Cover off the basics: a black or navy coat, ankle boots and opaque tights are winter essentials. All you need to do to transform your look is add some colour and prints with a stylish shift dress.Print dress $159.99 from Jacqui-E. Bead necklace $16.99 from equip. Opaque tights $13.50 from Stepout. Adorn boots $280 from Mi piaci.

Wardrobe classics

A modern makeover can refresh your wardrobe staples.

By Lucia Tigri-Brown