Essential #1: Black Pants—Pick a pair that fit snuggly and tuck in to your fave ankle boots for maximum mileage.
Blank Faux Leather Pants, $88, available at Urban Outfitters, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard, (between West Sunset Boulevard and Selma Avenue); 323-465-1893.
Essential #2: Ultimate Scarf—
We love a scarf that has an unexpected print or pattern, and the texture of this scarf is seriously the bee's knees. Whether you wrap it around your neck a few times or just throw it over your go-to winter and spring tops, you'll be keeping warm without losing your edge.
Rachel Allegra Tie-Dyed Scarf, $200, available at Curve Boutique, 154 North Robertson Boulevard (at Beverly Boulevard); 310-360-8008.
Essential #3: Collared Denim Shirt—
A denim shirt is a great essential and will look smart with a printed skirt, or patterned trousers this spring.
Shrunken Chambray Shirt, $68, available at Madewell, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Avenue of The Stars); 310-772-0428.
Essential #4: Sturdy Flat Boots—
We love how this closet classic keeps coming back. Go for a sturdy pair with some buckles for a little extra oomph.
Frye Engineer Boot, $202, available at Nordstroms, 10830 West Pico Boulevard (at Westwood Boulevard); 310-470-6155.