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    32 Things From Forever 21 That People Actually Swear By

    Customer favorites you're going to want to wear all spring and summer!

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    1. A chain-print midi dress you can rock at work and then wear to meet your friends for happy hour. Just be prepared for all the compliments you'll get when you walk in!

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    Promising review: "I love this dress. It's a lot nicer than I expected. I bought the XL cuz I have big boobs, and it fits perfect." —Shari C.

    Price: $18.99 (originally $27.90; available in sizes S-XL and in black/cream and green/gold)

    2. A cross-back floral maxi that'll become your summer staple once it finally warms up. Can't you already feel the warm sun on your face?

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    Promising review: "You need this dress! It's cute, can be worn for any occasion, dressed up or down. The material on this dress is so lightweight, soft, and so flowy. It’s not see through at all, and the straps are adjustable, so you can decide on how much cleavage you want to show. It's a must-have dress!" —Lisseth M.

    Price: $29.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X)

    3. A leopard print mini skirt for when you're feeling a little ~wild~ and want to let it show.

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    Promising review: "I love it! It's super cute! And it fits as expected. The pattern is really pretty." —Karlye F.

    Price: $14.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    4. A pair of high-rise leggings that'll give all the other expensive brands a run for their money. You don't have to spend a fortune to find great leggings!

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a pair of nice high rise leggings. These are now my go-to pair. They fit perfect!! I totally recommend buying them." —Gretchen R.

    Price: $19.90 (available in sizes XS-L and in blue and black).

    5. A fit-and-flare dress, because even though florals for spring might not be ~groundbreaking~, this number is too cute not to add to your wardrobe. Take that, Miranda Priestly.

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    Promising review: "This dress is so cute. It looks and feels great. Added bonus: the buttons are pearl, which makes it look expensive. It is quite short. I'm 5'7, and the large is still very leggy. I would 10/10 recommend this!!! I'm obsessed!!!" —Haley K.

    Price: $19.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    6. A crochet mock neck top for days you want to look cute without a lot of effort. Put this on with jeans and you're G2G.

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    Promising review: "I love this top! It's so light and comfortable. I can’t wait to wear it this spring." —lauren E.

    Price: $22.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    7. A striped button-front shirt you can wear for your next big presentation at work when you need to impress the higher-ups. You'll look and feel like a total boss.

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    Promising review: "I bought this because I work in court, so I needed to add to my professional wardrobe, but I can also wear it casually. I don’t like my shirts tight and this gave me good room. I’m a medium, but still have a larger frame, and it was true to size." —Morgan N.

    Price: $14.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    8. A pair of basic denim shorts you honestly can't go wrong with. Once you find shorts this good, you really can never let them go.

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    Promising review: "As a plus size girl, its hard to find shorts that cover your tummy and your booty, but these shorts do both! I 100% recommend these shorts!!" —Elizabeth W.

    Price: $11.45 (originally $22.90; available in sizes 12-20 and in medium and light denim)

    9. A ruched striped skirt you'll put in when you're in a ~cinch~ and need an outfit quickly.

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    Promising review: "I love the skirt. The stripes can get you dizzy if you stare for too long. It fits beautifully! I wish it came in more colors!" —Rocio L.

    Price: $17.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X)

    10. A pair of metallic lucite strap heels you clear-ly need to add to your spring wardrobe. People won't stop asking where you got these from!

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "These are great heels. They're not too high or too short. Plus, they're comfortable and have a wide heel for better support. They fit true to size. I highly recommended." —Kathleen H.

    Price: $10 (available in sizes 5.5-10)

    11. A geo print shirt dress you can wear with tights and a cardigan now, because it's too long to wait for warm weather.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This dress is cozy cool. I love it! I paired it with black fishnets and cobalt blue boots for a match-y/clash-y look! It's made of a soft silky-type fabric, which is durable and well made!" —Angelah H.

    Price: $22.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and in rust/burgundy and navy/mustard)

    12. A stripe bodycon dress I want to live in every single weekend. Should I just get one in every color? Probably, yes.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "OMG this is so cute! It's skin tight and fits me so well!!!!! And it’s sooo cheap. I love it! —Sonia Y.

    Price: $10 (originally $14.90; available in sizes XS-XL and in red, green, and orange)

    13. A striped floral jumpsuit you might as well have on hand for those occasions where you really want to stand-out. Graduation and wedding season don't even KNOW what's coming.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I wore this jumpsuit to my little sister's college graduation. No more than five minutes upon arriving, and before I even took my seat, I'd already received compliments on what a gorgeous outfit this was. Its very fun, and no one around you will have anything like it." —Brooke W.

    Price: $45 (available in sizes 1X-3X)

    14. A chiffon longline cardigan to dress up any basic outfit.

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    Promising review: "This looks just like the picture. It's a lightweight soft material. It fits perfectly. It can be worn with shorts, boots and a tank, or over a bodycon or tank dress." —G G.

    Price: $24.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    15. A trench coat for those perfect dates when it's not too hot and not too cold, and all you need is a light jacket.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this duster! I’ve got it in two colors, BUT they do run kinda small in the arms, so definitely size up if you don’t have small arms!! But other than that, it’s great!!" —Jayla L.

    Price: $27.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and in four colors)

    16. A romper to put some ~zip~ in your spring style. You'll have impromptu photoshoots everywhere you go in this thing.

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    Promising review: "This is very pretty. I love it." —Uyen T.

    Price: $27.90 (available in sizes XS-L)

    17. A pair of geo drop earrings that are truly show-stoppers. Spending lots of money on statement earrings is now someone else's problem.

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    Promising review: "This earrings are beautiful! I love that they are light as well." —Feyi C.

    Price: $7.90

    18. A ribbed knit dress you can throw on in the morning when you accidentally hit snooze one too many times and need to just get out the door. Nobody will even know that you got ready in less than five minutes when you show up in this!

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    Promising review: "I bought this dress in both colors in 0X, and it fit perfectly! For any of you ladies that are on the fence about this dress, it’s a must have!" —Chelsea C.

    Price: $19.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X)

    19. A pair of faux leather slides you might as well buy in multiple colors because these babies will take you everywhere.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "These shoes are so comfortable!! I bought these last year in mustard and wore then all through a trip to Spain. There have super flexible soles! I came back to buy two more colors this year! Thank you for restocking these! They are heaven sent!!" —Veronica C.

    Price: $14.90 (available in sizes 5.5-10 and in four colors)

    20. A utility jumpsuits with pockets (!!) you can stash your lip gloss or phone and still have a place to put your hands when you're not sure what to do with them. Pockets rule everything!

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    Promising review: "I love it! It's super comfy and stylish. Plus, it's made of a good material." —bri W.

    Price: $42.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    21. A polka dot one-piece so ~spot on~, it will inspire to you plan more trips to the beach this summer.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This is a great swimsuit! It looks and feels great. The cups were a little small, but I was able to get my boobs (34C) to fit." —kristen O.

    Price: $27 (available in sizes S-XL)

    22. A distressed denim jacket that'll add a layer to every outfit. You won't feel fully dressed without this.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I love this jacket! It’s not tight or uncomfortable like most jean jackets I’ve had experience with, and it’s really cute! I’ve gotten so many compliments on it! —Hayley R.

    Price: $34.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and in light and dark denim)

    23. A PJ set you may end up wearing out of the house because this is too cute to only see your bedroom!!

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I am O b s s e s s e d. I love the material and put these on just about any chance I get. I would suggest hand washing these so they don’t shrink. But they are worth the price, and I’m very happy with my purchase." —Noah C.

    Price: $22.90 (available in sizes XS-L)

    24. An oversized floppy straw hat, because your summer beach style is as extra as Samantha Jones in the Sex & The City movie, and this hat will show that to the world.

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    In case you need to brush up on your SATC fashion, here's one of Samantha's best looks.

    Promising review: "This hat gives me LIFE!! It's so dramatically ridiculous, and I LOVE IT!!" —Tiffany J.

    Price: $24.90 (available in beige and rust)

    25. A chiffon bow-topped shirt that'll have your middle-school self shaking as she wishes her private school uniform was as cute as this.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This shirt is beautiful, and it fits perfectly! I just started buying from the plus line at Forever 21, and I’m very happy with the merchandise I’ve received." —Marina M.

    Price: $35 (available in sizes 1X-3X and in white and green)

    26. A boat neck dolman-sleeve top that'll become a closet staple. Simplicity never looked so good.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love!! It fits amazing!" —Christina S.

    Price: $14.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X and in rust and black)

    27. A pair of striped paperbag pants you'll turn to all spring and summer when you just don't feel like wearing jeans or a dress, but still want to be comfy and cute.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "These are so cute and exactly what I was looking for. I wanted a pair of paper bag pants that were flattering. They are cropped and look great with platform sandals." —Natasha S.

    Price: $27.90 (available in sizes XS-L)

    28. A knit longline cardigan you can throw over basically any outfit when you forget to check the weather in the morning and accidentally dress for a different climate. This will keep you warm and not clash with your outfit.

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    Promising review: "This is so cute with any type of outfit. It's supposed to look a bit oversized, so it’s perfect. I would buy it in multiple colors." —Jessica J.

    Price: $19.90 (available in sizes S-L and in four colors)

    29. A lace peplum top that'll take your style up a notch.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I love this top. I brought this to wear with my Spanx leggings. This is a must-have item." —Samantha W.

    Price: $32 (available in sizes 1X-3X and in black and white)

    30. A cropped, smocked shirt you can pair with high-waisted jeans or shorts for a simple yet chic look.

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    Promising review: "I love, love, love it. I bought a medium, and it’s perfect." —Eli S.

    Price: $17.90 (available in sizes S-L)

    31. A faux suede moto jacket to throw on when you go out and the weather's not quite warm enough for just a top.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I love this jacket! It's super comfy and warm! Plus, it fits great too." —maggie N.

    Price: $34.90 (available in sizes S-L and in light brown and tan)

    32. A backpack you'll love with all your ~heart~.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: '"This is super cute! I initially got this as an extra bag to have if I ever go anywhere fancy, but I loved it so much that it’s my new everyday backpack!! It's not too big, but it still holds my wallet, phone, and keys." —L E.

    Price: $24.90

    How the girl in your yoga class will react when she learns your leggings are from Forever 21:

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