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34 Chic & Comfortable Pieces You Can Wear Everywhere That Are Less Than $45 On Amazon


The key to looking polished and put together while juggling a hectic schedule? Stocking your wardrobe with a range of thoughtfully selected pieces that, with the right styling, can work for virtually any occasion. Owning these wear-anywhere staples will likely come in handy on more than one occasion, whether you’re packing lightly for an upcoming trip or hastily throwing together an outfit during a busy morning. And while there’s certainly nothing wrong with splurging out on anything you love, you don’t need to spend much to find well-made, versatile clothing. In fact, you can find plenty of chic and comfortable pieces for less than $35 on Amazon— it just requires a bit of digging.

Of course, scouring through hundreds of pages on Amazon in search for hidden gems takes time — something you don’t exactly have an abundance of when you’re trying to balance a hectic schedule. That’s where this editor-curated roundup comes in; whether you need timeless basics that make layering effortless or a fun, fabulous party outfit that you can wear over and over again, this edit includes all the basic building blocks you’ll need to build a foolproof, fuss-free wardrobe. Everything on the list costs less than $35 on Amazon, and they're all eligible for free Prime two-day shipping. But even though they’re "small" purchases, these pieces will make a big impact in your wardrobe — prepare for lots of compliments on your effortlessly chic style.

1. A Sporty-Chic Maxi Dress Sold In Four Versatile Colors

The ways to style this minimalist maxi dress are virtually endless — top it off with a fun statement belt, layer on a cool jacket, keep it casual with sneakers, or use it as a blank canvas to show off your most maximalist accessories. Made of a soft, smooth blend of viscose and elastane, the simple design features long sleeves, a high neckline, and a cinched elastic waist.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

2. A Cozy Pullover Sweater In A Neutral Leopard Print

A fun, fresh take on the classic crewneck pullover, this chic sweater will effortlessly transition from work to weekend and everywhere else in between. The leopard print, slight crop, and relaxed, boxy silhouette give the piece an on-trend, modern look, while the plush, dense knit delivers ultimate cozy comfort. "Did I mention how SOFT and WARM it is? It can’t be overlooked," one reviewer gushed.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL

3. A Breezy Wrap Dress That's Easy To Dress Up Or Down

This breezy bohemian wrap dress will be your new wardrobe MVP — it can look casual when you pair it with a jean jacket and booties for brunch, but with a great pair of heels and the right jewelry, it'll totally feel fancy enough for a wedding or bridal shower. Made of a lightweight, breathable cotton blend, it's a true wrap dress, meaning it can easily be adjusted to ensure the perfect fit.

  • Available sizes: S-XXL

4. Soft, Stretchy Leggings That Look Like "Real" Pants

Fair warning: once you try these ponte knit leggings, you may never want to squeeze into your "real" pants again. The high waist, back pockets, and smooth ponte fabric give them the polished look and feel of traditional pants — but a healthy dose of stretch and an easy pull-on waist mean they're far more comfortable than your typical jeans or trousers. Choose from five solid colors or prints like herringbone, twill, and space dye.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

5. A Classic Cotton Sweater With A Unique Asymmetrical Detail

Densely knit of 100 percent cotton, this cozy pullover sweater is one of those timeless wardrobe staples you'll reach for time and time again. The menswear-inspired design features a stylish waffle knit texture, long cuffed sleeves, and a visually-striking asymmetrical collar fastened with a duo of functional buttons. Get it in navy or black.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL

6. A Versatile Jumpsuit Made Of Lightweight, Eco-Friendly Tencel

Sleek and simple, this versatile jumpsuit is made with tencel lyocell, the sustainable fabric of choice for eco-friendly brands like Reformation. Cut in a wide-leg silhouette with halter straps and a cinched drawstring waist, it can lend itself to so many looks, from casual to glam, depending on how it's accessorized. Plus, it's available in six versatile colors, including black, pink, and a bleached chambray blue.

  • Available sizes: 2-16

7. The Comfy-Chic Mini Dress Reviewers Can't Get Enough Of

A waist-cinching tie detail adds feminine shape and structure to this casual-chic mini dress, while voluminous blouson sleeves add another striking detail. The resulting design is both comfortable and effortlessly chic — pair it with tights and booties for an easy work outfit, keep things casual with clean white sneakers, or try some tall heeled boots to dress it up a bit.

  • Available sizes: S-XL

8. A Cozy Striped Sweater With A Slouchy, Oversized Fit

Bold stripes, a ribbed fabric, and a slouchy, oversized fit make this billowy sweater stand out — casual and polished all at once, it's versatile enough to pair with just about anything, from jeans and denim cutoffs to leggings, linen pants, and mini skirts. Choose from a range of striped designs in eight colors, including black, pink, and a pretty sage green. "Super comfy and exactly as pictured! It looks and feels expensive," reported one reviewer.

  • Available sizes: S-XL

9. A Soft, Stylish Maxi Dress That You'll Likely End Up Living In

What's not to love about this surplice maxi dress? Soft, chic, and incredibly easy to style, the plunging V-neckline shows off the perfect amount of skin. Pair it with a jean jacket and sneakers when you're running around town, or add heels and a fun statement necklace to dress it up for date night.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

10. A Menswear-Inspired Tunic Made Of Lightweight, Breathable Cotton

At first glance, this effortlessly chic tunic shirt looks like it was borrowed from the boys, but the expertly-tailored fit proves it was designed just for you. Cut of crisp cotton and sold in nine different prints, the timeless design features long sleeves, a pleated back yoke, and a simple button-down front. Wear it with your favorite jeans or leggings, either loose, tied in the front, or with a waist-cinching belt.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

11. A Pair Of Low-Heeled Slingbacks That Work With Any Outfit

These essential slingback pumps are sure to become your new go-to — with their chic pointed toe and sensible block heels, they're the perfect balance of practical and stylish. Wear them to work with your slacks and pencil skirts, or throw them on with your jeans when you want to look polished. Also sold in red, they'll even look cute with mini dresses and denim shorts during spring and summer!

  • Available sizes: 6-10.5

12. A Comfortable, Stylish Alternative To Your Basic Work Pants

An Amazon reviewer-favorite, these paperbag-waist pants look incredible with everything from turtlenecks to crop tops, making transitional dressing effortlessly simple. Made of a smooth, lightweight fabric with a healthy dose of stretch, they have an elasticized waist with a stylish self-tie belt. Available in a variety of colors ranging from neutrals to brights, they've earned more than 1,000 perfect five-star reviews.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL

13. A Mock Neck Sweater With Breezy Batwing Sleeves

Cut in an relaxed silhouette with a mock neck and flowy batwing sleeves, this versatile sweater is sure to earn a top spot in your weekly rotation. The soft, medium-weight knit is made of cotton, wool, and polyester, making it the perfect cozy layer to wear in at least three of the four seasons. "Unique shape, got complimented on it many times," commented one reviewer.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL

14. A Silky-Soft Jersey Dress You Can Wear All Year Round

Slinky, versatile, and softer than your favorite nightgown — since you'll definitely want to live in this popular sleeveless dress, it's not a bad idea to pick it up in more than one color. It's made of a silky-smooth jersey knit material, with a V-neckline, a seam down the back, and a curved, dropped hemline that falls just below the knee. Use it as a layering piece during fall and winter, then wear it on its own with statement accessories when the weather's warm. "Packs beautifully. Drapes gracefully. Love this dress," one reviewer gushed.

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X

15. A Sleek, Stretchy Maxi Skirt With A Subtle Side Slit

The best part about this sleek, slinky maxi skirt is its endless versatility — pair it with simple white sneakers one day, a crisp Oxford shirt the next, or a chunky sweater and mules for a stylish work look. It's the type of piece you'll find yourself wearing in all four seasons. Made of a modal-elastane blend with a subtle ribbed texture, the knee-high side slit shows off the perfect amount of skin. Choose from three colors: black, charcoal, or a light heather grey.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

16. An Elegant-Looking Poncho That's Essential For Traveling

From the elegant way it falls to its chic moss green color, everything about this woven blanket poncho exudes sophistication and ease. Soft and luxurious, it's especially great for traveling, since it can double as a cozy blanket as you're napping through your flight. Plus, if you're not a fan of the mossy hue, there are plenty of other options, ranging from solid neutrals to preppy plaids.

17.This Cute, Popular Mini Dress That Works In All Four Seasons

The tiered ruffles and flowy silhouette make this cute mini dress a summer essential — but, paired with tights or tall boots, it's a great way to let your legs say hello during the colder months, too. Fun, feminine, and effortless to style, it's available in a wide range of chic colors and prints. "I can’t say enough good things about this dress," one reviewer wrote.

  • Available sizes: S-XXL

18. A Classic, Comfortable Loafer At A Can't-Beat Price

Loafers are currently having a major moment, and the trend is only going to get bigger in the upcoming months. This pair is about as classic as it gets, with a barely-there heel and minimalist style. Comfortable and practical, they're an excellent way to incorporate the trend into your everyday wardrobe. Plus, in addition to sensible black or beige, they also come in shiny gold and a fun leopard print.

  • Available sizes: 5-13

19. A Versatile Sweater That's Stretchy & Lightweight

You can never have too many turtlenecks, ideally in a range of weights for all your layering needs. This lightweight mock neck sweater is essential for any collection; the extra-fine gauge knit feels great against your skin, and is thin enough to wear over tanks or tees, and under sweaters or light jackets. Plus, it's available nine gorgeous colors — it's not a bad idea to stock up on more than one.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

20. These Sleek, Tailored Dress Pants With A Comfortable Pull-On Waist

Thoughtfully designed with comfort in mind, these versatile pants don't skimp on style, either. Cut in a sleek, straight-leg silhouette, the stretchy, substantial fabric and pull-on waist ensure absolute comfort, while faux pockets and artfully placed back darts create a polished, tailored look. They're also sold in black and navy, if you don't love the cream shade pictured.

  • Available sizes: 18-32

21. A Versatile T-Shirt Dress You'll Wind Up Living In

Soft and swingy, you'll want to live in this effortless T-shirt dress in all four seasons. And luckily, you can — the versatile style is great on its own in warm weather, and can be layered with tights, sweaters, blazers, and jackets to create a whole range of easy cold-weather looks. Choose from 20 colors, including both long-sleeved and short-sleeved styles.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

22. A Crisp Cotton Button-Down That Will Always Be In Style

You can never own too many classic collared button-downs like this one — timeless, versatile, and effortlessly cool, the menswear-inspired staple can be worn so many different ways. Made of crisp, breathable 100 percent cotton, it's cut in a relaxed fit with long sleeves and a single front pocket. Choose from 16 colors and prints, including plaid, polka dots, and pastel stripes.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

23. The Top-Rated Jeggings That Come In 11 Different Prints, Colors, & Washes

Ah, jeggings — once you've tried them, you'll never want to squeeze into your non-stretch denim again. This pair is a crowd-favorite option, earning a near-perfect 4.4-star average rating with over 1,500 customer reviews. People say they fit beautifully, keep their shape, and look exactly like real jeans, thanks to their functional back pockets, faux front pockets, and belt loops.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL

24. These Genuine Leather Sandals That'll Look Great With Literally Everything

It's hard to believe the price of these gorgeous slide-on sandals. Made of genuine leather with a rich, smooth finish, they have the quality look and feel of a far more expensive shoe. Simple cutouts add visual interest to the otherwise minimal design; they're the perfect everyday slides to pair with everything in your closet.

  • Available sizes: 5-12

25. A Silky-Soft Jersey Dress That's Professional Enough For The Office

If your style tends to blur the lines between "loungewear" and "real clothes," this simple jersey shift dress an absolute must-have. A (far more stylish) alternative to your sweatpants and T-shirts, it's every bit as soft, flowy, and breathable as your favorite worn-in nightgown. That said, it can easily be dressed up for work; pair it with sensible heels, a belt, and a blazer for a stylish, professional look.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

26. A Stylish Pair Of Linen Pants For A Hamptons-Chic Look

The definition of relaxed elegance, wearing these breezy linen pants will make you feel like you're on a beach vacation. Cut in a relaxed, wide-leg silhouette with an easy pull-on waist, they're available in seven colors, including several striped styles. "I loved the texture of the linen, it was really high quality — and pockets!" one reviewer noted.

  • Available sizes: 2-16

27. A Simple Crewneck Sweater Sold In Over 40 Colors & Prints

A smattering of sweet hearts make this crewneck sweater special; it'll instantly add whimsical charm to virtually any outfit. The soft, smooth cotton blend is the perfect weight for layering — try layering it under a crisp collared shirt to amplify the sweater's playful, preppy appeal. If hearts aren't your thing, there are plenty of other options, including stripes, argyle, and a trendy leopard print.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

28. A Soft Jersey Dress For Year-Round Wear

Another comfort-forward jersey dress that's sure to become a favorite, this one has long sleeves and a subtle V-neckline and comes in six colors. The rich jersey fabric compliments the swingy silhouette, since jersey drapes beautifully and offers tons of natural movement. "This dress suits a number of occasions, but it's especially suited for travel," one reviewer pointed out. "It doesn't wrinkle easily and packs very small and lightweight."

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X

29. The Levi's Jeans With Over 3,500 Perfect Five-Star Reviews

Shoppers can't seem to get enough of these best-selling Levi's skinny jeans, giving them more than 3,500 perfect five-star reviews. Although the list of highlights is seemingly endless, people are especially enthusiastic about the comfortable pull-on waist, and the fact that the soft, stretchy denim keeps it shape all day long. "Literally ditching every other pair of jeans I have and stocking my entire wardrobe with these," one reviewer wrote.

  • Available sizes: 2-20

30. A Minimalist Jersey Dress With A Sleek Side Slit

Silky-soft and effortlessly chic, this jersey midi dress is sure to be a year-round favorite. Throw it on and go throughout the warmer months, then when it gets cold, use it as an easy layering piece under blazers, sweaters, and jackets. Cut in a fitted-yet-flowy silhouette that'll drape beautifully over your curves, the simple design features a round neckline, short sleeves, and a knee-high slit on one side.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

31. A Pair Of Genuine Leather Slides With A Stylish Snakeskin Band

Another gorgeous pair of simple slides, these 206 Collective Honn sandals earns major style points with their textured snakeskin band. Made of 100 percent genuine leather that feels soft, rich, and smooth to the touch, their flat footbeds are padded with 5 millimeters of latex foam for added comfort. "These are by far the most comfortable shoes in my closet," one reviewer gushed.

  • Available sizes: 5-12

32. A Versatile Turtleneck That's Essential For Layering — & Comes In 11 Gorgeous Colors

On its own or layered, tucked or untucked — the potential ways to wear this classic turtleneck never seem to end. Knit of a lightweight, fine gauge blend of cotton, modal, and polyester, it's an easy, essential staple that's worth buying in more than one color. "This sweater is absolutely beautiful," one reviewer wrote. "The sizing is true to size and the material is such high quality."

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

33. A Sporty Half-Zip Pullover That's Incredibly Soft & Lightweight

Pair this simple half-zip pullover with leggings or bike shorts for an athleisure-chic look, or try it with a sleek pencil skirt to create an unexpected contrast. The simple design features a relaxed, oversized fit, with ribbed cuffs at the arms and hemline. It's made of an incredibly soft blend of cotton, modal, and elastane, and feels lighter and thinner than a typical sweatshirt.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

34. A Fit-And-Flare Dress With Deep, Roomy Pockets

This fun, feminine midi dress is essentially perfect — the classic fit-and-flare silhouette looks gorgeous on literally everyone, the simple design is easy to dress up or down, and the high neckline and below-the-knee length make it the perfect piece to add to your regular rotation of work looks. Oh, yeah, and it even has pockets. "It is so incredibly soft and comfortable," one reviewer gushed.

  • Available sizes: 14-26

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