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    31 Wardrobe Staples You May Want To Add To Your Closet

    Get ready to fill your shopping cart with jackets, shoes, jeans, and dresses that will be in your closet for years to come.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite wardrobe staples they wear again and again. Here are the stylish and reliable results, plus a few recommendations of our own:

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

    1. A chambray shirt that can act as the foundation of any fabulous outfit you have planned for the day. Pair it with a skirt, shorts, or even layer it over a T-shirt.

    model wearing shirt tucked into skirt

    "I wear mine on a weekly basis. I can dress it up, keep it casual, wear it with leggings, buttoned-up, unbuttoned over a top or dress, and so on. I literally wear it all year round because of its versatility!" —samanthar4a383b0f7

    Get the one above from Madewell for $69.50 (available in sizes XX-XXL).

    2. A pair of Dr. Martens anyone who lives in a city would definitely benefit from owning. The thick sole stands up to years and years of stomping around sidewalks, and they look good with practically any outfit.

    model wearing black doc marten combat boots

    3. Huarache sandals to deliver a burst of colorful boho flair to your outfit. Go ahead and get one in every color — you'll love them that much!

    sandals in many colors
    MacarenaCollection / Etsy

    Especially during the summer, sandals are an absolute necessity for any wardrobe, and huarache sandals are built to last even if you wear them for three months straight. The intricate leather design on the top will have people asking you where you got them, and the variety of bright colors are perfect for making a sartorial statement. Since this company only make whole sizes, they suggest sizing down if you're in between as the shoes will stretch and mold to your feet as you wear them.

    Get it from MacarenaCollection on Etsy for $39.99 (available in sizes 5–10 and eight colors).

    Macarena Collection is a small business based in Buena Park, California. All of the shoes are handmade by Mexican artisans

    4. High-waisted black jeans that actually maintain their shape after countless wears and washes....which is necessary because you'll love them so much, you'll wear them multiple times a week.

    model wearing a pair of black straight jeans with a black and white striped shirt and black heeled booties

    5. A silky scarf to add a pop of color to any outfit. Plus: it's a good idea to keep one of these handy whenever you get chilly!

    6. Adidas sneakers that have been in style for decades for good reason: they're comfortable, they look good with activewear or a sundress, and the high-quality materials will last you for years.

    model wearing black and white superstar adidas shoes

    7. A vegan leather jacket to turn any normal outfit into a look worthy of being featured on a street style blog.

    8. A pair of gold hoop earrings guaranteed to glam up your look. There's also something ~magical~ about putting on a pair of big hoop earrings that immediately makes you feel more confident!

    model wearing large gold hoops on their ears

    9. A sheath dress fancy enough to be worn to a wedding or to work, but also casual enough to fit right in with your friends during a casual hangout.

    Reviewer wearing the short-sleeved dress in white with blue pattern all over

    10. Bike shorts to wear underneath an oversized sweatshirt to achieve that effortless Princess Diana-leaving-the-gym look. You can also wear these under dresses to prevent that awful inner-thigh chafing.

    Model wearing the bike shorts that stop around mid-thigh in black

    11. A flannel button-down that can be worked into your outfits no matter the season: wear it layered over a long-sleeved shirt during the colder months, or rock it with your favorite cutoff shorts during the spring and summer.

    model wearing a

    12. A striped halter top jumpsuit because it's essentially an entire outfit in one piece. Perfect for those days you're running late but still want to look stylish!

    a model wearing the easy breezy wide leg jumpsuit

    13. A pair of Oxford flats I'm getting some serious private school energy from in the best way possible. You'll feel like you're about to go chill on the Met steps with your besties (or frenemies) whenever you're wearing these ridiculously cute shoes.

    The oxford shoes in brown with a one-inch heel, laces, and perforated pattern throughout

    14. A patterned duster to throw on over a classic T-shirt and jeans look or pack in your suitcase during a beach vacation to use as a swimsuit cover-up.

    15. A pair of Lululemon leggings I'm convinced are made from magic, because these things can stretch so well and still keep their shape when you take them off. Whether you're wearing these to yoga or just to lounge around the house, you'll be so happy you invested in this splurge-worthy staple.

    Model wearing the leggings in black

    16. Converse All Stars you'll want to get in multiple colors because of how classic they are. There's a reason your parents wore these back in the day and they're still in style today!

    The shoes in white with a blue strip on the sole, a red strip right above the sole, and white laces

    17. A cardigan in case the weather turns sour at a moment's notice and you need to throw something on to keep warm. Store one of these at your desk at work and in one in your car to always be prepared.

    18. A pair of pretty faux pearl studs if you want to feel a little fancier but don't want to put in too much effort. You'll love how cute and dainty these look, you might just end up wearing them 24/7.

    model wearing a faux pearl earring on their ear

    19. A pair of Birkenstocks your feet will thank you for — the contoured cork insole will feel heavenly as you walk around. They also come in cute metallic colors so they'll act as a statement piece for your feet!

    Model wearing the shoes with two wide buckles across the footbed in silver

    20. A two-toned linen number poised to be a part of your wardrobe for years to come. It's especially great for the summer months — the longer sleeves will protect you from the sun while the breathable material effortlessly cools you off.

    model wearing a gray and white linen dress

    21. A pair of classic aviator sunglasses with mirrored lenses if you're looking to channel your inner Top Gun.

    22. A denim jacket, which I'm convinced was what Taylor Swift was thinking about when she wrote the line, "we never go out of style."

    model wearing a blue oversized jean jacket over a dress

    23. Chelsea boots destined to be your go-to pair of shoes throughout fall and winter. They're classically chic and can elevate any outfit you wear them with.

    Model wearing the boots in black with a v-shaped panel of elastic on the side and a tab in the back

    24. A pack of slim-cut crewneck tees if you've been wearing the same T-shirts for years and need to upgrade to some that don't have holes and stains on them.

    A set of four short-sleeved t-shirts with round neck in white, light grey, dark grey, and black

    25. Vans Old Skool sneakers — they look and feel just as fantastic as they did when you rocked them in middle school.

    The shoes in black with a thick white sole, white laces and stitching, and a white curves line down the side

    26. A longline blazer because if you look good, then you feel good — and you'll instantly feel like a million bucks as you wear this to work, or with some biker shorts and a crop top while you run errands around town.

    model wearing a tweed longline blazer over a crop top and black pants

    27. A pair of mom jeans that prove the age-old statement, "mother knows best" with certainty. They're comfortable, the high waist makes you feel secure, and they just look really cool.

    model wearing light wash jeans with tapered leg and a high waist

    28. A band tee to give the world a glimpse of what your Spotify playlists look like.

    29. A baguette shoulder bag built to be the perfect size to hold the essentials: phone, keys, wallet, and face mask. And that gorgeous pearl embellishment definitely takes it to the next level!

    30. A bralette from Lively perfect for anyone with a D–DDD cup who's looking for a lightweight bra that still provides support.

    Model wearing the bralette

    31. A pair of denim shorts for the warmer months when jeans just feel a bit too constricting. These will be your go-to for outdoor barbecues, trips to the beach, or a visit to your local brewery.

    model wearing a light wash pair of shorts

    My reaction when someone tells me they don't own everything on this list:

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