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    33 Style Things You Won’t Believe Are Under $30

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    1. A fitted sports and yoga tank with a padded bra that's as versatile as it is comfortable. You'll look just as good rocking this in the gym as you would wearing it to brunch with some high-waisted pants — but hopefully not on the same day.

    Promising review: "I now live in these tops. They are so versatile and an amazing quality. The yellow top is more of a 'baby poop green' but it’s actually still cute somehow. These are great to go from a bra to a workout top to a cute crop with an open jacket and not change all day!" —Marena VanOrden

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S—XXL and 19 colors)

    2. High-waisted shorts with an elastic waist so both you and your brunch belly have room to breathe after filling up on mimosas and eggs Benedict.

    reviewer wearing the blue denim shorts
    reviewer wearing the light blue denim shorts

    Promising review: "I was a bit skeptical when I bought a pair of these because I'm just always wary when buying clothes online. But now they are my new favorite shorts!! The waist is elastic so it's comfortable to wear and easy to slip on and off, plus it defines my waist wayy better than any other high-waisted shorts I've worn." —Savalla

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in five colors).

    3. A pair of super cool polarized aviator sunglasses with 100% UVA and UVB protection against harsh sunlight and unwanted eye contact with haters.

    Promising review: "Awesome purchase, great price! Really dig these, love the fun colors. Get compliments every time I wear them. I keep them in the holders they came with since the frames are slightly thin. Holding up well through my travels, hard to beat the price!" —Sylvia P.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four styles and in two-packs).

    4. A seamless crop top and biker short set you'll take so many selfies in you might as well create a whole separate Instagram account specifically for this outfit.

    reviewer wearing the black set
    reviewer wearing the red set

    Promising review: "This set is everything! I'm obsessed with the material and how it fits. It looks just like the photos and the color is the same as well. Even my friends were wondering where I got it from, they were shocked to hear Amazon!" —Shannon Peffley

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–L and in seven colors).

    5. High-waisted leggings that come in so many colors you should honestly just factor one pair a month into your budget until you collect 'em all like some sort of a bootylicious Pokémon trainer. Considering the 37,000+ 5-star reviews these leggings have earned thus far, you certainly won't be alone in your obsession.

    Reviewer wearing burgundy pair
    Reviewer wearing white pair and showing that no panty lines or underwear is visible

    Promising review: "I have continued to purchase these leggings over the past two years. They are my go-to leggings for everyday wear and even throughout my pregnancies. They are soft as butter and I've never had problems with holes and I still have an old pair that I wear regularly. As long as these are available on Amazon, I will always come back to buy them. I'll never wear any other leggings. And I love all the color options." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in one size and plus size; capri or regular lengths; and a variety of colors).

    6. Or a pair of high-waisted yoga pants that actually have pockets (*gasp*) so you can finally store your phone comfortably while working out. They come in so many colors you'll want to buy a pair for every gym day of the week!

    A reviewer in the light grey capri length leggings
    Same reviewer from the back

    Promising review: "I bought these for the pockets and the high waist. The material is surprisingly squat-proof. Even with white undies, not a single bit was seen when I did a squat... and trust me I was looking for these to fail. The material has a matte finish and is really soft (like cotton). I hate constantly pulling up yoga pants so I was looking for high-waisted that stayed high and these are it. They're a bit snug, but I never have to pull them up. I am a womens 14 and the XL fit great." —megan

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in sizes XS–3X and 18 colors)

    7. sweat-proof running belt that comes with a pouch to hold your phone, as well as a key and coins pouch and a sealed hole for your headphones (which will come in handy for those of you still in committed relationships with wires). It's basically a utility belt for athletes. You'll feel like Batman minus the repressed anger and billionaire privilege.

    Promising review: "I used it to go running. I have a iPhone XR and it fits perfectly in it. The belt doesn’t get loose or bounce when you run or you work out. The best of all that is flat and lightweight. I recommend this product if you are looking for a pack that holds you keys and your phone."—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in six colors)

    8. A pack of big claw clips, which is basically the equivalent of having extra pairs of big ol' hands to keep your hair up as you wash your face or apply makeup.

    reviewer photo showing all four clips
    reviewer taking a selfie while wearing the black clip
    reviewer wearing the pink clip

    Promising review: "I have medium length, THICK hair and these hold my hair with zero problem. I love the smooth, matte finish on them too! I suffer from headaches and migraines and these don’t cause any issues. They’re a tight grip without feeling that way. No tugging or pulling." —Taylor Bybee

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    9. Or a chic Machete claw clip if you'd like to support a woman-owned small business.

    A woman with long straight hair wearing the blonde tortoise shell clip
    The blonde tortoise shell clip along with other hair accessories in the same print

    Promising review: "The best clip ever. It’s gorgeous, strong and holds up my very thick hair. I’d rather wear a clip than a have my hair in a rubber band so this is almost always in my hair! So glad I found this brand!" —Sara M.

    Get it from Machete for $42.

    10. A bodycon dress the post-pandemic world absolutely deserves to see you in. Whether you decide to dress it up with some heels or keep it casual with sneakers and a denim jacket, adding this to your cart would be a public good. Thank you in advance for your service.

    Promising review: "This dress looks FANTASTIC! I love that it can be dressed up with accessories or looks good on its own for a casual night out, a day at the beach, etc. I ordered the sleeveless navy and short-sleeve steel blue and they are both great."—Katelyn Grof

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 24 colors).

    11. A plus size pencil dress to make you feel like Joan Holloway from Mad Men. Since we're inching towards normalcy each day, you might as well return to the office in style!

    curvy reviewer wearing the boatneck pencil skirt with heels
    different reviewer with large bust wearing the dress with red heels

    Promising review: "Love love love! This is such a great price and really good quality. I bought the green one and the black one. They both have good material overall. I love them." —Jen

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes L–5XL and 11 colors).

    12. A chic tie-bow blouse that, when paired with the right sense of style, could make you look like the fashion blogger version of Wednesday Addams.

    Promising review: "I’m so pleased with the quality and make of them! They’re so worth it! Nice stretchy material, nice long sleeves, just made beautifully! It can be worn with jeans or dressed up with black dress pants or a skirt! I love that the waist of the shirt is structured as well, so I can tuck it into my high-waisted jeans and skirts! Definitely can be worn in many different ways! Love love love this top." —Rebecca Kennedy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and nine colors).

    13. A V-neck tee with intentionally loose sleeves so heavy sweaters can enjoy some fun in the sun without having to worry about pit stains.

    Promising review: "This shirt is unbelievably comfortable! The fabric is wonderful and makes for a breathable shirt that can be dressed up or dressed down. The sleeves are longer than a typical V-neck, which makes it stand out in comparison to similar shirts." —Ashley Schmaltz

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 47 colors).

    14. A scoop collar T-shirt you can use to dress up whenever you don't *really* feel like dressing up. There's nothing like a simple yet presentable staple to pull together a fierce outfit.

    Promising review: "These shirts are light, thin, but very soft and comfortable. I absolutely love them! I have four already and ordering more! Probably every color!" —Jessi

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in sizes L–4XL and 31 colors).

    15. A surprisingly fashionable cycling jacket. I don't even own a bike and I might buy this just to rock it on my sad walk to the train station. Being a pedestrian just means more people will see me looking fly!

    a reviewer wearing the jacket while holding his bike
    a reviewer wearing the jacket while holding his bike

    Promising review: "Love the fit and pockets...two large inner vest pockets (without a zipper) and the others have zippers. There is a big back pocket, a side chest pocket, two hand pockets. There is elastic at the bottom hem and around the hood. There’s reflective tape on front and back. I live in Florida and it gets HOT. But there is a vent in the back too. And the back has a strip of silicone so the back doesn’t ride-up. This the best outdoor jacket/rain jacket I have. I wear it on trips to the store, bike rides, walks, runs."—Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in S–3X and seven colors)

    16. A long-sleeved sweatshirt to keep you warm now that you've returned to — or are about to return to — the overly air conditioned frozen tundra that is your corporate workspace.

    long sleeve gray sweatshirt that says
    WildflowerTeesShop / Etsy

    It's from a small shop based in Cali called WildflowerTeesShop that makes all sorts of cute, expressive tops.

    Get it from WildflowerTeesShop on Etsy for $29.95+ (available in sizes S–3X).

    17. And a satin-lined beanie to wear in your frigid office that'll keep your head warm *and* hair soft and safe from friction, because you shouldn't have to sacrifice one for the other.

    The inside of the satin cap
    A person wearing the beanie
    Grace Eleyae

    Grace Eleyae is a Black woman-founded brand that also sells turbans, silk pillowcases, scrunchies and other hair-friendly headwear.

    Get it from Grace Eleyae for $24 (available in 11 colors).

    18. A pleated skater skirt that screams, "I'm fun, but also super stylish, but not in like an overwhelmingly edgy way, but like still cool — whatever just watch me twirl in this very flowy skirt."

    Promising review: "I saw this skirt on a few different bloggers. I love the fit — it’s the perfect length. I can wear it now in the summer with a tank, and then throw a denim jacket in over it in early fall. It’s a great buy!" —M. Kunkle

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 28 colors).

    19. A pair of the most adorable (and affordable) lightweight sneakers you will find on the internet. These comfy kicks come with a stretch fabric and gold trim that'll make you want to become a three-sport athlete just so you can have an excuse to wear them more.

    A customer review photo of a person wearing the sports sneakers in pink
    The sport sneakers in lavender

    Promising review: "Love these shoes for the price! I got them for fashion purposes, and so far they are so lightweight and so cute! Can't beat the price and great quality! Putting another order in today!" —Katlyn Holmes

    Get them from Amazon for $12.68+ (available in women's sizes 6–11 and in 14 color options).

    20. An aptly named Rocky Candy Ring from Sweet and Good that'll look so fabulous on your finger you'll have to physically restrain yourself from talking with your hands all day.

    model's hand with pink, white, brown, and turquoise stone-like rings
    Sweet and Good Shop

    Sweet and Good is a woman-owned small business. This fits up to a ring size 8. Here's what one of my BuzzFeed colleagues has to say about hers:

    Promising review: "I got this ring recently as a little gift from me to me and rarely take it off! It's lightweight and feels great on, and I've really enjoyed having a go-to piece of jewelry to wear even just around the house. It's semi-statement-y, but subtle enough to go with almost any outfit. It makes me feel put together and chic, and all at a wildly good price! I'll take five more, please!" —Rachel Dunkel

    Get it from Sweet and Good for $13 (available in eight colors).

    21. Silk scrunchies that are so freaking cute you'll throw out every other one that you own. A colleague of mine here at BuzzFeed has a few of these, and I would not blame her if she brought it up during every single meeting she attends.

    various silk scrunchies
    RaieAtelier / Etsy

    RaieAtelier is a BIPOC woman-owned business based in NYC.

    Promising review: "I have one in each color and when I tell you these are GORGEOUS, I mean it. They're not too tight, like a ton of other scrunchies I own, and are comfortable on my wrist. I need her to make even more colors so I can dump all my old scrunchies in the trash and replace them with these ~on trend~ alternatives." —Allison Faccenda

    Get it from RaieAtelier on Etsy for $8.50.

    22. A button-down tank top that has enough length for you to tie a cute little knot at the bottom — meaning there's no way for you to ~KNOT~ look fabulous in this thing.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this top! I got a ton of compliments and it fit perfectly and the quality was better than I expected. No one could believe I bought this top on amazon! It is plenty long enough and I loved the look of tucking it in in the front. The straps are adjustable also."—Ashley9217

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 10 colors).

    23. A ruffled printed tunic that's so soft and comfy you'll want to live in it. No, not like just wear it every day — I mean you'll literally want to change your official address to "18 Super Soft And Comfy Ruffle Printed Tunic Lane."

    reviewer wearing the tunic in pink floral print
    reviewer wearing the tunic in leopard print

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this, so soft and flowy. This company has the best clothing ever. Would recommend this or any other clothing from them. Fits great, not tight at all." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95+ (available in sizes 1X–4X and 15 colors/prints).

    24. An ultra-popular swing dress that's a bestseller for a bunch of different style reasons (I mean, just look at it!) but will find a special place in your heart for its functionality. Just one word, my friend — POCKETS!

    reviewer wears midi dress with quarter sleeves that's solid color on top and printed on the skirt
    reviewer wears the dress in pink

    Promising review: "This dress had me at pockets! What a great dress, especially for work! It has pockets on both sides, a work-appropriate hemline, and the material is the kind where you can sit for hours, but it'll never show a wrinkle! I'm 5'6" and 150 lbs and the medium fits great. With wedges, it's the perfect outfit for work: comfy and practical yet classy." —AprilAries

    Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 22 styles; also available in sizes 14–26 here).