You know the article. The headline reads something like "10 Classic Pieces Every Wardrobe Needs," and, being the style savant that you are, you can mentally tick off seven of the 10 before clicking through: trench coat, LBD, crisp button-up. But, just because an item has been deemed "timeless," doesn’t mean you have to wear it in a traditional way.
Take that button-up shirt. In this video, fashion features director Connie Wang reinvents the conventional closet staple, instantly turning a tried-and-true top from Simon Premium Outlets
into an ad hoc skirt that looks more fashion girl than Opposite Day. Whether you’ve amassed a stockpile of dressy work shirts or can’t get enough of the breezy style for summer, it’s an easy trick to get twice the mileage out of an already versatile “forever” piece. Dare we say every wardrobe needs one?