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The Best Quality Basics Brands For Women

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Quality basics are your closet work horses so it makes sense to find a pool of go-to brands that you can rely on for their well-made essential clothing.

This is an exhaustive list of brands that have a strong commitment to creating quality basics. Some specialize in creating perfect t-shirts and shirts. Many use refined color palettes designed to mix and match. Others have a refined, sophisticated style that will always stand the test of time.

Enjoy exploring these quality basics brands. You will no doubt find some gems, like James Perse and AYR (seen here), that you’ll want to bookmark.
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525

525

525

525 America is a Brooklyn-based heritage knit label that has been bringing us quality cotton sweaters for four decades. Always classic and versatile.

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A.L.C.

A.L.C.

A.L.C.

Former A-list stylist Andrea Lieberman is behind the Ready-to-Wear label A.L.C. which delivers effortlessly classic wardrobe staples.

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A.P.C.

A.P.C.

A.P.C.

A.P.C., (Atelier de Production et de Creation) is the French fashion line known for clean, timeless designs with a relaxed Parisian aesthetic.

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Adam Lippes

Adam Lippes

Adam Lippes

Adam Lippes label is known for understated, elegant pieces that invoke quality. Find elevated essentials, sharp workwear and glamorous prints.

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AGOLDE

AGOLDE

AGOLDE

Los Angeles brand AGOLDE excels in premium vintage-style denim and soft casual basics. AGOLDE supports Made-in-USA sustainability.

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Alix

Alix

Alix

Luxury basics with a touch of rock n' roll is what Netherlands brand ALIX does best. You'll find versatile, comfortable and effortlessly cool pieces.

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AMO

AMO

AMO

AMO was born out of a desire to create the perfect pair of jeans for women. You'll find modern, timeless pieces crafted in Los Angeles.

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ANINE BING

ANINE BING

ANINE BING

Danish-born designer Anine Bing founded her LA-based brand in 2012. She designs rock-inspired wardrobe staples that she would wear herself.

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Apiece Apart

Apiece Apart

Apiece Apart

Apiece Apart creates elevated basics for the perfectly refined wardrobe. Each item is designed to mix and match into countless effortless outfits.

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ASCENO

ASCENO

ASCENO

ASCENO is all about timeless designs made for many years of multiple uses. Made from 100% natural fibers such as organic linen and silks.

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ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo

ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo

ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo

Designer Anthony Thomas Melillo launched his brand with the perfect tee. Relaxed elegance oozes through the brand's coveted range.

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AYR

AYR

AYR

AYR creates versatile basics designed to form the foundations of any modern wardrobe. Clean, neutral basics you can wear All Year Round.

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