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Amazon has already made a name for itself as one of the biggest retail marketplaces — and it’s full of hidden gems. It might not be the first destination you think of going to for clothing — but their in-house brand of apparel might change your mind.
The company created Amazon Essentials, which features everyday staples like comfortable sweatpants and crewneck T-shirts at extremely affordable prices.
Take for example the Amazon Essentials full-zip polar fleece jacket. This $28 jacket has racked up more than 14,000 reviews, with one buyer calling it “luxury at an economy price.”
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $28
Shoppers love this men’s polar fleece jacket with a high collar, full-zip front, and side seam pockets. It’s the perfect jacket for layering and cool weather. This jacket is available in 25 different colours and designs, including light grey heather, green camo, brown geo, cobalt and more.
Amazon Essentials’s men’s full-zip polar fleece jacket has earned a 4.5-star rating from Amazon shoppers with more than 14,000 reviews.
“I got this for my dad, and he loves it. The quality is great. It’s a light, yet warm and comfortable jacket,” wrote on Amazon shopper. “I would recommend this and buy it again.”
Another shopper called it a “great fleece jacket!”
In their review, they added, “This fleece jacket fits as expected, washed very well, good zipper, warm, soft. All around a great jacket. Great price too. Amazon Essentials has not disappointed us yet! Definitely recommend!”
“This was a good buy. The price was very reasonable. The fleece is quite thick and very warm. It has a full-length zip and two pockets with zips,” wrote another happy customer in their five-star review. “It is a substantial item and appears to be well made. Glad I bought this rather than paying three times as much for some well-known brands.”
If your interest in the line is piqued, check out 10 more top-rated Amazon Essentials below.
This Amazon Essentials crewneck sweater will be a comfy addition to your wardrobe this winter. It comes in 38 colours including, charcoal space-dye, light blue heather, blue/multi stripe, navy/green stripe and more. With a 4.3-star rating and more than 6,000 reviews, it’s safe to say this sweater is shopper-approved.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $25
This short-sleeve maxi dress will be perfect for the spring, layered with a jean jacket. This full-length maxi dress comes in eight different shades, including burgundy, navy and jade.
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $36
This open-front, lightweight cardigan comes in a longer length, making it perfect for layering. It has a 4.5-star rating with more than 1,000 reviews and comes in six different colours, including light grey heather and black.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $38
Amazon Essentials’s classic regular fit long sleeve shirt provides a stylish, buttoned-up look. This shirt is perfect for any occasion, including a wedding, a zoom meeting or dinner date. With a 4.4-star rating, many shoppers call this a “nice clean, professional shirt,” but others did warn that it runs large.
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $25
Think of all the dresses and jeans you can pair this cute heel sandal with during the spring. With a 4.4-star rating and more than 2,000 reviews, many shoppers call these heels “really comfortable” and a “great pair of shoes.”
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $34
A cardigan is a year-round wardrobe essential. This Amazon Essentials one comes in six colours, with sizes ranging from 1X through 6X.
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $35
If you’re a Marvel, Disney or Star Wars fan looking for a soft, comfortable hoodie, Amazon Essentials has the perfect sweatshirt for you. This hoodie comes with the Mickey Mouse logo, Star Wars logo and Marvel logo.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $37
For many people, winter coats are an essential item we wear every day. Parkas are perfect for the winter, especially if you live in an area with a lot of snow.
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $80
What’s a more appropriate material for winter than sherpa? This sherpa lined sweater is a great way to keep out the cold. It comes in sizes 2X-6X, with Tall sizing options as well.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $57
The Linus Chukka Boot is a budget-friendly dress shoe that will keep your wallet happy. It has a foam insole to add an extra layer of comfort.
SHOP IT: Amazon, from $63
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.