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    16 Everyday Pieces From Madewell That Reviewers Truly Love

    These aren't ~regular~ basics; they're ~cool~ basics.

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    1. Slip-on sneakers made of recycled canvas so you always have a pair of easy-to-wear shoes that match a ton of things in your closet — and get a lil' save-the-world-with-sustainable-fashion action while you're at it. 🌎


    The sneakers also have MWL Cloudlift insoles for a super comfy wear experience. Your feet are going to thank you for these babies.

    Promising review: "I had my eye on these for a while for all my (now canceled) spring and summer traveling. But during one sale or another, I ended up purchasing and I have been loving wearing them on my walks to the market. They're so comfortable and padded that I’ve been wearing them sockless for short walks and there’s been no break-in period needed. I love the gum heel and I’m really pleased with the quality of the shoe and the pricing on it. They look excellent with my Madewell mom jeans and a T-shirt." —Emaclark

    Price: $58 (available in sizes 6-11)

    2. A simple yet versatile tank top that'll look good as part of a going-out daytime look OR while lounging around the crib.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this tank. The armholes are perfect (not gaping) and the material is a nice weight that definitely isn't too thin. It's just loose enough that I'm not worried about it shrinking in the wash. Overall, this is a great tank." —Lauraleigh
    Price: $16.50+ (available in sizes XXS-XXL and nine colors)

    3. A shirt-style dress to slip into whenever you want to look super pretty but also want to feel like you never switched out of your pajamas.


    Promising review: "This is a new favorite! I love the swingy fit and the fabric that isn't see-through!" —lisaleanne76

    Price: $110 (available in sizes XXS-XL)

    4. Shorts that'll definitely give off the camp counselor vibe but... like... in the coolest way possible. 😎


    Tuck a tee into these shorts and step out in a pair of dope sneakers OR wear them with a blouse and heels. We stan a lil' versatility.

    Promising review: "These shorts are so comfy and cute and I love the brownish color! I am 5-foot-6, weigh 177 pounds, and my hips measure 45 inches at the widest point and I got a large size and they fit perfectly! I like these shorts because they fit in the thighs and aren't tight at all which is great because I have really big thighs and usually that is a problem for me. I will be wearing these all summer!" —Ashleyrp

    Price: $29.50 (originally $49.50; available in sizes XXS-XXL and three colors)

    5. A tote to serve as the grab-and-go bag that'll always be appropriate with whatever you're wearing and for wherever you're going.


    Promising review: "Let me tell you the ways I love this tote. I love its color (deep olive green) leather straps (which have a perfect length to carry in hand or on shoulders), sturdiness, and the two pockets on the inside. One pocket is zippered and the other is open to drop things quickly in. The pockets are also of great size to easily store bigger things in them. This tote is my go-to for every day running around. I know that with age it will just get better." —Ula230

    Price: $78 (available in two colors and also with the option to personalize it for $10 more)

    6. Chunky hoop earrings you'll never, ever go wrong with stepping out of the house wearing.


    Promising review: "These are the most perfect hoop earrings! I first ordered the chunky oversized but found them just too big for me but these are the perfect size. They go with everything and are just big enough to make a statement but not overwhelming at all! They aren’t heavy either so easy to wear!!" —Playanamedgus
    Price: $24 (available in silver and gold colors)

    7. A smock dress with light ruffling and polka dots that'll make you want to be ~spotted~ whenever you wear it.


    Promising review: "I wore this dress for a Realtor Award Ceremony in Laguna Beach, California. I chose this dress because I knew the weather would be chilly at night but not cold enough for a jacket. The sleeves were lightweight and allowed a breeze without me being uncomfortably cold on the beach! I have three words to describe this dress: comfortable, chic, and classy. It ran a little big as I normally wear a medium; I had to get a small but it felt amazing. It was flowing as I walked and I received so many compliments." —Btherealtor

    Price: $89.99 (originally $148; available in petite sizes M and XL and regular sizes XXS-XL)

    8. A gorgeous side-tie dress with a sultry, semi-plunging neckline for days when you want to have a simple look but don't exactly want to be a plain Jane.


    Promising review: "This is officially the most comfortable dress I own. I bought it thinking it would be a good casual summer dress (which it is!) but thanks to my height (5-foot-3), it's long enough on me that I can also wear it to work on hot days. The side-tie and cut of this dress are super flattering. My only minor complaint is the chest. I'm 36B, so not especially small, and the chest area on the size small is definitely a little bigger and more low-cut than I expected but it's nothing that wearing a camisole under the dress can't fix. For reference, I'm 5-foot-3, 130 lbs., with an athletic/muscular build, and the small fits great (maybe even a tiny bit loose!)." —AnnieZed

    Price: $59.99 (originally $88; available in sizes XL-3X and four colors)

    9. Cropped and flared jeans because there'll never be a such thing as too many jeans. EVER.


    Promising review: "Honestly, part of me is mad at how well the Cali demi-boot style fits me because now I can't stop buying them! This is my third pair in this style and it's just as good as the others. I want to wear them every single day. I'm 4-foot-11 and the petite length is perfect for me. Madewell, have I thanked you yet for your petite range? THANK YOU!" —Jennirose
    Price: $79.99 (originally $135; available in petite, regular, and tall sizes 23-37)

    10. Aviator sunnies to wear whenever you want to block out the sun and add an extra cool factor to your OOTD.


    Several people with very different face shapes noted how well these sunglasses fit, btw.

    Promising review: "I love love love these sunglasses. They are the perfect addition to any outfit, they are a statement yet can blend in and not be the focal point. They are very versatile and hold up well. I traveled through a desert, into the ocean, and through the snow with these babies and they look good as new. I lost them and immediately ordered another pair because I loved them so much. Definitely a must-buy." —Bex234

    Price: $55 (available in three colors)

    11. A basic yet pretty plaid headband that'll save you anytime you need to get your hair out of your face.


    Promising review: "Usually, headbands give me a headache after only a few minutes but I can wear this headband all day! I love it." —Bri75

    Price: $22 (available in three colors)

    12. The classic T-shirt that'll (literally) have your back anytime you're struggling with the "what to wear" dilemma.


    Promising review: "Wow. I didn't think it was possible to find such a perfect tee at such a perfect price point. Madewell took the classic whisper cotton tee and made it EVEN BETTER. Amazing. I love the ringer detail on the neckline and the slightly boxy cut. It's taking everything in my power not to buy every color." —Amt409

    Price: $14.99+ (available in sizes XXS-3X and six colors)

    13. High-rise knit leggings for days when pants just won't do.


    Promising review: "I bought these to replace my Madewell leggings I bought years ago and I'm glad I did. They are perfect. The length is perfect, they stretch beautifully, and they are extremely comfortable. They are of high quality and are a steal for the price. I'm usually a 28/29 in Madewell jeans and the medium fits like a dream. Get these!" —Sab82

    Price: $34.50 (available in sizes XXS-3X)

    14. A basic T-shirt bra that — per the reviews — may feel comfortable enough for you to actually ~not~ wanna take off as soon as you step into the house.


    Promising review: "It is incredibly hard to find a structured bra with support not made of plastic so the fact that this is made from cotton and modal is so awesome. It’s so soft and built very nicely like it's good quality. I’m very surprised that this isn’t sold for more money." —Carid24

    Price: $35 (available in three colors and sizes 32A-38DD)

    15. A straw hat to give major on-vacation vibes — even when you're just running errands around your town.


    Promising review: "This hat is great for any casual summer outfit. It's not a big, floppy brim so it works with jeans, etc. And it's a larger brim than a fedora, so there is actual sun coverage." —Alinita

    Price: $24.50 (originally $39.50; available in two styles and sizes small/medium and medium/large)

    16. An oversized denim jacket you can toss on top of ANYTHING and make it look instantly chic.


    Promising review: "I'm calling this my Goldilocks jacket: not too loose, not too tight, not too long, not too short... It's just right. I've been searching for the perfect denim jacket for years now but they're always too cropped and fitted or too boxy and stiff. For reference, I'm 5-foot-10, 160 pounds, 34DD, a size 30 in Madewell jeans, and usually a medium in Madewell tops. I ordered a medium based on other reviews that the fit is relaxed and it's just perfect. I would say it's just slightly more fitted on me than on the model online but I am fairly curvy. The length was probably the most important thing to me since I'm so tall. Cropped things always look extra cropped on me, so having the longer length is just perfect. It falls about to the same place on me as on the model. The denim is solid and structured but soft and comfortable — so much so that I'm surprised that this is 100% cotton. The wash looks different in person; it's more of a traditional mid-wash denim. There are no dark spots on the chest pockets the way there are in the photo online." —PrincessMoonbeam

    Price: $99.99 (originally $128; available in sizes XXS-3X)

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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