The Under-$50 Items I'm Buying to Make My Wardrobe Exponentially More Stylish

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@joiedejude; STYLING: Rixo x Target Swing Dress ($39)

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Now that things are really starting to warm up in L.A., I'm finally getting my summer wardrobe into gear. I've been eyeing a mix of luxe-looking staples and on-trend items that not only are fun and comfortable but also will make my wardrobe exponentially more stylish this summer.

I'm a firm believer you don't have to spend a fortune to pull off a chic and elevated summer look. So below, I'm sharing some of my favorite under-$50 pieces I've unearthed from some of my favorite retailers (most of which I've already bought or are sitting in my cart!).  

Keep scrolling for the affordable and stylish new-season pieces that will have you looking altogether on-trend this season.

This chic textured dress looks way more expensive than its price tag.

Pearl-and–gold chain necklaces are trending.

I love the relaxed elegance of this shirt set.

Shop the matching High Waist Cotton Shorts ($48). 

Minimalist-chic summer slides will work with everything in my summer wardrobe.

Is this not the perfect floral sundress?

Update your hoops with these twisted beauties.

This $30 halter looks so elegant.

You can't go wrong with a versatile Panama hat.

Flowy, comfy, chic—these linen pants will become your summer staples.

Obsessed is an understatement.

Get on that Gen Z chunky-resin-ring trend.

White linen shorts are a summer must.

A fun bucket hat will keep you looking on-trend this season.

You can't get through summer without a versatile white tank top.

You'll get so much wear out of these.

How stunning is this back?

Okay, a little over $50, but this one is so worth it.

If you don't own a trendy terry cloth set yet, get your hands on this one.

Shop the matching Towel Cotton Shorts ($50). 

Amp up your swimwear with a gold belly chain.

Flatform espadrilles to wear with shorts, jeans, and dresses alike.

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