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    26 Gorgeous Tops That Only Look Expensive

    Fashion, but make it as cheap as possible, please.

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    1. An embroidered bell-sleeved shirt so your outfit never *withers* no matter your budget.

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    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in three styles).

    2. A sleeveless belted checkered top that'll lead to a constant pattern of compliments. Your secret is safe with me.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    3. A satin surplice bodysuit for a ~smooth~ transition into fall (and an even smoother credit card transaction).

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    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90.

    4. An embroidered collared shirt with cute statement sleeves, because you deserve a closet that *blossoms* AND enough money to do things like eat.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.39+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in three colors).

    5. A rib-knit off-the-shoulder top with decorative straps so you can shrug off the worries of overspending. Not 👏 on 👏 my 👏 watch.

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    Get it from H&M for $24.99 (available in sizes XS-L).

    6. An asymmetric chiffon blouse that'll make everyone at the office think you're a real adult. Which may be...debatable.

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    Can you be a grown-up and survive off of frozen meals? Asking for a friend.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in five colors).

    7. A lace crop top for meeting your savings in the middle, but still winning "Best Dressed" at your next event.

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    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    8. A velvet V-neck T-shirt, because nothing says ~très chic~ like this material. End of discussion.

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    Get it from ModCloth for $29 (available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    9. A pleated chiffon blouse with a tie-neck collar so you can dress to impress at work, even if on an entry-level salary.

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    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes XS-L and in three colors).

    10. An off-the-shoulder lace top that'll basically be your ticket to the next Met Gala. I was told mine got lost in the mail last year.

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    Get it from Amazon for $29.75 (available in sizes XS-XL and in seven colors).

    11. A ruffled rib crop top for cheaply updating those high-waisted jeans you wear every other day. It's ok, we all do it.

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    Get it from Free People for $28 (available in sizes XS-L and in four colors).

    12. A backless lace bodysuit, because flawless Instagram opportunities should not halt when you decide to save moolah.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and in six colors).

    13. A satin wrap top so you always have a killer piece to wear to formal events. Will you ever tire of this? NEVER.

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    Get it from Nasty Gal for $25 (originally $50; available in sizes 2-8).

    14. A layered peplum top that'll inexpensively give all your usual bottoms a little ~flare~.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in nine colors).

    15. A lacey blouse with lantern sleeves for a look that says "Barneys", but for a price that says "reasonable".

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in six styles).

    16. A zip-front bodysuit, because when you're always tucked in you always look put-together — no matter the price tag.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $16.40 (originally $28; available in sizes 2-12).

    17. A ruched crochet T-shirt so your go-to black jeans get a new best friend. Say hello to your new fall staples.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-4X and in 14 colors).

    18. A bow-tie blouse that'll actually make people take you seriously. This blouse means BUSINESS.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 35 styles).

    19. A ribbed wrap sweater for the perfect excuse to take limitless Instas with your PSL. This deserves to be shown off. NO. SHAME.

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    Get it from Tobi for $30 (originally $60; available in sizes S-L and in three colors).

    20. A short-sleeved shirt, because sometimes the only secret to looking sophisticated is a nice collar.

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    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight colors).

    21. A printed ruffle top so it's impossible for people to miss you. Are you expecting compliments....ok yes. Yes you are.

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    Get it from Target for $17.48 (originally $24.98; available in sizes 0X-4X).

    22. A paisley peasant top that'll fail to ever give your bank account the blues. Happy times only.

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    Get it from Walmart for $13 (originally S-XL).

    23. A velvet babydoll tank for something to get you glammed up in just a ~cinch~.

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    Get it from Torrid for $23.90 (originally $38.90; available in sizes 00-6).

    24. A cold-shoulder T-shirt with a keyhole front, because this is more than just a win-win: it's comfy, cheap, and dressy. Win, win, WIN.

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    Get it from Amazon for $15.48 (available in sizes 1X-4X and in 15 colors).

    25. A leopard-print turtleneck so you can update your wardrobe without getting too wild with the spending.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    26. A fringed long-sleeve top that'll earn you the unlimited head turns you deserve. The world is your runway and your savings are very much still alive.

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    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and in four colors).

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