Essential #1: Leopard pants—A harem trouser with the right leopard print is the new black pant. There is nothing snoozy about these slacks and when worn with a simple white shirt, you really can't go wrong.
Leopard Pants, $80, available at Topshop.com
Essential #2:Button up shirt—Here at R29, we all love a crisp white boys shirt buttoned all the way to the top. Layer a necklace underneath the collar for a little luxe touch.
Perfect Stretch Shirt, $58, available at J. Crew, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Century Park West); 310-286-7595.
Essential #3: Vintage-inspired necklace—This gilded choker features a gorgeous Onyx stone. It also has an adjustable chain so you can wear it long or short, with just about everything this winter.
Gold Vintage Necklace, $165, available at Feature Boutique, 11958 San Vicente Boulevard (at Saltair Avenue); 310-826-6600.
Essential #4: Peep-toe heels—Peep-toe black heels are an absolute L.A. necessity. You can sport them with your favorite printed dresses or pants, and layer some tights underneath with a skirt when the weather gets chilly.
Elin Mesh Peep-Toe Pump, $495, available at Barney's New York, 9570 Wilshire Boulevard (at Camden Drive); 310-276-4400.
Essential #5: Hair Thickener—Get a gorgeous main with just a pump or two of this awesome thickening serum from Bumble and bumble.
Bumble and bumble Thickening Serum, $26, available at Alter Ego Beauty, 427 North Bedford Drive (at Dayton Drive); 310-271-8629.