8 basics to jump-start your spring wardrobe
Casio G-Shock watch
Your watches don't all have to be ready for a job interview. The G-Shock is ready for anything from skiing to grilling in the backyard.
$99, available at gshock.com
Don't mess with the classics. You can never go wrong with a pair of Jack Purcells.
$60, available at converse.com
The Tie Bar bow tie
While this tie might not be appropriate for the most formal events, it'll make any other look a whole lot less casual.
$15, available at thetiebar.com
Sperry Top-Sider sneakers
Sperry's makes more than classic boat shoes. Keep a nautical vibe with these canvas laceless sneakers.
$60, available at sperrytopsider.com
Nantucket reds are classic, but bright blue pants like this are just as playful—and just as prep.
$59, available at us.dockers.com
Gap polo shirt
A classic polo like this one is a timeless wardrobe staple. At a price of $30, you might as well get two.
$30, available at gap.com
Calvin Klein pants
Addicted to jeans? Get away from them as cheaply as possible with these office-ready khakis.
$60, available at macys.com
Tommy Hilfiger shirt
A shirt like this works as well with a suit and tie as it does with the collar unbuttoned and sleeves pushed up.
$65, available at usa.tommy.com