25 Things That'll Probably Make You Think "Damn That's Cute, Express"


Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women’s.

1. A pair of high-waisted cropped leggings that are as comfortable as possible. Gotta love a good pair of leggings that you’ll be able to wear everywhere!

model wearing the leggings in black

Express

Price: $22.50 (originally $30; available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

2. A pleated-back floral top for those who appreciate a classic blouse that can be paired seamlessly with any outfit. Who doesn’t love a floral print?

The long-sleeved top

Express

Price: $58 (available in sizes XS-XL)

3. A high-waisted croc vegan leather skirt because hopefully, you’ll have an occasion to wear this very soon. It’s truly a timeless piece, so even if it’s not till next holiday season that you get to break it out, you’ll be happy you invested in this closet staple.

model wearing the skirt with their hands in the pockets

Express

Price: $60 (available in sizes XXS-XL)

4. A pair of high-waisted raw hem skinny jeans you can reach for every day! It’ll make getting ready in the morning 10X easier and faster.

model wearing the raw hem high waisted skinny jeans

Express

Promising review: “I love these jeans! So cute, comfortable, fit and look great, and aren’t too thin and cheap feeling while still being flexible and comfortable to move around in.” —rachellaitala

Price: $66 (originally $88; available in petite, regular, and tall sizes 00-14)

5. A pair of round-frame sunglasses so you can rock a super ’70s look, because that decade is absolutely back in fashion.

The pair of round-frame sunglasses in shiny gold

Express

Price: $44

6. A bow barette, because we could all use a little bow detailing in our lives. It’s a great way to add a little sweet energy to an outfit and will look cool contrasted with a casual pair of trousers.

The bow barette in navy

Express

Promising review: “I never thought I would personally own one of these, but I am so glad I bought it! It’s the perfect little accessory for almost any outfit. I’ve worn it with fancier outfits, but also casual/cute ones as well. It does not hurt or snag onto your hair. Very secure too. Love it!” —Madison

Price: $14 (available in two colors)

7. A pair of white convertible hem jean shorts that will take your right back to summer. These crisp and clean-looking shorts will pair perfectly with any tank. Throw on a kitten heel and you have a super simple and polished summer look!

on the left, model wearing the shorts uncuffed. on the right, model wearing the shorts cuffed

Express

Price: $60 (available in sizes 00-18)

8. A layered chain pendant necklace for those of us who like a chunky necklace situation, but hate the detangling process that comes with the territory of layering,

the layered chain pendant necklace

Express

Promising review: “Highly recommend Express jewelry. It’s the best quality, style, and the trendy pieces are standouts. Really recommend this necklace.” —Vidu

Price: $28

9. A body contour V-neck sweater, because sometimes a tight-fitting top is really the only way to go. It’ll help pull together any outfit and will look especially cute balanced out with a pair of baggy pants.

model wearing the tan ribbed sweater

Express

Promising review: “Loved this top! The material is super comfy and stretchy. I got the ‘naked’ color it’s just perfect.” —Fbby

Price: $64 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

10. A pair of super high waisted flare pants so you can make a daytime outfit a little more structured or create a dressy nighttime ensemble that will transform any regular old blazer.

model wearing the pants in black

Express

Promising review: “These pants are good quality and fit so well. I’m in between a large and medium usually, and I went with a medium in these pants and they fit perfectly. The length is great (I am 5’9″, so maybe too long for a really short person). Best quality of pants I have gotten from Express in a really long time.” —asdfs

Price: $60 (available in sizes XXS-XL)

11. A ribbed crewneck with padded shoulders that is maybe the perfect sweater? Its sandshell color reminds me of summers at the cape and its super cute ribbed construction is the perfect balance of preppy and modern.

model wearing the ribbed sweater in sandshell

Express

Price: $70 (available in three colors and sizes XXS-XL)

12. A barbed-wire toggle chain necklace for those who have an appreciation for beautiful metalwork. It’s a unique bauble that’s both a conversation piece an an everyday wardrobe staple.

the silver necklace

Express

Promising review: “This look truly reminds me of being back in the nineties with the chunky chain necklaces but definitely now with an added touch of class and style!” —JaxHM

Price: $28

13. A body contour V-neck tee, because who couldn’t use another black T-shirt in their life? This one is a fun take on the classic V and can be worn formally or super casually with a pair of jeans.

model wearing the tee in black

Express

Promising review: “Very thick (double lined) top that is close-fitting. Good for a professional setting. Will order some more as a staple. Clean lines. Looks more expensive. Very form-fitting but also long. Should size up if the room is required around the abdominal area.” —Jacquisse

Price: $23.80 (originally $34; available in three colors and sizes XXS-XL)

14. A ribbed shawl cardigan so you can stay cozy and lounge-y all day long. It’ll feel like you’re wrapped in a blanket, but since this has arm holes you can actually be mobile.

model wearing the ribbed shawl cardigan in gray with their hands int he pockets, then a close-up on the ribbed detail

Express

Promising review: “I just got this in the mail and I love it! The fabric is so soft and cozy. It will be perfect for these cold winter days! The fit is TTS.” —Fashionista1221

Price: $98 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

15. A color block sweater that’s the perfect yin-yang balance. It’s a fun way to play with pattern while still remaining neutral if you aren’t big on color.

model wearing the sweater in white and black

Express

Promising review: “This sweater is so cute and fun. Especially in the times of Zoom calls, it gives such a cute touch to your traditional top. I love the color blocking and wish it came in different colors.” —LeighG1

Price: $80 (available in sizes XXS-XL)

16. A pleated trenchcoat for those of us who are headed into a chilling spring. It’s just heavy enough to protect you against harsh weather, while still being light enough to be breathable on balmier days.

model wearing the pleated trench coat in beige, both closed and open

Express

Promising review: “My husband got me this coat for Valentine’s day. I have been wanting a tan trench coat for years. For the price, it is amazing quality and fits very well. I would highly recommend it. It can be dressed up or down and there are really endless ways to style it. It is one of those classic pieces everyone should have.” —CPack

Price: $158 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

17. A pair of Dolce Vita sandals so you can look super cute without killing your feet. These low kitten heels are just tall enough to add a little formality to your look but small enough that you can wear them out to run errands.

black studded slide sandals

Express

Price: $120 (available in two colors and sizes 6-10)

18. A cozy puff sleeve sweatshirt that is truly the only item you’ll need this winter. If you’ve been rocking the same sweatsuit since March, it’s time for an upgrade.

model wearing the sweatshirt in cream

Express

Price: $64 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

19. A pair of super high-waisted straight-leg jeans for those of us who are NOT on board with the return of low-rise jeans. Plus, it’s the perfect cut and color of denim to wear with a t-shirt and sneakers.

Model wearing the frayed hem medium wash jeans

Express

Price: $60 (originally $80; available in sizes 00-18)

20. A satin button front bodysuit because sometimes we could all use a little silkiness in our lives. It’s super soft and will look incredible in the summer paired with shorts.

model wearing the bodysuit in pomegranate tucked into jeans

Express

Price: $48 (available in three colors and sizes XXS-XL)

21. A balloon sleeve turtleneck so you can stay as cozy as possible while also looking super stylish. You really can’t go wrong with a black turtleneck.

model wearing black turtleneck with smocked detail balloon sleeves

Express

Promising review: “The sleeves on this sweater are so detailed and super cute. Fits perfectly and looks so cute on. I like how you can dress it up or wear it with a cute pair of jeans.” —Rhorho90

Price: $68 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-L)

22. A pair of high-waisted vegan leather pants, because we all deserve to feel like Sandy from Grease. Except this time you won’t be getting a personality makeover, just a wardrobe makeover, which is way better.

model wearing the pair of super high waisted vegan leather pants in black

Express

Price: $40.50 (originally $54; available in sizes XXS-XL)

23. A cowl-neck midi slip dress that is sure to become your favorite formal piece. It has a beautiful construction and its slinky appearance is balanced out by its neutral tone.

model wearing the cowl neck midi slip dress in pecan, shown from front and back

Express

Price: $88 (available in two colors and sizes XXS-XL)

24. A puffy-shoulder wrap top for your next important WFH meeting. It’ll make you feel super chic and pu- together so you can tackle whatever the day throws at you.

model wearing subtly snake-print wrap top in pale peony

Express

Promising review: “Love this blouse with black slacks or dark skinny jeans for the office. It’s so pretty.” —Jang6245

Price: $60 (available in three colors and sizes XXS-XL)

25. A metallic-striped, chain-trim jacket, because a good in-between weather jacket is hard to come by. This will look amazing over a dress when the weather gets warm or layered under a larger coat in the fall.

model wearing the open-front jacket

Express

Price: $128 (available in sizes XXS-XL)

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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