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    33 Pieces Of Clothing That'll Help Update Your Closet For Under $30

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    1. A statement top with edgy, ruffled mesh sleeves that'll have you looking like ~sheer~ perfection whenever you wear it.,

    Promising review: "This is gorgeous and looks just as pictured. I've received many compliments." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes XS–L).

    2. A tie waist dress you'll be tied at the hip to from the moment you try it on – literally.,

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect! It’s snug but in a perfect way. I bought this as an option for a holiday party and although I chose a different outfit, I still decided to keep this over returning it because it’s so cute and flattering! Also the color and material are great for year round wear. I want more!!" —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in 23 colors and sizes S–XL).

    3. A floral pullover with a vintage botanical print that's gonna give your cozy jeans-and-hoodie days an extra dose of darling.


    Get it from Target for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–3X).

    4. A smocked-neck top you can wear when you'd like to add a frilly touch to your extra dark wardrobe.

    Black top with ruffled quarter-length sleeves, high collar, and polka dot thread pattern
    J. Crew Factory

    Get it from J. Crew Factory for $22.50 (available in three colors and sizes XXS–3X).

    5. A colorblock sweatshirt to sport a darling top worth loving "V" much., Amazon

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this shirt! It’s corduroyed material on the outside and has a silk feel in the inside. It’s surprisingly very warm and I love that it’s wide at the bottom! This is a super cute top!" —MSFreeman

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in seven colors and sizes XS–XL).

    6. A leopard stripe midi – pair this with a leather jacket, chunky cardigan, or a long sleeved turtleneck underneath. Grab this and you're sure to have a statement basic to wear with your entire closet.

    Multi-pattern dress with stripes of animal print, filigree, black, and orange. Worn with black ankle-high boots and leather jacket.

    Get it from Boohoo for $16.80 (available in sizes 4–12).

    7. A baby rib tee so comfortable it's gonna be your ~top~ choice whenever you wanna wear something comfy and cute.

    Free People

    Promising review: "This is the perfect basic tee. It's tight fitting but not too snug. I am 5'10, 140 pounds, have a long torso, and this tee is long enough for me! I ordered the olive color which I love and want to order it in more colors." —Rachhhh

    Get it from Free People for $28 (available in 15 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    8. A floral dress you can dress up or dress down for a day at a church or a night on the town.,

    But really, this dress fits everywhere, all the time, always. One of my BuzzFeed coworkers wrote about how poeple are seriously in love with it, and I can see why!

    Promising review: "This dress is super comfortable and the material is great. It has a nice medium weight. I'm 5'3, size 14 on top, 16 on the bottom, and I purchased the XXL based off the size chart. It fits absolutely perfectly." —Angel Nickens

    Get it from Amazon for $26.96 (available in 34 colors and sizes S–3XL, with pockets).

    9. A graphic tee with a floral print so lovely your garden is gonna be jealous.

    White tee with illustrated leaves and flowers in psychedelic colors and patterns

    Promising review: "This is extremely comfortable! I love how it fits me. It’s loose where I can wear it with jean shorts or even wear it with a pencil skirt for work. I love it!!" —Kelbi

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in 12 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    10. A color block shawl to throw over your outfit when you wish you could stay snug in your duvet all day.,

    Promising review: "This is my second one. I LOVE these blanket shawls. They are warm and cozy and versatile. They make it easy to dress up a shirt and slacks. Great to throw on if you have to run a few errands and don't want to look like you just got out of bed, or just left the gym. Easy to wear open in the front, or throw one end over your shoulder for a wrapped look. Such a great price and very well-constructed. You won't be disappointed." —IMHO

    Get it from Amazon for $27.80 (available in 32 colors).

    11. A peplum top that'll have your ego on overdrive, because this piece is daaang fine.

    Sheer balloon-sleeve white top with V-neck cami underneath

    Promising review: "I feel more confident when wearing this shirt. I love the style and quality fabric. It perfectly fits my body. This is a beautiful, good quality blouse." —LittleBear

    Get it from Express for $24.95 (originally $49.90; available in two colors and sizes XS–XL).

    12. A relaxed maxi you can wear on busy days when you just need one quick piece to keep you covered.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress. It's super comfy and casual. I've received a ton of compliments. It's large, in a good flowing way. 5'2" 140 pounds and I ordered a small." — Lainey

    Get it from Amazon for $13.71+ (available in 27 colors and sizes XS–XXL, with pockets).

    13. A tank top so charming you won't beleaf you once thought your wardrobe was complete without it.

    Black flowy tank with multi-colored leaf pattern and buttons down front

    Love this pattern? You can also get a pair of pants to match!

    Get it from Torrid for $27.65 (available in sizes 10–30).

    14. An artistic T-shirt that's sure to help you ~face~ your day ~head~ on!,

    Promising review: "This is probably my new favorite shirt! In fact, I liked it so much, I just ordered two more in different colors! The material is nice and thick and the colors are vibrant! The fit is somewhat boxy. When I wash it I will definitely be air drying it. I am 5’4, 118 pounds, and I ordered a small. I really like the way it fits. I would size up for that extra baggy tucked in look. I really love this design and received several compliments on the shirt already!" —Heather Gei

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 14 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    15. A long-sleeved shirt dress you can style basically any way you you unlimited outfits from one piece of clothing.

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable clothing I own! It's my absolute favorite dress. I am 5' and weigh about 110 pounds. I ordered a small and it fits perfectly. The only issue I have with this dress is that I ordered the Royal Blue color, which looks dark in the model photo but in person its defiantly lighter. I'm not going to complain though because I have never received so many compliments on an outfit in one single day." —Nichole

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in 24 colors and sizes XS–3XL).

    16. A complete matching set that even includes a face mask, so you can take care of yourself and show others you care – both about basic health *and* about great basics.

    Model wearing blue tie dye joggers, matching crop, and matching face mask
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This is such a cute set. The mask is honestly seems like it's for a child! SMH. I’m normally a 2X and I could have gone with a 1X for a little more fitted look. This set is super cute and soft. Definitely worth the buy!" —Evelyn C.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $28 (available in sizes 1X–3X).

    17. A retro dress that'll satisfy the style of anyone who knows they were born in the wrong decade.,

    Promising review: "I received this today and absolutely fell in love. The quality and workmanship are awesome, and I love the fit. I'm 5'5, 137 pounds, and generally wear size 8 to 10. Hope this review help someone make their choice of this dress." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 13 styles and sizes S–5XL).

    18. A sweatshirt for anyone who loves when their casual attire still looks a little extra(terrestrial).,

    Promising review: "This is a very cute sweatshirt. The pink color is very cute and as shown in the photo. I love the alien patch on it! The fabric is stretchy and comfy. I would say go a size up if you want the sweatshirt to fully cover your bottom. I'm 5'3 and I got a size small." —Airaj V

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in 15 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    19. A graphic tee that's sure to be just your ~taste~.

    Mustard tee with the words "Black Queen" and "Nutrition Facts" with several strengths listed in the style of an ingredient list
    Afrocentric Tees

    Get it from Afrocentric Tees on Etsy for $23+ (available in 16 colors and sizes S–2XL).

    20. A snakeskin turtleneck you can simply slytherin your cart right now – you deserve it.


    Promising review: "This is my absolute favorite shirt. This top is sexy, soft, and super comfortable. I would buy every color. It doesn’t shrink or get dull, even after washing several times." —Mrs. Dee

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors and sizes XS–XL).

    21. A floor length dress that'll have you truly floored when you put it on and realize how comfortable (and cute!) you're about to be all day.,

    Promising review: "I was hesitant to order this, but I'm glad I took the chance. This dress is beautiful! The print is just as it looks. The background is a nice rich inky navy and the fabric is matte. It fits beautifully, and, remarkably, there is enough fabric in the front that I can wear this without a cami underneath. I have a new baby and finding a dress that hides spit up stains, allows for breastfeeding, covers enough that I don't have to mess with extra layers or worry about bending over, and still looks stylish is a tall order, but this dress delivers. I've already worn this to three different events and have received compliments at every one. I think this is going to be my winter go-to. Try it!" —Areviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 11 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    22. A pair of overalls you are never gonna get over.,

    Promising review: "I have been searching for the perfect pair of overalls for a while and finally found them! These are not too tight and not too baggy and very comfortable. I am 5'6" and usually wear a size 8/10 and the medium fit perfectly. I would say they fit true to size. They are a tad baggy in the crotch area, but not to the point of making me look like I'm wearing a clown suit. The first day I wore them I got so many compliments on them... even from teenage girls and I'm 52! Some reviewers commented on a bad smell. I did not notice any smell but I did wash them before I wore them, which helped make them feel not so stiff." —Bryna Freeman

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four colors and sizes XXS–XXL, with pockets).

    23. A satin mini (that TBQH seems meant 2 B with the snakeskin shirt above) that'll keep your outfits shining, shimmering, and splendid even as the summer sun fades away.

    Model wearing black silky midi, showing high side slit
    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $25 (available in three colors and sizes 0–10).

    24. A knit mini to be equal parts cute and cozy...perfect for all us ~knit~ picky people.,

    Promising review: "So cute!! I love the design and fit. You can dress it up or down and it still looks good. It's so versatile." —Steph

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in five colors and sizes S–XXL, with pockets).

    25. A billowy dress that'll have your heart all aflutter every time you twirl (and believe us, this dress will make you feel like dancing).,

    Promising review: "I like it so much and went back and bought a second one, in a different pattern. I'm 5'3" and about 125 pounds. The small fits with good length to the knee and the elastic fits the waist but is not too tight. Great buy!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $8.25+ (available in 21 styles and sizes S–3X).

    26. A pair of striped pants to keep you looking like you're in pepper-mint condition whenever you wear them.,

    Promising review: "OMG I can't start to explain how much I love these pants. I want them in every color!! I have received so many compliments. I even told some people where to purchase them because they liked them so much! They are on the thin side but fit beautifully and are not see through."Lucidania Caraballo

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors and sizes XS–XL).

    27. A scoop neck top you're gonna wanna scoop up before it's gone!

    Free people, Free People

    Promising review: "This is the perfect top to pair with loungewear or to dress up jeans and skirts! It’s the MOST comfortable, almost spandex-y feeling, top. You could definitely wear without a bra if you decide to. For reference I’m a 34C, 128 pounds, and I bought a XS/S and the fit is PERFECT!" —hannahnicole1020

    Get it from Free People for $20 (available in 10 colors and sizes XS–L).

    28. A lightweight cable twist cardigan so you can finally get your layering on even if the summer heat creeps deep into our autumn.,

    Promising review: "This is a fabulous sweater. The material isn't itchy at all. I have a 40 bust, I'm 5'4'' tall, and there is enough room the cover up if needed. The fit is 'chunky' so it fits loose and covers my butt, which is exactly what I wanted." —AmazonSavvyShopper

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in 22 colors and sizes S–XL).

    29. A pair of biker shorts that'll look spot-on with everything your wardrobe has to offer.

    Plus size model in high waisted leopard print biker shorts. They hit mid thigh and just above the belly button.
    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $15 (available in two colors and sizes 1X–3X).

    30. A swing dress for any old souls who know how to rock a retro dress.,

    Promising review: "I love, love, love everything about this dress. It was a last minute shop that I got just in time for our engagement photo session. Perfect fit and all!!! My bae loved it on me as well." —Eden Mack

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    31. A silk crop that'll smoothly transition from day to night.

    Free People

    Promising review: "This is my favorite top! It's so versatile that you can it dress up, wear it to casual dinner, or out to a bar. I love the silky fabric and the silo is so flattering and adorable. I had to buy it in two colors " —kkpeacechica30

    Get it from Free People for $28 (available in five colors and sizes XS–L).

    32. A punny T-shirt so you can alert passersby to your favorite form of humor without having to say anything at all.,

    Promising review: "I love love love this shirt. I have gotten so many compliments on it! It's not see through, which I was worried about. It's actually on the thicker side for a tee shirt. The only thing I will say is it did shrink a little in the wash. It only shrunk a little, but that might be something to look out for. Maybe order the next size up if you're really worried. I ordered a small and even after washing it, it still fits like a small should." —Hannah Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors and sizes S–XXL).

    33. And finally, a pair of sweatpants for anyone who knows that upgrading a wardrobe only counts if there's still something comfortable to jump into from time to time.

    Promising review: "These are my favorite joggers ever. They're made with a nice, heavier fabric. I love the length, it's nice and long enough so the tapered end stays down and doesn’t ride up. At 5’5”, 135 pounds, and the small was perfect. I will be buying another pair." —Kristy

    Get them from Amazon for $18+ (available in 15 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

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