Karla Welch Designed A New Collection For Express & It’s Full Of Cool (& Affordable) Basics

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It’s been nearly two years since Karla Welch first launched her collaboration with Hanes, which focused on updated versions of the classic white T-shirt. Since then, the celebrity stylist has put her unique touch on brands like Levi’s and Dockers — all while keeping her clients’ names in headlines for stylish looks on and off the red carpet. And just when you thought Welch might be slowing down, the stylist is bringing you a whole new set of basics with the Express x karla collection.

In the first of two collections, Welch — who is known for styling celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Tracee Ellis Ross, Busy Phillips, and more in addition to her fashion collaborations — has designed chic basics that you’ll want to wear throughout the rest of summer as well as any other time of year. And if you’ve been following any of the stylist’s other collaborations, you know this one is going to be just as good as the others.

Available exclusively on the Express website and in select stores, the collection spans all types of styles with pieces like a flirty eyelet dress, a menswear-inspired shirt, tie-dye T-shirts, and latex skirts. And with most of the pieces available for under $100, you’ll want to get these in your closet, stat.

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Update your wardrobe with everyday staples like the Short Sleeve Menswear Shirt, which costs $49.90. Wear it with a pair of classic trousers or the $98 High Waisted Eyelet Lace Maxi Skirt for a classic summer ensemble. If you want to go for a more casual look, wear the button-down shirt over the $59.90 Scoop Neck Midi Tank Dress. With a pair of sneakers or espadrille wedges, this outfit will be perfect for a weekend vacation.

Speaking of weekends, this collection has a ton of cool pieces to wear when you’re off the clock. Stock up on the Ribbed Racerback Tank, which you can get in up to six different colors and costs $24.90. Wear it tucked into the $49.90 Wide Leg Twill Bermuda Shorts with a pair of leather sandals as an easy ensemble for Saturday brunch.

Scroll down to see more pieces from the Express x karla collection below.

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