Here's Exactly How I'd Spend $200 at Shopbop, Mango, Nordstrom, and H&M

So I'm guessing at most other jobs, you have the typical bookmarks like your email, Google calendar, a project management site, and maybe a few other biz needs. But as a fashion editor, my desktop looks a little bit different. Sure, I have all the usual tabs, but I also have a lot of fashion sites at the ready. (Hey, look: It's my job to know what's going on in the shopping space!) With that being said, I'm always refreshing my go-to's: Shopbop, Mango, Nordstrom, and H&M.

Since I visit these brands so often, I'm pretty well-versed on all the new stuff they add, and because I'm me, I've already started putting together outfits with all the gems I've found. These days, I've been saving a bit of cash here and there, so I figured it's time I treated myself to a few new looks. Whether you're looking to spend a little cash you got from your birthday, the earnings from the dresses you finally sold on Poshmark, or just want to splurge with some of those hard-earned bills, I put together the best ways to spend $200 at my favorite bookmarked retailers.


Option 1: Ribbed Tank + Jewelry



Since Shopbop sometimes tends to be on the pricier side, I like to get my basics and jewelry there and then pair them with the less-expensive pieces I already have in my closet. I'm always willing to spend a little more money on something I know is going to last, and in the end, it's always worth it.

Option 2: Pretty Dress + Gold Rings



This site is literally bursting at the seams with pretty dresses you can wear all summer (and fall, TBH) long. They're a wardrobe staple, and I definitely plan on wearing mine to a park picnic like all of my other favorite fashion girls.


Option 1: Neutrals on Neutrals



If you're looking for whites, ecrus, and beiges galore, look no further than Mango. I honestly think that in another life my wardrobe would be completely made up of neutrals—how is it that they make every outfit look so chic without requiring any effort? Riddle me that.

Option 2: Bold-Colored Dress



Like I said, in another life, my wardrobe would be all neutrals, but since I'm living this current one, I'm definitely here for some good bright pieces. So if you're looking to add some color, I'd definitely recommend any of Mango's selection of dresses.


Option 1: Tank + Maxi Skirt



Nordstrom has those priced-just-right essentials that always keep me coming back for more. I realized most of my bottom options in my closet are jeans, so I'm currently on the hunt for a skirt that will go just as well with all of my tops. (So naturally, I found a good neutral one.)

Option 2: Oversize T-Shirt + Denim



What did I say about priced-just-right essentials? This combo will truly stay in style for the rest of time.


Option 1: Pool Essentials



The prices at H&M are usually unbeatable, which makes everything always sell out so quickly, so I like to stock up on a ton (like, a ton) of things at once. Its beachwear is so cute and super cheap!

Option 2: Blazer + Leather Handbag



As we get closer to fall, I'm already thinking of what I'm going to be wearing on repeat, and I'm pretty sure this is it. Fun fact: H&M's leather is such good quality at an even greater price.