Of course, we’d all kill for Lauren Santo Domingo’s covetable collection of designer duds, but if that goal feels just a bit out of reach, there are still plenty of ways to achieve a wardrobe that only looks expensive. There are style tips to try and outfit formulas you can re-create. Then there are a handful of budget-friendly pieces you can invest (relatively little) in to ensure your overall wardrobe is elevated. You know, pieces that give any outfit that finishing touch and make it feel luxe. What exactly are they? You’re about to find out.
Read about and shop 10 under-$50 buys for an expensive-looking wardrobe below.
Even the most affordable gold pendant necklace can somehow look like a valuable heirloom when styled with simple sweaters, tops, and tees.
Whether you're wearing jeans or joggers, a casual blazer will add instant polish to your look.
An ill-fitting or unflattering bra can instantly downgrade even the strongest looks, so investing in the right undergarments for every kind of outfit is definitely worth it.
Making sure your T-shirt is fresh before completing your outfit is equivalent to an artist ensuring their canvas isn't worn out before beginning a work of art. After all, shouldn't your outfit be a masterpiece?
Swap out your basic skirt for something that pops, and your entire look will follow suit.
When accessories like these earrings are part of your daily wardrobe, people will only wonder what's up your sleeve for special occasions.
Anyone who likes to tuck in their shirts can benefit from a bodysuit, which, by nature, looks like a perfectly tucked top without requiring you to constantly adjust.
While you may need to wear a bag like this to work, if you opt for one on the weekends as well, you'll be doing yourself a favor.
No matter the shoe style, (faux) suede makes everything look 10 times the price.
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