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32 Things That'll Make You Look A Lot More Fashionable Than You Are

Graphic tees, classic accessories, and closet staples that'll truly take your hand and make looking stylish easy peasy!!

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1. A pair of crystal tassel earrings so even simple outfits have a pop of color.

Promising review: "I love them! They're light, beautifully crafted, and they look very chic." —ShirinGet them from Amazon for $2.09. Available in four colors.
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Promising review: "I love them! They're light, beautifully crafted, and they look very chic." —Shirin

Get them from Amazon for $2.09. Available in four colors.

2. A silky square scarf you can style a million different ways, because old crossbodies deserve a *new life*.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in three colors) or a similar four-pack from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 12 colors).

3. A faux leather belt bag that'll revamp skirts, dresses, high waisted jeans — if they have a middle section they're fair game!

Promising review: "I wore this in Hawaii for eight days straight! I fit everything inside! It left my hands free to handle luggage etc. and to take pictures with my iPhone." —Allison SpawGet it from Amazon for $6.32. Available in 13 colors.
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Promising review: "I wore this in Hawaii for eight days straight! I fit everything inside! It left my hands free to handle luggage etc. and to take pictures with my iPhone." —Allison Spaw

Get it from Amazon for $6.32. Available in 13 colors.

4. An asymmetrical wrap skirt for stepping up your work wardrobe in just a cinch.

**Even pairing this with an old white tee makes you look très chic!**Promising review: "The material is very easy to work with and the length is perfect for a elegant look. The silver ring makes it look even better!" —Alex11222Get it from Nordstrom for $55 (available in sizes 2–12, also available in black)
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**Even pairing this with an old white tee makes you look très chic!**

Promising review: "The material is very easy to work with and the length is perfect for a elegant look. The silver ring makes it look even better!" —Alex11222

Get it from Nordstrom for $55 (available in sizes 2–12, also available in black)

5. A pair of mirrored cat eye sunglasses so your usual outerwear suddenly looks super modern.

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Promising review: "Amazing, I was scared they'd come in very cheap quality like usual cheap glasses, but the quality is awesome and they feel so expensive. The packaging is wonderful, too. I'm still amazed at the quality!" —somi nwandu

Get them from Amazon for $12.99. Available in 13 colors.

6. A striped top with drawstring statement sleeves to contrast with anything from jeans to dressy skirts. Unexpected patterns = immediate blogger status.

Promising review: "This top feels so much more expensive than it was! The textured striped fabric and gathered drawstring sleeves are great details, and this fits true to size. You can adjust the length of the sleeves a bit thanks to the drawstrings." —StyleCassentialsGet it from Eloquii for $39.99 (originally $69.90, available in sizes14–24).
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Promising review: "This top feels so much more expensive than it was! The textured striped fabric and gathered drawstring sleeves are great details, and this fits true to size. You can adjust the length of the sleeves a bit thanks to the drawstrings." —StyleCassentials

Get it from Eloquii for $39.99 (originally $69.90, available in sizes14–24).

7. A patterned ruffle mini dress, because looking like you're off to NYFW is easy when all it takes is one easy step: pull item over head.

Get it from Walmart for $15.88 (available in sizes S–XL and in three colors).
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Get it from Walmart for $15.88 (available in sizes S–XL and in three colors).

8. A cropped colorblock scalloped sweater that'll make *waves* despite being paired with nothing more than old denim.

Get it from Nasty Gal for $28 (originally $40, available in sizes S/M–M/L).
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $28 (originally $40, available in sizes S/M–M/L).

9. A plain white cotton T-shirt for infinite layering possibilities: blazers, leather pants, chiffon skirts — you could wear this every day and still look entirely different.

Buying cheap white T-shirts in bulk = endless outfits.Promising review: "I love Hanes T-shirts and the tapered shaping, they're very feminine. For the price and durability you can't go wrong. The color holds up even after six washings." —sweet-pGet it from Amazon for $4.18+ (available in sizse S–XXL and 17 colors).
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Buying cheap white T-shirts in bulk = endless outfits.

Promising review: "I love Hanes T-shirts and the tapered shaping, they're very feminine. For the price and durability you can't go wrong. The color holds up even after six washings." —sweet-p

Get it from Amazon for $4.18+ (available in sizse S–XXL and 17 colors).

10. A cinched utility jumpsuit to complete a head-turning look with just this one-and-done piece.

Get it from Old Navy for $46.99 (available in sizes 1X–4X and in blue).
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Get it from Old Navy for $46.99 (available in sizes 1X–4X and in blue).

11. A duster cardigan so regular ensembles have a ~sweeping~ effect.

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Simple outfits + long toppers = clean, streamlined looks.

Promising review: "This duster is gorgeous. I love the material. It fits beautifully and washes (delicate in a garment bag without fabric softener) perfectly. I wish it came in more colors because I would definitely buy this item again. It's gorgeous for all seasons." —Kendra M. Hays

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).

12. A pair of suede cut-out ankle boots with etched metal detailing, because staple booties will make you look effortlessly cool for a lifetime.

Promising review: "I've been eyeing these booties literally for years and FINALLY decided to get them and I wish I would've bought them sooner! Now I want them in all the colors. The heel is the perfect height and the snakeskin suede with the metal details are a match made in shoegasm heaven! They're so trendy and easy to dress up or down!" — sscarvilleGet it from Free People for $198 (available in sizes 5–10 and eight colors).
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Promising review: "I've been eyeing these booties literally for years and FINALLY decided to get them and I wish I would've bought them sooner! Now I want them in all the colors. The heel is the perfect height and the snakeskin suede with the metal details are a match made in shoegasm heaven! They're so trendy and easy to dress up or down!" — sscarville

Get it from Free People for $198 (available in sizes 5–10 and eight colors).

13. A matching check blazer and trouser set that'll be both a no-brainer in the morning and a seemingly fashion-forward choice.

Get them from Nasty Gal: top for $36 (originally $90, available in sizes S–L) and pants for $30 (originally $60, available in sizes S–L).
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Get them from Nasty Gal: top for $36 (originally $90, available in sizes S–L) and pants for $30 (originally $60, available in sizes S–L).

14. A pair of faux leather gloves (with touchscreen technology!) for never letting cold weather ~ruffle~ your ability to dress nicely.

Promising review: "These gloves are so SOFT! They are very warm and extremely stylish. The quality is well-made and is very noticeable. The packaging was even impressive!" —:)Get them from Amazon for $12.96 (available in sizes S–XL and in five styles).
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Promising review: "These gloves are so SOFT! They are very warm and extremely stylish. The quality is well-made and is very noticeable. The packaging was even impressive!" —:)

Get them from Amazon for $12.96 (available in sizes S–XL and in five styles).

15. A bright activewear set to make your typical comfy choices look effortlessly trendy — all thanks to simple color coding.

P.S. The top comes with a built-in sports bra, because keeping the girls happy is key.Get them from Torrid: top for $34.23 (originally $48.90, available in sizes 00–6) and leggings for $39.67 (originally $52.90, available in sizes 00–6).
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P.S. The top comes with a built-in sports bra, because keeping the girls happy is key.

Get them from Torrid: top for $34.23 (originally $48.90, available in sizes 00–6) and leggings for $39.67 (originally $52.90, available in sizes 00–6).

16. A western metal-buckled belt so you're finished accessorizing before you even know it.

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Get it from Amazon for $6.99+. Available in seven colors.

17. A pair of Mary Jane pumps with a chunky heel, because your wardrobe can reach new heights when you wear outgoing shoes.

Promising review: "I fell in love as soon as I saw these in store. I tried them on and found them surprisingly comfortable, especially for someone with wide feet like me. The straps are adjustable so it is easy to make them fit better to your feet. They look super cute on and I already got compliments on them on my first day at work. I have had them for a few hours on at work already and so far, the block heel has been easy to wear. Fashionable at a reasonable price!" —MrsDV Get it from Target for $23.08 (originally $32.99, available in sizes 5.5–11).
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Promising review: "I fell in love as soon as I saw these in store. I tried them on and found them surprisingly comfortable, especially for someone with wide feet like me. The straps are adjustable so it is easy to make them fit better to your feet. They look super cute on and I already got compliments on them on my first day at work. I have had them for a few hours on at work already and so far, the block heel has been easy to wear. Fashionable at a reasonable price!" —MrsDV

Get it from Target for $23.08 (originally $32.99, available in sizes 5.5–11).

18. A cozy reversible blanket poncho that'll come in handy when you're freezing in the office but don't want to ruin your outfit.

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Promising review: "Love this product. I wear it to work on cool air conditioned days. I get looks because it is just amazing. It looks so expensive and keeps me very warm. It's very classy for any time." —dorothy

Get it from Amazon for $22.99. Available in four colors.

19. A pair of high-rise striped palazzo pants so you can achieve fun patterns without breaking into a nervous sweat. You've GOT this.

Btw: Wearing a simple, single-colored shirt with striped pants draws the eye downward in one movement — creating a put-together, polished effect.Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).
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Btw: Wearing a simple, single-colored shirt with striped pants draws the eye downward in one movement — creating a put-together, polished effect.

Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

20. A pleated chiffon maxi skirt to transform into the picture of glamor with nothing more than this and a plain top.

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Promising review: "I purchased both the silver and the burgundy and I love them! Other skirts are typically way too short for me but this hits right at the ground with no heels on. Both look marvelous. The quality is fantastic for the price. All around in love with this purchase!" —Jamie Sutherland

Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in five colors).

21. A pair of velvet buckled flats for ~pointing~ you in the right direction without ever giving up comfort.

A bit of surprise texture in unexpected places — like your shoes — make jeans and a sweater look impressively stylish! Promising review: "Great color, true to size, and comfortable. It'll go with a lot of outfits. I have bunions and the shoes cover them perfectly without rubbing." —Runner 17Get them from Target for $16.08 (originally $22.99, available in sizes 5.5–11).
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A bit of surprise texture in unexpected places — like your shoes — make jeans and a sweater look impressively stylish!

Promising review: "Great color, true to size, and comfortable. It'll go with a lot of outfits. I have bunions and the shoes cover them perfectly without rubbing." —Runner 17

Get them from Target for $16.08 (originally $22.99, available in sizes 5.5–11).

22. A pair of inexpensive, lightweight fashion sneakers, because we're still saving money for Manolo Blahniks. You can cut spending corners with this functional trend.

Promising review: "Love these shoes for the price! I got them for fashion purposes but so far they are so lightweight and cute! Can't beat the price and so far great quality! Putting another order in today!" —Katlyn HolmesGet them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in seven colors).
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Promising review: "Love these shoes for the price! I got them for fashion purposes but so far they are so lightweight and cute! Can't beat the price and so far great quality! Putting another order in today!" —Katlyn Holmes

Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in seven colors).

23. A cheerful polkadot midi skirt that'll easily brighten your closet and encourage you to wear more daring colors.

Wear a fitted shirt (even better with a leotard) to avoid bunching at the waist!Promising review: "Of all the items in my wardrobe, nothing has been complimented as much in such a short space of time as this skirt. It's swooshy and comfortable, the waistband is quite wide so it doesn't dig in, and the pockets are lovely and roomy. I absolutely LOVE it!" —Verified ReviewerGet it from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes XS–3X).
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Wear a fitted shirt (even better with a leotard) to avoid bunching at the waist!

Promising review: "Of all the items in my wardrobe, nothing has been complimented as much in such a short space of time as this skirt. It's swooshy and comfortable, the waistband is quite wide so it doesn't dig in, and the pockets are lovely and roomy. I absolutely LOVE it!" —Verified Reviewer

Get it from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes XS–3X).

24. A faux leather satchel (with plenty of pockets) for ensembles from professional to trendy, depending on the occasion. Tldr: this will go with anything.

Promising review: "Love this bag! I had tried many more expensive bags to find one that looked nice and carried well (not too heavy, holds its shape, etc.). Finally gave up on trying to find an investment purse and ordered this one. It's very nice! The handles are long enough to carry comfortably. Love the zebra print inside, because things don't get lost in the dark." —CarolFLGet it from Nordstrom for $59.95. Available in three colors.
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Promising review: "Love this bag! I had tried many more expensive bags to find one that looked nice and carried well (not too heavy, holds its shape, etc.). Finally gave up on trying to find an investment purse and ordered this one. It's very nice! The handles are long enough to carry comfortably. Love the zebra print inside, because things don't get lost in the dark." —CarolFL

Get it from Nordstrom for $59.95. Available in three colors.

25. An open-front blazer with a cutout collar to turn an old T-shirt into just part of your most successful #ootd insta EVER.

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Promising review: "I really love this blazer. It is a classic cut jacket and the notched collar adds a modern twist that makes it pop. The material is excellent and even in white you could comfortably wear a darker blouse and it wouldn't show through. This blazer is so nice that I went ahead and ordered in black, as well." —George E. Goff & Better Half Michele

Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in four colors).

26. A padded puffer coat so you're never left in the ~cold~ when it comes to stylish outerwear.

You can wear this over anything — leggings, jeans, dresses, you name it! It'll all benefit from a sporty effect.Get it from Nasty Gal for $60 (originally $120, available in sizes S–XL).
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You can wear this over anything — leggings, jeans, dresses, you name it! It'll all benefit from a sporty effect.

Get it from Nasty Gal for $60 (originally $120, available in sizes S–XL).

27. A set of patterned fishnets, because your favorite LBD is yearning for some change.

Promising review: "These are the best stockings I've ever owned. The fit is superb and their design retained very well after washing (inside of a mesh bag in the washing machine). I also received many compliments. Excellent product for the prize, texture, and all-around wear. Love them!" —M. W.Get a six-pack from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S/M–3X/4X).
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Promising review: "These are the best stockings I've ever owned. The fit is superb and their design retained very well after washing (inside of a mesh bag in the washing machine). I also received many compliments. Excellent product for the prize, texture, and all-around wear. Love them!" —M. W.

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S/M–3X/4X).

28. A pair of colorful cropped trousers for livening up your basics in little to no time.

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Get them from ModCloth for $59 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

29. A geometric print silky blouse to make a smooth transition from the office to the weekend without accidentally overdressing.

Promising review: "I got this blouse in the store and I wasn’t sure about it until I put it on! I Love it! It’s perfect to wear to work or on the weekend! It’s true to size, silky, and the pattern is perfect!" —CathyTropGet it from Express for $59.90 (available in sizes XXS–XL).
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Promising review: "I got this blouse in the store and I wasn’t sure about it until I put it on! I Love it! It’s perfect to wear to work or on the weekend! It’s true to size, silky, and the pattern is perfect!" —CathyTrop

Get it from Express for $59.90 (available in sizes XXS–XL).

30. A pair of high-waist straight leg jeans so really any old sweater gets a cute makeover when tucked in.

Get them from Topshop for $75 (available in sizes 24–36).
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Get them from Topshop for $75 (available in sizes 24–36).

31. A set of fishnet socks with silky bows that'll add a feminine touch to your usual go-to sneakers.

Promising review: "I really love these! I was scared they were going to be big on me considering I have really small feet, but they ended up being perfect!" —JasmineGet a five-pack from Amazon for $13.99.
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Promising review: "I really love these! I was scared they were going to be big on me considering I have really small feet, but they ended up being perfect!" —Jasmine

Get a five-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

32. A graphic T-shirt, because keeping a small, budgeted closet is easy when you have plenty of layering pieces. Try this under a blazer and presto! You're a fashionista.

Get it from Mango for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–M).
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Get it from Mango for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–M).

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