7 Bargain Brands We Turn to for Summer Closet Staples (Aside From Zara)

It’s always thrilling to uncover a chic item that looks high-end but rings in at an affordable price. And yep, there are actually a few stores we routinely hit up to find said treasures. Of course, Zara is always there, but there’s a range of other go-tos that have quite the A+ offering of trendy summer merch.

Curious about the bargain brands we’re into? Keep scrolling to check out the affordable lines our editors are shopping for cute tops, sleek shorts, adorable tees, and more. Plus, shop a few of our favorite items from each if something catches your eye.




Charles & Keith

Pixie Market


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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.