Layering pieces should serve at least one of two purposes: They make your outfit (even just a little bit) warmer and/or they provide some kind of visual intrigue. A mismatched set of long- and short-sleeved silhouettes might accomplish both, or a flash of an unexpectedly citrus-colored underlayer would satisfy the latter. These are the kind of highly useful garments that great fall wardrobes are made of. It also happens to be the foundation on which Amazon’s Staples by The Drop is built. It’s a street style-inspired collection of fashionable basics, which all ring in at an affordable price. For some of the most valuable essentials to stock up on for fall, keep scrolling.
Slinky and simple, the slip dress is an all-season piece and layers perfectly over heavy or super-thin knits during chillier months.
Mock-neck tees paired with sleeveless tops and dresses are a match made in heaven.
Slightly weightier than your average leggings, these can be worn solo with a lightweight top, or layered for warmth with your chunkiest knits and oversized outerwear.
Pair with anything that allows a glimpse of this spearmint green to show.
The easiest way to make a lightweight midi dress or skirt suitable for the season.
Slip a pair of bold-colored tights underneath, or a cool combat boot.
Basic tees are ideal for wearing solo, doubled up with one knotted at the hem, or under an open button-down shirt.
When the silhouette is relaxed and loose-fit, it’s perfect for wearing with ultra-thin long underwear on the chilliest of days ahead.
A closed-toe mule is the covered but not-too-covered-up silhouette that translates through every season, no matter what phase the rest of your layers may be in.
The perfect base layer of your new favorite, piled-on ensemble.
Endlessly versatile, mid-rise jeans are a layering piece for every wardrobe. Skinny ones work especially well under long tunics and robe styles, or tucked into tall boots.
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