32 Polished Staple Pieces Under $35 On Amazon You'll Continue To Go Back To

Build a well-rounded wardrobe with these chic, easy pieces.

by BDG Commerce
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While splurging on statement coats and glittery heels is undeniably fun, smart shoppers know that building a well-rounded wardrobe is all about balance. Keeping a solid rotation of basics on hand makes it easier to style those eye-catching investment pieces (so you actually wear them more than once).

And that’s where this shopping guide comes in: Ahead, you’ll find 32 polished staple pieces under $35 you’ll return to again and again, because they’re sophisticated, stylish, and go with everything. To build a smarter wardrobe, scroll on for 32 timeless pieces on Amazon.


A Stylish Wrap Dress You Can Dress Up Or Down

Easy to dress up or down and suitable for any season or occasion, at just $30, this dress is a versatile must-have. You can wear it to work, to cocktail parties, or even out to lunch — just pair it with sneakers to keep it casual. The added nylon gives it a nice bit of stretch, while the tie at the waist adds structure. Choose from 14 colors.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large


A Satin Cowl Neck Camisole Worth Buying In Multiples

A gorgeous staple that'll never go out of style, this satin camisole with an elegant cowl neck is bound to get plenty of wear. It's perfect for date night and evenings out with friends, but you could easily wear it to the office underneath a blazer, too. Choose from 43 colors (or just admit you're going to need a few).

  • Available sizes: X-Small — 3X-Large


A Classic Crewneck Sweater With Wide Ribbing

Sold in more than a dozen colors, you'll probably want to stock up on more than one of these classic crewneck sweaters. It’s lightweight but warm, and can be worn loose or half tucked into wide-leg trousers. The wide ribbing gives it some visual interest that levels it up beyond your basic sweater.

  • Available sizes: XS — XXL


A Tiny Pair Of Sparkling Cuff Earrings

These dainty earrings are basically tiny cuffs, so they hug your ears tightly for an understated look with just the right amount of sparkle. Over 1,000 reviewers gave them a perfect five-star rating. They also come in white gold and rose gold, if that's more of your thing.


A Classic Pair Of Loafers At A Great Price

Every closet needs a pair (or two) of loafers — they're polished, timeless, and go with everything. This pair costs just $20, but boasts rave reviews from Amazon customers. In addition to the gold (pictured), they're also sold in tan, black, and leopard.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 13


A Classic Oxford Shirt Sold In Tons Of Colors & Prints

Polished, timeless, and versatile, a classic Oxford shirt belongs in every person's wardrobe. Wear it on its own, tucked in or out, or layer it under a sweater for a preppy-chic look. This one comes in 16 colors and prints, including stripes, plaid, and even a fun pineapple pattern.

  • Available sizes: XS — XXL


A Sleek, Comfortable Maxi Skirt With A Slit Up The Side

Sporty, chic, and sleek at the same time, this comfy knit skirt can be rocked all year round. Pair it with an oversized sweater when it's cold out, then style it with all your favorite tanks and tees during summer. It's also a great work piece — choose among five colors.

  • Available sizes: XS — 3XL


A Cute T-Shirt Dress With A Tie Waist Design

The simple T-shirt dress gets a fashion-forward update with a tie detail at the waist. Available in a range of stripes and solids, it falls to the knees and features a boat neck and pockets. Pair it with your favorite ankle boots and a leather or denim jacket for an instant look.

  • Available sizes: S — XL


A Pair Of Pocketed Yoga Pants With A Wide, No-Dig Waistband

A best-seller for a reason, these high-waisted yoga pants feature two deep side pockets and a hidden inner pocket, so you can tote your keys, phone, and other small essentials along. Made with 12% spandex, they’re stretchy and supportive, with an opaque finish that’s perfect for squats. Not to mention, the wide waistband won’t dig in. Choose from shades like dark olive, pale purple, and ink blue.

  • Available sizes: XS — 3XL (short, regular, long, extra long)


A Sporty-Chic Dress Made Of Silky Soft Jersey

This sporty-chic dress is bound to become your new favorite. Comfortable, stylish, and polished in an effortless way, it can be dressed down with sneakers or dressed up with jewelry and heels. It can be worn during any season, too, and comes in 19 colors and prints.

  • Available sizes: XS — 6XL


A Bodysuit You'll Wear During Every Season

If you love a neat, tucked-in look, it's all about the bodysuits. This one is stretchy and comfy thanks to the spandex in the fabric, but it looks like a gorgeous, fitted blouse. Aside from this plunging black option, it's also sold in more than other styles and colors.

  • Available sizes: XX-Small — 4X-Large Plus


A Classic Scoop-Neck Top With A Rounded Hem

You can never have too many basic, comfy knits. Case in point? This scoop-neck top with a relaxed fit. It features three-quarter-length sleeves — perfect for cool weather — and a split rounded hem. Available in 21 colors, you'll wind up reaching for it all year round.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


A Waffle-Knit Tank That’s So Soft & Comfortable

Reviewers are “obsessed” with the softness of this waffle-knit tank, so it’s ideal if you’re hate to slip out of pajamas and into daywear. The crew-neck tank is basic enough for everyday outfits, but the twist-knot detail at the hem keeps things interesting. Choose from a variety of colors and designs.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


A Sleeveless Dress With A Tie Waist

For a one-and-done outfit, it doesn't get any more fuss-free (yet stylish) than this stretchy, sleeveless dress. Dress it down with white sneakers, or dress it up with strappy sandals and earrings. Plus, it comes in 20 colors, including casual striped styles and solid shades with a dressier vibe.

  • Available sizes: S — XL


A Cozy Turtleneck Sweater With Cable Knit Stitching

A cold-weather staple, this chunky-knit turtleneck sweater will keep you looking polished and feeling warm. It's sold in eight colors and features balloon sleeves and a rolled collar for added style. The longer length that falls just below the hips only adds to the cozy factor.

  • Available sizes: 16 Plus — 24 Plus


A Dainty Initial Necklace For Just $10

A cute, classic initial necklace makes for a timeless accessory that'll go with everything. This one costs just $10, and it's made of hypoallergenic, lead-free, nickel-free stainless steel, so it won't go green or irritate sensitive skin. It's also a great gift for just about anyone.


A Retro-Chic Skirt That Looks So Much More Expensive Than It Is

It's hard to believe this gorgeous wool skirt costs just under $35. It has a slightly retro feel, though it's totally timeless, while you can easily dress it up or down depending on how you style it. Get it in 12 plaid prints.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available styles: 12


A Sweater Top With Pretty Puffed Sleeves

Whether you’re going business casual, running errands, or hitting up a weekend brunch, this knitted sweater top can elevate any look. It’s also soft and the puffed sleeves add a super cute touch. Featured here is a crewneck, but there’s also a V-neck and non-puffed sleeve design which are available in a ton of colors.

  • Available sizes: XS — XXL


A Timeless Wrap Dress You'll Always Find An Occasion For

Conservative enough for the office but formal enough for weddings, this classic wrap dress is sure to get plenty of wear. Constructed with polyester, it has a slinky, stretchy feel, and it's just as comfortable as it is stylish. Choose from colors such as black, dark green, and wine red.

  • Available sizes: 14 Plus — 26 Plus


A Floral Blouse That’s Flowy & Casual

Made of lightweight fabric, this floral blouse can give a cool and casual feel to any outfit. With long bell sleeves and a V-neck design, it looks sheer, but actually has a lining, so it’s not see-through. Get it in 39 prints and colors to suit your style.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


An Elegant Swing Dress That'll Take You From Work To Parties

Perfect for cocktail parties and formal occasions but suitable for the office, too, you can't go wrong with this swingy midi dress. It comes in 16 colors and prints, ranging from geometric designs to florals.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


A Loose-Fitting Tank Top With Elegant Lace Trim

This loose-fitting tank top is one of those essentials that you can wear all year round. It looks great on its own during warmer months, then you can use it as a layering piece when the weather gets cold. The lace trim adds an elegant touch and it’s available in 22 bright colors.

  • Available sizes: XS — 4XL


A Thick, Cozy Sweater With A Cool Asymmetric Neck

Classic and cozy, this wrap-style sweater gets a unique update with its cool, asymmetric neckline. It's made of a waffle-like material and comes in 15 colors; reviewers can't stop raving about its look, quality, and fit.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


A Breezy Chiffon Blouse With Rolled Sleeves

When you need something polished, this is the blouse you’ll reach for. Made from silky chiffon, it comes in solids as well as leopard, tartan, and stripes. The rolled elbow-length sleeves keep it from looking too formal — so you’ll feel relaxed and put together at the same time.

  • Available sizes: S — XXL


Some Effortless Wide Leg Pants For Everyday

Simultaneously classic and on-trend, these wide leg pants will become your new go-to’s. They can be easily dressed up for work or dressed down for more casual outings, while 5% elastane gives them just the right amount of stretch. Reviewers report that they’re also the perfect pants for travel.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large


A Petal-Sleeve Blouse That’s A Must-Have

Perfect for the office or dressing up for a fun event, this blouse is a must-have piece. Made of lightweight material, it pleats in the front, gathers in short, petal sleeves, and features a curved hem that can look professional or casual. You can also get it in 22 colors, plus florals and a leopard print.

  • Available sizes: XS — 4XL


A Pocketed Tee With A Relaxed Fit

Nothing screams 'staple' quite like a classic T-shirt. But this one's a tad more stylish than most, thanks to its relaxed cut, abbreviated sleeves, and contrasting patch pocket. It's also super comfortable; rayon and spandex collide for a fabric that feels lived-in and soft. Get it in a variety of solid colors.

  • Available sizes: XS — XXL


An Elegant Long-Sleeve Dress With Two Spacious Pockets

Perfect for any season, this classic dress is sure to come in handy for countless occasions. Made of a soft, stretchy blend of spandex and cotton, it has over 700 perfect five-star reviews on Amazon. The best part is, it even has pockets. Choose from eight colors.

  • Available sizes: S — XL


A Pair Of Comfortable Pumps That Go With Everything

This retro-chic pair of strappy heels has a thick, block heel that makes them just as comfortable as they are cute. Pair them with everything from mini dresses and skirts to all different types of bottoms: dress pants, denim cutoffs, jeans. They also come in sparkly gold, beige, and floral, in addition to solid classics like red and black.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11


A Floral Dress That's Bright & Airy

A classic floral dress can brighten up just about any occasion. This one has adjustable straps and a long cut, which can go with sandals, sneakers, or layered with your go-to jean jacket. Get it in nine cute prints, including several floral options as well as polka-dot styles.

  • Available sizes: XXS — L


A Swingy Skirt You Can Wear All Year Round

The beauty of this skirt — aside its gorgeous, flowy fit — is how versatile it is. You can wear it all year round: with a turtleneck in the winter, or with a tank top in the summer. Choose from six colors in two prints: polka dot and floral.

  • Available sizes: 2-4 — 16-18


A Pair Of Classic Trousers With Just The Right Amount Of Stretch

Perfect for work, formal lunches, job interviews, and more, these straight-leg trousers look so polished — but 8% spandex gives them a healthy dose of stretch. Available in regular, long, and petite lengths, the pants feature a pull-on closure, belt loops, and functional welt pockets in back.

  • Available sizes: XL — 4XL (multiple lengths available)

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