I'm All About Looking Cute on a Budget—37 Summer Zara Finds Currently in My Cart



As a shopping editor here at Who What Wear, I have to admit there's nothing I love more than hitting the "price: low to high" filter while scrolling on my favorite retailers. As a post-grad city dweller, the pressure to find low-cost, high-joy outfits has never felt more intense, especially heading into the summer. Thankfully, Zara always has me covered. Over the last few days, I've done some digging for the best inexpensive pieces the retailer has to offer—from anti-trend tops to breezy French-inspired dresses—to deliver all of the must-have buys ahead of warm, sunny days. 

Below, browse all of the wallet-friendly Zara finds already sitting pretty in my online cart along with some incredible styling inspiration to help get your summer 'fits into the impeccable category. 

Knit pants are on all of our editors' wish lists right now.

The quintessential summer bag has arrived.

The perfect no-frills top to pair with a variety of pants this year.

If you're looking for sandals in a minimalist style, look no further than these slides. The silhouette has a The Row vibe.

I'm here for the oversize-earring resurgence.

The perfect pair of denim shorts are hard to come by—especially for a price this good.

The open back on this top is so cute.

BRB, running to buy these now before they sell out.

Every fashion person owns an impeccably tailored vest.

Step up your sandal game with this strappy black pair.

A bucket bag never goes out of style.

Pick up a pair of lightweight pants for an elevated, sweat-proof summer look.

I'm shocked that these viral shoes are still in stock.

Is there anything as effortlessly chic as linen pants?

I've been all over the chunky '80s jewelry trend.

This entire set is straight out of Sofia Richie Grainge's wedding style board.

I can't say no to a chic one-piece.

Rosettes are still on my radar this summer.

A sleek pair of leather sandals make everything better.

Perfect to dress up or down during the warmer months.

My unofficial summer uniform always begins with a pair of sleek linen pants.

Lightweight knits are so easy to wear during the warmer months, especially with some straight-leg denim.

Catch me in maxi skirts all summer long.

This dress takes the sheer trend to new heights.

This dress is perfect for a summer garden wedding.

A great dress for any last-minute brunch plan that gets thrown your way.

Colorful resin jewelry has to be one of my favorite sleeper trends emerging out of hibernation for the summer.

I'll leave you with this under-$50 find I'm wearing ASAP.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Next: Dang, Zara's Summer Staples Are So Good Right Now—These 34 Look Like Pure Luxury