Ideally, everyone learns how to develop and continuously evolve their own individual aesthetic and expression until a personal sense of style is discovered. To get there, each guy takes his own path, but a solid foundation of timeless gear is definitely required before anyone starts taking risks or makes rash decisions. In the interest of building a wardrobe that doesn't chase hype and will be well-stocked with versatile, durable pieces that will outlast whims and trends, this is a list that offers the strongest options at both aspirational and wallet-friendly prices. Of course, once these are in place, then there's plenty of other gear to cop. Whether you want to fill the gaps in your rotation, or need to build from the ground up, these are The Only 50 Items of Clothing You'll Ever Have to Buy, With Both Baller and Affordable Options.

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