From a great pair of jeans to that top that goes with everything, there are a few things that are just considered closet staples. They are the basics in your classic that can be mixed and matched and worn to everything under the sun. We’ve gathered 10 basics that should be in every girl’s closets.
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Whether you want to dress up with a sweater during the colder months or just lounge in, a pair of leggings are a staple in any girl’s wardrobe. A great pair of leggings is not see-through, comfortable, durable, and soft. This pair has almost a 5-star rating with 2,000 reviews proving just how perfect they are.
A classic tank top should be in everybody’s closet. Wear it under your sweaters and cardigans or on its own in the summer. It can replace your everyday t-shirts for something a little more cooling in the summertime heat or it can act as the perfect lounge top.
The lounge top that’s cute and comfortable — because running errands in your PJ’s is socially unacceptable. It’s oversized with dolman sleeves for ultimate comfort. Pair with jeans or a pair of leggings to lounge in.
A t-shirt dress is not only a summertime staple, but it’s also a year-round closet basic. This version has gathering draped across hips — a super flattering silhouette that will provide shape and coverage compared to a classic t-shirt dress.
For those days that you just don’t want to think about putting together an outfit, a maxi dress is your best friend. It’s a one-and-done outfit piece that feels casual and put together. Style it with sandals, sneakers, or dress it up with wedges.
A cozy cardigan is the dressed-up version of your favorite hoodie. This slouchy wrap cardigan is comfy in a cable knit with batwing sleeves. It can be worn with everything in your closet — jeans, dresses, skirts, or loungewear.
Black jeans are a no-brainer when it comes to picking out closet staples. This Levi’s version is a classic — skinny jeans with a high rise and a little bit of stretch. When you’re unsure of a dress code, black jeans feel dressier than your regular blue denim. Even switching out your usual jeans to black jeans will make your casual tops feel more put together.
While a plain white t-shirt is comfortable and versatile, there’s something to be said about an equally comfortable yet cuter version of the closet staple. This tank top with button details is the summer equivalent to a white t-shirt and feels a little dressier than your basic tanks — but still goes with everything in your closet.
A sturdy and functioning tote can take you from work to brunch to errands. This olive army green option is durable and versatile. It’s cute and neutral enough to go with every outfit, but big enough to hold all of your essentials.
Never underestimate the power of a print t-shirt in your wardrobe. While the plain white tee is a no-brainer for a closet of basics, not many consider how versatile a print t-shirt can be. A print like a leopard print, stripes, or a graphic t-shirt can be paired with jeans, leggings, shorts, and skirts just as easily as it’s neutral counterpart.
If you were looking at buying a couple of things new this summer, hopefully, this gave you an idea of those staple items to invest in. From a great t-shirt to comfy loungewear, these are 10 purchases that will definitely help you get your money’s worth.