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!
This brings edge to your overall look. Pair with jeans or even a floral dress.
Throw this over a simple or graphic tee or instead of a basic black blazer to really ramp up the impact!
Topshop Floral Print Jersey Bomber Jacket ($95)
Front Row Shop Faux Leather Jacket in Floral ($109)
French Connection Geo Daisy Crop Jacket ($140)
Turn any outfit into something sporty and on-trend.
Nike Kaishi Run Lightweight Running Shoe ($70)
J. Crew Women's New Balance 620 Sneakers in Burnt Crimson ($80)
These add color and are cool in an interesting, fun way!
Marc by Marc Jacobs Mirrored Sunglasses ($98)
Adding this textured trend elevates any look!