Basics for Everybody: 10 Must-Have Basics From Gap We’re Stocking Up on for Fall

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Fall is just around the corner, which means one thing and one thing only: it’s time for a wardrobe change.

As you take all of your most-worn summer apparel out from your dresser and put it into storage until next year, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear next. Your best crewneck? Cool flannels galore? Boots on boots on boots?

Whatever you plan on wearing, every great outfit starts with the basics — t-shirts, underwear, socks, joggers, sweaters. So as you turn the page on the summer style season, it’s time to replace your worn-out boxer briefs, tired old hoodies and those socks with a growing hole on the heel. And right now, there’s no better place to snag some stellar deals on basics than Gap.

Gap is the place for affordable and durable menswear staples to help complete your outfit. From comfortable joggers to some of the best t-shirts on the market, Gap really has it all at a price anyone can get behind.

To make things even better, Gap is currently holding multiple sales right now. From 8/18 to 8/21, you can save an extra 50% off sale styles. Plus, you can snag an extra 10% off on regular price styles (with code YOURS). Finally, Gap has all the athleisure staples you need starting at just $35.

All in all, essentially everything is on sale right now.

As you prepare your Fall wardrobe, check out 10 ten men’s basics below including some with heavy markdowns. Remember: these sales end soon!

1. Classic T-Shirt

Hear us out: you can’t go wrong with a basic white t-shirt no matter the season. And with Gap’s Classic T-Shirt marked down, we recommend buying one for every day of the week. As we ride out the rest of the summer, wear this baby solo to beat the heat. As fall and winter come barreling through, this white tee will look great under flannels, crewnecks and winter sweaters. Because it’s white this shirt will match with anything you pair it with no matter what. Tuck it into a pair of belted jeans and add a pair of boots to go neutral as we head into September.

$19.95 | NOW $13.50

Classic T-Shirt Courtesy of Gap


2. GapFit Tech Joggers

Joggers have become a modern menswear must-have even if you don’t wear them for their intended use. The GapFit Tech Joggers are as comfortable as they are good-looking making them a go-to basic for the fall and winter. Dress these up with your favorite pair of kicks and a logo hoodie for days out on the town or dull ’em down with a basic crewneck with socks and sandals on laundry days. Best part? They’re on sale right now until the 24th.

$59.95 | NOW $42.30

GapFit Tech Joggers Courtesy of Gap


3. Vintage Khakis in Slim Fit with GapFlex

Just imagine these vintage khakis paired with a striped tee, denim jacket and white sneakers this fall. Pants cuffed at the bottom, of course. The idea is truly *chef’s kiss*. These comfortable khakis reimagine that classic work look by offering a stylish palomino brown color that will make you actually want to tell people you’re wearing khakis. Sport these in the office, at the bar, on a picnic, wherever.

$59.95 | NOW $42.30

Vintage Khakis in Slim Fit with GapFlex Courtesy of Gap


4. Gapfit Tech Fleece Hoodie

You can’t go wrong with a casual hoodie in cooler weather. The two simply pair together like salt and pepper. The Gapfit Tech Fleece Hoodie is here for all of your fall days when you need it most. From workouts to couch hangs to mailbox trips to coffee shop runs, you can do it all in this. There are a number of colors available but we’re semi-obsessed with this look in cream moonstone. Just look how pristine it looks.

$59.95 | NOW $42.30

Gapfit Tech Fleece Hoodie Courtesy of Gap


5. Soft Flex Slim Jeans with Washwell™

Jeans are some of the most sought-after basics we can think of. But, good-looking pairs of jeans that are also durable can cost you an arm and a leg. What’s the point? Might as well just continue to wear the same pair you’ve been wearing for the past five years at that point, right? Thankfully, Gap’s got a solution with these handsome and affordable Soft Flex Slim Jeans. Sizes range from 28W to 42W and have just the right amount of stretch for moving around all day. Trust us, you’re never going to want to take them off.

To keep it real, this is one of the best deals we’ve seen yet.

$79.95 | NOW $36.00

Soft Flex Slim Jeans with Washwell™ Courtesy of Gap


6. GapFit Recycled Active T-Shirt

Soft? Check. Moisture-wicking? Check. Odor protecting? Checkity, check, check. The GapFit Recycled Active T-Shirt is perfect for workouts big and small. It works to keep you comfortable in active settings so you don’t have to worry about drying off or smelling during sets and runs. Lounging around the house? This shirt is hard to beat when it comes to a comfortable couch sit. A shirt as versatile as this will have you coming back in a month or two to grab a few more in different colors. Maybe do it now while it’s on sale.

$49.95 | NOW $35.10

GapFit Recycled Active T-Shirt Courtesy of Gap


7. 7″ Easy Shorts With E-Waist

Although we’ve recently become way too into the 5-inch inseam shorts trend, we’re going to be adding two more inches from now until next summer. It’s going to get chilly quick, people! Those two extra inches will do wonders! These Easy Shorts from Gap come with an E-waist for added comfort and a variety of colors to match whatever you choose to wear with them. They’ve got a good amount of stretch to them for added moveability and come in sizes XS to XXL.

$39.95 | NOW $35.95

7" Easy Shorts With E-Waist Courtesy of Gap


8. Organic Cotton Polo Shirt

The polo shirt might feel as if it’s specifically centered toward summer office casual Fridays and Florida golf courses, but don’t get it twisted. Polo shirts are an all-year option to rep under most casual circumstances. With that said, the Organic Cotton Polo Shirt is about to be your newest polo go-to for fall. It’s made with 100% organically grown cotton and has a relaxed fit to keep you looking cool, calm and collected all day through.

$34.95 | NOW $22.50

Organic Cotton Polo Shirt Courtesy of Gap


9. 5″ Breathe Boxer Briefs

While they aren’t necessarily the basics you’d consider to complete an outfit, they’re still… the basics you actually need to complete an outfit. Who wants to spend a day outside in the world fully commando in the fall? Absolutely not us. These breathable boxer briefs from Gap are all you need to replenish that underwear drawer. They come in a variety of muted colors and fit like a glove.

$16.95 | NOW $9.90

5" Breathe Boxer Briefs Courtesy of Gap


10. Slub Crewneck Sweater

All you’re missing before fall? A handsome, lightweight jacket that will keep you warm in the autumn breeze. This is one of the best basics for colder weather due to just how frequently it will come in handy. It has a modern slub fit that looks relaxed yet semi-formal to give it some versatility, it comes in a number of solid colors and can be found in extended sizes up to 3XL. This is truly the basic of all basics for the upcoming season.

$59.95 | NOW $53.95

Slub Crewneck Sweater Courtesy of Gap