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    28 Pieces Of Clothing Reviewers Say You "Need"

    Stylish pieces that deserve a place in your closet.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women’s.

    1. An oversized long shacket mixing the style of a plaid shirt with the warmth of a jacket into one style that's *chef's kiss* perfect.

    reviewer wearing the mid-calf length plaid jacket in blue and green

    Promising review: "This is way better than I expected. I LOVE it! Now I want another one! I got the green one. I love the pockets, color, length, and fit. I might never take it off. You need this in your life." —Stacey Greenside

    Get it from Amazon for $44.98 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in six colors).

    2. A fitted bolero designed to frame your neckline and give you an elegant way to stay warm when you head out for date night and realize that the temperature has dropped a little more than you expected it to.

    model wearing the long-sleeved bolero in black
    Marcella NYC / Etsy

    BTW — This Bulgaria-based small biz specializes in minimalist yet edgy pieces of clothing. 

    Promising review: "The dreamiest, most subtly sexy item currently in my closet. I wear a lot of black, and this item goes with EVERYTHING. You need to buy at least a couple of pieces...I have the black and white." —Penelope

    Get it from Marcella NYC for $65 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in three colors). 

    3. A pair of high-waisted dress pants reviewers say are super comfortable yet stylish, so they're perfect to add some color to your wardrobe without going overboard.,

    Promising review: "You need these pants! I have them in nude in a medium and they are great! I was worried the top band would be too tight, but it isn’t at all!" —Anne Sulin

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in S–5XL and in 26 colors).

    4. A waffle-knit loose turtleneck sweater more than 2,600 people have already given a 5-star rating, so you know that it really is that good.,

    Promising review: "This top is so so cute! I love that it’s longer in the back! The turtleneck detail is so cute! The material is super soft, and the fit is a little oversized with the sleeves getting tighter under the elbow. You definitely need this one!!" —Deanndra Nunnery

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in 22 colors).

    5. A pair of high-waisted faux leather shorts great for warmer *and* cooler weather because they look just as chic with a pair of tights underneath.,

    Promising review: "BUY THEM! These shorts are a perfect staple piece everyone needs in their wardrobe. They are very thick leather material and not cheap looking at all." —Amanda sewell

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    6. A twist-back sweatshirt here to give you an excuse to show off your favorite bralette. You know the one that has a super cute lace back. Yeah, that will take this style the extra mile.


    This sweater is made to be oversized, so if you want something that fits a little closer, order one size down.

    Promising review: "This is the fall staple you need! It's an absolute necessity! It is so soft and cozy and has a great twist on your typical sweatshirt. I followed other reviews and ordered a large instead of an XL, and I am happy I did! It is oversized without swallowing me." —ALYSSA

    Get it from Aerie for $34.96 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in six colors).

    7. A tulle skirt you'll ~tulle-ly~ love to wear because you'll feel like a superstar strutting down the street. (You might even throw in a twirl or two because why not??),

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this skirt! I wore it for my bridal shower, and I received so many compliments. The fit and length were great! The only downside was it did, as previous reviews mentioned, have a weird smell, but I hung it up for a day or so, and it went away. This skirt of perfect, and you need it!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.90 (available in sizes XS–5X and in 40 colors).

    8. A sleeveless high-neck bodysuit perfect for wearing on its own now *and* layered under your favorite sweaters and jackets once the cool weather arrives. We love a top that can do both.,

    Promising review: "This bodysuit is amazing! So soft. You don’t have to wear a bra. It’s that good! I can’t wait to get all the colors for the fall and winter upcoming seasons. You need this in your closet." —Brittni

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 13 colors).

    9. A pair of colored straight-leg jeans I'm going to get ~straight~ to the point about — the combination of the color and style means these will be a staple in your closet for years to come.

    model wearing the cropped wide-leg pants in green

    Promising review: "These are my new favorite pair of pants. I ordered the tan color and not only are these jeans comfortable, but they are also so cute and the perfect length (I'm 5'5"). You need these in your life." —Ash

    Get them from Target for $29.99 (available in sizes 00–18, short, long, and 14W–26W and in five colors). 

    10. A V-neck wrap sweater dress most assuredly to get you on the best-dressed list whenever you wear it.,

    Promising review: "You need this dress! I'm obsessed with it!! BUY IT NOW! It was beautiful and comfortable! I love love it! Amazing material as well." —nita

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 16 colors and styles).

    11. A pair of Aritzia Melina pants you've probably seen everyone on TikTok raving about, so this is your sign that it's finally time to take the plunge and add them to your cart. You won't regret it.

    model wearing the cropped faux leather pants in blue

    Reviewers do say they run small, so order one size up. 

    Promising review: "I love these pants, and I think that if you need one item in your closet, it would be the Melina pants. I'm 5'3" and bought the regular length thinking that the short length would be too short, but I was wrong. Good thing about the style of these pants, you can get them tailored and the look won't change. They do fit slightly smaller, but when I put them on today, they were loose so I'm assuming it's because I stretched them out. After buying leather pants from multiple clothing brands, the Melina pants are the only pair that stretch and don't stick to you weird when you sweat." —Amy

    Get them from Aritzia for $148 (available in sizes 00–16 and in 29 colors and patterns). 

    12. A V-neck off-the-shoulder puff-sleeve blouse with the power to make you feel like a million bucks...even if you only spent a fraction of that.,

    Promising review: "Amazing! I love it so much I hopped on immediately and ordered it in more colors!! This is a top you need!! I can tell this will get my money’s worth. It’s stretchy, soft, and thick." —Enedina mullins

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in 16 colors).

    13. A two-piece matching blazer-and-pants set you can wear for basically any occasion where you want to feel like a boss. This instant confidence boost of an outfit will help you crush that interview, presentation, or just everyday life.,

    Promising review: "You need this suit in your life! This suit is such a great addition to my closet, and I’m thinking about getting it in another color. It runs pretty true to size, the construction/quality is good, and color is great. It’s easy to wear and makes you feel effortlessly put together!" —citychic

    Get it from Amazon for $72.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in five colors).

    14. A fuzzy jacket with some fun details to add a bit more style to a classic yet cozy piece.,

    Promising review: "You need this super-soft jacket in your fall wardrobe. It fits true to size. I bought a large for a slightly oversized fit, and it’s perfect! The material is so soft. It's the perfect fall jacket." —Tommy B.

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 22 colors, patterns, and styles).

    15. A pair of vegan leather joggers lined with a soft material, meaning you can wear them on dressier occasions while feeling like you're wearing sweatpants. And that's how you win at life.,

    Promising review: "You need these pants! They are amazing! I bought them in both colors. They look great with pumps and a sweater. Classy with a contemporary twist. I can wear them to the office or on the weekends. They are as comfortable as sweatpants." —Meghan Rosenfeld

    Get them from Amazon for $42.52 (available in sizes XXS–XL and in brown and black).

    16. A maxi dress with an elastic bodice and puff sleeves for a super romantic look that you'll reach for every chance you get. Yes, even when you're just heading to the farmers market on Saturday morning. You never know who you're going to run into there...,

    Promising review: "YOU NEED THIS DRESS. Obsessed doesn't even begin to describe how I feel about this dress! I loved this so much that I bought it in white, too. Fits midi length on my 5'7" frame. I love that you can wear it off the shoulder or on the shoulder. It's not see-through at all." —Kristen Gonzalez

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 15 colors).

    17. A faux-leather moto jacket to dress up any outfit (yes, even just jeans and a white tee) and make you feel instantly cooler.

    model wearing the faux leather jacket in black

    Promising review: "You need this in your closet! It goes with everything and will complete your outfit. I sized up for layering, but it is true to size. I was anxious about the arm fit, but there it’s adjustable. Best jacket ever!" —Nini0105

    Get it from Torrid for $74.62 (available in sizes M–6X). 

    18. A mock-neck knit tee reviewers say is not itchy at all, so it will be a great top to wear all fall long. Plus, once it gets even colder, you can wear your favorite blazers and jackets over it.,

    Promising review: "Yes, you need this in your life! It's a great quality, medium weave, and not too thick or thin. Plus, it's VERY comfy!" —DesignedbyRhonda

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 28 colors).

    19. High-waisted pleated pants you're going to wear on rotation, so you might as well add a couple of the 37 (!!!) color options to your cart now.,

    Promising review: "Let me preface this with I never write reviews. The item has to really WOW me or be super disappointing. This is a WOW item. I will go as far as to say these are the best pants I have ever purchased (from anywhere)! They are stretchy and fit great. I have ordered five more pairs. You need to purchase these NOW!" —Veronica

    Get them from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 37 colors).

    20. A double-breasted blazer designed to be worn buttoned or unbuttoned for a versatile piece you may feel like a superhero when you put on (at least that's what one reviewer says). Plus, it has two secret interior pockets, which you could *totally* fill with snacks...or just other essentials you need.

    model wearing the blazer in lime green

    Promising review: "Dress it up or dress it down, this houndstooth fabric is beautiful, comfortable, and fun! Trust me, your closet needs this staple. The cut of the jacket is great. Nice length, has some stretch to make it comfy to wear all day. Combine it with jeans and sneakers for a casual look, or dress it up with black pants and booties to rock a more polished look. I feel like I'm wearing a superhero cape with secret powers!" —FeistyPDX

    Get it from Wildfang for $178 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in four colors). 

    21. A fleece hoodie dress you might actually find is *more* comfortable than your favorite pair of sweatpants because it feels like you're wrapped in a warm blanket while still looking so fly.,

    Promising review: "LOVE! I ordered a black one first because at 40 bucks a pop, I wanted to make sure it was what it claimed to be. It is SO GREAT! Comes right above my knees. It's thick, warm, unusual, and I get tons of comments/compliments on it. Needless to say, I ordered the purple, and it's gorgeous. Slap on some leggings and knee-high boots, and it's a HOT look. I'm getting the green one today. Never seen a long hoodie like this, and it's just über-cool! You need this!" —Joyce VoteThemOUT

    Get it from Amazon fro $39.99 (available in sizes S–3X and in 17 colors).

    22. A spaghetti-strap bodycon guaranteed to make you feel like a million bucks when you slip it on. And with a price less than $20? You've got to be kidding me.

    reviewer wearing gold dress

    Promising review: "OK so to be completely honest, when I received this dress and unpacked it I was extremely disappointed. The fabric was really thin, and it seems like the quality was not good at all. I had every intention of returning it. But for some reason, I decided why not? Let me go ahead and try it on and see how it fits. I could not be happier. Do not be discouraged at how thin the material is when you first open it. It is definitely a dress that you have to put on to truly see how amazing it is. I am soooo happy that I decided to go ahead and try it on anyway. You NEED this dress in your life. I'm ordering the other colors immediately." —Jane Domino

    Get it from Amazon for $18.88 (available in sizes S–XL and in 18 colors).

    23. A long-line racer-back sports bra perfect for everyday wear because it combines the comfort of a sports bra with the look of a tank top. Wear this with your favorite pair of leggings and you'll be ready to lounge in style.

    model wearing the cropped tank top in black

    Promising review: "You need this! It's amazing quality!! It's super soft. Perfect for hiking, lounging, doing yoga, and traveling! I have two and am looking to get more colors. :)" —MIRANDA

    Get it from Aerie for $29.95 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in seven colors). 

    24. A three-piece lounge set that comes with wide-leg or skinny bottoms, a crop top, and a cardigan. Not only will these pieces look great together, but you can always mix and match them with so many other pieces you already have in your closet.,

    Promising review: "OMG you need this outfit! This outfit was absolutely amazing. I felt very comfortable and beautiful in it. I get so many compliments when I wear it. The material is very stretchy. I’m currently looking at more colors to purchase." —DeeSmitty

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 20+ colors).

    25. A tulle ruffle-shoulder bodysuit that screams, "I'M EXTRA," in the best way possible. Own your extra-ness. Get the guacamole from Chipotle. You deserve it.,

    Promising review: "You need this! This bodysuit is not only comfortable but it is absolutely beautiful! Every time I wear it I get so many compliments. The one thing to mention is that it doesn’t have snaps at the crotch which makes it inconvenient for using the bathrooms. But otherwise, it’s the perfect addition to your wardrobe!" —citychic

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and 12 colors and styles).

    26. Joggers meant to be an upgrade to those ratty ones you've been wearing for a few years too long. These will still feel just as good, and your boss def won't be able to tell you've worn them all week during your weekly video check-in.

    Reviewer wearing the black joggers with elastic waist and side pockets in black

    Promising review: "I love these pants. I live in them. I wear them to run errands with wedge sneakers, I wear them in the summer with sandals, to the gym, to walk my dog, to sit on my couch hungover on Sundays. They're fitted enough to look put together and nice but are more comfortable than being naked. The material is like yoga pants but better. They hold their shape all day and wash great. I own them in three colors and have three pairs of in black. BUY THEM. You NEED them. You will be a better person if you own them. They're true to size." —Emma

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–5XL and 20 colors).

    27. A knee-length floral swing dress all your friends will be messaging you about (asking where you got it from).,

    Promising review: "I am so picky, and this dress gave me life!! I will be ordering a couple more! You need this dress. :)" —lesa jaramillo

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes 14–24 and in seven colors and patterns).

    28. And a quilted jacket reviewers agree is worth the splurge because not only is it super stylish, but it's warm and will be your go-to piece this fall.

    model wearing the quilted jacket in light blue
    Free People

    Promising review: "Wow. You need. This jacket does not disappoint. It is completely worth the splurge, and the color is spot on. If you want more oversized, I would size up, it looks like it would be super big, but I got my normal size, and fit perfectly. Still enough room if I wanted to wear something thick under without looking too large. Wish I could afford more colors!! " —J_Leigh

    Get it from Free People for $198 (available in sizes XS–XL and in three colors). 

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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