25 Expensive-Looking (But Cheap) Items to Cheer You Up After the Holidays

A new year is upon us and with it a feeling of optimism, rejuvenation, and (sartorially speaking) a time to breathe new life into our wardrobe with some of 2020's chicest new trends. But let's be honest—there's no denying that we're always a little woeful once the holidays are over. No more cozy nights in watching Christmas movies, no more holiday music playing on repeat, and no more lavish spending on travels and gifts galore. Yes, we may have spent a hefty portion of our paychecks over the holidays, but if you're still hankering to add some new-season pieces into your wardrobe this January, exercising a little frugality can still be fun.

Today, we're sharing some of the coolest new winter pieces on the market right now that look seriously expensive but possess a comforting, budget-friendly price tag. From stylish, new winter accessories to amp up your outfit throughout winter to the coolest new trends of 2020, scroll below for 20 luxurious looking but affordable items that will reinvigorate your wardrobe (and be your consolation now that the holidays are over).

Chain link necklaces continue to be huge in 2020.

The leather trend is here to stay. Give it a whirl in this sumptuous looking leather top.

Get in on the heeled loafers trend you're about to see everywhere.

Because a new work bag is calling, and this year, the mantra is "the bigger, the better."

The most dapper addition to your 2020 wardrobe will undoubtedly be a waistcoat (seen on all the major runways). 

This '70s-style belt has major Celine vibes.

Such a chic addition over your sweaters, jackets, and blouses.

Saffron yellow is a huge color trend for 2020.

A nifty and chic extra layer of warmth while it's still freezing out.

Long shorts are set to be huge this year. Wear them now with knee-high boots and into spring with mules. These faux-leather ones look so expensive.

We'll be wearing these with sheer tights until the temps warm up.

After a few months of wearing a lot of black, swap your darker pants out for a refreshing cream pair.

Polka dots remain a huge trend for 2020 and were seen all over the spring/summer runways.

We love the luxe-looking modal fabric of this boilersuit. Plus, how cool are all the pockets? Very handy!

Brighten up your 2020 wardrobe with a head-turning hot-pink hue.

Shacket's (jacket-shirt hybrids) are everywhere right now. This one looks super luxe.

This will be your weekend go-to year round.

The easiest way to look on-trend right now is with modern, lug sole boots.

This pretty polo sweater will keep you cozy and chic.

Get in on the leather trend with these expensive-looking pants.