I Always Find the Best Basics Under $50 at Nordstrom—These 29 Could Be Staples


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Nordstrom has fantastic basics. In fact, I routinely turn to the retailer for my personal wardrobe needs. In addition, I curate edits when my friends need shopping advice and when I’m pulling standout items to recommend to you, dear readers. And that’s what’s coming your way below. 

I scrolled through the entire Nordstrom site to find the best basics that are under $50. Given their versatility, I think the pieces coming up in the curation ahead could actually become new wardrobe staples. I’m talking about everything from amazing T-shirts that have tons of positive customer reviews to quality leggings to easy sweaters that could be dressed up or down.

Keep scrolling to check out the best affordable basics from Nordstrom.

Next, check out more basics to try in 2023.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.