I am a Former Madewell Stylist and Suppose These 11 Staple Buys Work for Everybody


Calling all Madewell stans. If you’re a fan of the brand’s classic, well-made pieces then you’re probably well aware of which perennial staples are the most popular. There are so many things the retailer gets right, from their denim selection to their everyday shoes, and classic bags, but above all, there are a handful of key buys that are truly universal.

After years of working as a stylist at the brand, my friend Zoë Thompson is well-acquainted with their offering, so I had her share the exact pieces that she thinks work for everyone, regardless of your taste, age, or budget. There are eleven of these Madewell basics that she insists are truly versatile, timeless, and work for everyone. Think of these as the kind of items that you’ll invest in now and continue to wear on repeat for years to come. Yep, they’re just that good. Continue on to read, and of course shop, each of the ones she recommends.


Melinda Martin