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


(Image credit: 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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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

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 retialers 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.