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    31 Under-$25 Basics From Walmart For Anyone Who's Rough On Their Clothes And Could Use Some Replacements

    Sick of all the holes, rips, and stain on your basics? Time to upgrade your closet.

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    1. A crisp button-down shirt to replace all the ones in your closet that have various coffee stains or missing buttons. We get it: this classic shirt gets a lot of use!

    Model wearing the white collar shirt

    Promising review: “The collar as well as the cuffs at the wrists are just two of the contributing factors that give this shirt such an elegant appeal! It can be worn for work, casually, out for the evening, and even formally!” –TookieSmith

    Price: $14.96 (available in sizes S–XXXL and three colors)

    2. A pack of 10 no-show socks so you can finally throw away all of the ones floating around your sock drawer that have holes in the toe area.

    The black socks

    Promising review: “They have a nice thick bottom and the fit is perfect. Usually my no-show socks somehow slide down but not these.” –Summer

    Price: $9.97 (available in sizes 4-10)

    3. A pair of jeggings with an elastic waistband that stays secure so you won’t have to do that awkward shimmy to pull them up every time you stand up.


    Promising review: “I live in jeggings and have found my perfect pair. And you know how with some jeggings, you sacrifice the jeans look for the leggings comfort? Well, these look like real jeans.” –Cindy

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

    4. A pair of cuffed jean shorts because you know you’ll be wearing them all summer long, and at this price, you might as well buy a few pairs.

    Model wearing the denim shorts

    Promising review: “These shorts are soft, super stretchy, and the perfect length. They definitely run big. I am normally a size 2 or 4 and I ordered size 0, which still fit a little loose.” –Becky

    Price: $22 (available in sizes 0–22 and three colors)

    5. A pair of block heel mule sandals you can wear with your favorite skirt, cut-off denim shorts, or your favorite sundress.

    The black sandals

    Promising review: “The shoe is comfortable with a good cushion. I love the heel height and will be a great shoe for casual wear.” –Willsmom

    Price: $12.98 (available in sizes 6–11 and two colors)

    6. A bundle of two bike shorts because it’s time to retire your old athletic shorts you’ve worn every summer since high school and graduate to the trendiest look of the summer.

    Model wearing the shorts in black

    Promising review:I put them to the test by working out in them and they did the job perfectly. They have a nice stretch, yet because of the high waist they stay up and are super comfy.” –Nancy

    Price: $15.96 (available in sizes S–XXL and three colors)

    7. A midi skirt that you’ll want to buy in every color because it pairs well with any top and the flare will make you want to twirl around in it all day long. And it has pockets!


    Price: $23.99 (available in sizes 1X–3X and 12 colors)

    8. A striped sweater to upgrade your fall basics because all of your other sweaters probably have stretched out sleeves or snags.

    Model wearing the white and navy striped sweater

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes XS–XXXL)

    9. A pair of ballet flats with memory foam padding so you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds all day long.

    The flats in leopard print

    Promising review: “I bought every color available because these shoes are so comfortable and so pretty. I have hammertoes on both feet and there's no pain with these shoes!” –Georgiagirl

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and five colors)

    10. A versatile T-shirt dress that is a perfect replacement for the one you’ve washed and dried way too many times and now resembles more of a T-shirt than a dress.


    Promising review: “This dress is so simple and so comfortable. You can put a little belt around it to give it some shape or just keep it simple and plain with nothing added. I love wearing mine with just a pair of sandals or a pair of white keds.” –Jennybean171

    Price: $9.96 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and four colors)

    11. A cropped denim jacket with a paisley print detail, which gives this classic clothing item a fun, retro twist.


    Promising review: “The paisley print on top sets it apart from other jean jackets. It is so comfortable. And I especially like all the pockets. There are chest pockets, hand pockets and surprise inner pockets, too.” –2248021

    Price: $20.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors)

    12. A ribbed sweater tank that you can layer under any top or wear by itself with skinny jeans for a simple yet sleek look.


    Promising review: “This tank top is even nicer in person! Good thick quality material. Champagne (the color I purchased) is really pretty, and looks much more expensive than it really is.” –Mari

    Price: $9.99 (available in sizes XS–XXXL and two colors)

    13. A pair of ankle-length leggings with a high-rise waist that stays up whether you’re running, doing yoga, or crushing your favorite at-home workout video.

    Model wearing the leggings in black with a gray waist band

    Promising review: “These fit my body perfectly. They do not slide whatsoever. No rolling either.” –Stefani

    Price: $12.96 (available in sizes 1X–5X and three colors)

    14. A crew neck cardigan to instantly dress up any tank or to keep by your desk when the office gets arctic levels of cold. And if you’re working from home: slap this on over your pajama shirt if you forgot to dress up for an important Zoom meeting.


    Promising review: “I just love that it is thin and soft enough to be worn on its own like a sweater buttoned up, possibly with a belt. It drapes beautifully.” –Irvinette

    Price: $12.44 (available in sizes S–XXXL and six colors)

    15. A button-down shirt made of fleece that can be worn on its own or layered over one of your favorite graphic T-shirts.


    Promising review: “They are so soft, hold up really well during washing and drying, and never shrink. It’s long enough to wear jean leggings and cover your backside.” –Gsmith576

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

    16. A pair of leggings made out of a jersey material that stays stretchy and snug on your body no matter how many times you wear them in a week.

    The leggings in black

    Promising review: “They stretch with me and give me some support all day long. They’re easy to wash and dry, and they keep their shape after several washings.” –april63

    Price: $11 (available in sizes 1X–5X and two colors)

    17. A colorblock quarter-sleeve T-shirt that transitions perfectly from your morning walk to going out for lunch to chilling on the couch watching Netflix.


    Price: $12.94 (available in sizes 0X-5X and four colors)

    18. A crewneck sweatshirt with a colorful stripe down the sleeves that will soon become your go-to piece. Bonus: now you can finally throw out your ex's hoodie that you sometimes still wear. It’s time.

    The cream sweatshirt with colorful stripes down the arm

    Promising review: “Super cute summer weight sweatshirt that is great for the beach or cool evenings.. The stripe is wide and very attractive.” –Walmartshopper

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

    19. Or a pair of capri-length athletic leggings with pockets so you don’t have to tuck your phone in your waistband and have it get all sweaty and gross. (We’ve all been there.)


    Promising review: “I wear them often when I go walking or hiking. They are made from a nice thickness of spandex. I love the pockets on the thighs. They're the perfect size for my phone!” –Veronica

    Price: $14.96 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

    20. A pair of capri jeans with a stretchy waist and is roomier in the hips and thighs so you can move around, go for a walk, or even bust out a dance move with ease.


    Price: $19.94 (available in sizes 14W-26 and three colors)

    21. Or a pair of high-waisted ankle-length jeans that will soon become your favorite pair of jeans because they will hug your curves in all the right places. Plus: they won’t fade after multiple washes.

    Actress Sofia Vergara wearing the jeans

    Promising review: “OMG!!!! Soooooooo comfortable. Soft and stretchy. No pinch. Washes beautifully; no shrinkage. I’ve been living in these during our current lockdown.” –SecretShopper7

    Price: $24.50 (available in sizes 00–22 and three washes)

    22. A pair of slip-on sneakers with a cute scalloped trim to replace your favorite pair that has scuffs and is about to come apart in the toe area.

    The sneakers in black

    Promising review: “These are VERY comfortable. I have been walking in them every day since I received them.” –CW

    Price: $22.48 (available in sizes 6–11 and two colors)

    23. A long sleeve tunic hoodie with holes for your thumbs so you can keep your hands warm once the temperature starts dropping.


    Promising review: “They are lightweight and comfortable. Roomy enough to wear alone or to layer. The colors are also vivid.” –amyluvswalmart

    Price: $10 (available in sizes S–XXXL and six colors)

    24. A pair of sandals with a contoured cork sole and adjustable straps that creates a made-for-you feel for your feet.

    The sandal with burnt orange straps and a cork sole

    Promising review: “Good quality sandals that offer a nice footbed and adjustable straps. It is difficult to find nice shoes that support a wide width as well as a high instep.” –Julie

    Price: $11.50 (available in sizes 6–11)

    25. A high neck full coverage bodysuit to wear as the base of practically any look. You can wear it in summer with shorts or in the winter underneath an oversized sweater.

    Model wearing the bodysuit in black

    Promising review: “This looks wonderful, and is amazingly comfortable. There was no feeling of wearing a bodysuit, it was just a shirt that stayed tucked in-I didn't feel the snaps, no tight weirdness when I stood up.” –WifeDaughterMother

    Price: $18.50 (available in sizes XS–XXXL)

    26. A pair of sneakers with a scrunchback detail that allows you to just slip them on and go. Let’s face it, who has time to tie your shoes these days?!


    Price: $9.98 (available in sizes 6–11 and 11 colors)

    27. A loose-fitting striped T-shirt that will keep you feeling cool and breezy during even the hottest days of summer. You might consider getting a few of these because we bet you’ll be reaching for this in your closet almost every day!


    Promising review: “Soft, not too long like a lot of shirts are today. Sleeves are almost to the elbow which I love. They look good on and are easy to care for, too.” –4pawsx4

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

    28. A six pack of seamless bikini underwear so you can avoid that dreaded panty line.

    The underwear in black

    Promising review: “I wore them at work for over eight hours and not once did they make me feel uncomfortable or bunched-up like regular panties do on me.” –Vampirevixen90

    Price: $15.98 (available in sizes 5-9)

    29. A three-pack of sports bras that are machine-washable, tag-free, and provide a secure, but comfortable fit for your girls.

    Models wearing the sports bras in black, white, and red

    Promising review: “Soft and very easy to take on and off. Washes and dries very nicely. Band around the bottom is very comfortable and does not bind or squeeze. Racer back styling works very well with my gym tanks.” –cbFLA

    Price: $12.94 (available in sizes 32-44 and 18 colors)

    30. A versatile yet stylish utility jacket that is perfect for an early fall day because it’s not too hot and not too cold. All you need is a light jacket!


    Price: $19.97 (available in sizes 0X–4X and two colors)

    31. An underwire T-shirt bra because when’s the last time you bought a good quality bra for yourself? Can’t remember? Time to get a new bra, then!

    Model wearing the bra in black

    Promising review: “The straps do not irritate my shoulders, the wider width of the strap, and the cups do not cut into my upper breast area like some similar styles do.” –Gobraith

    Price: $14.96 (available in sizes 38DD–46DDD and four colors)

    You the next time you open your closet:


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