While it's always fun to buy the expensive shoes on your radar or the new statement bag you've been saving for, it's equally important to stock up on affordable basics that are guaranteed to never go out of style. Whether it's a comfortable pair of sneakers or a chic little black dress, trust us when we say that there's truly no limit on necessary wardrobe basics.
Versatile and timeless, these solid pieces are the backbone of any good wardrobe. Mixed in with your more standout pieces, these basics add an essential layer to the perfect head-to-toe outfit. If you're still housing ill-fitting jeans, stained T-shirts, or worn-out sneakers in your closet, it's officially time to make an update. Fortunately, we've rounded up the key basics your wardrobe needs now. Plus, they're all under-$100, so no need to feel guilty about going on a full shopping spree. Go ahead—stock up.
As seen on Ashley Olsen, so obviously, they're a must-have.
Slip dresses define simple and chic.
Who said basics have to be boring? Add a pop of color to this classic style.
For all your upcoming holiday parties.
Layered necklaces are an easy way to tie together an outfit.
It's officially turtleneck season, and this one is only $6.
We don't even need to explain why this one's essential.
You don't have to live in cold weather to try the chunky boot trend.
The tie detail makes this sweater a bit more interesting than your regular go-to but still keeps things simple.
Headbands are officially becoming a wardrobe staple.
Perfect for layering.
A unique take on the LBD.
Pair this with jeans for an everyday look or with trousers for an evening event.
There's nothing more versatile than a black shoulder bag.