There's no reason to blow your entire paycheck on a high-end item just because you want your overall vibe to look more expensive. It's actually incredibly easy to get that elevated vibe without draining your savings account—you just need to shop smartly.
To give you a sense of what to look for when you're out perusing the racks, we're sharing seven shopping secrets to help keep your outfits looking expensive this fall.
Keep scrolling for our expert tips, and shop high-end-looking finds that ring in at under $100!
A rich fabric like suede always looks expensive—even if it's not! Even the under-$100 options appear high-end.
While it may seem simple, there's something incredibly chic and sophisticated about choosing a turtleneck sweater rather than a standard crewneck iteration.
Looking to punch up your shoe game? Try something in snakeskin. Your below-the-ankle look will appear so luxe.
Ditch your go-to cotton scarf and try a silk option to give your vibe a fancier feel.
Items with unique details that feel unexpected look high-concept and therefore come across as more expensive.
A bag with structure will inherently feel higher-end than a slouchy option.
Tighter items will show ripples more easily, where exaggerated silhouettes will feel cool and high-fashion.
What's your tip for items that look more expensive than they are? Let us know in the comments below!