Beauty Hair 10 Items Every Woman Should Own By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on January 29, 2013 @ 09:53AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Time Inc Digital Studio 10 Items Every Woman Should Own 01 of 20 Pencil Skirt MCV Photo At designer shows like Jason Wu, this sleek bottom paired well with everything from tailored blouses to big and boxy jackets. HOW TO WEAR Heels required, be they pointy-toe pumps or strappy sandals. 02 of 20 Pencil Skirt Time Inc Digital Studio Polyester ponte knit skirt, The Limited, $60 BUY IT 03 of 20 Multi-Fabric Coat MCV Photo Wool meets leather and fur in fall's mixed-media outerwear. HOW TO WEAR You don't have to match your boots to your (leather) trim to rotate these statement pieces into your wardrobe. But consider their vibe-whether tough, bohemian, or classic. 04 of 20 Multi-Fabric Coat Time Inc Digital Studio Cotton and leather coat with vest, Elizabeth and James, $795 BUY IT 05 of 20 Bright Chunky Knit MCV Photo Cables and jacquard weaves team with hot colors for cozy knits. HOW TO WEAR Designers went for contrast on the runway, and so should you. Choose a dressier piece-preferably tailored, not froufrou-as a contrast to bulk and texture on top. 06 of 20 Bright Chunky Knit Time Inc Digital Studio Acrylic-wool sweater, Madewell, $98 BUY IT 07 of 20 Winged Tote MCV Photo Expandable sides define the newest big bags, but it's more about the look than utility. HOW TO CARRY This classic shape adds ladylike poise to unstructured, loose sportswear. 08 of 20 Winged Tote Time Inc Digital Studio Leather bag, Furla, $995; at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores. 09 of 20 Leather T MCV Photo So chic we hate to call it super-trendy (but it is). HOW TO WEAR Combine with separates in denim or lace, taking it as reserved or as edgy as you wish. Try it belted: Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Yves Saint Laurent all cinched theirs at the waist. 10 of 20 Leather T Time Inc Digital Studio Lambskin T-shirt, Vince, $495 BUY IT 11 of 20 Cropped Pants MCV Photo This season finely tailored versions wake up your work look and can even stand in as tights under a dress. HOW TO WEAR Pair with oxfords, ankle-strap pumps, or any other shoe you want to show off. 12 of 20 Cropped Pants Time Inc Digital Studio Cotton-nylon lace pants, Ann Taylor, $98 BUY IT 13 of 20 Full Skirted Dress MCV Photo Designers just couldn't let go of the '60s silhouette, which makes for luxe looks that are a whole lot easier on the hips than, say, the classic sheath. HOW TO WEAR Dress it down by adding flats and a fitted jacket or cardigan 14 of 20 Full-Skirted Dress Time Inc Digital Studio Brocade dress, Opening Ceremony $390; openingceremony.us. 15 of 20 Pointy-Toe Pumps MCV Photo Your new day-to-evening heels. HOW TO WEAR On the runway these sharp shoes glammed up menswear cuts. Go for a bright or jewel tone to enliven a wardrobe of neutrals. 16 of 20 Pointy-Toe Pumps Time Inc Digital Studio Embossed-leather and suede pumps, Jean-Michel Cazabat, $265; 646-669-8508. 17 of 20 Moto Jacket MCV Photo The tough topper is having a major moment. Besides straight-up black leather, there are two-toned takes and tweed versions with details like quilting and rough edges. HOW TO WEAR Pretend it's a neutral blazer and sport with anything from a long, flowy skirt to wool trousers. 18 of 20 Moto Jacket Time Inc Digital Studio Wool-polyamide jacket, IRO, $811; 310-230-8882. 19 of 20 Printed Suit MCV Photo DKNY, Louis Vuitton, and Miu Miu took suits on a psychedelic ride. HOW TO WEAR For night, show skin with a sleek tank. For day, personalize with a crisp white shirt (tie very optional). 20 of 20 Printed Suit Time Inc Digital Studio Cotton jacket ($480) and pants ($285), Sandro; 646-438-9335.