8 closet essentials under $40 at Nordstrom you can wear all year

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When the weather transitions from cold to warm (or vice versa), you’ll inevitably need to make some swaps in your closet. Boots and heavy coats just don’t need to take up space in your closet during the summer months. Similarly, there’s no need to have your denim shorts and flip-flops out with snow on the ground.

But believe it or not, there are some wardrobe essentials you can keep in your outfit rotation all year. These classic, versatile pieces not only work no matter the season, but they really don’t go out of style, so you’ll always look good wearing them.

Whether you’re on a budget and want to make the most of the money you spend or you’re committed to living a “lifestyle of less,” you’ll definitely want to check out the closet essentials below from Nordstrom. They’re all under $40, and you really can wear them year-round.

Treasure & Bond Side Ruched Body-Con Dress, $35.40 (Orig. $59)

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This Treasure & Bond Side Ruched Body-Con Dress will look good in the spring and summer with sandals or cute white sneakers, but you can also make it work in the fall and winter with tights, ankle boots and a cardigan or leather jacket.

Levi’s Wedgie High-Waist Crop Straight-Leg Jeans, $37.59 (Orig. $89.50)

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Don’t miss your chance to grab these best-selling, super flattering Levi’s Wedgie High-Waist Crop Straight-Leg Jeans while they’re on sale for less than $40.

Zella High-Waist Studio Lite Pocket 7/8 Leggings, $38.90 (Orig. $65)

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Perfect for exercising or just lounging around the house, these soft and stretchy Zella High Waist Studio Lite Pocket 7/8 Leggings are a must-have.

Halogen Raw Edge Tank, $29.40 (Orig. $49)

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You may think this pretty Halogen Raw Edge Tank is only for the summer months, but you’re wrong. Pair it with a blazer or cardigan in the cooler months, and you’re good to go.

Nordstrom Gathered Mock-Neck Top, 38.35 (Orig. $59)

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This Nordstrom Gathered Mock-Neck Top is the perfect work top for any month of the year. It will look good with trousers, a pencil skirt and more.

Whetherly Daniel High-Waist Step ‘Em Baby Bootcut Jeans, $26.97 (Orig. $89)

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Don’t need another pair of skinny jeans? Try these Whetherly Daniel High-Waist Step ‘Em Baby Bootcut Jeans that are comfy, flattering and perfect for any casual occasion. You can wear them with boots, sneakers, sandals and heels.

Open Edit Organic Cotton Blend T-Shirt, $20.30 (Orig. $29)

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You need a simple, soft tee in your wardrobe. This Open Edit Organic Cotton Blend T-Shirt is made from eco-friendly organic cotton and feels great against your skin.

Halogen Ribbed Crewneck Sweater, $24.50 (Orig. $49)

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This Halogen Ribbed Crewneck Sweater will be a staple during the cold weather months, but it’s also an ideal cover-up for cool spring and summer nights or in places with the AC blasting.

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