8 Clothing Basics to Stock Your Teen Boy's Wardrobe With

If your teen doesn't like to shop and you do, shop our top eight basic clothing items to get his wardrobe started off on the right foot. Plot twist, he'll actually want to wear these classic clothing pieces that will surely become staples in his wardrobe.

Everyday Joggers

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You may have heard of joggers, but in case you haven't, they're a stylish pair of pants that are made to complete a comfortable and casual look. These American Eagle Twill Joggers are just what your teen needs to fit his sporty style. To create a comfy school outfit we suggest pairing these joggers with a tee, hoodie, and sneakers. Trust us, these joggers will surely turn into a staple item in his wardrobe as he wears them time and time again. ($50; ae.com)

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The Bomber

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It's always good to have a lightweight jacket on hand when an extra layer is needed, and the New Look Cotton Bomber is the perfect lightweight jacket for your teen. A staple that your teen will wear until it no longer fits, this navy bomber can be dressed up for a first date or kept casual with jeans and t-shirt. ($40; asos.com)

THIS COOL BOMBER IS A MUST HAVE

Trending Adidas

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A comfortable pair of sneakers is just what your teen boy needs to get through the school day—oh, and look really cool. This pair of Adidas EQT Support Adv Sneakers are designed with a retro look in mind, a sock-like construction, and plenty of cushioning. These versatile sneakers can literally go with anything from jeans to joggers. Your son will feel cool everyday with these Adidas sneakers! ($110; nordstrom.com)

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Essential Long-Sleeve Tee

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You can never get him enough long-sleeve tees. The Soft-Washed Color-Block Tee can easily be layered with a sweatshirt or jacket and paired with jeans, chino, or joggers. We know comfort is a high priority, but this key essential in a color block also makes for a stylish laid back look. ($19; oldnavy.gap.com)

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Faux Suede Cap

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If he's into baseball caps here's one to add to the collection. This Faux Suede Baseball Cap in gray is an accessory made for bad hair days, but can also make any casual outfit look super cool. A jean jacket with a plain white tee and those American Eagle joggers paired with sneakers is what we'd consider a home run. ($7; forever21.com)

TEXTURE + CAP = ADD TO CART

Basic Tee

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Now let's talk t-shirts. A basic tee is not only a staple, but one we can't get enough of. Your teen boy can never have enough simple t-shirts because they can be worn alone, with a pair of jeans, or as a layer under a casual button down or dress shirt. The Standard Fit Crew T-shirt from Target also has rolled sleeves that adds a small element of style making this plain t-shirt look even better. ($8; target.com)

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Joggers Part 2

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Joggers are trending across all styles of pants including sweatpants. This pair of Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Joggers are the ultimate "waking up late and needing to throw on something really quick in five minutes" pants. Unlike a regular pair of sweatpants, these joggers offer stylish and sporty vibes that won't leave him looking like a slob—sounds like a win to us! ($100; nike.com)

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Tee for the Teen

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Graphic tees are a great way to show personal taste and style. Even if your teen doesn't listen to Khalid, this American Teen Tee gives a classic look with a simple statement. Your son will easily be able to wear this tee year around whether it's summer or fall by simply adding a few layers. ($34; urbanoutfitters.com)

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