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Finding good basics to build up your closet can be tough. While supporting local businesses is fantastic, it's not always the most affordable option for everyone.
Amazon has its own clothing line called Amazon Essentials with lots of great staples like tees, shirts, and dresses. Their items don't stray far from the $20 range, so they're great if you want nice clothing on a budget. They come in a bunch of colours and sizes, too.
We rounded up 32 items that caught our eye.
Classic-Fit Bracelet Length Sleeve Poplin Shirt
Details: This poplin shirt is perfect for summer and would look fab tucked into a pair of jeans. It's made of 100% cotton to keep you comfy all day.
2-Pack Slim-Fit Thin Strap Tank
Details: These tanks are great for both layering or wearing alone. They're nice and stretchy, so you can won't have to worry about feeling suffocated in them.
Hooded Fleece Sweatshirt
Details: A comfy hoodie will keep you warm while you WFH or run out for errands. This one has over 25,000 reviews!
Relaxed Fit French Terry Fleece Jogger Sweatpant
Details: These soft joggers will hug your legs and feel like PJs. They feature an adjustable waistband and pockets, so they're functional, too!
2-Pack Classic-Fit Short-Sleeve V-Neck T-Shirt
Details: Add a pair of V-neck tees to your collection with this affordable cotton-blend pack. Make sure you check out the different colour options!
Surplice Maxi Dress
Details: This bright maxi dress is made of a drapey jersey material that feels like a dream. Expecting reviewers say they love rocking it as a maternity dress.
Slim-Fit Stretch Golf Short
Details: These shorts aren't just for the golf course — they can be rocked with a polo or tee for your next BBQ or day out, too.
2-Pack Slim-Fit Short-Sleeve Crewneck T-Shirt
Details: These plain tees are an affordable option for doing literally anything (or nothing). The pack comes in over 60 colour combos.
Short-Sleeve Scoopneck Swing Dress
Details: Throw on this casual t-shirt dress when you want to stay cool in the heat. It would look really cool with a pair of combat boots!
Classic-Fit Long-Sleeve Crewneck T-Shirt
Details: When you can't figure out what to wear, you can't go wrong with a classic plain shirt like this one.
Slim-Fit Jogger Pant
Details: Show off any pair of kicks with these jogger pants that feature a cuffed ankle. They're casual but have belt loops in case you want to dress them up a little bit.
Studio Terry Fleece Romper
Details: Stay comfortable all day in this lightweight jumpsuit that has an adjustable waistband. It's great for lounging around in but reviewers love accessorizing and wearing it out, too.
Details: These shorts are a bargain if you're looking for a chino style to add to your summer lineup. They're made of breathable cotton, so they'll help keep everything cool.
Mid-Weight Puffer Vest
Details: This water-resistant fleece vest isn't just for the winter. It's thin enough to keep you warm on chillier nights all year round.
Standard Studio Terry Fleece Jumpsuit
Details: Swap out your ratty old t-shirt and shorts for this stylish jumpsuit to lounge around in instead. Reviewers also love throwing it on to run errands.
Regular-Fit Short-Sleeve Print Shirt
Short-Sleeve Surplice Cropped Wide-Leg Jumpsuit
Details: Jumpsuits are great when you don't feel like putting together a whole outfit, since you've got your shirt and pants in one! This one has a higher crop on the legs, so you can show off your favourite strappy sandals.
Details: These straight-leg jeans will go with everything. They come in over 20 sizes with both short and long options.
Tank Maxi Dress
Details: If you basically live in dresses during the summer, this stretchy and cool maxi might be right up your alley.
Slim-Fit Wrinkle-Resistant Flat-Front Chino Pant
Details: These chinos are made of a wrinkle-proof fabric that you won't have to iron every time you wear them. There are nearly 60 sizes to choose from, so you're bound to find your perfect fit.
2-Pack Light-Support Seamless Sports Bras
Details: Sports bras can run so expensive, so we had to include this pair that breaks down to $14 each. Since they have removable pads, you can adjust your coverage level to your preference.
Regular-Fit Long-Sleeve Plaid Flannel Button-Down Shirt
Details: A plaid flannel is a great piece to reach for in any season, and this one comes in over 30 styles for you to choose from.
Studio Sculpt Full Coverage Yoga Short
Details: These bike shorts are great for day-to-day wear or as part of your workout attire. They're made of moisture-wicking spandex material that'll move with you as you sweat it out.
Tank Waisted Maxi Dress
Classic-Fit Long Sleeve Button Down Poplin Shirt
Details: This button-up poplin shirt would look good in or out of the office since it'll pairs just as well with a pencil skirt as it does with jeans.
Full-Zip Fleece Mock Neck Sweatshirt
Details: Wear this soft zip-up sweatshirt around the house or throw it in your camping bag to keep you warm at night.
Half Sleeve Waisted Midi A-line Dress
Details: This breezy shirt dress is perfect for brunching or an afternoon of shopping. It even has pockets!
Relaxed Fit Fluid Twill Tiered Midi Dress
Details: Stay cool as a cucumber with this flowy midi dress that you can slip right on and go (no buttons or zippers here!). Keep it casual with sneakers or dress it up with a pair of heels.
Slim Fit Half Sleeve Square Neck T-Shirt
Details: Change things up from your crew necks with this square-neck tee. It's lightweight but stretchy, so you can wear it fitted or size up and wear it loose.
Long-Sleeve Soft Touch Quarter-Zip Sweater
Details: This sweater is perfect for those "I don't know if I'm hot or cold" moments, since it zips down or all the way up into a turtleneck.
Regular-Fit Long-Sleeve Solid Pocket Oxford Shirt Button Down Shirt
Details: You can dress this shirt up or down and pair it with pretty much any accessory. It's made of 100% cotton, so you won't have to sacrifice style for comfort.
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