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    34 Pieces Of Clothing That Could Easily Become Your Signature Look

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

    1. A roomy denim jacket that will basically become your emotional support denim when you realize how seamlessly it works with all your dresses and tees.

    A person is wearing a light blue denim jacket, white top, and black pants

    Promising review: "Love this jacket! Pretty sure I wear it 4–5 times a week. Love the oversized fit, not too large that it looks ridiculous. Has four functional pockets (two outside and two inside) which are really nice. I’m able to fit my phone, keys, and wallet easily without looking bulky. If I could give it more than five stars I would!" —Moni W.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-L and six styles).

    2. A velvety tank top with a little bit of slinky stretch to it, making it the perfect staple for those days you need something glamorous to wear but wanna be comfy as heck.

    Promising review: "I can't believe how great this top is for the price. Not only is it cute, it's also comfortable! The fabric has a bit of a stretch to it and does not feel heavy at all. So far the quality seems great but only time will tell. I'd highly suggest buying this! I feel like it will become a new staple in my wardrobe." —Alison Wildes

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes XS-XXL).

    3. A colorful beach coverup so you can stare wistfully out to the ocean thinking to yourself, "Oh when will season two of Bridgerton return from war?" all summer while keeping incredibly chic.

    Promising review: "I was looking for a cover-up for my bathing suit while I was on a cruise. I came across this cutie and decided to get it. I received the most compliments on it!! I absolutely love it!! And it was the perfect match for my swimsuit! May even wear it with regular clothes!" —Jennifer-Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in 34 styles).

    4. A timeless beige linen dress to make you feel like the protagonist in any romantic movie, whether it's so period you're holding hands by candle light or so *now* that you're trading DMs.

    Model in a beige linen dress with 3/4 sleeves that cinches and tapers at waist
    Loud Bodies

    Loud Bodies is a woman-owned small business that specializes in ethically produced sustainable clothing of all sizes.

    Bonus — each dress comes with a complimentary slip dress (although you can opt out of it if you already own one you love, for sustainability reasons).

    Get it from Loud Bodies for $170 (available in sizes XXS-10X as well as in custom options; available with or without pockets).

    5. A pair of ruffled paper bag-style shorts you'll get so much use out of this summer that people will probably be confused to see you *not* wearing them.

    Model in a pair of black denim shorts that have a tie string at the belt loops and slight ruffling on the upper seam
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $27.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X and in blue).

    6. An embroidered lace bodysuit so iconic that when everyone inevitably demands to know where you got it, you miiiight be tempted to pretend you can't remember 😬. (What?? They can find their own thing!!),

    Promising review: "Honestly I don’t often leave reviews for things, but I am so satisfied with this purchase. It’s such a great price for a good lacy bodysuit and a great style. You can wear it in the bedroom but probably also out — I plan to wear it with a black skirt or jeans! If you’re looking for a little more support, wear a black bra(lette) underneath for a good look as well." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 10 colors).

    7. A cropped workout tank with a padded built-in bra so versatile you'll want to pair it with everything in your closet, no doubt prompting a few of your friends to follow suit when they realize you've been low-key living in it for weeks.,

    TBH, this crossed my radar because of Stephanie Buttermore, a popular YouTuber who shares Stories of her gym routines on Instagram — but I've had a few friends who do yoga, lifting, and lower impact activities swear by these both for workouts and for just chilling in.

    Promising review: "Hands-down best crop ever! I usually buy Lululemon and this beats anything I’ve bought there. Quality is amazing. Best feature is YOU DON'T HAVE TO WEAR A BRA! Comes with it built in. I will be buying it in every color. For reference. I’m a 32D bra size 8 in Lululemon sports bras. I bought a large and it’s perfect!" —Christinaaaaa10

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in women's sizes S-XXL and 19 colors).

    8. A two-piece blazer and pant set that says, "Yes, I am very busy and important, thank you very much" even when in reality you slept in 'til noon.,

    Promising review: "This was so cute! It can be dressed up for business or worn separately and dressed down, plus it's super comfortable." —Lucy

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and in nine colors and patterns).

    9. A pair of curvy '90s Cheeky jeans that let you embrace the beloved ~mom~ style whichever way you please, since you can snag 'em in multiple washes and lengths.


    Promising review: "No waist gap! These are the '90s classic jeans I've been searching for! The material is structured, yet comfy, and fits my curves perfectly. I love the wash. I usually struggle with waist gaps, but not with these jeans. I'm not a fan of the button fly trend, but it works on these because of the roomy seat (i.e. I don't have to struggle to get them to button)." —Mmmmml

    Get it from Everlane for $78 (available in sizes 23-33, in four washes, and in two lengths).

    10. A pair of ridiculously soft, brightly colored seamless bike shorts from Free People that are so comfy you will feel genuine sorrow when you are parted from them on laundry day. These are perfect for running errands in the heat or lounging around the house.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed, Free People

    These shorts come in a bazillion rotating colors because they sell out so quickly you might blink and miss them. I own a pair in pink (that is me being v cheeky above) and can confirm that they are so comfortable that I genuinely had to look down and make sure I wasn't naked a few times, but still opaque enough to venture out into the world without worrying about everyone seeing your booty. I probably own 10 pairs of bike shorts now (don't look at me), and these are the comfiest by far.

    Promising review: "From the comfortable stretching fabric to the integrated design, these are my go-to for exercise shorts or when I want a little more under a short dress. Even the label info is printed, so no bumps, seams or uncomfortable tags to worry about. So comfortable you could forget you have them on." —Larimar

    Get it from Free People for $20 (available in women's sizes XS-L and five colors).

    11. Or a pair of printed bike shorts that come in so many fun, quirky, and unexpected patterns that you might just spend half your day toggling through all the options — seriously, y'all. There are OVER 50.,

    Promising review: "Love these biker shorts! These are SO popular right now and I’m so glad I found some for such a good price. They are super soft and stretchy - more legging material and are just long enough for what I need. Definitely recommend!😍" — Marissa

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and 72 prints).

    12. A pastel maxi dress with sweet puff sleeves you can wear on and off the shoulder and feel like you just stepped out of a storybook page every time you leave the house.,

    Psst — this is an *excellent* dupe for the more expensive ~Nap Dresses~ that have gained popularity in the last year!

    Promising review: "Ethereally beautiful!! This dress is absolutely LOVELY. It’s so lightweight, breezy, and comfortable. It fits perfectly, and the bodice has plenty of stretch so if you’re in between sizes, you could go either way. I actually sized down because I wanted to wear it on the shoulders and didn’t want the sleeves slipping off, but I didn’t have an issue with that at all. It’s wrinkly when it arrives, but a quick steam makes it look so much nicer and more expensive than it is. I got the sage green color and it’s not see-through, it’s beautiful. (I actually returned it in favor of a color I thought I’d wear more, but if green is your fave then you’ll love it). Get this dress!" —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in women's sizes XS-XL and in nine colors).

    13. Or an off-the-shoulder dress with a gorgeously detailed scalloped hem for a modern-meets-vintage look you can dress up or down all spring long.,

    Promising review: "I always get nervous when purchasing clothing on Amazon, but was very happy with this purchase. The material is a decent weight and the cut outs at the bottom of the dress are done nicely. I'm 5'5" and the dress hits just above my knees, which is a perfect length. I don't like my clothes tight, so purchased a 3X. It's loose and flowy and hangs just right. Overall, I'm very happy with the dress. I would go a size up depending on your shape and how you like your clothes to hang." —Kathryn Mathewson

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in women's sizes 0X-4X and 16 styles).

    14. A sports bra with!! ruffles!!!! so distinctly cute that everyone at the park will be like, "Hey, there goes that runner with the sports bra with ruffles again."

    The plum-colored bra with ruffles on the straps

    Promising review: "I bought both colors available because I loved the look of the top! There are no cup liners, but it isn't thin so I didn't feel exposed. I do medium intensity workouts and have a smaller chest and felt supported and comfortable. I wish there were more colors available because I love it so much!" —staceymay

    Get it from Amazon for $28.43+ (available in sizes XS–XL and also in black).

    15. A loose colorblock striped tee perfect for all those lil' half-tuck styles with your coziest pairs of jeans and denim shorts.

    Promising review: "I love this shirt so much! It’s soft and fits true to size! It fits just the way I would want, not too tight and not very loose either! I love this color combo but I will probably get others too because it is very comfortable and an easy casual look to put together." —Jennifer Alviso

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes S-XXL).

    16. Or a '90s-esque striped tee in a cozy fabric and happy print that will put a smile on everyone's face when they see you rolling up in it again.,

    Promising review: "I really liked the material and quality of this shirt! I wasn’t expecting it to be such good quality for that price! It is soft, fits well, and I love the design. Great purchase!" —Laurel

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine styles and sizes XS-3X; straight sizes and plus sizes are available as different "styles" on the same listing).

    17. A cold shoulder maxi dress for anyone whose spring vibe has a touch of Disney princess ✨.

    4Twenty4 Boutique

    4Twenty4 Boutique is a Black-owned online clothing store established in 2016 that specializes in inclusive, affordable, fashion-forward pieces.

    Get it from 4Twenty4 Boutique for $45 (available in sizes 1X-3X).

    18. A utility jumpsuit, because the amount of power one amasses from wearing a jumpsuit cannot be overstated. This one especially, since it'll match just about any shoe you pair with it.

    Model in ivory/beige jumpsuit with shorts and short-sleeve length, cinched at the waist with elastic

    Get it from Missguided for $29 (originally $58; available in sizes 2-10).

    19. A pair of frayed cut-off denim shorts for an instantly classic (and comfy!!) summer look that might have you forsaking all your other warm weather outfits altogether.,

    Promising review: "RUN TO BUY. Absolutely love these shorts! Fit is amazing; they are so comfortable and match everything. They are roomy but not enough to size down. It’s more of a super comfy fit that still makes me feel really good in them! I have the black and the dark blue. Love them both!" –Jacob H.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 45 washes).

    20. A Carhartt workwear T-shirt so well-made and understatedly stylish you might just rotate different colors with each day of the week and make *that* your signature look.

    Model in a green t-shirt with a front left pocket

    Promising review: "Best shirt I have ever found! I generally only wear t-shirts and jeans. So, when it comes to T-shirts, I'm a bit of a snob and a connoisseur. Generally speaking, the vast majority of t-shirts available are too thin. They are made with a very light material. They tend to shrink badly, become misshapen and wear out quickly. These K87 T-shirts are the best I've found. They are made with a very heavy material and obviously will last a long time. They launder well and do not noticeably fade after several washings. They are soft and comfortable. I generally make it a rule never to give free advertising to a company by wearing their branded attire. These Carhartt shirts do have branding on the L chest pocket, but it is small and understated, so I make an exception by wearing them. These have become my go-to t-shirt indefinitely." —dr. keith

    Get it from Amazon for $12.74+ (available in men's sizes S-4XL, including Tall sizes, and 24 colors).

    21. A show-stopping bodycon midi dress with flared sleeves so dramatic they deserve their own spotlight following them around all night.,

    Promising review: "I love everything about this dress. I highly recommend it. It’s perfect, It has the dramatic effect that I was looking for, is made of amazing material, and is wonderful all around!" —Ellisure Sadé

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in sizes M-3X and in three colors).

    22. A pair of ridiculously comfortable pull-on Levi's jeans for anyone else who just wants their legs to feel that sweet, sweet unconstricted FREEDOM. These may make you want to throw your regular jeans out the window.,

    Promising review: "Let me first start out by saying I'm a mom of two, in my mid-thirties. Pants and I disagree on far too many levels (AKA, once I found leggings after having children, it's been impossible to go back). Pair that with working from home (ahem, never having motivation to wear actual pants even if I wanted to) and you have a full blown 'this woman is going to spend the rest of her life in yoga pants' situation. Enter these jeggings. I am not even apologizing for using the silly term of 'jeggings'. These could nearly pass for a legging-feel situation. ON TOP OF THAT, they look like real jeans. DONE. TAKE MY MONEY."Sara W.

    *Another* promising review: "I ordered these in a size 6 and found them to be a bit snug to pull over my hips (maybe because they are pull on style), but once they are on that fit great! I had to order these in two colors after they got so many recommendations from other moms in their thirties like me." —JEB

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 2-28, three inseams, and six colors).

    23. A plaid mini skirt that manages the rare feat of being adorable in pretty much *any* season, depending on how you decide to style it.,

    Promising review: "I love this skirt and the way it fits! I followed the size chart, even though I thought it might be too big. To my surprise, it fits like a dream! I love the color, and the price isn’t bad!" —Amy R.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 24 colors).

    24. A pair of compressive but cozy leggings with pockets (!!) that have a subtle scallop detail on them, making them the chicest pair you'll own.


    Promising review: "I really like these leggings. They fit great. High on the waist AND squatproof!" —Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $20.31+ (available in three colors and sizes XS-3X).

    25. An entirely customizable midi tulle skirt so dreamy you'll have to stage your own Taylor Swift music video to truly live up to the magic of it.

    The Lotus Bloom Co/Etsy

    The Lotus Bloom Co. is a Maryland-based, Black woman-owned Etsy shop established in 2012 that specializes in handcrafted tulle skirts and bridal separates.

    Promising review: "These skirts let my roommate and I live our best Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City/fairy princess lives. Elegant and gorgeous." —Liz Jacobson

    Get it from The Lotus Bloom Co. on Etsy for $163 (available in sizes 0-16 and seven colors).

    Psst — this item ships for free!

    26. An embroidered dress with flutter sleeves that'll make everyone think you're a lil' fairy woodland creature whenever there's a breeze.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed,

    I bought this dress as a birthday present to myself (mood) and I love, love, love it. (That is me in the white version of the dress above, making my little sister take my picture, as one does.) It's so flowy and comfortable and the embroidery on it is vibrant and great quality. My favorite thing about it, though, is it pairs beautifully with pretty much every pair of boots I own, from Chelsea boots to cowboy boots (of which I have ... perhaps too many). And the rich colors in the embroidery make it SUPER easy to accessorize or pair a jacket with.

    Promising review: "I give 9/10. It is so much cuter in person than I expected. I sized up because I wanted to be sure it would be long enough to be work appropriate and not be snug on me. Would be cute belted also I think. Can be layered and worn with boots in the fall. Very nice transitional piece. Not quite free people quality but pretty close!" —Meaghan

    Get it from Amazon for $14.80+ (available in sizes S-2X and six styles).

    27. A short-sleeved printed button down with just the right amount of "vacation dad" vibes to it that you'll want to throw it on for every picnic happy hour you throw on the cal.

    Model in navy blue collared short sleeved button down with white triangle pattern
    Taylor Stitch

    Taylor Stitch is a California-based clothing line established in 2007 that specializes well-constructed, long-lasting apparel using sustainable fabrics.

    Promising review: "Fantastic piece. Love the design pattern, fabric, and fit. One of my all time favorite shirts." —Gavin L.

    Get it from Taylor Stitch for $125 (available in men's sizes XS-XXL).

    28. A sweet lace blouse so you can achieve your one true fashion goal: looking like you fell out of Victorian novel at all times.

    Reviewer wearing the white lacy long-sleeved slightly sheer blouse under red overalls

    Promising review: "Amazing blouse. Fits perfect and is made from nice cotton." —Tanya Diemunsch

    Get it from Amazon for $35.36+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and also in black).

    29. A pair of incredibly soft hybrid leggings and joggers that are basically what happens if those two types of pants have a ridiculously comfy, highly functional baby. I truly dare you not to make these your Morning Dog Walk joggers.

    Reviewer in a pair of dark green joggers with an elastic drawstring high waist

    Promising review: "Best sweatpants ever. I can't explain how genuinely happy I am that these pants fit. I have trouble finding pants that fit AND are comfortable AND look good and I just found all three. These pants are very comfortable and soft but not see through even if you stretch it. The material seems thin enough to let you breathe but thick and durable enough to last one to three-plus years. (Hard to tell based on one wear, will update as time goes by.) Ordered a 3x and it fits perfectly. I also usually hate wide waistbands especially on my belly but this one is very soft and just mostly feels like extra layers of fabric, but is still pretty secure on your waist. Will definitely buy multiple pairs. :)" —Stacey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3X and dozens of colors).

    30. A pair of classic dark wash jeans that are so *denim's kiss* easy to dress up or down, you'll thank your past self for buying them time and time again.

    Model in a pair of dark wash boot cut denim jeans

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these jeans. For me, the fit is spot on. The first time I’ve tried jeans with a bit of stretch and they’re perfect. Need more." —wmrose

    Get it from Levi's for $60.98 (originally $89.50; available in men's sizes 27-42 and lengths 28-36, plus 10 colors)

    31. A Cher-style cropped jacket that will instantly announce to the entire block that you are, in fact, the most fashionable person on it.

    Model in a yellow cropped front buttoned collared jacket styled like Cher in Clueless
    Kloset Envy

    Kloset Envy is a California-based, Black woman-owned brand established in 2012 that specializes in fresh, trending styles at affordable prices.

    Get it from Kloset Envy for $34 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    Psst — you can get this jacket in other colors on Kloset Envy's site!

    32. A well-loved classic Hanes hoodie that will just plain never go out of style. It also comes in just about every color under the sun and is so supremely snuggle-worthy that everyone on Zoom will be like, "Ah, yes, they've decided to live in that hoodie now.",

    b>Promising review: "Great hoodie and great price! Perfect for our current stay-home times. Fits true to men’s sizing. I’m 5'2" female, normally wearing women’s S/M tops and M/L bottoms, this fits just as I wanted. Loose, covers my bottom, just shy of fingertip length. Nice and soft too." —bb24

    Get it from Amazon for $16.54 (available in men's sizes S-5XL and 25 colors).

    33. A printed maxi dress (with pockets!!) you can get in so many fun patterns that you are basically legally *bound* to find one to be your signature summer dress.,

    Promising review: "Can I just say that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this dress??? I feel so pretty yet so comfortable!!! So casual yet so presentable! I wore this dress for the first time during my grueling 17-hour journey from Texas to Medellin, Colombia (I had an eight-hour overnight layover in Bogata). It was comfortable, kept me warm as I sat on the floor during my layover and THE POCKETS WERE INVALUABLE for holding my passport, boarding pass, phone and snacks while traveling. Who knew that pockets on a dress could bring such FREEDOM!!!???!!! 🤣This will definitely be my go-to travel outfit. I can't recommend it enough." —Rayven Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in 23 colors and sizes 14-26).

    34. A standard faux-leather moto jacket so timeless and easy to style that people will just start expecting to see you in it before you even arrive.

    A model in a black zip up faux leather jacket with an asymmetrical front zip closure and belt at the bottom

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this jacket! It's very nice quality for the price and is much softer than other pleather jackets I've had in the past. It was also warmer than I was expecting, so that's a definite plus. It does run small, I'm typically a small/medium and the large fits me well with room for a sweater underneath. I would definitely recommend this to someone looking for a more affordable alternate to the leather jacket look." —Maya Shaw

    Get it from Amazon for $28.16+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 26 colors).

    You convincing your friends to get matching Cher cropped jackets in different colors with you:

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