How can I upgrade my wardrobe without maxing out my credit card?

If there's one thing massively annoying about the fashion world at large, it's that there's often this idea that you have to drop thousands of dollars on the perfect handbag to really boast a certain level of style. But it's just not true! There are tons of approachable and affordable options out there--and we're on a mission to help you upgrade your style without breaking the bank.

We enrolled the masterful help of celebrity stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott to share their wisdom with us—and you'll be surprised at just how easy it is to upgrade your style without dropping a ton of cash.

Scroll down to see 5 items you can buy on a budget that will instantly upgrade your style!