41 Cheap(ish) Items to Buy If You're Tired of Keeping Up With All the Trends

Best non-trendy fashion items


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As someone who loves fashion (good thing, given my occupation) and is well aware of how quickly trends come and go, I fully understand why someone would be prone to trend fatigue. The cycle is somewhat exhausting, especially for someone who doesn't work in fashion and can't devote vast amounts of time to keeping up with what trends are in and out. So I'm here to avoid the topic of trends and just present you with 41 stylish basics and timeless pieces.

Truth be told, some of these clothing items, shoes, and accessories actually are in keeping with the current trends, but they're not the type of trends that are here today, gone tomorrow. You'll potentially get years of wear out of them, and they're all relatively affordable (i.e., averaging in the $100–$200 range, with some far less). Ready for some easy-on-the-trends shopping?

Scroll on for 41 pieces that you won't want to toss aside after a few wears.

Polka dots are a trend and a classic. Win-win.

The square necklace makes this silky cami feel fresh.

So many smart shoppers are going to snag this shoulder bag.

I think and hope the retro-sneaker trend is here to stay.

It's easy to see why these jeans have had a cult following for years.

Not only is it cute, but it's also water-repellent.

This looks like a chic vintage find.

Some of the best jeans I own are from Reformation.

Snakeskin is perhaps the most timeless animal print.

Just a little something to wear with your favorite leggings.

Speaking of favorite leggings, these are mine.

Just a really solid slip skirt to wear season after season.

These have long been my favorite white sneakers that I own.

A nice change from all the formfitting tanks out there.

I think denim shirts are underrated.

I'm picky about cardigans and this one is great.

I work from home, so Ugg slippers are basically glued to my feet.

Baseball caps are currently a trend, but I never stopped wearing them.

The winter-to-spring sweater dress you didn't know you needed.

Pleats are more flattering than you'd think.

Spring just makes me want to wear peasant tops.

I don't wear a lot of skinny jeans, but I wear these.

I challenge you to find a cuter, more well-made pair of flats for less money.

Sorry, this is kind of trendy, but it'll stay cool.

Just in case you have an aversion to leggings and don't want to wear jeans all the time.

I recently bought a cream-colored jacket and have been wearing it a ton.

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