Basics are the true backbone of a wardrobe because they often act as the foundational pieces in an outfit. As a result, fashion people are consistently on the hunt for solid basics to mix into their rotations. After scrolling through my Saved folder of cool outfit ideas on Instagram and then asking my fellow editors at WWW, it became evident that the chicest women out there are prioritizing a few key basics right now to complete their effortless ensembles.
Below, you’ll uncover the five elevated basics that are front-runners for the season and could be styled in a multitude of ways. If you’re interested in adding one (or all) to your wardrobe, I rounded up inspired styles for each category. And yes, I found them all for under $75.
Keep scrolling to check out the best spring and summer basics.