39 Chic Basics From Amazon That'll Go With Everything In Your Closet

There's little out there that's better than a classic, well-made garment you can wear again and again. When it comes to your closet, nothing is more essential than chic basics that go with everything and can be used all year long — because they're the items you'll always turn to when you want to feel confident and polished. Best of all, if you find the right ones, they'll last forever. Think: black pumps, plain white T-shirts, and the perfect pair of jeans. While you're more than welcome to head to an endless amount of stores in search of them, you can surprisingly find some of the most timeless pieces on Amazon.

While all relatively simple on their own, these must-have items make for an incredibly stylish, put-together end look when layered and paired with other shirts, shoes, jackets, and accessories. The best part? They're backed by enthusiastic reviewers who turned to Amazon to build out capsule wardrobes or upgrade their basics to affordable, quality pieces. If you're beginning to imagine what this could mean for your wardrobe, stop procrastinating and start scrolling. Below, you'll find 39 basic closet staples to grow your closet one 'Add to Cart' at a time.


1. This Maxi Dress That's As Comfortable As Your Favorite Lived-In T-Shirt

Daily Ritual Women's Lived-in Cotton Short-Sleeve Crewneck Maxi Dress, $26, Amazon

Available in eight neutral colors, this classic T-shirt dress is a must-have for any and every wardrobe. The short sleeves and side slits make for a breezy essential that can be worn to work, out on the weekend, to the airport, and more. Made with 100 percent cotton, the dress is machine-washable but fares best when hung to dry. Dress it down with a pair of leather slides or take it to a rooftop happy hour with wedges or heels.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

2. This Flowy T-Shirt That Pairs Well With Jeans And Leggings

Daily Ritual Women's Plus Size Jersey Short-Sleeve Scoop Neck Swing T-Shirt, $14, Amazon

Made with 5 percent spandex, this semi-stretchy jersey T-shirt is breezy and comfortable. The scoop-neck swing silhouette hangs just below the hips, making it a perfect fit for both jeans and leggings. And because it's not made with 100 percent cotton, you won't have to worry about that perfect length shrinking when you toss it in the dryer. Best of all, it's available in six colors, of which you can buy individually or, if you opt for black, gray, or white, in a set of two.

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X

3. This Kate Spade Bangle Bracelet That's A Classic

Kate Spade Heart Of Gold Bangle, $32, Amazon

This beautiful Kate Spade bangle will add the prettiest gold touch to your overall look. Minimalist from the outside, the inside of the bracelet features a "HEART OF GOLD" engraving on the inside. While you're sure to want to wear it every single day, it comes with a coordinating storage pouch for the days you're less inclined to. It's great to wear alone or layered.


4. These Statement Earrings That Are Equal Parts Geometric And Minimalist

XZP Round Dangle Earrings, $13, Amazon

These gold disc earrings are the perfect statement accessory for any season. They're roughly 1-inch long, making them eye-catching but not over-the-top. If you're not a fan of the solid brushed gold finish, you can also choose from a navy and gold combo or brushed silver as a whole. Whichever you choose, each pair is made with nickel-free, hypoallergenic metal that won't irritate your ears (or, worse, turn them green).


5. This Crossbody Bag That Takes Casual Style To The Next Level

Deluxity Lightweight Medium Crossbody Bag, $13, Amazon

There's always room in your closet for another crossbody bag, right? This faux leather version pairs well with everything from jeans to your favorite cocktail dress. It features two sections: the larger purse body and a front zippered pocket accented with tassels. Inside the main body of the bag, you'll find a striped lining and two more pockets — one of which has a zip closure — and the other an open design that's perfect for storing your cell phone, wallet, or keys. If you'd prefer a more colorful bag, you'll be glad to know the adjustable-strap design comes in a rainbow of hues, ranging from black to blush.


6. This Multi-Textured Sweatshirt That Can Be Worn All Year Long

J. Crew Mercantile Women's Textured Pullover Sweater, $23, Amazon

Add to your sweater collection with this quality, textured knit version from J. Crew. The relaxed fit is available in six colors, including an icy baby blue, warm blush, and rich burgundy. Pair it with a midi skirt for a comfy-meets-modern outfit . And, when the day is over, pop it in the wash without fear of it losing its shape.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3X

7. This Little Black Dress That Looks Incredible On Everyone

RACHEL Rachel Roy Women's Romy Dress, $119, Amazon

Another little black dress never hurt anybody. To add to your list of faves, scoop this above-the-knee V-neck dress that can be worn from desk to drinks. The faux wrap silhouette features side rouching that looks every bit '90s chic while maintaining a modern appeal. The bonus? Unlike many other LBDs, this one is machine-washable, so you won't have to splurge on dry cleaning every time you wear it.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL

8. This Plain Black T-Shirt That You'll Want To Buy Multiples Of

J. Crew Mercantile Women's Basic Crewneck T-Shirt, $13, Amazon

Looking for the perfect, classic T-shirt? Look no further than this loose-fitting lightweight T-shirt. The crewneck silhouette makes it a versatile essential that can be dressed down with jeans or dressed up with slacks and a statement belt. And if you love the fit, get stoked because the shirt comes in eight other colors. Just remember that, since it's made with 100% cotton, it's best to keep it out of the dryer if you don't want it to shrink.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3X

9. A Woven Hat That Will Elevate Your Sun Protection And Your Style

Lanzom Women Wide Brim Straw Hat, $16, Amazon

Keep your skin protected with this trendy straw hat. Whether you wear it to the farmer's market, the beach, or just around town, this hat fits right in. And if you want to switch up the style, there are 24 different color and belt combos for you to choose from. Prefer a beige hat with a red ribbon? They've got it. Or maybe a caramel brown style with a black lace belt? Yup, they have that too.


10. A Camo Jacket That's Perfect For Cool Weather

Skye's the Limit Women's Plus Size Camouflage Cargo Jacket, $53, Amazon

Instead of overheating in a heavy coat, opt for this lightweight cargo jacket on days where the weather isn't frigid, but not quite warm either. It's a cotton-spandex blend, giving the silhouette the slightest stretch for an even more comfortable fit. Wear it loose or zip it up and tie the waist drawstring for a more tailored end look.

  • Available sizes: 1X-3X

11. This Braided Belt That Looks Great With Tucked-In Shirts

Beltiscool Woven Leather Belt, $33, Amazon

If you're looking for a classic belt that goes with anything, snag this vintage-inspired leather belt. Equipped with a brushed brass buckle, this everyday belt will add a stylish touch to any casual outfit — or, if you opt for the dark brown or black option, more formal fits, too.

  • Available sizes: S-XL

12. This Cashmere Sweater That's Luxuriously Soft

Lark & Ro Cashmere V-Neck Sweater, $49, Amazon

You can't talk comfort without considering cashmere. This 100 percent cashmere sweater features drop shoulder seams and a contrasting sleeve texture for a trendy take on a classic. The ribbed hemline, neckline, and cuffs frame the overall silhouette — and it's worth noting that, in true cashmere fashion, while the soft staple fares best when dry-cleaned, it can be rinsed with cold water and laid flat to dry.

  • Available Sizes: XS-S

13. These Suede Slip-On Sneakers That Are Comfortable, Too

Dr. Scholl's Women's Luna Sneaker, $30, Amazon

Never mess with the hassle of lace-up sneakers in TSA again. These slip-on shoes are ideal for travel, adventure, and the everyday. The perforated upper creates an airy effect, while the cushiony sole ensures comfort with every step. Whether you favor olive, black, navy, or blush shoes, there's a pick for you. If you prefer a solid upper, check out the black and taupe lizard print options. While just as cozy as their perforated counterparts, these leather-like options offer a slightly dressier accent.

  • Available sizes: 6-11

14. This Denim Jacket That's A Must-Have

Levi's Womens Classic Trucker Jacket, $40, Amazon

Almost any outfit can benefit from a layer of denim. Instead of wearing jeans all day, everyday, consider adding an of-the-moment jean jacket to your wardrobe. This ever-so-slightly stretchy denim fits like a glove — all while remaining loose and airy. When it comes time to wash what's sure to be your new favorite staple, flip the jacket inside out and rinse with like colors to prevent bleed.

  • Available Sizes: XS-XL

15. These Mules That Are Great For Work And Play

MAYPIE Womens Flat Mules, $30, Amazon

If you're not ready for open-toed sandals — but are tired of fully-enclosed shoes — it's time to invest in a pair of mules. These can be worn with casual outfits, work attire, and everything in between, so you're sure to get good use out of them. These even come in leopard.

  • Available sizes: 5-10

16. The Polarized Sunglasses That Are Both Pretty And Protective

LUENX Polarized Aviator Sunglasses, $18, Amazon

These polarized sunglasses are designed to shield your eyes from the sun's damaging rays, while simultaneously making your overall outfit look (even more) on point. Available in eight different colors, you can choose the shade that best matches your personality (not to mention the rest of your wardrobe). When you're not wearing them, just store them in their protective case and throw them in your bag so you'll never be without your new fave shades.


17. A Flowy Tank That Creates A Fun Layered Look

City Chic Women's Apparel Women's Plus Size Solid Strappy Cami , $45, Amazon

There's no such thing as having too many tank tops. And what better way to add to your collection than with this sunny strappy version? The bright yellow color accents the layered ruffle design for an all-around eye-catching silhouette. And, as an added bonus, it has adjustable straps, so you can tailor it to your body type. When it's time to wash it — despite the silk-like texture — you can pop it in the washer (and dryer) for an easy refresh between wears.

  • Available sizes: 14-24

18. This Bodysuit That's Easy To Get In And Out Of

ASTR the Label Women's Wyatt Short Sleeve Bodysuit, $48, Amazon

If you're tired of constantly having to tuck in your shirt, this short-sleeve bodysuit is made for you. The V-neck ribbed design secures with a snap closure at the chest — as well as down below — making it easy to undo.

  • Available Sizes: XS-L

19. A Sweatshirt That's Comfortable & Chic

J.Crew Mercantile Women's Long-Sleeve Cotton Le Weekend Graphic Sweater, $55, Amazon

Celebrate your favorite days of the week with this cheeky weekend sweater. The 100 percent cotton, machine-washable pullover features a ribbed hem, collar, and cuffs. Wear it on its own or layered over an oxford shirt for a cute double-collar look.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3X

20. A T-Shirt That's Both Breezy & Tailored

J.Crew Mercantile Women's Short-Sleeve Ribbed Crewneck T-Shirt, $23, Amazon

Sold in five colors, the simple ribbed silhouettes of these fitted cotton tees will quickly become a staple in your closet. Pair them with jeans, khakis, slacks, mini skirts — you name it. At the end of the day, toss the shirt in your no-dry pile, as the cotton composition makes it prone to shrinking if machine-dried.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3X

21. This Airy Dress That Can Be Worn Throughout The Seasons

Daily Ritual Plus Size Sleeveless V-Neck Dress, $20, Amazon

This sleeveless spandex dress may seem like solely a summer staple, but when layered with a denim or leather jacket, it can easily transition into autumn and spring as well. Not only will the stretchy knit make for a comfortable travel dress, but it's breathable and lightweight. What's more, it's machine-washable, so you won't have to put extra thought into cleaning it either.

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X

22. A Crossbody Bag That Doubles As A Hand-Held

T-Shirt & Jeans Womens Micro Mason Tote Crossbody, $18, Amazon

If you love the look of leather but want an accessory that's vegan, add this faux leather crossbody to your cart. Made with a baby blue polka-dotted drawstring closure, you can drop your goodies inside and tie them off from the outside world. And if you want to get in on the handheld bag trend, you can remove the crossbody strap altogether to score the look.


23. This White Eyelet Dress That's Good For So Many Occassions

Ali & Jay Women's Sleeveless Midi Dress, $128, Amazon

100 percent, this white eyelet dress deserves a spot in your closet. The dry-clean-only dress hits just below the knees and zips up the back. The outer shell (which features a centered slit) overlays a solid white mid-thigh-length slip, creating a head-turning contrast of skin. Wear it to graduation, a summer garden party, or out for a night on the town.

  • Available Sizes: XS-XL

24. This Blazer That Instantly Dresses Up Any Outfit

cupcakes and cashmere Women's Wheeler Linen Plaid Boyfriend Blazer , $138, Amazon

Dress up your favorite jeans with this loose-fitting blazer. The boyfriend-inspired silhouette hits just above mid-thigh — or, in the back, right under the bum. In other words, you can even don this business casual staple with your favorite leggings or biker shorts.

  • Available sizes: XS-L

25. A Clutch That's Both Modern And Minimalist

Sam Edelman Grace Flap Clutch, $71, Amazon

Add a pop of color to your #OOTN with this trendy tangerine clutch. Also available in black and ivory, this handheld purse features a black cotton lining with a single side pocket that fits the necessities you want most in reach. While it doesn't zip or snap shut, there's a cut-out on the front flap that fits snugly over the handle on the body of the bag, ensuring that your must-haves stay safe.


26. These Sneakers That Go With Absolutely Everything

Tretorn Women's Callie Shoe, $95, Amazon

Looking for new sneakers but don't want an overly athletic pair? These leather and suede lace-up tennis shoes are right up your alley. The lightweight shoes pair well with both jeans and dresses, securing them as a versatile staple in your ever-growing wardrobe. Beyond looks, they feature a cushy, scuff-proof sole.

  • Available sizes: 4-12

27. A Tank Top That Can Be Worn On Their Own Or Under Something Else

Amazon Essentials Women's 2-Pack Tank, $16, Amazon

Whether it's spring, summer, fall, or winter, fitted tank tops have a place in your closet. After all, they can serve as shirts on their own, or as under-shirts to layer beneath other items. If you're looking to expand your collection, these cotton and spandex scoop-neck tank tops are a comfortable and stretchy option. The machine-washable must-haves are available in over a dozen colors and designs, so mix and match as you please.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

28. These Joggers That Are Basically Just Dressier Sweatpants

Daily Ritual Women's Tencel Button-Fly Jogger, $25, Amazon

If only sweatpants could look more put-together, right? Well, with these slightly dressier button-fly joggers, they do. Just as comfortable as your favorite swishy athletic pants, these lightweight joggers keep it breezy and casual. With six neutral shades to choose from (from black to blush), this is an effortlessly chic athleisure look.

  • Available sizes: 2-16

29. This Watch That Keeps You Both On Time And On Trend

Timex Women's Indiglo Easy Reader Analog Watch, $32, Amazon

Sure, digital watches are super convenient, but if you want to take it old school, it's time to add a trendy analog watch to your accessories line-up. This Timex option features an easy-to-read white face that lights up when you press a button in the dark. It's water-resistant up to 99 feet, so you can even rock it to the pool or beach without a care in the world. If you're craving a different color band, you're in luck — as this particular watch comes in six separate styles, including this honey brown and gold combo, black and gold, black and silver, brown crocodile with gold, and so on.


30. This Versatile Hat That Can Be Dressed Up Or Down

Lisianthus Women Belt Buckle Fedora Hat, $17, Amazon

Looking to add another hat to your wardrobe? You'll love this lightweight buckle fedora that can be worn to the beach, the market, the bar, and everywhere in between. Go casual with a camel or coffee color, or bold with red or rose. Whichever of the 14 hues you choose, one thing's for sure: You'll feel comfortable and stylish when wearing this airy cotton-polyester cap.


31. These High-Waisted Leggings That Never Slip Down

Daily Ritual Women's Plus Size Ponte Knit Legging, $20, Amazon

Black leggings are one of those statement clothing items that you can never have too many pairs of. The trick is to find a pair that stays put throughout the day, without any slipping, tugging, or pilling. To save you from what could be a seemingly-endless search, try these high-waisted leggings. While you can absolutely stock up on black pairs, there's also the option to purchase burgundy or charcoal shades. Colors aside, the wide waistband makes for a comfortable fit.

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X

32. These Denim Boyfriend Jeans That Are Super In Right Now

Resfeber Women's Boyfriend Jeans, $35, Amazon

These loose-fit boyfriend jeans are cute and stylish. The 99 percent cotton and spandex blend with a mid-rise cut makes for a slightly stretchy fit that hugs curves without leaving a gap around the waist. Choose from 11 different washes (not to mention levels of distress) to find your perfect match.

  • Available sizes: 0-16

33. These Gold Hoops That Look More Expensive Than They Are

Amazon Essentials Plated Hoop Earrings, $9, Amazon

Nothing's more classic than a pair of hoops — so add these gold-plated stainless steel earrings to your jewelry box. The semi-flattened design also comes in silver and rose gold, allowing you to choose the metal you wear most. In addition, they feature top-click closures to prevent your hoop from falling off.


34. These Ray Ban Look-Alikes That Amazon Shoppers Rave About

Joopin Semi Rimless Polarized Sunglasses, $12, Amazon

Get excited: These popular polarized sunglasses keep your style on point without breaking the bank. The resin frames come with a polishing cloth and keepsake bag, ensuring that your shades stay scratch-free. If you're not loving the all-black combo, you can also choose from blue mirror lenses, tortoise shell frames, metal frames, and more.


35. This Long-Sleeve Sweater That's Perfect For All Seasons

Lark & Ro Women's Long Sleeve Crewneck Sweater, $25, Amazon

This long-sleeve crewneck sweater comes in eight versatile colors. The cozy knit is made with soft yarn and features minimal ribbing around the cuffs and collar. It's lightweight, luxurious, and, most notably, hand-wash only. Wear it in the crisp autumn air, during cool spring days, as a beachy nighttime cover-up, or under your favorite coat in winter. Whichever you choose, you'll be glad you have this semi-stretchy fitted sweater in your closet.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL

36. A Rain Jacket That Doubles As A Windbreaker

Amazon Essentials Women's Waterproof Rain Jacket, $49, Amazon

Lightweight, unlined, and waterproof, this rain jacket — which is available in navy, black, red, and aqua — is a must-have for spring, fall and summer. The polyester piece is machine-washable and features two pockets and a drawstring waist. Wear it loose or pull it tight for a more tailored silhouette.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL

37. A 3/4-Sleeve Shirt That Comes In 13 Different Colors

Amazon Essentials Women's 3/4 Sleeve Boatneck T-Shirt, $14, Amazon

For those days when a long-sleeve shirt is too warm, but a short-sleeve is too cool, slip into this 3/4-sleeve T-shirt. Made with cotton, modale, and elastane, the soft, breathable knit fits close to the body and hits right at the hips. Whether you buy a black and white striped tee or opt for black, red, and white solids, you'll be glad to have a few of these cozy boatneck shirts in your carousel of clothes.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL

38. These Chic Acrylic Hoops That Look Fresh Off Your Instagram Feed

Pomina Marbled Acrylic Flat Hoop Earrings, $14, Amazon

These trendy flat hoops look classic while still feeling modern. They come in 12 colors, and while the hoops themselves are acrylic, the posts are made with hypoallergenic stainless steel — so you can expect stylish, comfortable wear whenever you thread them through your ears.


39. This Ruffle-Sleeve Top That's Fun Without Being Fitted

J.Crew Mercantile Printed Ruffle Sleeve Camp Shirt, $35, Amazon

Ruffles are never a bad idea — which is exactly why you'll love this loose-fitting ruffle-sleeve top. The button-up rayon shirt features a relaxed shape that can be worn tucked-in or free-flowing. The splatter-dotted design accents a V-neck for a modern minimalist look that goes well with jeans, slacks, and the like. Best of all, despite looking like a fancy blouse, it can be washed and dried in the machine.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3X

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