You don't have to pack away these pieces after you hit the gym or get home from the campsite.

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The arrival of a new season is a great time to take stock of your wardrobe basics.

We especially love basics that are versatile — those comfortable pieces that don’t have to be stowed away after hitting the gym or a taking camping trip. These picks can just as easily be worn out in the city and even to a casual office and, as basics, can pair with anything.

Brooks Men’s Fremont 9” Linerless Short ($52 at Brooks Trailhead, Wallingford, and These locally designed running shorts have enough length and polish that they wouldn’t seem out of place at brunch or a Mariners game.

Filson Field Short Sleeve Shirt ($58 at Filson, Sodo, and Available in four colors, this durable, locally designed shirt is ideal for your adventures in the great outdoors. And when you return, it can take you to a barbecue or the office.

Athleta Excursion Skort ($64 at Go hiking in style with this skort that has smartphone-sized pockets so you don’t miss a single Instagram opportunity. Pair it with your favorite top and you’ve got an easy outfit for happy hour or a casual dinner. In sizes XXS–2X.

Lululemon Street to Studio Pant II ($98 at Farmers market, gym, camping trip, kids’ playdate — these pants will get tons of use with their refined cut and lightweight, water-repellent fabric in five color options.

Splendid x Margherita Sportivo French Terry Sweatshirt ($128 at Nordstrom). This comfy terry-cloth sweatshirt is perfect to throw on for an evening barbecue or brewery meet-up. It’s cozy and eye-catching with its bright, colorblocked design.

More summer basics

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