There’s a guaranteed low-cost-per-wear and the freedom to try something—perhaps that pink fur beanie or gold-dipped oxfords—a little daring, a little wacky, or simply out of your comfort zone. Since we suspect that you appreciate a thrifty thrill as much as we do, we’ve rounded up the best of the best on a budget, so you can indulge in some not-so guilty pleasures.
This “plus cool” tiger tee would pair quite well with a black leather pencil skirt.
Zoe Karssen Le Plus Cool Cotton And Modal-Blend T-Shirt ($75)
As cozy as a sweater, but with the polish of a jacket, what more could a girl want?
Tulle Open Wrap Coat With Sherpa ($79)
The Beatle boot feels completely current in patent leather with a gold-plated heel.
Zara Metal Heel Ankle Boot ($99)
We’re digging the abstract zebra-like stripe on this knit.
O’Neill San Fran Sweater ($70)
Because your keys deserve to be stylishly accessorized too.
Morgan Parish Key Chain ($30)
Toms sure knows how to make charity a stylish endeavor. With every purchase of these timeless tortoise sunnies, a middle-school child will receive a prescription pair of glasses.
Toms Bellevue 51mm Sunglasses ($98) in Blonde Tortoise
Is a diaphanous camisole the most practical of purchases? No, but since when should pretty little delicates be practical?
The Lake & Stars Classic Camisole ($80)
A veiled pom-pom beanie is a bit over-the-top in the best of ways.
kate spade new york Fit To Be Tied Veil Hat ($88)
These studs are a little bit creepy, and entirely cool.
Pamela Love Oculus Earrings ($70) in Bronze
American Eagle has been crushing it in the outerwear department lately. Case in point: this quilted bomber.
AE Quilted Baseball Jacket ($70)
These petite, horn studs are a jewelry game-changer.
K/LLER COLLECTION Rose Gold Claw Stud Earrings ($95)
The rise of the holographic trend has only fueled our obsession with shiny things. We’re not above wrapping everything, including our laptops, in the mesmerizing material.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Techno 13’’ Computer Case ($96)
Why is everything (especially these slip-on loafers) cooler when rendered in denim?
Rivieras Leisure Shoes Denim Jean Leisure Slip-Ons ($95)
Prepare to be addicted; your lips might never be the same.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar ($18) in Anime
The perfection is in the simplicity.
Kate Spade Saturday Buckle-Over Mini Skirt ($90) in Moss
We have Madewell to thank for this example of geometric color-blocking at its finest.
Madewell Colorstep Sweater ($88) in Antique Cream
We came for Diptyque’s candles, and now we’re staying for their fragrances, like this heavenly citrus and floral scent.
Diptyque L’eau De Neroli ($48)
It’s beyond time to ditch your t-shirt and boxer shorts combo for something a little chicer. This lace and striped romper will be just as comfortable, we promise.
Eberjey Maritime Striped Stretch-Jersey Playsuit ($90)
A green biker jacket feels like a refreshing alternative to basic black, but it is just as versatile.
BB Dakota Missy Moto Jacket ($98)
We’re quite impressed by this top’s Equipment vibe at a fraction of the price.
Daniel Rainn Printed Vegan Leather Trim Blouse ($69)
Give your black work trousers a break in favor of these pleated, cranberry cropped pants.
Article& Cadet Pant ($65)
Bracelet layering 101: a dangling element (or in the case of this charming bracelet, two) adds movement and depth to your stack.
Daniela Bustos Maya Pulsera Iris Bracelet ($55)
The idea of a blue fur stole seems a little bold, but at under $50 it might just pay to walk on the wild side.
ASOS Faux Fur Lapel Collar ($43)
In the often kitschy, usually cheesy world of phone cases, this restrained marble print is refreshing.
Case Scenario Element Cover for iPhone 5 ($20)
Bad hair day or no, we can’t resist topping our look with this two-tone, herringbone hat.
Eugenia Kim Corey Basaeball Hat ($57) in Pink/Khaki
Camouflage may not be your go-to, but at this price you don’t really have an excuse not to try the popular trend.
Express Camouflage Stretch Cotton Jacket ($98)
Our secret weapon against dry office air? This lightly floral-scented cream we keep stashed in our desk drawer.
Lollia At Last Shea Butter Handcreme ($25)
The rest of our lingerie drawer just got jealous.
SKIVVIES By For Love & Lemons Papillon Butterfly Applique Bralette ($83)
Beyonce was recently spotted wearing these sunglasses. Need we say more?
Le Specs Ziggy ($69)
This structured bag with snakeskin accents is what a working girl’s dreams are made of.
Rachel Rachel Roy New Classic Messenger ($89)
Fair warning: this dress is so comfortable, you may never want to take it off.
ASOS Midi Dress In Nepi With 3/4 Sleeves ($54)
A d’orsay cut plus vampy red color equals your new girls’ night out shoe.
Shoe Cult by Nasty Girl Siren Pump ($68)
This menswear-inspired silk scarf is proof that we’ll never quite tire of borrowing from the boys.
Madewell Houndstooth Grid Scarf ($55)
Adding oomph to your all-black ensemble is easy with this furry spotted belt.
Gap Printed Calf Hair Belt ($30) in Black/White
Dry winter lips, you have met your match.
Herbivore Botanicals Lip Butter ($12)
Camo and velour: a combination so wrong it’s right.
Zara Camouflage Velour Top ($70)
This classic schoolgirl satchel is just waiting for a monogram on the flap.
ASOS Bag With Curved Handle ($57)
Indulge your inner bohemian with this airy, embroidered top.
Kimchi Blue Cynthia Embroidered Chiffon Top ($69)
These skinnies have the edgy vibe of leather minus the prohibitive price tag.
Blank Denim Pocket Pleaser Wax Coated Skinny Jean ($88)
You don’t have to be a lumberjack to appreciate the relaxed feel that a buffalo check flannel can lend an outfit.
Penfield Chatham Buffalo Plaid Flannel Shirt ($80) in Red Black
There’s something sweet about a tomboy tennis shoe rendered in girly pink.
Soludos Suede Derby Sneakers ($65)
This pale dove gray polish is the continuation of summer’s light nail color trend.
Nars Limited Edition Nail Polish ($19) in Galathee
Attention all miniskirt-loving ladies: this striped tweed number should be at the top of your list.
Hive & Honey Tweed Stripe Skirt ($59)
This modern and minimalist choker echoes the cool girl ethos of Celine.
Jules Smith Rose Golden Americana Choker ($98)
We’re trying to picture a coat that wouldn’t go with this scarf, and it’s proving impossible.
Paula Bianco Two Tone Tassel Scarf ($85)
You would think a furry pink beanie would skew pre-teen girl, but something about this one feels delightfully perverse.
Andrea Pompilio Rabbit Fur Beanie Hat ($71)
Mixed prints have never looked better.
500 BC Green Meno Tote ($88)
Because really, a girl can never have too many striped tees.
Reformation Delphine Top ($78)
Behold, the perfect fall coat for under $90. You’re welcome.
Choies Brown Wool Coat With Contrast Color Collar ($85)
Whether you follow your horoscope or not, there’s no denying this zodiac scarf is a stellar.
Club Monaco Nora Zodiac Wool Scarf ($90)
Kate Hudson in Ann Taylor’s campaigns may have had a little something to do with our immediate need for these leopard pants.
Ann Taylor Maven Leopard Jacquard Ankle Pants ($90)
All of our old sweaters feel fresh again with this sweet, bejeweled collar.
DKNY Embellished Silk-Blend Twill Collar ($95)
As far as chunky knit sweaters go, this one is tops.
Hive & Honey Donegal Pullover ($69)
Call off the search. We’ve finally found the perfect slouchy jeans.
Free People Monaghan Relaxed Skinny ($98)
This stone-bedecked bangle will look right at home on your little wrist.
Stella & Bow Dr. Jekyll ($69)
These primary-colored socks delight both our inner child and inner hipster.
Moss Socks Color Mix Socks ($22)
A modern-day Cher Horowitz would most certainly wear this paneled plaid mini.
SheInside Dark Grey Plaid Asymmetric Wool-Blend Skirt ($32)
If there ever was a fancy flat, these clover green snakeskin slip-ons are it.
Chinese Laundry Sasha Python Flats ($59)
Who knew Forever 21 does minimalism, and does it well?
Forever 21 Minimalist Faux Leather Clutch ($20)
Every fall, like clockwork, a buffalo check suddenly feels so right.
Aritzia TNA Grouse Sweater ($85)
The peach hue on this buttery leather shopper feels slightly more interesting than a black or brown version, but is still just as versatile.
American Apparel L’epicier Leather Bag ($95) in Peach
If two devastatingly cool jackets (one denim, the other varsity) had a baby, this would be it.
River Island Black Jersey Sleeve Hooded Denim Jacket ($70)
Alexander Wang-inspired? Probably. At the top of our shopping list? Definitely.
Wells Grace Stella Blouse ($69)
Pajamas or shirt: who says you need to choose?
Scotch Soda Pyjama Inspired Shirt With Piping ($99)
Please meet the most versatile layering piece you will own. We think you two will get along swimmingly.
Rhyme Los Angeles Tapestry Vegan Leather Vest ($79)
Now that the H&M-owned brand has finally made it stateside, we can’t wait to stock our closet with their gorgeous, minimalist pieces.
COS V-Neck Champbray Top ($95)
We’d like to introduce you to the world’s most flattering suede bootie.
Ecote Growler Suede Ankle Boot ($69)
This pajama-inspired printed blouse has the appeal of a vintage find, without the questionable previous ownership.
Free People Ethnic Diamonds Button Down ($88) in Ivory
Don’t ask. Just listen.
Midnight Rider Listen To Townes Tee ($60)
We can’t think of a single reason not to snag this utterly elegant necklace.
Isabel Marant Yuhei Necklace ($80)
Hello, casual Friday flats. Still sharp, but completely comfortable.
Steven Elina Ankle Strap Flats ($99)
This tweed moto jacket is the sort of item you’ll have to keep from wearing too often—just so your other clothes don’t feel neglected.
Isabel Lu Knit Moto Jacket ($98)
How can a Fjallraven backpack get more adorable you ask? Simple: make a bite-size, pink version.
Fjallraven Kanken Mini Backpack ($55)
As Francophiles, we had to have this muscle tank. Quelle surprise!
Lovers + Friends Merci Muscle Tee ($48)
Picture these gold oxfords with a sharp tuxedo a la Janelle Monae.
Bass Ely Oxford ($70)
Don’t worry, our jaws dropped too when we saw how affordable this ultra-sleek backpack is.
French Connection Buckle Up Rucksack ($98)
An effortlessly cool silk blouse is the foundation of any great wardrobe, a wise woman once said.
Everlane Silk Blouse Rounded Collar ($80)
We have no scientific data to back this up, but the more you wear tasseled loafers, the cooler you become. Start with this pair.
ASOS Mandem Pointed Flat Shoes ($62)
We suspect this ring would look adorable alongside any nail lacquer.
Baublebar Tiny Triangle Ring ($58)
Time for a black denim refresh? Look no further.
Cheap Monday Tight Jeans New Black ($75)
These palazzo pants make us want to run away and be European street style stars.
Mango Trousers ($80)
We never thought it could happen, but we’re proud to present the best camel coat under $100.
H&M Coat in Camel ($80)
Transitioning to fall never felt fun, until this graphic umbrella came around.
Stella McCartney Submarine Umbrella ($72)
Start the season off right with this versatile knit beanie. (Yes, $13!)
Old Navy Women’s Marled Beanie ($13)
Our epic journey to find the perfect petite purse has finally come to a close.
Anthropologie Glossed Mini Satchel ($88)
Indiana Jones meets Alexa Chung—our idea of the perfect hat.
Roc Headwear Wool Hat By Roc Eyewear ($85)
Come holiday party season, you’ll be armed and ready with this dress in tow. Until then, pair it with a leather jacket and hit the town!
Talula Lambeth Dress ($65)
Why wouldn’t we carry our phone in a snakeskin leather case?
A.P.C. Snakeskin Leather iPhone Case ($90)
Message received: printed pants are here to stay!
Need Supply The Rocha Pants ($68)
Voila! A less intimidating way to tackle the two-tone trend.
River Island Black Two-Tone Ankle Cuff Sandals ($90)
Bomber jackets were all over the fall runways, which is one of many reasons why you should consider introducing this version to your closet.
Express Soft Bomber Jacket ($70)
Simple it may be, there’s no denying this necklace is sure to turn heads.
Whistles Large Glass Pendant ($60)
The model-off-duty recipe has only a handful of ingredients, and you’re looking at one of them.
Mikkat Market Collarless Drawstring Utility Jacket ($69)
If you’re into that French girl thing, this turtleneck would pair nicely with a simple shift dress. We’re just saying.
Club Monaco Julie Solid Turtle ($80)
We’ve been swooning over full leather skirts for quite sometime, and it’s not too late to jump on bandwagon.
Ruche Take A Chance Pleasted Leatherette Skirt ($49)
Spending a fortune on your office wardrobe not your thing? Meet: these trousers.
Gap Slim Cropped Wool Pants $55