29 Versatile Nordstrom Basics That Are Oh So Chic


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Winter is quickly approaching, and it's time to start thinking about stocking up on essential pieces that will serve as the building blocks of your closet for the coming months and do most of the heavy lifting in your everyday outfits. You guessed it—we're going back to basics. Along with long-lasting investment pieces, basics are necessary for crafting even the simplest of wardrobes. I took to Nordstrom's robust online offerings, and I've searched, scoured, and sifted through endless aisles. I found some of the chicest basics perfect for creating the foundation of my winter wardrobe. 

Below, shop 29 basics, including the perfect boxy long-sleeve top, a vintage-style tee, lovely light-wash jeans, and many other wardrobe staples that caught my eye. Keep scrolling to uncover pretty finds that'll go with everything.

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Chinazor "Chichi" Offor is a Georgia-born, Los Angeles–based associate editor and model who has recently relocated from Brooklyn, New York, and joined Who What Wear's West Coast offices. For WWW, she utilizes her love of personal style to dish out shopping advice to the masses.After graduating from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism, Chichi moved to Brooklyn and began hustling to make it in the NYC media world. Before landing at WWW, she spent some time at Vice Media Group, where she helped revolutionize Refinery29's plus-size and inclusive fashion coverage and even co-hosted a summer styling series. Prior to R29, she supported Bustle Digital Group's commerce team and freelanced for various publications.Chichi is a multi-passionate, pop culture–obsessed television and music lover who enjoys a good concert and a yummy meal just as much as she loves analyzing cultural trends and throwing together a solid outfit. After work, you can probably find her bopping around the best L.A. restaurants talking about her latest ADHD-fueled hyper-fixation (e.g., Jesse McCartney's underrated career, TikTok black hole discoveries, and theories on the emo-rock music revival).