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    31 Basic Pieces Of Clothing From Walmart You'll Probably Wear Over And Over Again

    Tops, skirts, pants and sweaters that def deserve a spot in your closet.

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

    1. A long-sleeve active tee for when you want a great workout piece for colder days, or an option for layering when the temperature drops.

    Model wears black long sleeve

    Promising review: "Amazing quality and softness. Loved the high low cut." —Mary

    Price: $11.96 (available in sizes S–XXXL and five colors)

    2. A denim boot skirt that's every bit chic as it is comfortable. No more worrying about your skirt being too short, this one is effortlessly trendy and a great length.

    Model wears denim boot skirt

    Price: $27 (available in sizes 0–22)

    3. A Sofia Jeans sweater bodysuit for the perfect "tucked-into-jeans" look every time. Puffy sleeves are super trendy right now so this bodysuit is a must-have.

    Model wears ivory body suit

    Price: $29 (available in sizes XXS–XXXL and four colors)

    4. Loose rib-knit pants if you need some cute fall-themed loungewear, too! Who says staying cozy indoors can't also be stylish? These gorgeous burnt orange pants say otherwise.

    Model wears culotte-style pants

    Promising review: "These pants are so comfortable and very stretchy. Material is perfect. Not too heavy and def not thin. Love having the front pockets and the ribbing on them is something different that I also love. As soon as I tried them on I went back online and ordered another pair. I like having two of the same pairs of pants as a back up especially for this price! Highly recommend!" —Susan

    Price: $14.97 (available in sizes 0X–4X and two colors)

    5. A three-quarter length sleeve knit dress in a timeless polka dot print that'll look autumn-ready when paired with cute booties and a denim jacket.

    Model wears black and white dress

    Promising review: "I really like these dresses, and this one is a nice change from all the solid colors. They wash nicely and are quite comfortable. They are easily 'dressed up' with some jewelry." —Joan

    Price: $12.96 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    6. A set of ankle leggings because regardless of the time of year, leggings are a MUST-HAVE. Style day-to-day with your regular wardrobe pieces for a casual 'fit or with athleisure for workouts.

    Models wears the two leggings, one green and yellow floral pattern and the other black

    Promising review: "Wow! These arrived super fast, and are wonderfully comfortable. The waistband is a bit wider and more forgiving, which means no rolling!! These are lightweight, but also not as see-through as one person mentioned. If they are see-through, that means you need a bigger size. This price can't be, anywhere. Very happy with these!" —KayDay

    Price: $8.88 (available in sizes S–3XL and 12 colors combinations)

    7. A sporty denim bomber jacket — perfect for warmer fall days that'll look trendy as heck when tied around the waist, or layered over a gorgeous printed top.

    Model wears bomber jacket

    Promising review: "Cute bomber style jean jacket perfect for cooler weather. Very stylish with the red stripe." —Vtizzel

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XL)

    8. A black dotted dress featuring a keyhole neckline for an added touch of character that supplies all the witchy coven vibes of someone who'll probably be next in line for the Supreme title...

    Model wears dress

    Promising review: "Really cute dress. I am between a M/L and went with the M in this dress. It is really classic and would go great with tights and booties." —bevN

    Price: $17.99 (available in sizes XS–XXXL)

    9. Distressed jeans in case you love to opt for the timeless tee and jeans look (guilty as charged). For an elevated look, try pairing these with heels for a style upgrade.

    Jeans in light wash and slightly frayed hems

    Promising review: "This jean is very true to size, very comfortable and the price can't be beat. Love how high-waisted they are and love the color option. I purchased two different colors and glad I did. If you purchased these you won't be disappointed." —Shera

    Price: $26.50 (available in sizes 00–22 regular and short and three washes)

    10. An open-front cardigan, because everyone needs a clothing piece to layer over their go-to tanks and tees.

    Model wears open front cardigan in navy

    Price: $38 (available in sizes 1X–4X and three colors)

    11. A cable-knit sweater — cute enough to wear with leggings, jeans, or a skirt. This sweater is versatile and will be a great wardrobe piece with literally ~ANY~ ensemble.

    Model wears ivory sweater

    Promising review: "Sweater is good quality. It is a fairly heavy and fitted sweater. True to size. It was worth the price." —Gayle

    Price: $26.99 (available in sizes L–XXXL)

    12. A classic denim jacket for warmer fall days that don't require a super heavy coat just yet. If you tend to get cold with those fall breezes, keeping this jacket on hand will be 10 out of 10.

    Model wears slightly distressed denim jacket

    Promising review: "I love this jean jacket! It is an oversized fit just like advertised. I ordered my normal size and I am very happy with the fit and feel of the jacket!" —nicole

    Price: $24.96 (available in sizes S–XXXL and two washes)

    13. A fit and flare Eloquii dress in a stunning stripe print so you can add a bright wash of color (that will never go out of style) to your wardrobe.

    Model wears fit and flare dress

    Price: $30 (available in sizes 14–28)

    14. A plaid button-down, because it's the infamous fall staple. Need a cardigan? Boom. Plaid button-down. Need a cute accessory? Boom. Plaid button-down around the waist. A cute fall top for festivities? Boom. Plaid button-down.

    Model wears black and ivory buffalo plaid shirt

    Promising review: "I love this year's plaid shirts. It is fits larger than last year's style. It's more of a 'boyfriend shirt.' It feels warm and comfortable. Size down if you want it to be fitted." —lissieg

    Price: $13.98 (available in sizes S–3XL and eight colors)

    15. Plaid-knit joggers that'll look effortless when styled with a solid colored tee. I can see it now, a white tee knotted in the front with these pants, white sneakers, and a denim jacket. *Chef's kiss*

    Model wears knit jogger pants

    Promising review: "I love everything about these pants. Very comfy and stylish. They are true to fit, length and all." —Nanah043

    Price: $24 (available in sizes S–XXXL)

    16. A princess sleeve sweater you can easily style with leggings or jeans for a super cozy look.

    Model wears crewneck in medium grey heather

    Promising review: "Favorite purchase ever from Walmart! I am a teacher, so my items have to carry from work to weekend. Ordered this in the camel color and fell in love. Got online and ordered it in every single color. Worth every penny. I normally wear women's large (10/12) and a large in this was just oversized enough." —laneysmom

    Price: $10.50 (available in sizes S–XXXL and five colors)

    17. A colorblock sweater skirt that is just the right amount of minimalist fall cute.

    Model wears the striped skirt

    Promising review: "Fits beautifully! One of my favorite skirts to wear." —Carrie

    Price: $24.98 (available in sizes S–XL and four colors)

    18. A polka dot midi dress for an iconic look that's sure to make it on to your 'Gram.

    Model wears midi dress

    Price: $30 (available in sizes 14–28)

    19. A puff sleeve cardigan — ideal for bringing along to dinners in case you are a tad chilly. I'm always afraid of being cold when I'm out to eat so I always make sure to have a stylish cardigan like this one in tow.

    Model wears puff sleeve cardigan in taupe

    Price: $36 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and two colors)

    20. A peplum waist top if your favorite go-to outfit is jeans and a cute top. This top cinches in at the waist and features ruffle details on the sleeves.

    Model wears peplum top in black abstract dot

    I absolutely adore this top and always love when peplum-type tops cinch in at the waist. These always become my holy grail tops and they're also suitable for work!

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and three colors)

    21. A ruffle-sleeve crop top so you can finally have the cutest option to pair with your high-waisted jeans.

    Model wears ruffle sleeve top

    Promising review: "Very cute! True to size! Looks like a high-fashion dupe." —Stih

    Price: $29 (available in sizes S–XXXL)

    22. A graphic midi skirt in an eye-popping pattern that'll be sure to pair perfectly with a plain white tee.

    Model wears midi skirt with black top and boots

    Price: $24 (available in sizes 14–28)

    23. A pair of super wide-leg jeans, because everyone could use a break from their tried-and-true skinny jeans. I adore wide leg jeans when I want a comfier look, but still want to look fashionable.

     Model wears super wide leg jeans

    Price: $27 (available in sizes 0–22)

    24. A tiered ruffle mini skirt that's flouncy and fun. For a no-fuss look, style it with a basic tee or tank!

    Model wears tiered flounce skirt

    Promising review: "I freaking love this skirt. You can style it with a cami and bootsk, a basic T-shirt and canvas shoes or a one-shoulder and killer heels. Beautiful print. Buy it and you won't regret it :)." —Mayuri

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes M–XXXL)

    25. Capri leggings if you want to switch it up with this shorter cropped pant. It's great for *both* working out or lounging.

    Model wears capri legging in charcoal heather grey

    Promising review: "These are my favorite pants. They don’t have to be pulled up all the time and they are very comfortable!!! —LaTona

    Price: $12.96 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and two colors)

    26. A pair of short overalls that'll have you looking like you came straight from the pumpkin patch. Wear it over a long sleeve top or T-shirt for extra layering.

    Model wears short overalls in black

    Promising review: "Comfortable and does not ride up." —Kimber

    Price: $13.88 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and four colors)

    27. A print cami with lace trim if you love wearing blazers and need an excellent top option to wear underneath.

    Model wears print cami in lagoon

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors)

    28. A graphic tee that's simple yet quirky. We je t'aime this shirt...

    Model wears graphic tee

    Price: $14.98 (available in sizes XS–XL)

    29. A cotton boyfriend T-shirt, because everyone ~needs~ basic staples in their wardrobe that are neutral and easy to throw on with any outfit.


    Promising review: "Always a little nervous ordering clothes online....but this T-shirt did not disappoint. Soft lightweight fabric, but not too thin. Drapes attractively...neither too tight nor baggy. I like the slightly longer short sleeves, too. The shirt length is perfect if you like to not have to tuck it in when paired with a skirt, for example." —Allegretto

    Price: $8.98 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and eight colors)

    30. A sleeveless turtleneck top since you're going to need a super trendy top to pair with your super trendy skirts hanging in your closet.

    Model wears turtleneck sleeveless top in black

    Promising review: "High quality and will be perfect under cardigans or V-necks. I came back for another." —IdahoChristy

    Price: $7.99 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and two colors)

    31. A super cozy graphic crewneck for cuddling up at home to watch your current TV show binge.

    Model wears graphic crewneck

    Promising review: "Super cute, super trendy, well-made." —Amanda

    Price: $9.99 (available in sizes S–XXXL)

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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