21 "Cheap Thrills" I'm Buying to Give My Closet a Quick Refresh

No matter how many times I hear the phrase "investment shopping," it somehow never resonates. While, in theory, I'd love to pause my shopping habits for a bit and save up for something special, I'm really more of the need to have it now type of shopper. As in, if I come across something and instantly fall in love with it, there's no question about whether or not to hit "order." Impulse shopping has a bad connotation with buyer's remorse, but in my mind, there's no such thing when the price of my happiness is so affordable.

Curious to see which "cheap thrills" are currently making me over the moon? Below, I'm sharing 21 of the cheap fall clothes I'm shopping to quickly update my wardrobe. I mean, who wants to go out and purchase a whole new wardrobe for the season ahead? Certainly not me. I like to think of the following buys as easy ways to get more creative with what I already have, like a fun going-out top that's made to be worn with jeans or a versatile dress that does the work for you. Ahead, shop 21 of the affordable items I'm buying to quickly update my wardrobe and ready it for fall.

Not your average tee

This blush color is so romantic

Available in sizes XS to XL.

I'm planning on wearing this with high-waisted, wide-leg jeans.

Available in size L.

Channel your inner '90s girl.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

Tiny bags with massive impact

Such a luxe take on the belt bag trend.

Easygoing dresses

Going to copy the model's styling idea.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Begging to be worn with ankle boots.

Available in sizes 0 to 10.

How many midi dresses are too many? Asking for a friend.

Available in sizes XS to 4X.

Sunglasses that really pop

This shape is so '90s it hurts.

Going-out tops to end all going-out tops

The perfect night-out top to wear with jeans if I've ever seen one.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

This one had me at hello.

Available in sizes 0 to 14.

Two words: chain straps!

Available in sizes XXS to L.

My sock drawer has never looked cooler

These would look so fun with white sneakers.

Wear these with a pair of strappy heels for a forward look.

Childhood trends are still going strong, FYI.

Throwback hair accessories

I just had a flashback to my gymnastics days.

Now you have 21 easy, affordable ways to update your wardrobe too.

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