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
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>