You know your basic, gray, shrunken sweater you've had for the last 10 years? That leopard belt you wear every day? Your striped shirt that's nearly threadbare? There's a reason why you wear those pieces so often — it's because it goes with everything, from this season's patterned, colorful items to next season's [fill in the blank] trend du jour.
If you're looking to invest in a few more pieces that have this kind of super versatility, you'll love this slideshow. Ahead, we pick out a few colors and textures that will go with everything you already own (and will own, too!).