Basics are the true backbone of a wardrobe. I really couldn’t imagine my personal closet without those staple items to serve as the foundational pieces in my everyday looks. Given my adoration of simple basics (and those trendier, next-level basics), I’m always interested in the new assortment of pieces at some of my go-to retailers. On that note, I took a gander through Nordstrom, H&M, and Shobpop to uncover fresh basics that I wanted you to see.
I focused on elevated winter pieces that are highly versatile. You may already have a range of winter go-tos, but if you’re looking for a bit of a refresh, there’s a ton of shopping inspiration coming your way.
Keep scrolling to find 11 basics along with the top pick from each of the three retailers that fits within the category. Happy shopping.
1. Ribbed Sweaters
2. Relaxed Jeans
3. Longline Coats
4. Flat Black Boots
6. Chunky Loafers
8. Loose Trousers
9. Quilted Jackets
11. Knit Pants
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.
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