The 25 Best Clothing Brands to Shop for Basics During Quar (and Whatever Comes After)

No matter your style preferences, quarantine has probably made you reconsider the best clothing brands when it comes to basics like sweats and tees (turns out the best sweats aren’t the stretched out joints you’ve had since college). Perhaps quar has also brought out your wildest fashion instincts and most radical forms of self expression (if so, that’s a beautiful thing). But it has certainly made you realize—damn—your high school basketball shorts are just not going to get you through another season of staying in. These 25 brands can definitely help, and maybe even enhance your more daring style adventures too. That’s the beauty of the best clothing brands for basics; like quarantine, they’re entirely what you make of them. 

Cult-Loved Tees

Buck Mason

Buck Mason’s tees made our Best White T-Shirt, Best Black T-Shirt , and Best Bright Color T-Shirts lists. There’s a cut, weight,

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60 Black-Owned Fashion Labels and Clothing Stores You Can Shop Right Now

There’s a lot of work to be done in the fight against systemic racism and police brutality against Black Americans. You can protest, vote, battle for policies aimed at ending discrimination in law enforcement, call local government officials, and donate—if you can, whatever you can—to bail funds and other vital organizations. (We have some suggestions, if you need ’em.) And while you’re thinking about where you can put your money to work, it makes sense to apply that same consideration to your closet, too. To that end, we’ve put together a (by no means complete) list of black-owned fashion labels and clothing stores. Whether you’re looking for a fit-worthy sweatsuit or a masterfully crafted business suit, start here next time you’re stocking up.

In just seven short years, designer Kerby Jean-Raymond has built Pyer Moss into one of the most vital and consequential fashion labels in America.

Johnny

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