Your favorite clothing items in your wardrobe might include a cocktail dress and a pair of designer heels, but we all love our basic staples too. Whether it's that super-soft cotton T-shirt or a snug pair of jeans, our wardrobe essentials create our everyday looks. And yes, those basic items can be just as stylish as your high-end favorites.
I don't like spending a fortune on these clothing staples though, which is why I shop on Amazon for all my essentials. From this sleeveless tank top to this super-soft sweater – everything in my list below was found online. If you're looking for high-quality basics without a designer price tag, check out my list of 37 basic clothing staples you can find on Amazon. Whether it's a cool summer evening or transitioning into fall, I'm sure you'll find some gorgeous layers that fit your personal style. Follow my list and be inspired!
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This Sleeveless Tank Top Is a Casual Essential
Whether you wear sleeveless tanks as tops, or underneath long-sleeved shirts for warmth, these tank tops are a wardrobe essential.
I wear mine all year round because they're great tops for hot days and I just throw on an open shirt or cardigan on a cool afternoon. They're so versatile and come in a range of colors.
This Super Soft Sweater Is Lightweight for In-Between Seasons
It'll be hard to find anything as soft as this sweater, which is why it's one of my favorite mid-season items. The fabric is super soft on my skin and the neutral shade goes with almost everything in my wardrobe.
It's lightweight and even fits in my handbag if I'm out with friends and want some warmth as backup if the weather changes.
These Yoga Joggers That Double as Pajama Pants
I'm a big fan of clothing that's versatile for more than one occasion, which is why I love these yoga joggers on Amazon. Not only are they great as loungewear or activewear, but they also double as pajama pants.
So, if you're trying to streamline your wardrobe, this is one basic item that you need.
This Jersey Dress Adds Style to Your Wardrobe Basics
When you're looking for basic clothing staples, this jersey dress on Amazon won't disappoint. It has just the right amount of Spandex in it to move with comfort and it can be worn with casual flat shoes or a slight heel.
A little tip - It looks great with a denim jacket for a casual outing.
This Four-Piece Set of Sports Tops for Working Out
This four-piece set of sports tops are such great value that they've become a best-seller on Amazon. You receive four different colors in the set, so you're ready for any workout ensemble.
And they're so comfortable, you'll want to be doing yoga as soon as you slip one on.
These Athletic Socks Aren't Just for Sports
It's hard to find a good pair of socks. Well, that's what I thought until I found these cushion performance athletic socks on Amazon, that do not show when you're wearing your tennis shoes.
They're extremely comfortable and they also help keep your feet dry because the fabric has moisture management built-in.
These Relaxed Straight Leg Pants Are a Best Seller
These relaxed-fit straight-leg pants have become a best seller on Amazon. They come in a range of colors and look great with a tank top or collared shirt.
If you're looking for a change of pants, then this style will suit any body shape.
These Cozy Pajama Pants Are Perfect for Cool Evenings
There's nothing like slipping on a pair of cozy pajama pants on a cool evening and these are my go-to PJs.
I just slip them on when I get home from a long day and all of a sudden, I'm relaxed. I love the black with white drawstring, but they come in a range of colors.
This Oversized Waffle Sweater Is My Comfort Essential
When you need to slip on something for a little bit of warmth, this oversized waffle sweater will not only keep you cozy but add some style to your outfit too.
It's open at the front so you can still show off what you're wearing underneath and it's perfect for any casual occasion.
This Ribbed Cardigan Is Versatile for Layering
If you love layering as much as I do, you'll love this ribbed cardigan. You can wear it on its own, or over top of a ribbed tank top.
It's perfect for those days when you're not sure what the weather is about to bring.
This Casual Kimono Cover Up Has Many Uses
Whether you're out by the pool, meeting friends for lunch, or lounging around the house, this casual kimono will fit any occasion.
I slip mine on over a tank top and leggings or shorts and all my friends ask me where I found it. They're usually surprised when I say it's from Amazon.
This Boho Vintage Skirt Can Be Dressed Up or Down
This Boho vintage long skirt will allow you to create many outfits. You can dress it up with heeled boots or dress it down with flat sandals.
It also matches leather jackets, loose shirts, or tank tops. Oh, and did I mention that it comes in a range of colors and designs?
This Cozy Plaid Shirt for Casual Layering
This cozy plaid shirt will accompany jeans, denim shorts, or leggings with flair. It's a casual look that never goes out of style and it's super comfortable to wear.
When it's that time of year for layering, this shirt will be just the right addition to your wardrobe.
This Long-Sleeved Dress Pairs Perfectly with Boots or Heels
Long-sleeved dresses look great with boots or heels and this floral maxi dress is my go-to for an elegant fall look. It'll take you from day to evening, from summer to fall and from home to going out.
I love this dress so much that I bought in several colors on Amazon.
This Silky Satin Scarf for Fashion and Function
Scarves are the perfect accessory to any outfit, adding both fashion and function to an ensemble. And this silky satin scarf has been my go-to.
It's super affordable on Amazon, but all my friends think I've spent a fortune on it.
This Light Trench Coat Is a Staple for Cool Evenings
Trench coats never go out of style and this light trench is just the right weight for a cool summer evening or fall afternoon.
Whether it's raining or just a bit cool, this coat will keep you at just the right temperature during a change of season.
This Sleeveless Vest Can Be Worn Solo or Over T-Shirts
The great thing about knit vests is that they can be worn solo as tops, or worn over T-shirts or shirts. If you like a preppy streetwear look, this is a must-have item.
It can be worn to the office or worn casually on the weekend with jeans and either way you'll be going out in style.
This Knit Sweater Is Schoolgirl Chic
If you're a fan of Gossip Girl-type schoolgirl fashion, then this knit sweater is for you. You can pair it with pleated skirts, leggings, or jeans and you'll have street fashion mastered.
And the best part is, all you need to do is order it on Amazon and have it delivered to your door.
This Ribbed Polo Sweater Is the Perfect Casual Top
This fitted ribbed polo sweater proves that casual fashion can be elegant. Whether you match it with jeans or suit pants, you'll be cozy and stylish at the same time.
It's just the right weight for a warm, snug fit, without being too bulky.
This Knit Sweater for A Cozy Cover Up
If you're looking for a cozy turtleneck sweater, then look no further than this knitted rainbow top. It's a cotton blend fabric that's soft on the skin and breathable for everyday wear.
Plus, it's a one-size-fits-all, so it's also a great gift idea for friends or family.
These Bell-Bottom Jeans for Retro Comfort
Jeans are a basic clothing staple that everyone needs in their wardrobe, and this bell-bottom denim is my go-to for comfort and style.
The retro look is so flattering through my thighs that everyone compliments me when I wear them and they can't believe I found them on Amazon.
This Two-Piece Casual Jogger Set That Can Be Worn Inside and Out
This lightweight two-piece set is perfect to lounge around the house in, but it's sleek enough to wear out to run errands or meet friends for coffee.
The Spandex/cotton mix means this light fabric falls over every curve with a flattering effect. Therefore, it takes you from a casual tracksuit, to day wear fashion that can be dressed up or down.
This Ribbed Crop Top Cami and Leggings Are Casually Glam
Whether you're lounging at home, doing yoga or another sporty activity, this ribbed two-piece set is the perfect outfit.
The stretchy, soft fabric make them comfortable enough to sleep in but the on-trend design means they're also stylish enough to go to your weekly yoga class. And the most attractive part of this set is the price tag on Amazon.
This Cropped Hooded Yoga Top Will Be Your Go-To Look
This compression workout top with a trendy hood I found on Amazon is the perfect look for yoga, going for a juice with friends after class, or just lounging at home.
The stretchy fabric makes it a really comfortable workout top and the compression layer makes it extra flattering on a curvaceous figure.
This Knit Puff-Sleeve Crop Top Set Is My Lazy Sunday Style
This has become one of my all-time favorite loungewear sets because of its cute puff sleeves with cuffs and drawstring matching shorts.
The fabric is so soft that the brand offers a 30-day money-back policy on Amazon, but I doubt that anyone has utilized it because it's such a comfortable and stylish outfit.
It comes in loads of different colors and with the right pair of sneakers, it's the perfect ensemble to meet friends in on a lazy Sunday.
These Cropped Sweater Pants Are a Must-Have Basic
I bought these loose-fit pants to wear around the house, but once I tried them on, they became one of my favorite outfits to wear out.
I still lounge around in them, but if I'm meeting girlfriends for coffee, I'll often pair these pants with a slim-fit top for a casual yet stylish look.
This Hoodie Dress with Pockets Transcends Seasons
Whether it's fall, spring, or a cool summer night, this hoodie dress is the perfect slip-on outfit.
The one-piece item means you don't have to worry about other pieces that will match the trendy pattern. All you need is the right pair of shoes to finish the look.
This Shapewear Cami That Is Surprisingly Flattering
It's hard to find a flattering cami that also looks sleek enough to wear as a top, but this Maidenform item does just that.
The luxurious fabric is soft on the skin, while also shaping the tummy and flatters the whole figure. I found it on Amazon because it's a best-selling item and I've never looked back.
This Elegant Lace Camisole Can Be Worn Under Shirts or Solo
Lace is the perfect addition to a camisole to add an air of elegance and this top does just that.
Whatever color you prefer, Amazon has it in this design and it matches jeans or leggings or even tracksuit joggers when you're lounging around the house or with friends. And the best part is the anti-wrinkle fabric, while also being as soft as satin.
These High Waisted Leggings are More Than Just Yoga Pants
I'm one of those women who can always find a reason to wear leggings, and these are my favorite ones on Amazon.
The cool and soft leggings are so comfortable and can be dressed up or down depending on your mood. Plus, they're extremely flattering because of their tummy control feature.
This Loose Fit Tee Flatters Your Curves
Finding the right T-shirt that is both comfortable, flattering and versatile enough to dress up and down can be hard.
This light-weight tee is my go-to for everyday casual elegance though because it's not too tight under the arms, hangs well over my curves and is very affordable. I usually wear mine with a pair of black leggings.
This Bat-Winged Cardigan Is Anything but Basic
Who doesn't love an oversized cardigan to snuggle into on a cool evening?
This one will do just the trick, while still looking stylish over a pair of leggings, jeans or shorts. The cable knit style is very on-trend and there is a range of colors on Amazon.
These Men's Linen Pants Are a European Fashion Classic
Linen pants on men are a classic European style that Americans have embraced too.
There's nothing more comfortable than the relaxed-fit pants in pure cotton, to be worn when lounging in style. I bought these on Amazon for my boyfriend and he adopted the Euro-look straight away.
These Tapered Men's Sweatpants Exude Style
These slim-fit men's sweatpants are the exact right combination of style and comfort.
Not only are they cut to flatter his figure, but they have convenient zipper pockets to carry his wallet if he needs to go out. But he'll be so comfortable in these pants that he'll probably be lounging all day. And the best part is their affordable price tag on Amazon.
This Men's Polo Shirt Is a Must-Have Wardrobe Staple
Every man needs a polo shirt like this one on Amazon, because it can be dressed up or down – so he can go from one occasion to the next without having to change.
I bought one for my boyfriend and he wears it every week, so I had to go back online to order some more from Amazon.
This Men's Cardigan Is a Style Necessity
Men's cardigans are a stylish look that is also practical. Because when it's in-between seasons, sometimes a heavy knit sweater is just too much.
This ruffle cardigan I found on Amazon is just the right weight for summer and fall and my boyfriend wears it all the time.
This Collared Shirt Is Any Man's Classic Must-Have Item
If you or your man is looking for an affordable, yet stylish collared shirt, then this one on Amazon is a must-have. Collared shirts are a basic clothing staple for any man and these ones will not only fit like a glove but are also breathable for all-day use.
All you need to do is pick your favorite color.