A fashion editor reveals Amazon’s 11 best hidden gems, all under $50

Lucinda C. Bard

Yahoo Life is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.  Amazon has surprisingly great basics for summer, fall and beyond. (Photos: Amazon) Fashion guru Andrea Linett, […]

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Amazon has surprisingly great basics for summer, fall and beyond. (Photos: Amazon)

Fashion guru Andrea Linett, author of The Cool Factor and style blog I Want to Be Herpicks 11 chic staples your closet is craving.

Did you know that Amazon has its own brands of clothing? Ok, maybe you did—but did you know that the pieces are super chic? Seriously. Amazon, as we all know, has it all. But now that the online retailer is overflowing with fashionable goods, never has one-stop shopping been more exciting.

Next time you’re loading your cart with AA batteries and toothpaste, stop and check out the completely affordable and totally fab Amazon house brands, from Lark & Ro to Iris & Lilly, that can take you from couch surfing to drinks with friends (while social distancing, of course).

Amazon now has everything from sparkly jewels and party dresses to easy slides that can elevate your look in an instant. Whatever you and your closet are craving, you can find it. But, you have to know where to look. So here’s your cheat sheet to the 11 best Amazon-brand pieces your wardrobe needs now. Scroll down and prepare for compliments.

Amazon Essentials Women’s Water Resistant Trench Coat (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s Water Resistant Trench Coat (Photo: Amazon)

Every French woman knows the power of a classic trench, which is not only practical on rainy days, but also adds instant polish even to your most trashed pair of jeans.

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s Water Resistant Trench Coat, $36 to $45, amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Plated Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Studs (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Plated Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Studs (Photo: Amazon)

These days, we could all use some bling to lift our spirits and show a little glint on that Zoom call. Only you will know that these sparkly cubic zirconia aren’t actually pricey diamonds.

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Plated Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Studs, $10, amazon.com

The Drop Women's Rachel Faux Leather Pull On Pencil Skirt (Photo: Amazon)
The Drop Women’s Rachel Faux Leather Pull On Pencil Skirt (Photo: Amazon)

This faux leather skirt is surprisingly versatile. Style it with a tee and sneakers on the weekend, or go all out and add a silk blouse and heels when you need to feel more professional.

Shop it: The Drop Women’s Rachel Faux Leather Pull On Pencil Skirt, $45, amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Women's Buckle Mule (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s Buckle Mule (Photo: Amazon)

These designer horse-bit slides work with everything from floral dresses to black leggings and cost a fraction of their designer lookalikes. 

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s Buckle Mule, $24, amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Women’s Two Tone Bracelet Watch (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s Two Tone Bracelet Watch (Photo: Amazon)

A pretty two-tone bracelet watch is classically elegant and way easier than pulling out your phone to check the time.

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s Two Tone Bracelet Watch, $32 (was $34), amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Women’s Short Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s Short Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo: Amazon)

As easy as a nightgown and as chic as a little black maxi dress, this piece can literally take you from bed to dinner.

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s Short Sleeve Maxi Dress, $20 to $27, amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Women’s Boot Cut Jeans (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s Boot Cut Jeans (Photo: Amazon)

Bootcut jeans are back in a big way, with every designer offering styles (but they can cost hundreds of dollars). These are the perfect wash and will save you money for more important things, like going out in them!

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s Boot Cut Jeans, $13 to $30, amazon.com

Amazon Essentials Women’s 3/4 Sleeve Scoopneck Tunic (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Essentials Women’s 3/4 Sleeve Scoopneck Tunic (Photo: Amazon)

Get that off-duty ballerina look with a simple scoopneck top that works with everything from jeans to wrap skirts, and makes a great under layer come winter.

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women’s 3/4 Sleeve Scoopneck Tunic, $16, amazon.com

Lark & Ro Women's Classic Cap Sleeve V-Neck Compact Matte Jersey Wrap Dress (Photo: Amazon)
Lark & Ro Women’s Classic Cap Sleeve V-Neck Compact Matte Jersey Wrap Dress (Photo: Amazon)

This easy wrap dress comes in so many colors and patterns, it would be hard to choose just one. Amazing for work or brunch—just add heels and you’re even ready for a summer wedding. 

Shop it: Lark & Ro Women’s Classic Cap Sleeve V-Neck Compact Matte Jersey Wrap Dress, $28 to $39, amazon.com

Iris & Lilly Women's Lace Underwired Non-Padded Bra (Photo: Amazon)
Iris & Lilly Women’s Lace Underwired Non-Padded Bra (Photo: Amazon)

Sometimes it’s nice to know you’ve got on a pretty lacy bra like this, even if you’re wearing your old college sweats.

Shop it: Iris & Lilly Women’s Lace Underwired Non-Padded Bra, $7 to $21, amazon.com

Retro Classic Crocodile Pattern Handbag (Photo: Amazon)
Retro Classic Crocodile Pattern Handbag (Photo: Amazon)

With its mock croc texture and refined details, no one would know this wasn’t a fancy designer bag! Carry it out to dinner or tuck it into a tote for work.

Shop it: Retro Classic Crocodile Pattern Handbag, $20, amazon.com

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