Just 26 Amazingly Versatile Pieces Of Clothing

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A long-sleeved T-shirt dress that seems basic, but is there anything basic about over 6,900 positive reviews? Didn’t think so.


Promising review: “This dress fits GREAT and is so versatile!! I was able to create at least 10 different outfits with this dress. The quality is so perfect! I also ordered it in three other colors: brown, green, and rose pink!” —Sequeena Thompson

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 34 colors and prints).

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This one has over 2,400 positive reviews!

Promising review: “I love love love this dress!! It can be dressed up easily and it flaunts your figure without being too short or too tight.” —Kasey

Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 23 colors and prints).


A classy tie-neck blouse, which you can wear with all the same things you’d normally pair with a basic tee — but it’ll look wayyyyy more polished.


Promising review: “The blouse is very pretty and very breezy. I wore it to a job interview and received compliments from the interviewer.” —Kenya

Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).


Stretchy, button- and zipper-free bootcut pants so comfy, you’ll want to wear them outside of the office, too.

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They’ve got over 1,700 positive reviews!

Promising review: “I love Rekucci pants! I have six pairs now and keep adding more. They come in great colors and are a nice price, and I love the pull-on aspect as well. The waist doesn’t have much give, so don’t expect these to be like yoga or maternity pants. That’s nice though, because they don’t sag, and unlike dress pants with buttons/zippers, there’s no bulging or puckering. I can wear a form-fitting shirt that goes over the waist without having a bump under the shirt. I get compliments on them all the time. I normally wear black dress pants and black shirts or blazers, so having interesting, colorful pants is a nice way for me to add a little spice to my conservative wardrobe without being over the top. I wash and dry them with all my other clothes (warm, normal dry, etc). I don’t like work clothes where I need to fuss with extra laundry loads and whatnot. These are great. I have one pair that I’ve had for almost two years now and they still look new after repeated wear and washing. They do shrink slightly in the wash. These are the best work dress pants I’ve found and the price is great. I’ve worn them out socially with a casual top and sneakers, too.” —jmp

Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes 2-20 regular, 2-18 tall, and 2-16 short and in 39 colors and prints).


A flirty spring dress you’ll be able to dress up or down for any occasion and that honestly looks way more expensive than it is.

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You can also do a lot with accessories and this dress to make it look fresh for different occasions — going with booties instead of heels or adding a long necklace or belt could make it look like a whole new piece!

Promising review: “This dress far surpassed my expectations! I ordered my regular size and it fit like a glove! My BFF’s 15-year-old daughter said I look like a modern day Cinderella (she totally made my day!). The dress is beautifully made and the model pictures do this dress no justice. I would buy this dress a 100 times over!!” —anitaj

Get it from Amazon for $45.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors).


A gorgeous kimono-style wrap with over 1,000 positive reviews and just about as many styling possibilities.

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Promising review: “I love dusters and this one is a wonderful addition to my summer wardrobe. It’s a versatile piece that works as the perfect cover-up over jeans or a strapless dress. The colors are vibrant and the fabric is light and fluid. The first time I wore this it was a warm yet windy day. I felt like a bohemian goddess as the duster waved in the wind behind me as I walked. I’m 5′ 4.5″ tall and this duster falls almost to my ankles.” —SS

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S-5X and in 34 styles).


A sultry and classic black slipdress that’s like a fashion blank canvas. Now it’s just up to you to work some van Gogh-level artistry on it with accessories.


Actually, not just accessories, but other clothes as well. Obviously you can toss it over a tee or turtleneck or under a jacket or knotted shirt, but one of my favorite ways to wear a slipdress is like a skirt under a pullover sweatshirt. The sporty/sexy contrast is simply 🔥.

Get it from Asos for $29 (available in sizes 12-24 and in straight sizes here).


An effortlessly chic striped jumpsuit you’ll rock all spring, summer, and fall long. Toss a jacket or a sweater over it now, then pair it with cute jewelry and sandals when it warms up!

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Promising review: “I saw this on another blogger and knew I needed to purchase it. As soon as I tried it on, I wanted another color in it! I found it to be extremely comfortable. It fits great and is very versatile! Add a jean jacket and it can go through fall.” —Karaskorner

Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors).


A ruffled tunic dress perfect for any season and with pretty much any pair of shoes. Tights? Bare legs? Booties? Sandals? Flats? Heels? Yes to all the above.

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Plus it has POCKETS!

Promising review: “So. Dang. Cute!!! I love this loose, flowy dress for any occasion. It fits true to size and the color is great! If you’re looking for a form-fitting dress, this is NOT it. It’s flowy and causal while still flattering!” —Robin R

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in eight colors and prints).


A classic utility jacket with plenty of pockets to help you sneak snacks wherever you go (now that’s utility!).


Get it from Madewell for $118 (available in sizes XXS-3X and in two colors).


A princess-worthy midi skirt with over 2,000 positive reviews that’ll become a wardrobe staple no matter your style. Preppy? Glam? Minimal? Like Phineas and Ferb, this skirt is gonna do it all.

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Check out BuzzFeed’s full write-up on this skirt for even more styling ideas!

Promising review: “I absolutely adore this skirt. This is the fifth one I’ve ordered. I regularly get compliments on it and occasionally make others jealous when I twirl and I show them it has POCKETS too! It’s work-appropriate, as it hangs to my knees, and can also be worn in social settings. The material is sturdy, the color is vibrant and doesn’t fade, and it’s never bled onto any of my clothes.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in nine colors).


Super soft jogger pants that are ideal for your next Netflix marathon, but are also a cute enough shape that you can totally pair them with a graphic tee for running errands.


Promising review: “Very soft and comfortable. My go to when I walk in the door from work.” —Margaret N.

Get them from Yummie for $42 (available in sizes XS-2X and in two colors).


A flirty lace cami, which’ll be adorable as a top on its own or as a layering piece peeking out under a low-cut top.

Forever 21

The straps are adjustable!

Get it from Forever 21 for $12.99 (available in sizes S-L and in six colors).


A luxe faux-suede trench I think you’ll be easily ~suede~ to toss over pretty much every outfit.


One reviewer says it’s super stretchy, so they didn’t need to size up!

Get it from ModCloth for $128 (available in sizes XS-4X and in two colors).


An amazing and super stretchy maxi dress with long straps you can wrap, tie, and drape in over 24 different ways. Finally, the excuse you’ve been waiting for to order 24 new dresses (you can fit them all on one hanger 😉).

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Promising review: “I’ve ordered five different kinds of convertible dresses and this is by FAR the best! The fabric is thicker than others I’ve tried and the construction is impressive, especially for the cost! I love that front ties overlap, which makes it much more modest than many of the others! I’m 5’4” and 115 lbs and the length of the small was absolutely perfect!” —Enewbie

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 37 colors).


A posh collarless coat whose motto was inspired by the best founder of Hogwarts (don’t @ me), Helga Hufflepuff. Party dresses? Jeans? Work looks? This coat will top off the lot, and treat them just the same.


Treat them to looking extra fabulous, that is.

Promising review: “I love this coat! The price was awesome. The quality is very nice. It’s a great coat for any occasion. I originally bought it for church, as I like to have a light coat on during service, but I like it so much that I’m using it as my daily coat for work.” —Jennifer

Get it from Amazon for $63.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).


A scalloped trim dress here to prove that wanting a dress that’s perfect for both the office and a party isn’t mollusking for too much.

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Promising review: “This was perfect. This dress met and exceeded my expectations, and I’m tempted to buy it in another shade. It has very flattering scalloped edges, is short but not too short, and falls naturally at the waist. It has a nice, subtle waistline that works on its own or can easily be combined with a belt. It is also quite versatile and can be easily dresses up or down.” —Jennifer Mettetal

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).


A twirl-ready skater skirt that, like the most confident of socialites, feels equally at home at work or at the club.


Promising review: “I ordered both the black and the blue skirts in 2X and they are now staples in my wardrobe. I love that this skater skirt is slightly longer than most I order. Now I don’t have to worry about my butt showing! This skirt is great to wear to the office with a nice blouse, casually with a cute tank top, and even to parties or going out with more fun tops. There’s nothing not to like about it.” —Reyna Villa

Get it from Amazon for $20.73+ (available in sizes 1X-3X and in two colors).


Glam faux-leather leggings, which could easily pass for a pricey pair and will make everything — from sweaters to tees to going-out tops — look about a zillion times more posh.

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Some reviewers recommend sizing up!

Promising review: “IN LOVE!!! They aren’t cheap looking at all!!! I originally bought them for a cosplay, but ended up wearing them for fashion purposes and they’re a hit!!!!!! Super comfy and stretchy around the waist!!!” —Rebecca J

Get them from Amazon for $17.90 (available in sizes S-2X).


A machine-washable wool sweater with classy leopard cuffs to 1) make it a little more fun and 2) finally convince you that leopard is as versatile as a neutral.

J. Crew

Get it from J. Crew for $98 (available in sizes XXS-3X; also available with floral cuffs here).


A two-in-one dress that I’m honestly amazed is being sold as a single piece of clothing — it’s a sweater and a slipdress, which’ll both look just as great separately as they will together.


Get it from AllSaints for $290 (available in sizes XS-L).


A swingy and office-ready houndstooth skirt you can play around with pairing with all sorts of bright colors and even mixing it with other prints like florals.

Dia & Co.

Get it from Dia & Co. for $49 (available in sizes 0X-5X and in three prints).


A drapey cardigan with an optional waist tie that’ll make looking chic a cinch.

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Promising review: “This is a super nice jacket coat with a nice cut. You can either tie the belt in the front or the back; I usually like to put it on the back. The waterfall collar just makes me look so chic. I got the beige one and it always goes well with other colors. It’s great for the price. I’m thinking about getting a pink one as well. I highly recommend.” —Albee

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in seven11 colors).


Tailored black shorts that aren’t your typical shorts, but rather — *extremely Gina Linetti voice* — “dress shorts, like the kind Jen Aniston might wear.”


You can certainly wear them in the summer, but I have a pair that looks a lot like these and I wear them all year long with fishnet or opaque tights! You can tuck pretty much any top — from a tee to a dressy blouse — into them and it’ll look fab.

Get them from Asos for $29 (available in sizes 0-14).


A turtleneck bodysuit you could use as a component of a sexy costume or clubwear look, sure, but is also ideal for tucking into high-waisted bottoms that most of your other turtlenecks are too bulky for.


Get it from Missguided for $25 (available in sizes 0-14 and in three colors).


And a beyond cool bomber jacket that’s one of the rare pieces that can be tossed over leggings and a sports bra for a workout, thrown on with jeans for a day out, or paired with skinny pants and heels for a night out.


Get it from Nordstrom for $110 (available in sizes 2-14).

If only Cher had clothes this versatile.

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The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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