8 Spring 2021 Trends You Can Wear Right Now (for Under $100)

2021 can’t get here soon enough (am I right?)—and sartorially speaking, there’s plenty of fresh and modern trends to look forward to next year. The Spring/Summer 2021 collections were rife with comfortable, creative, and covetable pieces—including plenty of elevated takes on basics, mood-boosting new colors, and the coolest silhouettes. The best part? You don’t have to wait until next year to sport them. Below, we’ve rounded up some of the biggest Spring 2021 trends that you can easily wear right now. Bonus: they won't set you back your entire paycheck either. In fact, all our picks today are under-$100. From luxe house slippers (not just meant for the house) to slouchy suiting and statement checker prints, get ahead of the fashion curve and shop these affordable pieces below before everyone else.

Bubblegum Pink


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Vibrant bubblegum pink is set to be one of the biggest color trends for spring 2021—spotted on everything from shirts to dresses and skirt suits on the runways. The lively color is surprisingly versatile—pairing beautifully with beiges, whites, and grays. Wear the color now in the form of a cool knit dress or sweater.


House Shoes


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Our penchant for comfort this year has resulted in the rise of the humble house slipper—and we're 100% here for it! The spring collections were rife with cozy and cool iterations that you'll most certainly want to wear out of the house too.

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Open-Back Dresses


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Backless tops have had a major moment this season and we're seeing the captivating trend continue into spring—with open-back dresses in particular set to reign supreme.

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Checker Prints


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We saw some fun prints in the spring collections, and checkerboard was certainly a standout style. The pattern is already buzzing on Instagram and adds a fun touch to any outfit.

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Knit Sets


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The luxe-looking trend is here to stay for spring 2021. Matching knit skirt, shorts, and pants sets were spotted in a myriad of spring collections proving the comfy co-ord has staying power.

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Second Skin Tops


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In terms of top trends, we saw tissue-thin second skin tops stealing the limelight. Opt for one in a playful print to liven up your look.

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Relaxed Trousers


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One of the most prominent trends from the spring collections were loose, relaxed trousers—leaning into the fashion world's desire for ease and comfort right now. Pair with everything from a t-shirt to an equally relaxed blazer for a casual-chic look.

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Long Necklaces


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After several seasons of chunky choker necklaces, for 2021 we're seeing long necklaces take center stage. Whether you go for a statement chain or something more delicate they'll certainly add a fresh touch to your wardrobe.

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith Jones is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear who specializes in shopping content and trend stories with high-affiliate impact. She shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands for every budget. Previous to working in fashion, Judith worked as a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) sharing her passion for travel and culture.