If there is one thing my friends always ask me about, it’s what basics to add to their wardrobes. I’ve encouraged many of them to put down the super-trendy pieces and start focusing on a capsule wardrobe with versatile pieces they can style in multiple ways that will actually last.
Since fall is knocking at our doors, it’s about time to start packing away our summer clothes and dusting off the fall pieces we’ve saved from last season. This got me thinking: What better time to do a deep dive into my favorite retailers and find the best basics to add to our wardrobes this fall?
For fall, the basics that came to mind are knee-high boots, knit dresses, jeans, ballet flats, ankle boots, outerwear, and, of course, a few classic accessories you can top any outfit off with. After hours on Nordstrom, Reformation, Saks Fifth Avenue, Net-a-Porter, and H&M, I found 37 chic basics that are guaranteed to elevate your fall looks. I found everything I was on the hunt for, from perfect fall dresses to boots that are legit compliment magnets to skirts to style with chic knits.
Keep scrolling to see the 37 fall basics I’m loving right now.