30 Pieces So Affordable They Might Go Unnoticed on a Credit Card Statement

I’ve made my fair share of $$$ impulse buys that have left me wondering Was that really me? Did I really spend that? when I receive my monthly credit card statement. But while I’m an advocate adding investment pieces to your wardrobe, there’s nothing more satisfying than scoring an expensive-looking piece that isn’t a pretty penny. So what is the magic number that does in fact go unnoticed on your credit card statement? The rule of thumb is under $30, and trust me—it can be done. From chunky cable-knit sweaters to everyday flats, your options are vast. Behold, 30 pieces that will act as ghosts on your next credit card statement. You’re welcome.

Can't go wrong with a tie-collar blouse. 

A subtle statement earring that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. 

I'm in shock that this mock-croc bag is only $30. 

A timeless Mary Jane supplements every wardrobe well. 

Dress it up or pair it down; either way, you’ll get your money’s worth with this top.

I'd style with this with a turtleneck underneath during the cold temps.

Layer this necklace among your other jewelry and it seamlessly transitions into an everyday staple. 

Don't even have to think about it—this dress is a yes for me.

This midi satin skirt is seasonless.

One of the biggest trends of this fall is that of the printed turtleneck. Better get one now!

I never like to spend too much on sunglasses due to the risk of losing them, so these are the perfect compromise. 

Gingham trousers for $20? Pinch me.

Ah, the ideal date-night top. 

This sweater is part of H&M's Conscious collection, meaning its wool and polyester are recycled. A true win-win situation. 

I love this sporty-cool basic as a layer when dressing in the winter.

Pair with a knee-high boot or opt for a strappy heel to show off your ankles, these plaid trousers prove to be very versatile. 

Easing into a trend without breaking the bank is the smartest option—absolutely no buyer's remorse here. 

Now this is a belt I can justify purchasing.

Nothing about this gold chain necklace looks like it costs only $24—and I'm not complaining. 

Can't resist a sophisticated high-collar ruffled knit at this price.

Keep it minimal with a faint tie-dye look with these jeans.

Style this polka-dot midi with an oversize sweater and classic sneakers and you're set. 

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