A shirt by itself is just a shirt. And, jeans are just jeans — that is, until you put them together. It's easy math: Top plus bottom equals outfit. Of course, we realize getting dressed is rarely a two-piece endeavor. An average look has three, four, sometimes even eight or more components — starting with your underwear (which may be intentionally visible) and ending with add-ons like jewelry, shoes, socks, and bags.
With so many sartorial factors at play — lest we forget the weather forecast — pairing the right elements can feel more like long division than simple addition. Ahead, we accessorized four perfect getups with checked brogues, faux fur clutches, pastel necklaces, and more. Now, you can rest assured knowing your fashion grade will be an A-plus-plus.