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    31 Pieces Of Menswear From Target That Reviewers Love

    Next season's most essential essentials.

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

    1. A six-pack of Hanes crewneck T-shirts that have been the go-to brand for plain white tees for decades. The reason is because they're comfortable, affordable, and since they come in a six-pack, you can have a clean one for every day of the week.

    a model wearing the white crew neck T-shirt and jeans

    Promising review: "I think this item is great. Everybody should own some. The price is affordable and the cotton is oh so fabulous!" —5 Stars

    Price: $16.99

    2. And a six-pack of crew socks that your feet would thank you for if they could talk. These premium, ultra cushion, moisture-wicking socks (also from Hanes) are made to provide more comfort than run-of-the-mill socks.


    Promising review: "Bought these for my dad who walks all day at work. He goes through a bunch of socks but says these are comfortable and breathable." —Sam

    Price: $14.79 (available in black and white)

    3. A five-pack of boxer briefs that will keep you dry and comfortable whether you're sitting or standing. These boxer briefs move with you, so there's no ride-up issues and the ComfortSoft waistband doesn't pinch, either.

    the boxers shown in multiple colors

    Promising review: "My husband needed new underwear and these were a great fit! True to size and breathable. Not at all compact or tight." —Alexis Vanity

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

    4. Or a pair of underwear you may want to bust out for the weekend. Made with a touch of spandex for some extra stretch, these trunks will keep you comfortable whether it's time to work hard in the gym or play hard with your friends.


    Promising review: "I had been eyeing these for awhile for my boyfriend. I bought him a pair and he loved them. They are super soft to the touch. He's also an outdoors adventure guy and these have a great fit and moisture-wicking fabric for all kinds of activities. Definitely on the pricey side, but they are worth it for the quality, great patterns, and design." —VC

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–XL and three patterns)

    5. A pack of 10 no-show socks for when it's time to show a little ankle. These socks are perfect for wearing with low-tops or dress shoes — discreet but comfortable.

    A 10-pack pair of black, no-show socks

    Promising review: "These socks are such great quality at a great price point! It’s a win-win! My husband usually goes through socks quickly but these have lasted through workouts, washes, and everyday use!" —Carly

    Price: $9.99 (available in black and white)

    6. A five-pack of black and gray undershirts that won't show through your favorite white dress shirt. Unlike white undershirts, black and grey are less noticeable and the length on these will also keep them tucked in and moving with you. Makes a good gym shirt, too.


    Promising review: "If you need tanks, you should totally buy these, the quality is superb." —Edifrangia

    Price: $15.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    7. An Oxford long-sleeve button-down shirt with a slim fit that's the perfect combination of weekend cool and weekday business. Get more than one, because no matter what else you have in your closet, you'll find yourself going back to the trusty Oxford again and again.


    Promising review: "This one is exactly what I was looking for. I wear it untucked with jeans for a casual environment I want to look nice in, but it could easily be dressed up." —Lionheart

    Price: $24.99 (available in S–XXL sizes and six colors and patterns)

    8. A short-sleeve button-down shirt for all the occasions where the dress code is business casual. Available in a variety of patterns and colors, one or two of these will give your closet some pop and pair well with a pair of jeans or dress pants.


    Promising review: "Great shirt, looks great on my husband but runs small. Husband tried on this shirt before washing and knew he needed a bigger size right away. Size up one and all good." —Jeri

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and multiple patterns)

    9. A polo shirt that will ensure you are never underdressed nor overdressed. Get a couple of these and you'll find yourself never stressing about what to wear because polo shirts are always a solid plan A and plan B.


    Promising review: "My office dress code is business casual. I have these shirts in every color, and I wear them to work with black, gray, beige, or tan khakis every day. They’re comfortable, wash well, and last a long time." —Brian from NJ

    Price: $9.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and a eight colors)

    10. A Sherpa-lined work jacket for those outside chores during the winter months. This Dickie's hooded jacket is going to keep your entire upper body warm with its Sherpa lining and hand-warming pockets.

    Black work jacket with hoodie

    Promising review: "Was looking for jackets for our crew (landscaping). This jacket really fit the bill. Nice looking, great quality, WARM Sherpa, and the price!" —Office Mgr

    Price: $74.99 (available in sizes S–2XL)

    11. A long-sleeve shirt for that time of year when the weather is unpredictable. This crewneck pocket tee can keep you cool when it's warm and warm when it's cool. Put it on under a long-sleeve collared shirt or wear it as is. No matter what you decide, it'll be a go-to staple in your wardrobe.


    Promising review: "My husband has very sensitive skin and he is super particular about his clothing. This is so soft and lightweight. I got him color blue and it looks very good on him. I'm getting more!" —Linda

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and nine colors)

    12. A shacket that is the wardrobe staple you didn't know you needed but absolutely do. Is it a shirt or is it a jacket? The answer is yes and yes — and yes, you need one because when fall hits, it will be the most versatile piece in your closet.


    Promising review: "Nice way to make jeans and T-shirt look less disheveled. The material is soft, and not overly warm. Lightweight and great for throwing on on a mild day! Definitely would recommend!" —Doogie

    Price: $39.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors)

    13. A standard V-neck shirt that is never going to go out of style so might as well get a couple. When you need to layer up, V-neck tees make for a good undershirt. If you're the type to wear a necklace or two, the V-neck will elevate your pieces. Or you can use them as bedtime wear.


    Promising review: "The fabric was soft and good quality. Plus it held its size after washing in high temperatures." —Tony

    Price: $6 (available in sizes S–XXL and eight colors)

    14. A Prince graphic T-shirt that will show off your great taste in music. Say you're a fan of good music without saying you're a fan of good music by simply displaying the cover of his classic album, Purple Rain.

    A black Prince Purple Rain graphic t-shirt

    Promising review: "Super soft and drapes nicely; normally band T-shirts have plastic-like graphics and are uncomfortable but not this one. Also, Prince." —uhhhhhhh 

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    15. Or! A Captain America graphic tee that will have you feeling like a hero. There's also a good chance this shirt will make you look like you're ready to save the world.

    A blue Captain America shirt

    Promising review: "Awesome shirt, fits great, it's good quality. I'm sure it'll hold up for years to come. Highly recommend it if you're a Captain America fan." —Chronos

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    16. A zip-up hoodie to be your go-to for the gym *and* when it's time to get cozy. No matter when you decide to wear it, the zip-up functionality makes this easy to put on and take off at your leisure.

    A grey hoodie

    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband and he really liked it. It is very warm. The fit is true to size, but no room for it to shrink in the laundry." —annc70

    Price: $22.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    17. A Levi's denim jacket that is the kind of piece that gets better the more you wear it. Though you may need to go a size up to ensure the right fit, once you put it on, you're going to want to keep it on.

    Black Levi's denim jacket

    Promising review: "I’ve always had a blue denim jacket, but this is my first black denim jacket and I absolutely LOVE it." —kway

    Price: $69.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and three colors) 

    18. A pair of joggers from the brand that made your favorite jeans. The Denizen joggers from Levi's are as comfortable a pant as you're going to find, and with a modern fit, you'll be looking good for the next casual hang.


    Promising review: "I love these pants and use them for everything. I got them in every color and they wash well, too." —Michael D.

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes S–XL and four colors)

    19. And a pair of fleece jogger pants that look good but feel even better. Get cozy or get active with these soft joggers that move with you no matter what activity you're doing.

    Grey fleece jogger pants

    Promising review: "These are great and very comfortable. Wish there were more colors so I could buy another." —aape

    Price: $28.90 (originally $34; available in sizes S–XXL and two colors)

    20. A pair of slim-fit chino pants that are just what you need to nail the business casual look. These are going to make you look more than presentable — they're going to make you look good for the office *and* the after-work hang. And don't be afraid to cuff them and show some ankle for extra style points.


    Promising review: "Probably the best pants I’ve purchased, super comfortable and stretchy. You don’t feel like you’re wearing dressy pants." —JD

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes 28x30–42x34, tall, and in four colors)

    21. A pair of relaxed-fit Wrangler jeans tough enough to do yard work in, but comfortable enough to wear at the weekend cookout. With room for your legs to breathe and made of flex denim material, these jeans will be a favorite to pair with your T-shirts.

    A pair of blue jeans

    Promising review: "I haven’t been a jeans guy. Until now. These fit great and are super comfortable for just about any activity." —MinOH

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 30x30–42x32 and two colors)

    22. A pair of slim fit jeans that are what you break out when it's time to hit the town. Levi's 511s are a classic jean staple that will always give your outfit a touch of cool.


    Promising review: "The pair I ordered online was perfect." —JD

    Price: $59.99 (available in sizes 28x30–38x30 and seven colors colors)

    23. A pair of knit pajama pants so you can finally stop wearing your sweatpants to bed. Treat yourself to a comfortable night with these knit pants that are soft to the touch.


    Promising review: "My third time buying these pants — they are great to lounge around in and very easy to clean. I would buy them again; I now have eight pairs — one for each day of the week and one to start off the week while I wash the others." —Dependable depends

    Price: $14.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors)

    24. A pair of khakis that will probably turn heads. These aren't your father's khakis because they're not just for work — they're for after work, too. Their comfort and versatility will make these pants one of the most reliable in your drawer.

    A model wearing a pair of khakis

    Promising review: "Great fit and styling for the price. These are now my go-to khakis for daily wear. Great for casual wear and for the office." —h20s67

    Price: $22.99 (available in sizes 31x34–33x30 and eight colors)

    25. A pair of basketball shorts to wear whether you're getting on the court or not. Mesh basketball shorts don't need a game to be worn — they are stylish and comfortable enough to be worn off the court, too.

    A green pair of basketball shorts

    Promising review: "Comfortable fit, looks nice enough to work out or just to hang out." —steponmyknee

    Price: $12 (available in sizes S–3XL and eleven colors)

    26. A pair of slip-on sneakers that will stand out in your sneaker rotation. These basics are easy to put on and take off and go great with a pair of shorts or jeans.


    Promising review: "I bought these for a trip to Chicago! Walked miles in them while sightseeing! So comfortable and chic looking! Great for airline travel! Second pair!" —Fern

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 7–13 and in four colors)

    27. A cozy pair of moccasin slippers to give your feet the rest they deserve. With the soft inner lining and leather construction, these slippers will give your feet some warmth and comfort.

    A moccasin slipper with leather laces

    Promising review: "Great indoor/outdoor slippers! My hubby loves them and wears them all the time — in the house and out on the porch." —cfumerola

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes 7–14 and two colors)

    28. A pair of rain boots that will keep your feet dry without dragging you down. Unlike other galoshes that feel like you're wearing cement shoes, these are lightweight and the ankle height makes them modern and versatile.


    Promising review: "I ordered and received these very fast. This rain boot is really very lightweight and comfortable. I wear them to work because I'm around water at a flower company." —hndymn241

    Price: $44.99 (available in sizes 8–13)

    29. A graphic T-shirt to show your pop culture prowess. Wear this shirt and you're bound to meet a fellow fan of The Office because they'll be the one saying, "Nice shirt."

    A blue Dundler Mifflin t-shirt

    Promising review: "I love The Office and apparently a lot of other people do too! I get a compliment just about every time I wear it!" —Lawgal

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    30. A lightweight rain jacket with a fleece lining to keep you dry and warm. This hooded jacket is going to have you actually looking forward to rainy days.

    A dark blue rain jacket

    Promising review: "My husband wanted a lightweight, water-resistant jacket for work (he is in and out of the vehicle all the time, and place of employment does not provide rain gear). This fits the bill PERFECTLY!" —bidinbuffalo

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes S–2X and two colors)

    31. A pair of swimming trunks for your next vacay or hot tub session. Even though summer's ending, you still want to be prepared for any aquatic activities, and these trunks will keep you looking good in and out of the water.

    Light blue swim shorts

    Promising review: "These swim trunks are comfortable, fast drying, and versatile. These work really well for the pool, the lake, the beach, or just about any outdoor activity." —RaleighNCGuy

    Price: $12.75 (reg. price $15, available in sizes S–XXL and four colors)

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