Last year, padded shoulder tees emerged as the must-own basic that you’d be sure to find in every fashion person’s closet. I personally loved the trend and have been living in them ever since I added them into my wardrobe. Easy, versatile, and stylish, they’re the piece that can really transform a simple outfit, whether you’re slipping into a pair of jeans or slouchy trousers.
Looking ahead to 2021, there’s a whole new set of trend-forward basics that will be reaching cult status in no time. From tops with pretty ruched details to slouchy cargo pants to sandals with interlocking toe straps, all of these basics come with a few twists that instantly make them feel special and a little bit different from what you already have sitting in your closet. Ahead, the 7 cool, trendy basics you’ll spot on the fashion crowd in 2021.