9 Easy Ways to Make Your Outfit Look More Expensive this Spring

Though wearing an expensive-looking outfit may not be on everyone's sartorial wishlist, there's still something to be said about coming across as polished and put together. Whether it's figuring out what color palette suits your style best or which handbag to carry for the season, the 10 tips below (our latest installment of the series) reveal exactly how to achieve an upscale look this spring.

Scroll down for our 10 tips, and shop your favorite under $100 pieces while you're at it.

Style Tip #1: Wear All White

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Jessie Bush of We The People

An all-white outfit always feels chic and fresh. Try it out with your favorite white button-downs, blazers, trousers, and jeans, all mixed and matched together!

Style Tip #2: Belt Your Jacket

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The Urban Spotter

Give your jacket an instant lift with a simple cinch around the waist.

Style Tip #3: Do Dramatic Proportions

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Style Du Monde

Add drama to a short skirt or mini dress by layering on a high-impact trench or sleeveless coat.

Style Tip #4: Rethink Your Button-Down

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Jessie Bush of We The People

Snag an extra-long button-down and leave the bottom portion unbuttoned for endless layering possibilities. We love how it looks over a full skirt.

Style Tip #6: Opt for a Long Hemline

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Jessie Bush of We The People

Don’t get us wrong: We adore a good mini, but an elegant, long hemline can read more polished and expensive.

Style Tip #7: Mix in Luxe Pants

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Jessie Bush of We The People

If you’re into that whole Olsen-inspired thing, experiment with a pair of knit trousers—we think you’ll love them.

Style Tip #8: Wear Only One Earring

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A Love Is Blind

True, this trend isn’t new, but it sure does gives your accessory game a major It-girl vibe. Also, it doesn’t cost a dime.

Style Tip #9: Carry a Structured Bag

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Jessie Bush of We The People

Whether it’s an oversized tote or mini bag, be sure your spring purse has plenty of structure.

Zara Crocodile Print Briefcase ($50)

What do you think of these tips? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!