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    30 Things From Amazon You'll Wear So Often, They'll Basically Pay For Themselves

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    1. A pair of wide-leg cotton overalls that are giving major Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants vibes, since they look *so* good on virtually everyone.

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    Promising review: "I liked these when I tried them on and after wearing them for a few hours, I ordered four more pairs. These are perhaps the most comfortable thing I have ever worn (and that includes a pretty awesome cashmere lounge set). They looked cute running errands and were so perfect for chores of all kind, including outside on a hot winter day (gotta love Florida). I have made a lot of Amazon purchases (a whole lot, lots of lots), and these are definitely in my top five." —Kindle Customer

    Price: $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–5XL and in 26 colors)

    2. A pair of color block capri yoga pants, because is there anything in this world better than looking ~edgy~ and cool, while still feeling comfortable?

    a person wearing tri-colored yoga pants with a capri-length leg
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    Promising review: "Fit perfectly, went for a 5-mile bike ride my first time wearing them, and they stayed perfectly in place and didn't get too hot. They look super cute too!" —Tracy Ann

    Price: $12.99+ (available in sizes 1XL–5XL and in five colors)

    3. An ultra-cushioned wedge sandal by Clarks that's dubbed the "Cloudstepper" for a reason. This shoe has an Ortholite footbed, which feels like a springy, soft pillow that sits below your feet. I have particularly wide feet, and I love wearing these shoes during long days and travel.

    a reviewer wearing the sandals in black
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    Promising review: "These shoes are such a relief for my plantar fasciitis! I have suffered so much and bought so many kinds of shoes and sandals that were okay but still hurt. But these have just the right softness yet firmness, and fit and are cute and versatile. So worth the money!" —Krissy

    Price: $39+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in five colors)

    4. A pair of Lee Jeans relaxed fit capri pants, because capri pants are back! Consider pairing these pants with a tank top and platform sneakers for a cozy-yet-chic LES streetwear look.

    a model wearing black denim capri pants
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased these instead of another pair of the blue capri pants and I was pleased to see they are comfortable and did not wrinkle. I'll be watching the LEE Women's Relaxed Fit Capris for other colors in my size (besides the blue jeans pants)." —JCF

    Price: $24.83+ (available in six colors and in sizes 4-18)

    5. A button-down sundress that you can wear while puttering around the house on a sunny Saturday afternoon, or out and about during a weekend excursion.

    reviewer wearing the dress that has spaghetti straps, buttons, and an orange and yellow pattern
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    Promising review: "Love this dress! Very lightweight and it fits perfectly! Im a 32DD, 5’8", and 135 lbs, and a this dress in a size small fits awesome! I bought it in another color because I love this dress so much!" —Bettina L Hoblick

    Price: $15.99+ (available in six prints and in sizes S–XXL)

    6. A striped maxi dress with an open, strappy back, to provide you with extra coolness on particularly hot days.

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    Promising review: "The dress is a nylon-like material and VERY stretchy. It's also a bit sheer and see-through in direct sunlight. I love maxi dresses and I hate when they do not touch the floor, so I was very happy that this one touched the floor. I got so many compliments! Love this dress!" —Cauntillia K P

    Price: $29.99+ (available in 25 colors and prints and in size XS–XL)

    7. A pair of linen shorts that are as breezy as they are comfortable. Linen is the perfect fabric for the warmer weather as it is breathable, but still looks effortlessly chic.

    a person wearing navy linen shorts with a white tank top
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    Promising review: "I absolutely love these shorts. I bought them in all the colors. I was headed to Jamaica and needed some comfy shorts. These were perfect as casual shorts on the beach or a bit more dressed up when paired with a cute top and cute shoes. They are so freakin comfy! Love them and as I said, I bought them in every color. They fit true to size, I would say. If anything they run on the larger size...but pretty true to size." —zgirl

    Price: $22.90 (available in three colors and in sizes XS–XXL)

    8. A three-quarter-sleeve tunic shirt to wear to your seaside date with lovers, friends, or yourself. (Take yourself out on dates, it's amazing!)

    a person walking on a beach wearing a black tunic shirt
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    Promising review: "This is a gorgeous shirt. The material is high quality and the design is elegant. I got the blue and it’s beautiful. I’ll likely order more. I’m 5’7” and 190lbs. I ordered the XXL but when ordering the next one, I’ll get an XL." — Corkonian

    Price: $19.99+ (available in 13 colors and in sizes S–XXL)

    9. A tiered sleeveless dress that is great for a busy day full of city walking or grocery shopping. And guess what? It has pockets! Don't you just ~love~ when a dress has pockets?

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    Promising review: "The dress was a perfect length and super comfy. The pockets are an added bonus. I also ordered the sage color as a swimsuit cover-up. I washed it on cold and hung it to dry. No wrinkles! A great dress for travel!" —Michele G.

    Price: $27.99+ (available in 17 colors and prints, with or without sleeves and in sizes S–XL)

    10. A pair of gold-plated hoop earrings, because everyone needs a solid pair of hoops this summer – why not get them at a fraction of the price while staying on trend?

    a model wearing gold hoops in their ear
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    Promising review: "I purchased these earrings because I needed some simple everyday earrings I could wear with my gold-colored jewelry. I have very sensitive ears so I was looking for something that wouldn’t irritate my skin. I’m able to wear these all the time, even to sleep, without any issue. The earrings were a little thicker than I expected or wanted, but now that I’ve had them for a little while, I’m used to them and like them. And of course, the price is fantastic." —Grace C.

    Price: $13.95 (available in three colors)

    11. A wide brim fedora hat that will pair perfectly with a T-shirt and jeans, a flowing summer dress, or whatever you toss on to have a Sunday brunch with friends.

    a reviewer wearing a faux suede wide brim hat with a faux leather strap
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    Promising review: "Love it! So glad I purchased this one among others I was thinking about. It has an adjustable tie on the inside so I can wear it with my wig or natural hair, came with plastic on top to keep hats form, and matches perfectly with my suede dress shoes." —BJ Mon

    Price: $17.99 (available in 20 colors)

    12. A bucket hat so that you can live out your dreams of returning to the '90s while also protecting your scalp and face from UV rays.

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    Promising review: "I love this hat! I have a big head and was afraid it would be too small, but it fit perfectly! I will be buying more colors." —Jessica

    Price: $10.99+ (available in 39 colors and in size S/M and M/L)

    13. A printed midi skirt and tank set that you can easily wear to an outdoor birthday dinner, a barbeque, the grocery store... anywhere you'd like to flex your style.

    buzzfeed editor wearing the two-piece set in a green and brown jungle print
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    "I love a matching set because it takes most of the work out of putting an outfit together. And this one is such a great deal! I love how comfy and easy it is to wear. I was concerned about it being see-through, but it wasn't! It has a stretchy waist and a cute tie detail in the front of the skirt. For spring days, I just throw a denim jacket over it. And, of course, I plan to wear it all summer as well. I would 100% buy more colors in this — and there are so many to choose from!" —Kayla Boyd, BuzzFeed editor

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE this! I want to order a few more in different colors! It’s stylish, dress it up or wear it casual! I got lots of compliments. Very comfortable and soft. Moves nicely with the body! Very cool looking top!" —Jules

    Price: $18+ (available in sizes XL–5XL and 36 colors/prints).

    14. A pair of bike shorts to pair with your favorite vintage band tee for a chill, Brooklyn-esque outfit.

    a reviewer wearing the shorts in black
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    Promising review: "These were EXACTLY what I was looking for! I wear these under dresses for work, or for doing chores around the house or working out. They do not roll up on me, even when I am jogging. They feel substantial, a bit thicker than typical cheap leggings, but not too much to feel bulky or noticeable under dresses." —StellaStars

    Price: $7.90+ (available in sizes 1XL–5XL and in two colors)

    15. A one-piece crossover swimsuit that works for any kind of fun-in-the-sun situation, all while looking super stylish.

    a model wearing a blue one-piece swimsuit with black strips around the waist and a crossover neckline
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    Promising review: "I was very skeptical to buy this since I am not a fan of online clothing and all. But I just took a chance and boy was I right to do so. This is perfect. I love everything about it. It’s also made with good material. It has double layering! I am thinking about getting another color." —Luke K.

    Price: $21.99+ (available in 41 colors and in sizes 4–16)

    16. A boho dress so that you can properly channel your inner Florence and the Machine. No singing skills required!

    reviewer wearing the maxi dress with button and tassel details and 3/4 sleeves in yellow floral
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    Promising review: "Just received my dress and OMG it is perfection! Nicely packaged and it even smells nice! The pale dogwood is really a beautiful pale pink. The three-quarter sleeves are perfect and you can even roll them up with the button on the sleeve. The buttons are clear and the material is super soft and not cheap-looking. I ordered a 2X and I'm a size 12, 5'8", and it fits perfectly! You will not find a dress like this in regular stores. I own five of these dresses now and I'm thinking of getting more." —Jsweet8

    Price: $19.99+ (available in 28 colors and prints and in sizes S–XXL)

    17. A pair of wadeable water sandals that you can wear to the pool, the beach, and even the water park without ever worrying about water damage.

    a reviewer wearing the sandals in burgundy
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love these sandals. I recently had a joint replaced in each foot. I’ve had a total of nine broken bones, surgery with pins and recently two joints replaced so finding shoes I can wear to work has been a challenge. I took a chance on these and I love them. These are NOT tight sandals. I have a tiny but wide foot and they are ultra comfy. I plan to order a few more pairs." —Tinkey

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and in 19 colors)

    18. A faux-wrap dress because it's both cozy and chic, the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe as you head back to the office.

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    Promising review: "This dress is so comfortable! I got a size XL. I have a large chest and this prevented spillage. The dress is flowy and material is lightweight. This is a great purchase. It comes slightly below my knees and I am 5'8". The dress is attractive and comfortable. I had many compliments the few times I wore it and I will wear it many more times this spring and summer." —Tina

    Price: $25.99+ (available in 22 colors and prints and in sizes S–XXL)

    19. A pair of patch flare jeans that will have EVERYONE thinking you spent a fortune on a bespoke pair of vintage jeans.

    a model wearing a pair of jeans that are made of multiple denim patches in different washes
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    Promising review: "I’m always too lazy to write a review, but these deserved it. I’ve been wanting these Y2K style jeans forever but I could never find my size in the vintage pairs. Or they were entirely too expensive. I decided to take a chance on these and I’m so glad I did! They fit PERFECT and have just enough stretch. They’re a little bit long but I’ll probably wear chunky/platform shoes with them anyway. Nothing major. I always struggle with jeans gapping in the back and these don’t do that at all! They hug me just right." —ashlei

    Price: $33.99+ (available in eight colors and in sizes 0–17)

    20. A pair of cotton drawstring cargo pants, because they are officially back in style! And you know what cargo pants mean...more beloved pockets. 😍

    two models wearing drawstring cargo pants
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these because I needed some super comfy pants and I bought several different brands to see which I liked — ranging from bargain to moderate to pricey. These fit the best (22W), were the most comfortable, and they're the pair I wash and re-wear the most! Will buy another pair soon!" —S.L.S.

    Price: $25.46+ (available in sizes 24–44 Plus and 11 colors)

    21. A pair of sporty Sketchers sandals because an everyday sandal should feel comfy! You can wear these lightweight, cushioned kicks during long walks with your pup or while running errands at the grocery store.

    a reviewer wearing the sandals in black
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These shoes are so comfy, lightweight, and have a great sole (probably great soul, too). They have excellent arch support. I wear 8.5 but found the size 9 a good fit, as well. Sketchers makes a super product, and these shoes are no exception." —S. Jones

    Price: $35.95+ (available in sizes 5–11 wide and regular and in seven colors)

    22. A button-down dress to make it look like you just came off the set of Mad Men. Pair this with your favorite sun hat, and you are ready for anything.

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    Promising review: "I'm 6'1" and 170 lbs and shopping for length is no easy task for me! I ordered an XL and this dress fit beautifully! I bought the dark blue and yellow color. The material is super light and breathable, perfect for hot weather. My old man also loved this! He said it's 'conservative, yet sexy! Vintage, straight out of the '60s.' It was long and fell just below my knees, the waist is nice and big that cinches up with a cute little tie belt! I loved how the waist was a little bigger, it gave the dress a better flow." —Mj

    Price: $27.99+ (available in 15 prints and sizes S–XL)

    23. A floral blouse with a henley neckline that will work well with a pair of linen shorts on the weekends, or under a blazer during the work week.

    a person wearing a floral blouse with a pair of blue leggings
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This particular top is absolutely the most comfortable fabric I've ever had across my skin! Summertime and I do not get along because I hate the heat, LOL. This top is not only beautiful but will help me bear up under the heat this year! I'm going to be buying another one of these as soon as possible!" —Alise

    Price: $18.66+ (available in sizes 1XL–4XL and in 14 colors)

    24. A V-neck button tunic, because you have every right to be cozy and en vogue at the same time.

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    Promising review: "Love, love, love it! I loved it the moment I saw those cute little buttons. It’s got that really soft and stretchy jersey-feeling material. I hope it holds up in the wash. The V-neck detail is cute and the arms are snug to give you more shape when worn. It’s tunic length and hides your caboose well! The material is pretty thin, so bring a jacket when you wear it. I’m definitely ordering this shirt in other colors." —ZaniiD

    Price: $20.56+ (available in sizes 1X–4X and in 11 colors and in sizes)

    25. A two-piece bathing suit with a criss-cross top that will look sharp at the pool, on your rooftop, at the beach, and on your Instagram. This high-waisted bathing suit is as comfy as it is cute, so you may end up wanting to pick up more than one.

    a model wearing a two-piece bikini with straps and a high-waisted bottom
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Fits like a glove! Nice material, too. I was nervous about not being able to try it on, but it was perfectly true to size. I ordered the red one and the black/cheetah one and love them both. I like that I was able to order multiples in different colors/patterns. And a great price point!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $18.99+ (available in 17 colors and in sizes S–XL)

    26. A floppy straw hat for those moments when you want to look like you're sailing the French Riviera but you ~also~ want to protect your face and decolletage from the sun's strong rays.

    a person wearing a floppy straw hat with a black band at the beach
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased this hat to use on my beach vacation. It was easy to pack and sprung right back to life after being rolled into a tiny log and stuffed into my suitcase. It was comfortable, lightweight, and kept my head, neck, face, and decolletage well-protected from the sun's harmful rays with its built-in SPF protection. I love the black tie neatly wrapped around the hat... but if you're not a fan, its easy enough to remove." —it's me, Debbie Di

    Price: $20.99+ (available in eight colors and in sizes S–L)

    27. A button-down tank with a tailored cut that's elevated enough for an afternoon tea party with friends, yet relaxed enough to lounge in all day while at the beach.

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    Promising review: "Absolutely love this top! I got a ton of compliments and it fit perfectly and the quality was better than I expected. No one could believe I bought this top on Amazon! It was plenty long enough and I loved the look of tucking it in in the front. The straps are adjustable also." —Ashley9217

    Price: $17.99+ (available in 17 colors and in sizes S–XXL)

    28. A maxi dress with not one, but *two* slits! So while you're be serving looks in this stylish dress, you'll also be able to cool off in the summer breeze. Plus...POCKETS!!

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    Promising review: "I wanted a comfy dress but still wanted to look cute as well. This definitely fits both descriptions. The dress has pockets. I am 5'8" and got the XL. Fits true to size (12–14) and length is good. I have worn with the front tied as well and get compliments each time I wear. The fabric is not see-through and held up well in the wash. It can be dressed up but I choose to wear it casually." —BargainBecky

    Price: $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 25 colors/prints)

    29. An off-the-shoulder scalloped dress that will have you ready for any summertime rooftop hangout that lasts well into the night.

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    Promising review: "I ordered the size I normally wear and it fits great! Got it for vacation and ended up using it as a swimsuit cover-up as well; the elastic in the waist and shoulders make it easy to get on and off." —Kira T.

    Price: $25.99+ (available in sizes 0XL–4XL and in 18 colors)

    30. A pair of high-waisted jean shorts so cute and comfy. you'll surely live in them all summer long. These stretchy shorts are perfect for either pairing with your favorite band tee or dressing up with a tank top and blazer.

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    Promising review: "I'm IN LOVE with these shorts. Being a short girl with an hourglass figure, I found it was impossible to find high-waisted shorts! They wouldn't be stretchy enough, or they would stretch enough to get over the legs but then leave a gap in the back! These are stretchy...ahh perfectly stretchy! No struggle getting them on. I got a billion compliments on them the first time I wore them out!" —Melody

    Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 15 colors)

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

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