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22 Simple Ways To Look So Much Fancier

You don't need to spend a lot of money to look like money.

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1. Upgrade the buttons on your jacket to elevate its appearance and make it totally one of a kind.

Find a similar jacket for $23 (available in sizes S-XL) at Forever21 and shoes for $28+ (available in sizes 5-10.5) on Amazon. Also, find a slew of great buttons on Amazon for $10.

Get more outfit inspiration from @freddieharrel.

3. Shoes can make or break a look! Add a pop of color, some heels, or just make sure your footwear is taken care of with regular upkeep.,

Find similar red heels for $21+ (available in sizes 5-10) on Amazon and the Adidas for $109 (available in sizes UK 4-9.5) on End Clothing.

Get more style inspiration from @KelaWalker


4. Get a more-polished look by making sure your clothes are properly tailored and proportional to your body type. Nothing says $$$ more than a good fit!

Find a similar white collared shirt for $30 (available in sizes XS-2XL) and pair of culottes for $30 (available in sizes XS-XL) at Uniqlo, and corset top for $35 (available in sizes 2-12) at H&M.

Get more style inspiration from @mariaalia

6. Pay attention to fabric quality, type, and care when buying new pieces.,

Get the complete guide to determining quality of your fabrics from ANUSCHKA REES and find products to help care for your clothes here.

Get the bomber for $150 (available in sizes XS-XL) and blouse for $100 (available in sizes 10-18) from Violetta by Mango.


8. Add a belt to make any style of outfit seem a bit more polished.

10. Layer your look to give it more dimension and glamour.

Find a similar jacket on Amazon for $14+ (available in sizes 1X-3X) or one from Asos for $79 (available in sizes 0-4). Find similar shoes on Amazon for $45+ (available in sizes 5.5-10.5) and $13 (available in size 6).

Get more style inspiration from Gabi Gregg at and on her Instagram, @gabifresh.


13. Wear neutrals, like ivory and camel, to give even your cheapest clothes a high-quality look.

Find a similar camel coat on ASOS for $113 (available in sizes 0-14), and Amazon for $99+ (available in sizes 16-30).

Get more style inspiration from Girl With Curves on her Instagram, @girlwithcurves.

14. Never leave the house without giving your pieces a once over with your steamer, iron, or lint roller.,

Find this dress at Forever 21 for $20 (available in 0X-3X) and the romper for $20 (available in S-L)

Get lint rollers for $6, steamers for $19, and irons for $17 on Amazon.

15. Keep your silhouettes and materials simple.

Adding too many bells and whistles over complicates things (I'm looking at you bedazzled jeans and ripped-up tees). Look for classic shapes, natural fabrics, and well-lined clothes. They'll look expensive just because of their simplicity.

Find the blazer at H&M for $50 (available in sizes 2-14) and dress for $60 (available in sizes 2-12).


16. Make a uniform out of your black, white, or navy pieces.

Find similar boots at Asos for $53 (available in sizes 5-11), blazer at ModCloth for $55 (available in sizes S-L), and trousers at Uniqlo for $30 (available in sizes XS-XL).

Get more style inspiration from @dearmilano.

17. Invest in standout pieces when you decide to spend your money, not the basics that you can get for less.

Invest in a dress from Zappos for $109 or get a similar dress on Amazon for $28 (available in sizes XS-XL), or for $23 (available in sizes S-XL).

Get more style inspiration from @sweatshirtsanddresses.

19. Don't invest in "distressed" clothes. Buying clothes that look worn won't help in your endeavors to look fancy AF. Instead try crisp collars and clean lines.

Get the white blouse for $30 (available in sizes XS-XXL), light blue for $15 (available in sizes XS-XL), and the navy one for $30 (available in sizes XXS-XXL).


20. Buy timeless outerwear -- like denim and trench coats -- that'll always be in style.,

Get the Levi's denim jacket on Amazon for $29+ (available in sizes XS-L) and the London Fog Trench Coat at TJ Maxx for $80 (available in XS-M).