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11 "Boring" Amazon Staples You'll Wear for the Rest of Your Life

11 "Boring" Amazon Staples You'll Wear for the Rest of Your Life

Where would we be without our trusty sartorial staples? They ground our outfits, they’re the building blocks of our wardrobes, and quite frankly, they’re hardest-working items we own. And for this reason, we like to talk a lot about the best basics to invest in here on Who What Wear. We have our go-to brands and retailers we love to shop for great basics (Everlane, Vince, H&M, etc.). Amazon also happens to be high on our list for affordable everyday essentials! Music to our ears. Below we’re highlighting some of the absolute best Amazon basics we guarantee you’ll wear for the rest of your life! From the best white tees to nude lace bras and black leggings, you won’t regret buying these 11 timeless basics.

Throughout the summer, white tanks are an easy choice to pair with shorts and midi skirts, and in the cooler months, they act as
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6 "Boring" Basics This Stylish 50-Year-Old Can't Live Without

6 "Boring" Basics This Stylish 50-Year-Old Can't Live Without

Shopping for party dresses, heels, and statement bags are straight-up fun, no matter what your budget is. Shopping for basics, however, doesn’t quite get your blood flowing as quickly. Boring? Yes. Necessary? Also yes. All of those statement pieces you love buying are only so useful in your closet if they are accompanied by a canvas of versatile basics, and that’s a fact. White T-shirts, blazers, jeans, and the like are the bones of any wardrobe, and today, we’re here to get a fresh perspective on the “boring” pieces no one likes to talk about. 

Ahead, we reached out to one of our favorite fashion girls, Renata Jazdzyk, who is 53 and fabulous. She dished on the 6 basics she says she can’t live without. The fun thing about basics is that although we have a general idea of what they entail, the individual pieces within everyone’s … Read the rest

10 Fall Wardrobe Staples Women Over 40 Never Forget to Buy

10 Fall Wardrobe Staples Women Over 40 Never Forget to Buy

Fall is a busy season. The last thing you’ll want to worry about when it arrives is what to wear for the various occasions that will present themselves. So we’re here to help you plan ahead by stocking your wardrobe with the staples you’ll wear on repeat. To do so, we looked to some stylish celebrities, all over age 40, who clearly have a closet full of the best basics money can buy.

By the time you’re in your 40s and beyond, you’ve probably had the time to figure out which pieces work for your lifestyle, career, body, and personal aesthetic, which is why we suggest taking a cue from the women listed below. From the trouser style Victoria Beckham wears constantly in the fall to the shoes Nicole Kidman wears for travel, keep scrolling for a few fall style tips and to shop the wardrobe basics we see … Read the rest

The Absolute Best Basics to Buy at Nordstrom, According to Our Editors

The Absolute Best Basics to Buy at Nordstrom, According to Our Editors

If you haven’t noticed, we love to wax lyrical about basics here on Who What Wear, from celebrity-loved staples to the boring basics French girls always have handy. It’s easy to see why we talk our heads off on the subject—after all, they’re by far the hardest-working items in our closet, they’re the building blocks of our wardrobes, and sartorially speaking, we’d be absolutely lost without them.

It’s not surprising that Nordstrom seems to be our go-to retailer we turn to time and time again to purchase our trusty staples. Curious to find out the absolute best basics to buy at Nordstrom, I tapped into my fellow editors to see exactly what they love to purchase from the multi-brand retailer. From bras to leggings, scroll below as we share the versatile items we can’t live without.

“My underwear drawer is fully stocked with these, and I’ll never look back.
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These 7 Basics Are Becoming Obsolete

These 7 Basics Are Becoming Obsolete

It’s funny to think of wardrobe basics as being “dated.” Isn’t the fact that they go with everything and never go out of style the whole point? Well, we’re sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but some basics do, in fact, have a shelf life. Don’t worry—some, like white T-shirts, skinny jeans, and sneakers, are definitely safe. But we couldn’t help but notice recently that others, like crossbody bags, have fallen out of fashion-girl favor. 

To be honest, we were a bit shocked when we realized that some of these basics were fading away, based on their immense popularity up until recently, but the fact of the matter is that people get bored. Yes, many basics are supposed to be “boring,” but we’re human, and maybe there are only so many times that we can Instagram cropped flare jeans before we just get sick of seeing them … Read the rest

23 Amazon Basics, Beauty Products, and Trends Everyone Will Buy This Month

23 Amazon Basics, Beauty Products, and Trends Everyone Will Buy This Month

Just a hunch, but over the past few days, you’ve probably already said I can’t believe it’s July already. Indeed it is, folks, so you might as well embrace it. You’re probably going to place a few Amazon orders to prepare for those upcoming beach days and travel days, right? (Another hunch.) Today we’re making it easier for you: We rounded up the basics, beauty products, and trends that are spot-on for July and are sure to be in the carts of many. Our picks for the best T-shirts, swimsuits, sunscreen, dresses, and accessories are all present and accounted for, and because it’s Amazon we’re talking about, nothing is over $153. So fill your cart, open the package in one to two days (thanks, Amazon Prime), and go live your best summer life before it’s already September.

Everyone loves this tee, so we keep putting it in stories.
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The Non-See-Through White T-Shirts We Swear By

The Non-See-Through White T-Shirts We Swear By

White T-shirts are undoubtedly one of the most crucial pieces a person’s wardrobe can contain. You can wear them with pretty much anything, and they suit all style types—but not all white T-shirts are created equal. Aside from a perfect fit, the number one thing we editors look for in a white tee is a fabric that’s thick and tightly woven enough to not be see-through. Sure, a little sheerness might be okay for a fun night out, but if it’s maximum wearability you’re after, you probably want a T-shirt you can also feel comfortable wearing to the office or brunch with your parents. With that in mind, we’re collectively divulging what our favorite non-see-though white T-shirts are, starting at just $6.

The Who What Wear editors have a strong affinity for white T-shirts, and we’ve made it our individual missions to find the perfect ones after plenty of … Read the rest

6 Items I'll Never Get Rid of Because They'll Always Stay in Style

6 Items I'll Never Get Rid of Because They'll Always Stay in Style

I recently hit the seventh year mark since I joined Instagram, a wild thing to think about. What began as an innocent photo-sharing app has become an essential resource for my career, but also an unintentional photo album commemorating all of the moments I’ve chosen to share. I recently decided to take a stroll down memory lane via my profile. In tandem with cringing over my choice of photo filters (I was regrettably a consistent fan of Nashville), I noticed there were a few items of clothing that have made cameos in my feed year after year.

I don’t need to remind you how easy it is to get swept up in the short lifecycle of trends. Zara pieces have come and, quickly, gone, but there are some closet staples I own that have transcended my ever-evolving approach to style. They’ll be rejoiced to know I have no intentions of … Read the rest

8 Basics That Deliver, No Matter Where in the World You Live

8 Basics That Deliver, No Matter Where in the World You Live

Something I’ve discovered since becoming a Who What Wear editor is that people love basics. Jeans, T-shirts, sneakers, jackets—you name it. These wildly versatile items are the bread and butter of a wardrobe, and they should make up a good portion of our wardrobes, so it’s understandable that people want to know what the most essential staples are.

I currently follow 1300 Instagram accounts, many of which are stylish women around the world. And, naturally, they wear lots of basics. Among those basics are a handful of items I see so much that I hardly even notice them anymore, but they definitely shouldn’t go unnoticed in your closet. The differences between how people dress in cities around the world are vast, so the fact that women that reside in (or are visiting) these cities around the globe have basics in common is significant. 

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My 55-Year-Old Mom Says These Brands Make the Best Basics

My 55-Year-Old Mom Says These Brands Make the Best Basics

Remember when I made my mom share her take on the best fashion items worth investing in? Not surprisingly, her advice was a hit you all (just as it’s been for myself and my sisters all our lives), which is why I figured I’d pry some more intel out of her on a new topic. This time, the woman of few words but much good taste (whose name, by the way, is Shirin) gave us the scoop on her favorite brands for buying basics—a topic which, actually, seemed quite fitting, seeing as I also have an affinity for the simple yet crucial wardrobe staples.

Nonetheless, from Gap and Zara to Chanel and Proenza Schouler, she’s got something for the under-$100 shoppers, the investment buyers, and, of course, those who are somewhere in the middle. To see and shop all 12 of the brands that made the cut, just … Read the rest