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30 Highly Rated Forever 21 Items That People Actually Swear By

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1. A v-neck cami that you'll definitely get a lot of use out of.

Promising Review: "I have so many of these camis and they are just great. I love the stretch and I love that they offer coverage without adding bulk." —Linda F

Price: $4.90 / Available in sizes 0X—3X / Also available in white, nude, and cream

2. A faux fur hooded jacket that everyone who loves being cozy needs to own.

Promising Review: "When I saw this online, I knew I had to see it in person to make sure it didn't feel scratchy and cheap. And I love it! This jacket reminds me of something Urban Outfitters would sell for triple the price. The mauve color is beautiful and the jacket is super cozy. It is oversized, so I would order a size down, but other than that it's a great piece for the winter." —Jaclyn

Price: brown

3. A basic tank dress that will become your favorite staple piece.

Promising Review: "Absolutely LOVE the color! The dress fits well and shows off all of my curves. It is great for a casual day look or I can dress it up with a nice jacket." —LEILABU

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes 1X—3X / Also available in black

4. An oversized denim jacket featuring some awesome patches.

Promising Review: "I've gotten so many compliments and I've only worn this jacket twice. It's oversized and just the right length for what I was looking for." —Bri

Price: $34.90 / Available in sizes S—L

5. Mesh-paneled leggings that are perfect for running errands or, you know, running.

Promising Review: "They fit great! I am 5"3 and a small fits me perfectly. They are cute, comfy, and everything I expected." —Kenz

Price: $19.90 / Available in sizes XS-L

6. A denim jacket that has a distressed design.

Promising Review: "For the price, this is so amazing. It is such a perfect fit on me. I love denim jackets, I own maybe 10, and this is one of my new faves. Going to buy all three colors." —Lauren

Price: $32.90 / Available in sizes 0X—3X / Also available in light denim and medium denim

7. Ankle booties that should come with an "instant chic, just add socks" sign.

Promising Review: "I bought these shoes in nude thinking I would instantly return them... not the case. They look very expensive and are good quality. Perfect for an evening out or for dressing up a casual outfit. Comfortable block heel. You won't be disappointed!" —Abbie

Price: $34.90 / Available in sizes 5.5—10

8. A puffer jacket that's a bang for your buck.

Promising Review: "I've been looking for a longer puffy coat and ordered this one in black. I got it today and it fits great and is very good quality. I love the hood. Along with the fur around the outside, it has a silky soft fur lining inside." —Cookie Pat

Price: $49.90 / Available in sizes S—L / Also available in olive

9. A basic crew neck tee that comes in a million different colors.

Promising Review: "This is the best shirt I have ever ordered on this website! It fits like a dream and is soooooooo soft! I usually go for the v-neck shirts but these are so much better! It's a must have! I will definitely be buying more of these." —Elle Of The Fashion World

Price: $5.90 / Available in sizes S—L / Also available in 13 different colors

10. Cropped skinny jeans featuring a trendy high rise waist.

Promising Review: "I bought these several months ago and I use them every day, for work and for going out. They're so comfortable and fit like a glove and they're the perfect length. Because of this, I just bought a second pair, you never know when you'll find that perfect fitting jeans again!" —Gugga

Price: $17.90 / Available in sizes 24—31

11. A moto jacket that is ideal for your I-want-to-be-a-rockstar wardrobe.

Promising Review: "This is going to be my go-to jacket for fall/winter... and spring! This jacket is so effortlessly chic and edgy and the sleeves are a perfect length/fit. The material and details look very nice. It stops right where mid-rise jeans would start. For reference, I'm 5'4" and 120 lbs. I got the black one." —Effortless Style

Price: $37.90 / Available in sizes S—L

12. A crushed velvet cami dress that is clearly crushing the fashion game.

Promising Review: "This is flattering and comfy. Just stretchy enough to move around a lot, but not too tight. It did feel a tad long and loose around the legs, it reaches me ~2 in below the knee and I am 5'3". The medium was looser than I expected (since it seems to be painted on the model), but I kinda prefer it. Some might consider it to run large, though. Looks cool with combat boots, but really elegant with heels. Love it overall." —Gabby

Price: $22.90 / Available in sizes S—XL

13. Sheeny leggings that are a must-have.

Promising Review: "These legging are incredibly amazing to work out!!! Great fit, true to size, and breathable!! I love how they defines my figure and still feel comfortable enough to work out at the gym :)" —Grizzy

Price: $14.90 / Available in sizes 0X—3X

14. A tank top featuring a beautiful mesh back.

Promising Review: "Super trendy and comfortable top for working out or running errands. The back detail is so cute!" —GG

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes S—L

15. A basic zip-up hoodie that you'll never want to take off.

Promising Review: "The material is high quality and super comfy. This jacket could easily compare to any American Apparel jacket for nearly a third of the price. I bought the maroon and heather grey! They fit true to size, but if you are petite, they might be a little long in the waist. The arms fit perfectly." —Bianca B

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes S—L / Also available in 10 different colors

16. Classic skinny jeans that you can wear every damn day.

Promising Review: "These jeans are a great price and great quality. I had one pair for almost a year, but they started to wear out at the stitching so I tossed them and got a new pair. These do have some stretch to them so they're very comfortable! Great dark wash color also." —Allison

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes 12—20

17. A gorgeous mesh bralette with floral embroidery.

Promising Review: "First time ever getting a bralette from here, ordered online and instantly fell in love when I opened up the package! I wear a 36D so I was really worried about it not fitting because of that reason, but it fits perfectly in all the right places. I want one in every color." —Niki

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes S—L

18. A turtleneck top that manages to be trendy *and* basic.,

Promising Review: "I own this in 3 different colors and I absolutely love it. It's thin, which allows me to wear it in the fall with a jacket and in the winter under more layers. The fabric is soft and very stretchy (I normally wear a S, but I could get away with an XS if I wanted a tighter fit). It's also very flattering, which is hard to come by with winter clothes. I don't have it in white (yet), but the other colors I have are not sheer, so I want to also buy it in white as well." —Ra

Price: 8 different colors

19. Ankle booties that go with any outfit.

Promising Review: "I really like these shoes. I was worried that the quality would reflect their price, but they are sturdy and super comfortable. I wear them to work and stand for most of my 7.5 hour shift and they never give me an issue. Great for fall. The heel height is perfect." —Woohoo

Price: $27.90 / Available in sizes 5.5—10 / Also available in black, dark brown, and camel.

20. A pencil skirt that you could dress up or down.

Promising Review: "I currently own the navy blue and black, but I want them all. Every single one. I love this skirt, it hugs my shape perfectly, the material is so soft, so comfy *sigh* five stars." —Lala

Price: $6.90 / Available in sizes S—L / Also available in 13 other colors

21. A faux leather jacket that you're guaranteed to get a ton of compliments on.

Promising Review: "This coat looks and feels like real genuine leather. I received so many compliments. It has deep pockets and nice size buttons down the front, and a nice belt that you can either tie or wear hanging down on each side. I wish this coat came in black also. And the price point is awesome as well." —Nauje

Price: $34.90 / Available in sizes 0X—2X

22. A sweater dress for casual gatherings and fancy shindigs.

Promising Review: "This dress is absolutely gorgeous! I was worried it wouldn't live up to my expectations, but it sure does. The fabric is so nice and it looks expensive. I plan on wearing it with over-the-knee boots. It's true to size as well." —Alicia

Price: $15.90 / Available in sizes S—L / Also available in olive and tan

23. A moto jacket that has a removable faux fur hood.

Promising Review: "Wanted this jacket for a while now. I finally got it and wasn't disappointed at all. Looks true to the picture. I got a small and it fits perfectly, if anything the jacket runs a little on the larger side which is okay, since I love to layer. One of my staple pieces for sure! The fur also looks and feels amazing!" —Stina

Price: $39.90 / Available in sizes S—L

24. Cotton-blend leggings that are actually great.

Promising Review: "The best leggings I own to date! I've paid 4 times what these cost only to poke a hole in them with my nail or have them unravel after one wash. These are durable, of good quality, and fit well. I'm 5'10" and a size 10/12 in pants, so a large was perfect. These come up high enough on my waist and aren't see through when they're stretched. Also, these are long enough for me to wear ankle boots but not still have my ankles exposed. These leggings are perfect! Ordering more colors!" —KikiOfficially

Price: $5.90 / Available in sizes XS—L / Also available in 11 different colors

25. A bomber jacket that comes in a gorgeous burgundy color.

Promising Review: "Love it! Great deep colour. Incredibly soft.

Surprisingly warm." —Taka

Price: $49.90 / Available in sizes S—L

26. A knit pencil skirt to wear on a night out.

Promising Review: "I finally found a pencil skirt that doesn't make feel like I squeezed into a sausage casing. This skirt is comfortable, stylish, and skims the body, not clingy at all. Please add more colors. I would love to see this in charcoal, burgundy, and blush." —Classy Hippychick

Price: $11.90 / Available in sizes 0X—3X / Also available in mustard and rust

27. A ribbed knit dress that has a swing silhouette.

Promising Review: "This is a perfect dress! I bought it for engagement pictures to wear with a scarf and boots. I got the rich black color and it is great. I am between a small & medium so I ordered a medium to make it more flowy. It is the perfect size & length. I love how the arms and top are tighter, then the bottom flows out. I didn't know if I would like the ribbing, but I do! I now want every color!" —HappyLife16

Price: $12.90 / Available in sizes XS—L / Also available in black, mauve, taupe, and dusty blue

28. Faux suede pumps that have a fun ankle-strap.

Promising Review: "I love these shoes so much. I am so happy that they are really comfortable. I had these heels on all day at work and I usually have to take my shoes off mid-way through the day." —Kristal I

Price: $24.90 / Available in sizes 5.5—10

29. A v-neck cami that you should order by the millions.

Price: "They're good regular tanks! They're nice to layer under shirts or also to wear with a cardigan. Totally recommend." —M

Price: $1.90 / Available in sizes XS—XL / Also available in 23 other colors

30. Stretch-knit pants that have a ~trendy~ rip at the knee.

Promising Review: "It's sometimes hard to find pants that fit properly from Forever 21, but these are perfect and have a slightly better quality than some other jeans I have purchased. Loved the no belt loops for a clean look." —Tay

Price: $24.90 / Available in sizes 24—30 / Also available in black, pink, tan, and burgundy

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

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