My Best-Kept Secret for Shopping Spring's Biggest Trends on the Cheap

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I don't know about you, but I never like spending a ton on trendier items, no matter the season. Since I'm never certain if they'll remain in my closet for a few months or a few years, I like to play it safe and be a savvier shopper by sourcing a few of my favorite trends on the cheap. What I mean by "cheap" is that I'll usually avoid spending much more than $100, but it's even better if I can find pieces for much less than that.

Enter H&M. If you ask me, the retailer is checking all the boxes this spring, and its selection is so good that it's inspired me to do nearly all my seasonal shopping in one place. A few scrolls through the new-arrivals section confirm that billowy poplin dresses, puff-sleeve tops, relaxed denim, ribbed tanks, linen blazers, and more of the trends on my wish list abound. So without further ado, I'm highlighting the best spring H&M clothing and even providing a little inspiration on how I plan to wear each item and each trend. Happy shopping, friends!

Next up, all the under-$98 cheap thrills in this fashion editor's cart right now.

Editor

Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.