I'm an Expert at Finding the Biggest Trends at Affordable Prices—10 Items to Buy

We all have our special skills. Aside from making the best scrambled eggs you'll ever taste, as Who What Wear's senior fashion market editor, I've also become quite the expert at analyzing the biggest seasonal trends and bringing them to you at the most affordable prices (that still look expensive!). In other words, you can look on-trend without spending a fortune. That's music to our ears!

If you're looking to add some of-the-moment styles to your fall wardrobe, then you've come to the right place, because today I'm sharing some of the major fall trends along with plenty of affordable shopping picks. Whether you're into ballet flats or bomber jackets, keep scrolling for the items that will keep you looking stylish this season. And the best part? Everything is under $150.

Bomber Jackets

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From oversize silhouettes to cropped styles, the fashion crowd can't get enough of this season's trending bomber jackets. They're easy to dress up or down and they add an instantly cool touch to any outfit.

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Maxi Hemlines

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It's all about long and streamlined silhouettes that fall down past the ankles this season. Whether you go for a skirt, dress, or coat, maxi hemlines are one of the coolest ways to look on-trend this season.

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Relaxed Jeans

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Whether you go for a low and loose silhouette or a high-waisted, wide-leg style, relaxed jeans are here to stay for fall 2022—and they couldn't be cooler.

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Oversize Striped Sweaters

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Tap into your inner coastal grandma and opt for an oversize striped sweater—a timeless trend that's everywhere right now.

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Ballet Flats

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Ballet flats are back for fall 2022, and while you may not be able to get a famous pair of Miu Miu's on a budget, there are still plenty of chic options to pull off the trend this season.

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Long, Silky Slip Dresses

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Long, silky slip dresses are in the limelight this autumn. Pair them with oversize leather bomber jackets or cozy, soft sweaters once the temps start to cool.

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Vests

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A chic vest has the ability to add polish to an outfit in an instant—and the fashion set can't get enough of them. Wear alone with relaxed trousers while the temps are still pleasant, then layer under a blazer or overcoat once it starts to get cool.

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Leather Jackets

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Leather jackets are having a major moment this season. From heavy-duty distressed leather to oversize biker silhouettes, moto jackets, leather blazers, and trench coats—all styles and silhouettes are fair game.

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All Things Sheer

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Fresh and feminine, sheer fabrics dominated the F/W 22 runways (particularly in a pretty palette of pastels and neutral hues). Try pairing a turtleneck with a sheer skirt for a trend-forward fall look.

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50 Shades of Pink

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From fuchsia to soft pastels, pink (in every shade) is trending hard this fall (the Barbiecore trend is well and truly thriving). Luckily, it pairs beautifully with neutral beige, gray, brown, and blue hues—making it easy to style with pretty much anything in your wardrobe. 

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Up next, 44 knit dresses that feel fresh and on-trend for fall.

Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.