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    26 Versatile Pieces Of Clothing You Can Dress Up Or Down

    In the immortal words of Hannah Montana, "Dress it up or dress it down, don't forget your guitar." Okay, fine, the guitar is optional.

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    1. A twirl-worthy midi skirt with pockets that's sure to become a new wardrobe staple. I mean, is there a single top in your wardrobe you couldn't wear with one of these?


    Promising review: "If you're on the fence, BUY IT! I love this skirt. It's a great length and you can dress it up or down. It's a good quality and beautiful color. I get tons of compliments on it. It's held up to general wear and tear excellently and still looks brand new. This is one of my favorite clothing items now, and I'm definitely ordering more in different colors." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88+ (available in sizes 2-18 and in 11 colors).

    2. A comfy leopard T-shirt dress that'll be fashion purrr-fection day or night.


    You can style this baby about a zillion ways, like with tights and boots or bare legs and strappy heels. And don't even get me started on how cool it would look under a jean or pleather jacket!

    Promising review: "I feel great in this dress. The print is the same as the photograph and the fit flatters my full figure. The material is light and slippery, similar to pajamas, and perfect for summertime. I'm obsessed with leopard print and this dress is versatile and on-trend. I'm very pleased with this purchase." β€”Gary Bondy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and 16-26 and in 10 styles).

    3. An embroidered tunic dress you can rock to oh-sew many places.,

    Check out more of the best spring dresses you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! It's made of a really nice material that's thick and not see-through at all. The embroidery on the chest and sleeves is almost perfect. It hits at a great length β€” it's not too short and not too long. There are so many different ways you can wear this dress, from dressing it up for a wedding with some heels to wearing it to a BBQ with some flats or sandals. I will definitely be recommending this dress and wearing it a lot!" β€”Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 12 colors and prints).

    4. A ribbed turtleneck dress that'd look just as cool with heels as it would with sneakers.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $20.99 (available in sizes 1X-3X and in seven colors).

    5. A ruffled off-the-shoulder bodysuit to slip on whenever you want to tuck in your top without all the lumpy extra fabric.,

    Promising review: "This is the best purchase I've ever made on Amazon. It's SO GOOD. I ordered my normal size. The color is beautiful and it's so comfy. Sometimes the strap around the shoulder rides up, but it's still cute when it's higher up. I'm going to order it in more colors for sure. It's definitely worth the money." β€”Stacy Frost

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 10 colors).

    6. A flirty maxi dress that is exactly what you need for all the weddings you have coming up, but also for those days when you want to just throw on a dress and sandals and feel like a queen at brunch.


    Get it from ModCloth for $109+ (available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    7. A faux-snakeskin biker jacket you can toss over everything from an LBD to jeans for a look so fabulous, it'll leave passersby (parsel)tounge-tied.


    Get it from Asos for $72 (available in sizes 0-14).

    8. Stretchy, pull-on (I'm talking no buttons or zippers, people) bootcut pants comfy enough to wear even when you're off the clock.


    They've got over 1,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I love Rekucci pants! I have six pairs now and keep adding more. They come in great colors and are a nice price, and I love the pull-on aspect as well. The waist doesn't have much give, so don't expect these to be like yoga or maternity pants. That's nice though, because they don't sag, and unlike dress pants with buttons/zippers, there's no bulging or puckering. I can wear a form-fitting shirt that goes over the waist without having a bump under the shirt. I get compliments on them all the time. I normally wear black dress pants and black shirts or blazers, so having interesting, colorful pants is a nice way for me to add a little spice to my conservative wardrobe without being over the top. I wash and dry them with all my other clothes (warm, normal dry, etc). I don't like work clothes where I need to fuss with extra laundry loads and whatnot. These are great. I have one pair that I've had for almost two years now and they still look new after repeated wear and washing. They do shrink slightly in the wash. These are the best work dress pants I've found and the price is great. I've worn them out socially with a casual top and sneakers, too." β€”jmp

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 4-18 regular and 2-16 short and in 29 colors and prints).

    9. A striped, belted, one-shoulder wonder that's not a regular sundress, it's a high-fashion sundress.


    Pair it with ankle booties or flat sandals for daytime or ankle-strap heels or wedges for a night out!

    Get it from Nordstrom for $95 (available in sizes 2-14).

    10. A soft swing dress with 3/4 sleeves that I bet you'll be able to wear to more than 3/4 of your upcoming plans. It's no wonder it has over 1,000 positive reviews!!!,

    Promising review: "I love this dress! I like how this is a little more fitted but still has the flow of a swing dress. The heavier fabric is really nice and it's really good quality (I sew most of my own clothes and I am really picky!). I'm planning to order another one! This is my go-to when I want to throw on something comfortable and I love that it can be dressed up or dressed down!" β€”TammyN

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 25 colors and prints).

    11. A fun and flowy floral romper you could totally take to the next level with a statement necklace.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $69 (available in sizes XXS-XL petite and XS-XXL regular and in four colors and prints).

    12. A fabulous animal print blouse that'll be ~wildly~ chic whether you tuck it into a skirt or jeans., Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 12W-22W and in 10 styles).

    13. A tropical print halter top that looks hot day or night, so you shouldn't leaf it behind on your summer vacay.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.90 (available in sizes XS-L).

    14. A knotted and embroidered cropped tee just begging to be paired with anything high-waisted, be it shorts or a skirt.


    Promising review: "I love it. What I thought was going to be an ironed-on print turned out to be actual embroidery. It's perfect for work and for a day out. This shirt is a must for summer or spring!" β€”Claire O

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and in two styles).

    15. Drapey dress shorts for those days when you want to look chic, but are seriously not in the mood for a dress.


    Get them from Eloquii for $64.95 (available in sizes 14-28).

    16. A sweet scallop-trim dress that's equally appropriate for business or pleasure.,

    Check out more of the best work dresses you can get on Amazon!

    Promising review: "This little number is so cute! Normally, I would find a pink, scalloped dress such as this *too* cutesy, but the neckline is really great, with the plunge providing great detail without being low! It's a great dress that can be dressed up or down and worn to church or a date." β€”Kbelle26

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).

    17. A pretty skirt that's super polished, but not so much that it would look out of place with your favorite tee.


    Get it from ModCloth for $55 (available in sizes XS-4X).

    18. A versatile polka dot midi skirt you may not take off all spring and summer long. And in the fall and winter? Yeah, it still works with tights, booties, and a pleather jacket.


    Need more styling inspiration? I am LIVING for the print mixing happening in the photo on the left.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

    19. Dramatic jeans that don't deserve to just be relegated to casual days β€” they've got more than enough personality to be the life of any party.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $88 (available in sizes 24-31).

    20. A breezy ruffled dress so great for any occasion, it's actually hard to think of places you couldn't wear it.

    Promising review: "So. Dang. Cute!!! I love this loose, flowy dress for any occasion. It fits true to size and the color is great! If you’re looking for a form-fitting dress, this is NOT it. It’s flowy and causal while still flattering!" β€”Robin R.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL in five colors).

    21. A gorgeous wrap maxi that can be worn as a dress or a duster, but it's sure to bring the drama either way.,

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this dress!!! I bought it for work and it's just beautiful! I thought it was going to be too long for me (I'm 5'2"), but with just three-inch heels it was perfect! I could probably wear it with sandals and the bottom of the dress would just graze the ground a little. The colors are very pretty and I love the sleeves. As I said I bought it for the office, but I would definitely take it on vacation or wear it to a nice lunch or dinner. It's very flattering and makes me look taller." β€”D. L.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 29 colors and prints).

    22. A sultry, silky midi skirt you can ~slip~ into whenever you want to feel effortlessly chic, no matter where you're going.

    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $39.95 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in two colors).

    23. A Calvin Klein zip-front top, which can look professional or ~sexy~ depending on how low you adjust the zipper.


    Promising review: "I love this shirt. The fabric is so comfortable and breathable. It's a loose-fitting shirt. The zipper is really good quality and can go anywhere from your midriff to your neck. The strap and button on each sleeve allow you to adjust the length. It definitely pairs well with jeans, slacks, or skirts." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight colors and prints).

    24. An effortlessly chic cropped jumpsuit you can wear over and over with different cool shoes, jewelry, and jackets each time., Amazon

    Promising review: "I saw this on another blogger and knew I needed to purchase it. As soon as I tried it on, I wanted another color in it! I found it to be extremely comfortable. It fits great and is very versatile! Add a jean jacket and it can go through fall." β€”Karaskorner

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    25. A double-breasted pinstripe blazer that could mean business, but doesn't have to. I mean, come on β€” this baby paired with ripped boyfriend jeans? *Kisses fingers like a chef*


    Get it from Asos for $79 (available in sizes 2-12).

    26. And a sequined shift that to most people screams "party," but to incredibly extra people like myself says, "Pair me with combat boots and wear me during the day."


    Get it from Eloquii for $99.95 (available in sizes 14-24 and in two colors).

    This will never be you again, now that all of your clothes work for pretty much any occasion:

    Disney Channel

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

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