5 Fall Basics You Can Buy on a Budget and Wear for Years

good basic is great on its own. As is an affordable find or a truly investment-worthy piece that will last you for years. So, what would one call an item that checks all three boxes? I guess unbelievable is a start, and that’s kind of how I would describe the roundup I’ve proudly put together for you today.

Below you’ll find five categories of classic fall basics with five finds for each, all of which are not only essential for the months ahead but can stick with you for many an autumn to come. And, just as a little extra icing on the cake, every item is under $100—oftentimes well under. If you’re now thinking that this is your lucky day, I simply can’t help but agree, so just keep scrolling to see and, of course, shop all my finds.

Blazers

A relaxed fit for comfortable-but-still-polished looks.

You'll get so much use out of this flattering style.

Perfect sounds pretty accurate to me.

Sweaters

I'm obsessed with this square neckline.

You'll definitely come back to this cardigan year after year.

Dresses

I'm taking notes from Mango on just how to style this knit dress.

A work-appropriate dress that's worthy of your most important Zoom meeting.

Jeans

I bet you don't own jeans in this unique shade (yet).

These have been in my cart for a while and I think it's time I buy them already.

All you need is a button-down and ankle boots.

Ripped jeans are back and I'm pretty into it.

Boots

Everyone needs one good pair of non-black boots.

This high-but-comfortable block heel will be so flattering under all your jeans.

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