ch like furnishing a new home, building a solid wardrobe once you're in the real world can be both daunting and costly. Shopping for fun, trendy pieces versus saving and investing in classic items is a debate many of us struggle with, whether we're new to receiving a paycheck or not. We constantly find ourselves with a growing pile of impulse purchases that we barely wear. Meanwhile, day after day, event after event, we expectantly return to the few quality items that always look classic and have been shown to stand the test of time. So which are . . .