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    33 Reliable Pieces Of Clothing If You’re Always In A Rush

    Punctuality is not your strong suit but these pieces of clothing sure can be.

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    1. A pair of plaid knit leggings for a look that one-ups your favorite black yoga bottoms (but is still significantly more comfortable than any of the denim residing inside your Ikea drawers).

    A reviewer's photo of them wearing the pants in glen plaid

    2. A tortoise-shell button-down destined to fall into the "I should've bought this sooner" section of your wardrobe. This classic silhouette paired with a corduroy fabric = autumn perfection.

    3. An off-shoulder top because while we talk about the importance of the LBD, I'd argue that the little black top is just as important — perhaps even more important.

    model wearing the dress

    4. A tiered maxi that has the word "layering" down to a science. Leather motos, denim jackets, plaid button-downs — the outerwear world is your oyster when combined with the neutral dress below.

    5. A boyfriend blazer in a slew of neutral colors — and I hope my math is right here, but this blazer + literally a pajama shirt = a chic look that takes two seconds to conjure up.

    model wearing the blazer

    6. A romper comfy enough for errands and hikes but *also* swanky enough for dinner and drinks. I've never leaned into a style trend so quickly. Bless the trend gods for making this easy 'fit so popular again.

    7. A half-zip pullover to celebrate the arrival of *cue trumpets and horns* sweater season. Available in a ton of neutral hues, pair this with jeans, leggings, or slacks for a comfy but put-together look.

    a model wearing the tan sweater

    8. A brushed shacket because, other than the obvious breakfast choice (apple cider donuts) and crunchy leaves, there's another sheriff in town when it comes to fall dressing: plaid. This staple is ideal for spooky season but is also warm enough for winter layer wear.

    reviewer wearing the navy, cream, and orange flannel

    9. An iconic pair of ~wedgie fit~ straight jeans crafted with the perfect amount of stretch: just enough that they don't feel constrictive while the retention power remains top-notch. They're also slightly cropped so you can display your new shoes with pride.

    10. An open-front cardigan that'll have you thinking "hark the herald" because angels do sing — at last, you've found the perfect layer to keep you warm and trendy. One that will never clash with an outfit.

    the model wearing the sweater

    11. An essential cropped tank that has most likely been blessed by a fairy godmother. Why? This takes your basic cami and goes *poof.* An instantly chic upgrade is yours for the taking due to this high-neck silhouette.

    12. A bodycon pencil dress that looks so. damn. chic. And while the importance of owning the perfect LBD is no secret, it's likely you've had the same one for...decades (#guilty). I believe it's time we both level up.

    reviewer wearing the black midi dress

    13. A pair of compression shorts available in three lengths, with even the ~shortest~ version ensuring that your assets won't be on full display with every step you take. Throw in the fact that these have pockets and voilà, dressing just got a whole lot easier.

    14. A short slouchy cardigan practically begging to be added to your wardrobe. This easy breezy layer is made from a cozy knit that is equal portions comfortable and stylish — simply drape it over anything in your wardrobe for a kick of warmth.

    reviewer wearing the slouchy gray cardigan

    15. An open-front blazer you can consider step one in building out a versatile wardrobe. It's the crème de la crème of closet staples due to its witchy ability in making any ensemble (from band tees to ripped denim) look put together in an instant.

    16. An off-shoulder jumpsuit because in the year that won't be named (*ahem* literally the one we are living in now), the impossible has happened: we've gotten sick of leggings. This simple number provides all the comfort from our once beloved staple but looks far more put-together.

    17. A V-neck ribbed sweater with the word versatility written all over it in invisible ink. This wardrobe basic can be worn to anything, with anything — and it's great for the sightly chilly days of fall and full-blown freezing temps of winter.

    reviewer wearing the white tee

    18. A T-shirt dress equipped with both a tie-waist and pockets, the latter of which are the sole requirement I'm looking for in an article of clothing.

    19. A high-waisted wide-leg pant that's available in a slew of neutral colors (think: black, white, navy, dark green). These are designed with an elastic waistband, aka these are a far cry in comfort from the stiff denim you're typically reaching for.

    reviewer wearing the pants

    20. A ribbed sweater dress made from a soft, comfortable material that doesn't feel stifling. If the fabric and silhouette aren't enough to win you over, let me present my closing argument: pockets.

    21. A batwing sweater complete with an asymmetrical hem you'll want to pair with leggings, combat boots, and a trendy fedora for a look that says, "Why yes, this is something you have saved to a Pinterest board."

    reviewer wearing the black sweater

    22. A stylish matching set that screams "farmers market chic" and I don't know why because I have not been to a farmers market in like, three years. But this set! This set will be my motivation!

    23. A pair of high-rise relaxed jeans about to become *the* hunk of denim you wear on a daily basis. Made with a wide-leg silhouette, these guarantee no waist gaping thanks to stretch fabric and extra room at the hips.

    model wearing the jeans

    24. A pair of high-waisted shorts reviewers swear have remained durable for years despite the affordable price tag. World, wave hello to a wardrobe staple you'll have in your arsenal for decades to come.

    25. A maxi dress featuring the mack daddy of fashion designs: pockets. Throw in super soft fabric and you've got yourself a recipe for perfection.

    26. A drawstring romper with all the comfort of the pajama set you've been wearing to bed since 1893, but it's not fuzzy fleece rubber duck pajamas and ergo a *lot* more chic.

    reviewer wearing black romper

    27. A high-waisted running short for a cool, effortless vibe, once again made exponentially better by the following feature: pockets. Someone contact Alanis Morissette and let her know we've got her ideal staple.

    reviewer wearing the shorts

    28. A baggy overall for anyone who detests having to scrounge up a matching top and bottom, plus wants to look peak Instagram-worthy in their loungewear — all you'll have to do is slip this on over a bralette *or* a sleeved tee.

    reviewer wearing the black jumpsuit

    29. A longline padded tank that reaps the versatility of a tank with the sweet, sweet support of underwire thanks to a body-hugging fit. TL;DR: going braless will have never felt so secure.

    30. A spaghetti strap bodycon that makes the word ~swanky~ come to mind. Essentially, an addition like this to your summer wardrobe has the same energy as popping champagne or munching on caviar.

    reviewer wearing gold midi dress

    31. A seamless set featuring a ribbed knit material best described as divine. Reviewers swear that the high-waisted leggings are squat-proof but "don't feel suffocating," which I'm pretty sure is allllll the proof we need that sorcery exists.

    32. A ribbed double-V tank top that is best described by one word: magic. A cult-favorite ~Sculpt Knit~ fabric provides light compression and scoffs in the face of white tee's past, providing a dressy upgrade to the basic wardrobe staple — one that can still be paired with truly anything in your closet.

    model wearing the white tank

    33. A swanky spaghetti strap cami that is likely the muse behind Rihanna crooning ~where have you been all my life.~ If you've thrown your entire wardrobe onto the ground in pursuit of a decent top, this bb is here to save the day because at long last — a perfectly versatile dressy top is now yours.

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