New Classics: 31 Fresh Basics That Just Might Replace My Old Ones


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Do you ever start shopping and realize that you don't just want one or two items and suddenly crave an entire wardrobe overhaul? Because same. Recently, I've come across so many strong pieces in the market that I started envisioning a whole new wardrobe with these chic updates. While trendier picks are usually what I'm excited to jump on, it's the more classic wardrobe basics that have really caught my eye lately, and they are making me consider replacing those staple pieces in my own closet.

These aren't just your plain tanks and jeans. No, the items I'm about to showcase here each have something special about them that sets them apart from the basics you've seen time and again. Think perfectly lived-in '90s-fit denim, Instagram-worthy Balenciaga mules, and repeatable trousers. I'm fully obsessed with these cool finds, and I think you will be too. Scroll down to shop all my favorite new classics.

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Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.