The Only Basics You Need This Year

We all have different thoughts on what “basics” really are. For some, it’s pieces like standard blue jeans and white tops. For others, basics may be more high-concept iterations on classics. Well, however you describe them, the purpose of basics is universal—they're foundational pieces that help build an outfit.

While you certainly have many of these items already in your closet, we’re arming you with a few new fashion-girl go-tos to consider as we enter 2016.

Keep scrolling to check out the trend-driven items you need right now—and shop every item on the list, too.

What basics do you rely on? Let us know your go-to pieces in the comments below!