Psst! Amazon Has an Entire Section of Style Staples, Including a $20 Must-Have

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Fashion Rules 101: No closet is ever complete without a large collection of simple essentials for easy mixing and matching. Although standout trench coats, statement bags and unique shoes serve as stylish conversation starters, we believe it is still important to stock up on more of the basics we will wear over and over. From crisp white T-shirts to different versions of the little black dress to boyfriend blazers, we can never own too many pieces that keep our wardrobes fun while taking the guesswork out of getting dressed.

We can wear an outfit full of simple items like the classic white T-shirt, leather jacket and skinny jeans ensemble. On the flip side, one basic garment can serve as the subtle balance in an outfit that would otherwise look too busy visually. Stepping out in a sequin skirt and embellished heels? Tuck in a solid crewneck T-shirt to calm it all down and offer a casual appeal. Want to pull out a traffic-stopping coat? Just wear it over a solid sweater dress. Every outfit is made flawless with staples that give the key element of simplicity. Sometimes, less is just more!

Our newest source for quality basics? Amazon Essentials, which offers styles for men, women and kids. This hot spot on Amazon serves the super fashion fan just as well as those who dress exclusively for practicality. Warm crew socks, cozy outerwear to layer with and tank tops to wear beneath our long sleeve tops for the winter will always be useful.

The Amazon Essentials is actually inspired by customer reviews on the comfort, quality and how many wears they were able to get out of a garment. Each clothing design is tried on by wear testers. After testers provide their feedback, Amazon tweaks each design until it earns a seal of approval. Amazon has also made a commitment to very accurate sizing to offer shoppers the comfort of ordering a variety of different clothing with minimal confusion. Judging by the comments, shopper reviews certainly vouch for that.

The best part about Amazon Essentials is that the prices are freakishly good with everything falling well below $100! Scoring basics that maintain quality over time but do not cost an unreasonable amount of money is possible.

Our favorite top is the simple yet stylish Amazon Essentials Women’s V-Neck Stripe Sweater with a ribbed hemline and cuffs. The striped V-neck design is made from a fabric blend that is 55 percent cotton which means the top is stretchy and warm yet breathable. We especially love that the top is meant to hold up during a machine wash cycle.

See it: Snag the Amazon Essentials Women’s V-Neck Stripe Sweater for $20 while it is available in so many different color options. Need an alternative in a solid hue or a lower price? Try the Amazon Essentials Women’s Crewneck Sweater for $18. Please note, prices are accurate at the update date of publication, December 5, 2018, but are subject to change.

The V-neck comes in five different color options including a grey and white version that is a must-have and a few multi-colored looks because basics can be colorful, too. Sizes range from extra small to XXL.

So many shoppers fell further in love with the quality of this sweater after purchasing it and trying it on, with lots of them sharing photos of themselves wearing it. Several reviewers said they grabbed multiple sweaters with one person revealing that she scooped up five tops in different colors for each day of the work week.

Shoppers also love that the fabric is soft and thin enough to layer other sweaters on top of it, yet warm and not see-through. Additionally, reviewers like that the top falls at the perfect spot along the hips for a flattering look that can be worn comfortably.

See it: Snag the Amazon Essentials Women’s V-Neck Stripe Sweater for $20 while it is available in so many different color options. Need an alternative in a solid hue or a lower price? Try the Amazon Essentials Women’s Crewneck Sweater for $18. Please note, prices are accurate at the update date of publication, December 5, 2018, but are subject to change.

We will undoubtedly be wearing the striped knit sweater with our different skinny pants and boots combinations. This sweater will also look great with leather pencil skirts or pleated A-line midiskirts. For a super casual yet playful look, we could wear it with a pair of denim overalls, ankle booties and a chain cross-body bag to give the overall ensemble a polished finish.

And this versatile sweater is not the only thing we are scooping up from the Amazon Essentials section. We are adding the Women’s French Terry Jogger to our collection of cozy weekend trousers. To bulk up our outerwear collection, we adore the Sherpa-Lined Full-Zip Hoodie or the Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Puffer Jacket.

Our entire wardrobe is about to get an upgrade full of simple pieces that balance out the bolder designs we own.

See it: Snag the Amazon Essentials Women’s V-Neck Stripe Sweater for $20 while it is available in so many different color options. Need an alternative in a solid hue or a lower price? Try the Amazon Essentials Women’s Crewneck Sweater for $18. Please note, prices are accurate at the update date of publication, December 5, 2018, but are subject to change.

 

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