All the Under-$49 Items I Won't Feel Remotely Bad About Impulse-Buying


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If you happen to be in the mood to buy yourself a nice little something at a nice little price, you've come to the right place. At the request of a friend on a budget, I set out to find just a handful of on-trend fall items with friendly price tags—but quite a few hours and no fewer than 45 excellent finds later, here we are. 

Is your fall wardrobe still missing a cool pop of red? Need to replace the beanie you lost (again) last winter? Are you a sucker for chic knitwear? Let's roll. From everyday basics and classic wardrobe builders to buzzy items you might not be sure about splurging on, here is an absolute slew of cute things that are very worthy of an impulse purchase.

Natalie Cantell
Executive Director, Brand Studio

Natalie leads the style direction for the all content we create in partnership with our friends at various brands plus the legendary team of editors who work on those shoots and stories. She loves collaborating and storytelling, so it's a really fun role for her. It's also the first full-time job she's ever had⁠! She started out in her career as a very mediocre model who agreed to her first styling job to impress a photographer she had a crush on, which led her down a happy path of contributing to Vogue Australia and working as a stylist, fashion writer, and creative director for all sorts of brands and titles. She has a bachelor of communications, but most of her career opportunities came up thanks to some fleeting and accidental street style moments. She's been at Who What Wear for three and a half years and still loves to work as a freelance consultant with brands and designers to shoot their campaigns in NYC. She's originally from New Zealand, and Bondi Beach is her second home, but like just about every other 20-something, she fell in love with New York at some point. She lives in Williamsburg with her fiancé and their weird little dog, Ruby. If you ever need reccies for feel-good fashion, legit coffee spots, politics podcasts, or non-intimidating yoga studios, she's very much your girl.