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    33 Wardrobe Staples That Are Both Practical *And* Attractive

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    1. A date night dress that's gonna look ~spot on~ no matter where the night takes you.


    Get it from ModCloth for $149 (available in two colors and sizes 00–28).

    2. A pair of performance leggings (with pockets) so you can run with best of them. Get these quick, before you run out of time!


    Promising review: "I absolutely love the Supersonic fabric. It is incredibly soft and comfortable, as well as moisture wicking. I have no problem with sweat showing or these tights becoming uncomfortable during any type of workout. I usually do cycling, cardio, and weightlifting. The color is great! Overall, I love these tights for everything from all day casual wear to my most intense workouts! They're my favorite pair of tights!" —Shelby

    Get them from Athleta for $64.99+ (available in three colors and sizes XXS–3X, include petite and tall options).

    3. A casual white shirt that'll give you a range of looks from grunge to glamour without ever having to change your top.


    Promising review: "This shirt is great for absolutely everything! I plan on buying more!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 33 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    4. A 100% pure cashmere sweater that'll add a soft side to even the hardest of days.


    Promising review: "This is the second of these sweaters I have purchased. I absolutely love them both. The quality is great and the cashmere is soft and lovely. I will purchase these again." —Honghua Xu

    Get it from Amazon for $100 (available in seven colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    5. A denim jacket you can throw on top of any outfit, literally any outfit, to add a nifty layer to your look.


    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this jacket. The fit is very very comfortable, the color and details are nice, and it's not too heavy. It's perfect for spring days!" —#IAmAWHIP

    Get it from Amazon for $35.75+ (available in five colors and sizes 12–34).

    6. A crepe funnel neck tunic for sophisticated souls who love a luxurious, simple piece.

    Eileen Fisher

    Get it from Eileen Fisher for $318 (available in three colors and sizes XXS–XL).

    7. A pair of sharp sunglasses that'll honestly always be an ~acute~ angle with your outfit.,

    Promising review: "I really love these glasses! They come packaged nicely and look just like the picture provided. They are great quality for being as affordable as they are. This style is especially cute, they look good with just about any outfit." —Angelina Remenarich

    Get them from Amazon for $10 (available in 18 colors).

    8. A floral print dress, because *planting* at least one floral piece in your closet is gonna come in handy more often than you might think.


    Promising review: "This is the best dress I have ever bought of Amazon. I am so in love it. I will order one in every single color. It is that nice of a dress, particularly with the vibrant colors and pretty embroidery work. It's very flowy, like a babydoll dress. It does fit bigger than your normal size. I normally wear a medium but this is actually a bit too big so the next one I buy it in will be a small." —Sharon C.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in five colors and sizes XS–XL).

    9. A pair of pumps – a lovely pair of dress shoes that'll literally lift you up.


    Promising review: "This is a good deal for a good product! They're perfect with jeans or a simple black dress" —IRLANDES India

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes 6–10).

    10. A timeless pair of straight leg jeans you're gonna be able to wear until fashion falls off the face of the earth.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I am IN LOVE with these. They're a great straight leg, more relaxed jean that still makes your behind look good! They do run a bit smaller and less stretchy than the other types of CRVY jeans, so I would recommend going about a size up. You won’t regret this purchase! They’re so versatile too!" —reschm02

    Get them from Free People for $78 (available in four colors and sizes 24–35).

    11. A pleated skirt sure to add a spring to your step no matter the weather.,

    Promising review: "This skirt is awesome! My wife wore it to Disneyland (above, right) and received so so so many compliments. We originally ordered an XL and it was too big, so we got the L and it was great. She wore it with two petticoats for poof. This is a great purchase – she wants all the prints now." —Candice Luth

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 40 colors and sizes XS–3X).

    12. And a petticoat that'll keep that springy dress, well, springy!


    Promising review: "I bought this to go under a vintage dress, what a fab addition it is. Wonderful." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.69+ (available in 24 styles).

    13. A pair of booties for making your feet look (and feel) fantastic.


    Promising review: "I have purchased two of these boots; in khaki and black. I LOVE them! I have plantar faciitis, which causes me to have foot pain in most shoes I wear. These booties are the only attractive shoes I can wear to work all day that don't leave me in agony when the workday is over! There is enough heel to look good, but not so much that they further harm my arches. I would highly recommend these booties to anyone looking for a great shoe at an amazing price!" —SarahK

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in 27 colors and sizes 5–11).

    14. A faux leather moto jacket sure to have you looking equal parts edgy and elegant.


    Promising review: "I love this jacket! It's so comfortable and fits everywhere, even the arms! I was worried when I ordered it because I was between sizes, but I ordered the 20 to be safe and I'm glad I did! There's room enough to wear a sweater underneath if I have to, and the sleeves are long enough for my long arms. The zipper slides up like butter. My measurements are bust 45' and waist 40', if that helps anyone. Seriously a great purchase!" —Shelby Brooks

    Get it from Amazon for $43.49+ (available in two colors and sizes 10–34).

    15. A boatneck T-shirt that'll have you saying, "Ahoy, Matey!" Or maybe just, um, "I really like this striped shirt."

    J. Crew

    Promising review: "This is made of good quality cotton. It's both classic and trendy. This became an immediate favorite. I'm short-waisted, so I like the fact the style is a little cropped because on me it sits just below the waist. If I reach up, my midriff will still be covered. I'm 5'2" and wear a large." —westsidekitty

    Get it from J. Crew for $40.99+ (available in six colors and sizes XXS–3X).

    16. A pashmina sure to be a comfortable transition piece as the seasons change, but mostly worth it to throw the word "pashmina" into casual conversation.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love my scarf! I originally bought it as a gift but the moment I received it, I knew I would have to order more! Not only is this scarf incredibly soft but it's so big and beautiful! I love the colors and size! It is perfect for chilly winter days." —Jessica Wygant

    Get it from Amazon for $11.15 (available in 19 colors).

    17. A LBD that'll be you go-to after you Marie Kondo the rest of your closet.


    Promising review: "The fabric on this dress is stretchy and comfortable. At first I was not sure if I was going to like the color (cobalt) on me, but after trying it on I fell in love with it. This is a beautiful dress." —Magie

    Get it from Amazon for $39 (available in seven colors and sizes 0–16).

    18. A knit sweater for chilly mornings in the winter and chilly afternoons in the summer (thanks to the office's AC).


    Promising review: "This is my new favorite sweater! It is seriously the nicest sweater I’ve ever owned! I got the green color, which is beautiful and true to the picture. The sizing is perfect, I ordered a medium and it fit very nicely. The sleeves are long and it’s a very thick knit, which makes it extra cozy. Love!" —Madeline Bingham

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

    19. A pair of dress pants sure to look posh and professional (even if you have to dig through the dirty laundry to find a blouse to go with them).


    Promising review: "I'm a very thick 24, I've got a booty and hips, and these are PERFECT. I also have fat legs and with these the leg isn't too tight. I love these pants!" —Mandy

    Get it from Amazon for $39 (available in five colors and sizes 18–32).

    20. A pencil skirt – it's gonna be the piece to pick when you've ~penciled in~ brunch with your buds between board meetings. Look at you, you spunky, professional, rom-com lead!


    Promising review: "I love how this skirt fits. I'm a size 10 and I bought a medium. It's made with a good, thick material that isn't see-through. It's good for the office and after-work functions. I will buy this in more colors." —yvonne mcgill

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in 26 colors and sizes S–3XL).

    21. A wrap dress for anyone who is tied at the hip (literally) to classy-yet-casual outfits.


    Promising review: "I'm 5'4 and ordered a size small. It fit amazing! It's super comfortable and I love the gorgeous pink color!" —TiaAleseWong

    Get it from Amazon for $15.77+ (available in 20 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    22. A pair of earrings so you don't have to jump through hoops to find the perfect everyday accessory.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $78.

    23. A sunny pair of flats to add a touch of color to your outfit and have you feeling light on your feet.,

    Promising review: "When I first tried these on I would've rated them around a three. They were VERY pointed. But after wearing them for only an hour, they stretched to fit the width of my feet so they look better than the shape they had in the box. And they were tight on my toes at first, but since they've stretched they're very comfortable. I also consider myself to have borderline wide feet but these fit great." —KBP1

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes 6–10).

    24. A waist bag so you can ~buckle up~ and get your show on the road.


    Promising review: "I am very impressed! I was worried about the magnetic closure not being strong enough but it’s very secure when I put it across my chest. It also fits super well on the waist. This is a great bag!" —Review1

    Get it from Amazon for $17.23+ (available in four styles).

    25. A wrap dress that'll put a ~wrap~ on wasting time picking outfits for date nights.,

    Promising review: "This is my new favorite, I will definitely be ordering a few different colors. The fit is as expected. I'm 5'7, 150lbs, and I purchased a medium. It's a great length for work, a little tank top under to cover the bust is perfect for the office, or no tank and sexy heels for date night. I'm very pleased with this dress. Much gorge. So wow." —A

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in 27 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    26. A pair of Chucks are sure to be your go-to shoes whenever walking is concerned (which, my friends, is often).

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These are classics, and the only shoes I continuously reorder every few years. I’ll wear Chucks for life!" —cccocoxo

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $55 (available in two colors and sizes 6–10).

    27. A quilted coat you can toss on to stay cozy no matter what the seasons (or AC) throw your way.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $148 (available in two colors and sizes XS/S–M/L).

    28. A pair of clogs for fashion-forward folks who ~wood~ love a statement shoe that's actually comfortable for, you know, walking.,

    Promising review: "I love these clogs. I wore them for 10 hours right out of the box with no issues whatsoever. They are cute, super comfy, and feel really good on your feet. The soles are pretty slip proof and the leather is pretty soft so no breaking in is required. Love them!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes 6–11).

    29. A button-up shirt that'll have you looking cute as a button no matter what you wear it with.


    Promising review: "This shirt is very comfortable. I washed it before I wore it and it didn't shrink shrink, even though I washed it in hot water. I wear it at work where I need clothing that's loose and airy because I am very active. I recommend it." —Deedle

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in 11 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    30. A beanie warm enough to wear when you're worried the weather will freeze your ears off and light enough to wear indoors when your hair hasn't seen the sight of shampoo in far too long.,

    Promising review: "This is a great every day beanie. I'm one of those people who doesn't feel right unless there's something on my head. I have this beanie in three different colors. It's my favorite. It sits on my head perfectly and slouches enough so it doesn't stick up in the back. I bought one after trying to find a beanie similar to Opie's in Son's of Anarchy. After finding that perfect one, I knew I needed more colors." —Allie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75 (available in 39 colors).

    31. A pair of black ankle boots that'll be the basic you basically wear every day of your life.


    Promising review: "I don’t mean to sound wild but I’ve ordered three pairs of these boots! These are perfect! You can dress them up or down, they are super comfortable, and you can wear them all day with no problem." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $27.55+ (available in two colors and sizes 5–11).

    32. A blazer you can throw on top of any outfit to make it a lil' fancier.,

    Promising review: "This blazer is great for all occasions. It is light and stretchy and a great fit. I've received tons of compliments." —Jean-Pierre Zephir

    Get it from Amazon for $18.39+ (available in 37 colors and sizes S–3X).

    33. And finally, an edible flowers graphic tee that'll be such a feast for the eyes your friends will be positively green with envy.


    Get it from ModCloth for $25 (available in sizes XS–2X).

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