Your Guide to Spring's Coolest Affordable Basics

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Sandra Semburg

Few things take your wardrobe further than a handful of great basics—just ask any influencer. In fact, we consider these essential pieces to be so important that we’re comfortable calling them the building blocks to a truly robust wardrobe. These are the items that don't change much from season to season. Think your white T-shirts, skinny jeans, black booties, and such. They are great transitional items that will take you from work to play and through almost every occasion. But while it’s easy to identify the basic items you’re drawn to year after year, it can be harder to narrow down exactly what “affordable” means, as it varies from person to person. To make things cut-and-dried, we’ve narrowed down spring’s coolest basics in the $15 to $300 range. Scroll for easy and transparent shopping.

The Button-Down Blouse

Skinny Jeans

The Classic White T-shirt

Black Booties

Mix, match, and layer these pieces season after season.