30 Nordstrom Basics to Wear When You Want to Look Instantly Chic

The best Nordstrom basics

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Nordstrom is a go-to for many reasons, but its robust selection of basics is one of the reasons I consistently turn to the retailer for my shopping and to find selects for you, dear readers. And that's what's coming your way below. I went through the basics department at Nordstrom to uncover the chicest basics available.

The 30 basics in the edit could become new staples when you want to look instantly chic because they're modern and forward while still versatile. I'm referring to items like cool tanks and linen shirting that would look perfect with jeans. Oh and speaking of denim, there's everything from a classic straight-leg cut to an of-the-moment barrel silhouette.

Keep scrolling to shop fashionable basics from Nordstrom.

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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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 retailers 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.