These J.Crew and H&M Items Are Simple But Will Earn You Major Compliments

These J.Crew and H&M Items are Simple, But Will Earn You Major Compliments


Courtesy of J.Crew; Pictured: Flare-Leg Trouser ($168)

If your wardrobe, like mine, is made up of a lot of simple items, you're going to love what's coming your way. Yep, there's a whole bunch of easy and versatile pieces ahead from go-to retailers. I'm talking about J.Crew and H&M—two stores that are filled with elevated basics.

But here's the thing: The items below aren't at all boring. While simple, each piece feels particularly modern and of the moment. In fact, many of the elevated basics in the edit could actually earn you major compliments because of their easy-to-style and forward nature.

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This sweater comes in a variety of colors. It's easy to wear and gorgeous.

This sweater-blazer will have people asking, "Where did you get that?"

The slit detail takes these simple trousers to the next level.

These are so versatile. You can dress them up or down.

Try this miniskirt with everything from a chunky knit to a button-down shirt.

The subtle neckline detail will grab those compliments.

The color makes more of a statement, but it's totally simple in design and can be worn with so many items.

Can't go wrong with a sleek pair of trousers.


Toss this on and wait for the likes and compliments.

These pants look incredibly luxe.

This could easily become a new staple.

The fashion crowd can't get enough of loose bomber jackets.

An oversize sweater just looks so expensive.