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Reader Favorite Style Buys of 2020

Reader Favorite Style Buys of 2020

Every December I round up the 12 most popular items on the blog from the year. No surprise here, 2020’s best selling items focused on casual comfort, and polished pieces to dress from the waist up 😉 

As we finally put a bow on this ridiculous year, below are the dozen pieces our community loved the most, still in stock with size ranges for all. 

Reader Favorite Style Buys of 2020

Top Style Buys of 2020

Stay-at-Home Loafers

The Starling Loafer

1. The Starling Loafer, $95 

Designed for at home entertaining these loafers are chic and feel heavenly. 

Layer Building Tee 

Old Navy Thermal Tee

2. Thermal Tee, $12 

Ideal for wearing with anything from jeans to leggings to pajama bottoms, available in nine colors in all sizes.

Shorts Alternative


Cropped Linen Pants

3. Cropped Linen Pants, $30  

If you are in a warm weather climate you can still pick up these lightweight pants in regular, tall and petite sizes in an array of colors and patterns. 

Sweatshirt with Style

J.Crew Button Collar Sweatshirt

4. Button Collar Sweatshirt, $29.50 

We all scooped up this Button Collar Sweatshirt for long days at home doing all the things. This is getting limited in size but still available up to a 3X. 

Under $30 Dress

Old Navy Sheath Dress

5. Sheath Dress, $27 

Right now this dress is about $25 (with the additional 20% off at checkout), available in all sizes including petite and tall. It’s a no brainer if you need a comfortable dress to wear as we slowly go back to “normal.” (See how to wear it here.)

Romper for Grown-Ups


Striped Terry Romper from Amazon

6. Terry Romper, $29 

I LIVED in this terry romper all summer, in olive and stripe (above). Think of this like pajamas you can leave the house in, it would be great to pack if you are spending the holidays some place warm. 

Designer Sneakers on Sale 

Cole Haan Margo Leather Sneaker

7. White Sneakers, $90

Elevate your casual outfits with these sophisticated, comfortable and year-round sneakers on sale for $100. 

Quilted Jacket

North Face Quilted Jacket

8. Quilted Jacket, $139 

If you are looking for a jacket that is lightweight AND will keep you warm consider this option from North Face. It comes in black and navy, runs true to size and acts as the perfect layer for running errands in and out of the car. 

Simple Jersey Dress


Boden Jersey Dress

9. Jersey Dress, $85  

This Boden Dress gets dozens of FIVE Star reviews for comfort and style. It’s an easy piece to dress up or down and will pack like a dream. 

Pant of the Year

Banana Republic Cargo Jogger

10. Cargo Jogger, $69.50  

2020 introduced us the beauty of the jogger, a polished alternative to sweatpants and leggings. This pair from Banana Republic is the hands down favorite. Your best color choices are navy (above), black, and olive. 

Basic Building Tee

J.Crew Cotton Tee

11. Cotton T-Shirt, $14.50 

This basic building tee comes in seven colors, but stick to neutrals like black, navy and white (above) in sizes up to 3X. 

Oversized Blazer


Old Navy Oversized Blazer

12. Oversized Blazer, $45 

Finally, this oversized “boyfriend” style blazer from Old Navy is available in regular, tall and petite. Readers loved the versatility of wear, from light washed jeans to pull on black pants, you can wear this to the office or on the weekends almost all year long. See outfit options here

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Reader Favorite Style Buys of 2020

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Mason Wilson

Wednesday 9th of December 2020

Old morning, I tried to look at purchasing on your shop sites , many were not working . I don’t know if it was on your end or not. You might want to check . Thermal tee, sweatshirt. Thanks, Mason

Megan Kristel

Wednesday 9th of December 2020

Thank, it looks like everything is working on my end.

Nancy Gardner

Tuesday 8th of December 2020

Megan, you inspire me to experiment with what I already own, and to add new items I would not have looked twice at while shopping. Thank you for opening my eyes to possiblities!

Megan Kristel

Tuesday 8th of December 2020

I love hearing that! Thank you!

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