I'm a Sucker for a Cute Basic—These 24 Nordstrom Items Just Caught My Eye

I'm always on the hunt for chic basics given that those versatile items make up the bulk of my wardrobe. You too? Great—you may be intrigued by what's coming next. I recently spent an afternoon scrolling through the new arrivals at Nordstrom for some other story research, and I noticed a smattering of cute basics that I truly think you may enjoy.

With that in mind, keep scrolling to uncover 24 next-level Nordstrom items that caught my eye. If you're shopping at the moment, you may just find a new treasure (or two) with what's ahead.

For that perfectly tucked-in vibe.

Team these utility shorts with your favorite T-shirt and sandals.

A tie-front blouse is incredibly chic for the season.

A basic tank dress that's especially elevated with the ruching.

Picture this top with your favorite high-waisted jeans.

Paperbag shorts are seriously trending.

Wear this cardigan as is or layered over your favorite tee.

The contrasting stitching takes these black trousers to the next level.

 The cinched front is a sweet detail.

Because slightly distressed denim shorts are basically no-fail.

An elevated crop top with the button detail.

Tiered skirts are incredibly popular this season.

Certainly not a basic LBD, but still quite versatile.

Yep, peplums are back (especially with smocking).

Just in case you need that perfect white T-shirt.

Add your favorite sandals and you're set.

A puff-sleeve blouse is just always chic.

Here you go—another tiered silhouette. 

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