you in at the waist and wear it over everything from suits to jeans." <a href="http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/calvin-klein-double-breasted-trench-coat/3363857?origin=category&cm_ven=Linkshare&cm_cat=partner&cm_pla=10&cm_ite=1&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-yIrDVv2TkL7jG_XAhpUfKA" target="_hplink">Calvin Klein Double Breasted Trench Coat, $158, Nordstrom </a>

  • Skinny Jeans

    According to Celebrity stylist and VH1 star, June Ambrose, every woman needs a pair of "jeans that fit like second skin." <a href="http://www.madewell.com/madewell_category/DENIM/skinnyskinny/PRDOVR~49354/49354.jsp?srcCode=MWAFFI00001&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-6K7llcIzOQkurfHxaBxv.A" target="_hplink">Skinny Jeans, $115, Madewell </a>

  • Classic White Shirt

    Project Runway's Tim Gunn has a classic white shirt on his list of wardrobe essentials. <a href="http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/shirtsandtops/classicshirts/PRDOVR~29866/29866.jsp" target="_hplink">Perfect White Shirt, $72, J.Crew </a>

  • Striped Shirt

    Nicole Chavez told readers of the blog WhoWhat Wear: "a simple, striped t-shirt is one of those wardrobe necessities every woman should own because it's a truly versatile piece." <a href="http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=17083&vid=1&pid=252487" target="_hplink">Supersoft Striped Crew, $22.95, Gap</a>

  • Leather Jacket

    Stylist to the stars Rachel Zoe recommends a leather jacket for any woman's wardrobe. <a href="http://us.asos.com/ASOS-Square-Quilted-Leather-Collarless-Bomber-Jacket/yeg8p/?iid=2242237&SearchQuery=leather jacket&Rf-700=1000&sh=0&pge=0&pgesize=200&sort=-1&clr=Black&mporgp=L0FTT1MvQVNPUy1TcXVhcmUtUXVpbHRlZC1MZWF0aGVyLUNvbGxhcmxlc3MtQm9tYmVyLUphY2tldC9Qcm9kLw.." target="_hplink"> Quilted Leather Jacket, $136.24, ASOS</a>

  • Boyfriend Jeans

    L.A. stylists and designers Emily Current and Merrit Elliot's jeans are favorites amongst stars like Reese Witherspoon, Katie Holmes, Mary Kate Olsen and Megan Fox. The styling duo recommends adding a pair of slouchy boyfriend jeans to your wardrobe. <a href="http://us.levi.com/product/index.jsp?productId=10961636&&cp=3146849.3146909.3699766.3520905" target="_hplink">Selvedge Boyfriend Jeans, $78, Levi's </a>