My Budget Is Limited—These Are the Affordable Items I'm Prioritizing This Fall

I'm not going to lie. Amid home renovations, my toddler starting pre-school, and an uncertain global pandemic, I'd say my shopping budget this fall lies in the scope of slim to minuscule. Luckily, however, as Who What Wear's market editor, I've become quite the expert at weeding out which trends and styles are worth spending your hard-earned cash on and how to acquire them for less.

With a whole host of new trends to get excited about this fall, today, I wanted to share the pieces I'll be prioritizing with my limited budget. From cool sweater-vests to lug-sole boots and knit cropped tops, scroll below if you're looking to find some of this season's most fashionable finds for under $100.

Sweater-Vests
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@vikilefevre

Preppy and cool, knit sweater-vests (a trend spotted all over the fall runways) are my latest obsession and are relatively easy to score for under $50.

Large Collars
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@venswifestyle

Vintage-inspired blouses with large, romantic collars are a fashion-girl favorite this season, and they are currently blowing up our feeds.

Chunky Chelsea Boots
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The Style Stalker

If there's one pair of boots I'm investing in this season, it's comfortable chunky pull-on boots—as seen on every cool fashion girl.

Knit Tops & Matching Pieces
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@modedamour

My love for knit tops continues. They look and feel luxe and strike the perfect balance of cozy and chic. For an Insta-worthy look, opt for a set with a matching cardigan, skirt, or pair of shorts.

Ribbed Knits
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@chloepierreldn

Ribbed knits are a huge runway-approved trend this season that makes every outfit look more expensive. I'll be opting for a versatile, cozy, and stretchy ribbed-knit midi dress to carry me through the cold-weather season.

Chunky Chokers
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@slipintostyle

Chunky chokers and chain-link necklaces continue to reign supreme this fall, adding a statement touch to even the simplest of basics.

Relaxed Tailoring
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@taniasarin

When it comes to tailoring this season, I'm opting for loose and oversize silhouettes. A pair of relaxed wide-leg pants will go with just about everything.

Chocolate Brown
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@thevisuelofgrace

We saw dark, rich chocolate-brown hues on so many runways. I'll be trying the luxurious color trend in the form of sweaters and dresses. It's the perfect autumn hue to update my wardrobe.

Shearling Jackets
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The Style Stalker

Speaking of all things cozy, shearling coats are trending, and I'm 100% here for them. A shearling coat will undoubtedly add a plush touch to any autumn ensemble.

Cozy "Granny" Cardigans
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@maria_bernad

There's no doubt a cozy cardigan is high up on my wish list this fall. I'll be opting for a vintage-inspired knit this season with unique details such as a pretty collar or statement buttons.

House Dresses
Fall shopping under $100

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@monikh

As I continue to work from home, pretty house dresses are the perfect option when I want a break from my sweats.

Furry Shoes
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@_ninamelin_

Furry shoes are trending this fall, and they're honestly all I want to live in. They're the ideal indoor-outdoor option.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next, The 10 Fall Basics You Should Buy From Amazon, Nordstrom, or H&M

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