When it comes to those staple stores, Loft should never be one you overlook. If you take a breeze through the shop at your local mall or cruise through the site, you'll uncover a trove of under-$80 essentials to build the foundation of a wardrobe. Here, I'm talking cozy, classic sweaters; smart work trousers; everyday shoes; and more. Given the vast assortment of merchandise (and because I know you're crazed this time of year like the rest of us), I went through all 228 new arrivals to pull the pieces worth considering now. Keep scrolling to shop my edit and find a few new must-haves for yourself—or you know, that person you still need to get a holiday gift for. Get to it!