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    May 18, 2020

    31 Cheap Things From Forever 21 You May Want To Buy ASAP

    Do I need another cute summer dress? No. Am I going to buy one? Yes, yes I am,

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    1. A woven mini dress with balloon sleeves and a gingham pattern that'll give Dorothy a run for her money.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Loveeee this dress so much! It’s true to size. I’m 5’2, 113, and the small fit perfectly. Highly recommend." —Alexandra L.

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes S–L)

    2. Overall shorts with a frayed hem you can pair with your fave crop top or graphic tee for a casual but still put-together style.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Got mine yesterday! Super cute and stretchy. I should’ve went down a size but overall I LOVE them." —Eveline C.

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes 0X, 2X–3X)

    3. An iridescent mini backpack that'll let you channel mermaid vibes even if you, sadly, have to continue to walk on dry land.

    an iridescent mini backpack with long adjustable straps that looks almost rainbow colored in the light
    Forever 21

    Price: $22.99

    4. A fleece pullover for when you crank up the AC but still want to feel nice 'n' cozy while lounging on your couch.

    a person wearing a washed out blue sweatshirt with an orange and yellow design of mountains on it and the words "aspen"
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This sweater is very nice! The color is my favorite part, as well as how comfortable it is. It did feel a little snug on the bottom so if you are looking for an oversized look, get a large." —Yesenia B.

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes S–L)

    5. A mini dress covered in dainty flowers that'll make you want to twirl around in an empty field while scream-singing "the hillllllls are aliiiiiiveeeee with the sound of musiiiiiiic."

    a mini dress in a lavender color covered in white delicate daisy-like flowers
    Forever 21

    Price: $25 (available in sizes S–L)

    6. High-raise paper bag shorts made of a lightweight rayon material so you won't have to worry about feeling like a sweaty mess all summer.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "One of my fave pair of shorts! I plan to order them in more colors. I bought the cream colored one and they're so soft, light and fit perfectly. Definitely order your size!" —Caitlin H.

    Price: $17.99 (available in sizes XS–L and seven colors)

    7. A one-piece bathing suit you'll get tons of compliments on while you soak up some sun under a cloudless sky.

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes S–XL)

    8. A trio of seashell-shaped hair clips that'll add a little extra summery flair to the beach waves you *finally* figured out how to create.

    three seashell shaped tiny hair clips one is blue pink and white, one is pale pink, and one is entirely white
    Forever 21

    Price: $3.99

    9. A plunging button-front dress you can throw on for a chic Instagram-worthy photoshoot in your backyard. Smile, darling.

    a person wearing a cream colored maxi dress with fluttery sleeves and buttons all down the middle
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This dress is gorgeous and excellent quality. It is not see-through at all. Fits true to size. More cream than white." —Susan C.

    Price: $28 (available in sizes S–L and two colors)

    10. A tie-dye Sponge Bob sweatshirt you'd definitely have begged your parents for back in the day. Good news — you have your own money now!

    a person wearing a blue, pink, and white tie dye sweatshirt featuring the entire cast of sponge bob on it
    Forever 21

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes S–L)

    11. An embroidered romper to show off your love for springtime without straying *too* far from your standard all-black wardrobe.

    a person wearing a black romper with a tied bow that crossed beneath their chest to show a little skin, the edges are embroidered with colorful flowers
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I own about 20 rompers and this one is my favorite. The quality is great, the fabric is lightweight but not thin, the fit is perfect... it’s just perfect!" —Morgan H.

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes 0X, 2X–3X)

    12. A cute pair of ankle socks you'll want in your line-up if your summer motto is "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!"

    a pair of mint colored socks covered in pink ice cream cones
    Forever 21

    Price: $1.99

    13. Striped denim shorts, perfect for anyone who wants to mix things up and take a break from their same old summer jorts.

    Forever 21

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 24–31)

    14. An embroidered T-shirt covered in daisies that'll look adorable no matter what you decide to pair it with.

    Forever 21

    Price: $14.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X)

    15. Skinny cat-eye sunnies, because who wouldn't want to feel a *touch* more glamorous while driving with the windows down all summer?

    black cat-eye sunglasses
    Forever 21

    Price: $6.99

    16. A muscle tee that'll let everyone know what your *actual* motivation for that mid-day run is — the spaghetti dinner you've had planned all week.

    a person wearing a loose, white tank top that reads "will run for pasta"
    Forever 21

    Price: $9.99 (available in sizes XS–L)

    17. An acid wash denim jacket you'll look cooler than ever wearing on chilly evening strolls.

    a person wearing a somewhat cropped acid wash denim jacket with a neon colored gingham skirt
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I do not regret this purchase. The quality is amazing and it's in a very flattering shape if you like something somewhat boxy but without sacrificing shape. I would definitely purchase in another color if that was an option!" —Jenn H.

    Price: $28 (available in sizes S–L)

    18. An mini skirt featuring gorgeous floral embroidery and an A-line silhouette that'll probably become the prettiest item in your closet.

    a person wearing a white mini skirt with red and yellow flowers embroidered on it and a matching crop top
    Forever 21

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes S–L)

    19. Leopard print espadrilles you can throw on when you want a little extra height but don't want to risk an ounce of comfort.

    a pair of espadrilles with a straw-like platform, cognac colored straps around the ankle, and a leopard design across the toes with a scalloped cut
    Forever 21

    Price: $25 (available in sizes 5.5–10)

    20. A crinkled top that'll look *so* cute with those white jeans you've forever been trying to figure out what to wear with. Problem solved!

     a person sitting while wearing white bermuda shorts and a crinkled top that is boxy and stretchy on top, flares out on the bottom, and has thick fluttery straps. It has white small flowers on it and is a red-orange color
    Forever 21

    Price: $17.99 (available in sizes S–L and two styles)

    21. A swimsuit cover-up featuring an all-over leafy print of oranges you'll probably take one glance at and say "welp, NEED."

    a person standing in a white two-piece bathing suit while wearing a flowy light pink cover-up with leafy oranges all over it
    Forever 21

    Price: $17.99 (available in one size)

    22. A simple crop top that might make you want to sing "Here Comes the Sun" every time you catch a glance of yourself in the mirror.

    a person wearing a black crop top with thick straps and a non-cartoon like sun radiating from the middle of it
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Very good quality, comfortable and cute. Just like the picture. I totally recommend!" —Sabrina I.

    Price: $9.99 (available in sizes S–L).

    23. A half-zip anorak you'll definitely get a lot of use out of since you can wear it on windy walks through your neighborhood or on a challenging hiking trail.

    a person wearing a pink and white anorak jacket with a draw string at the bottom and made of nylon material
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Lightweight windbreaker material. Fits nicely and when completely unzipped can see my sports bra but not the bottom. Cute style. Bottom has strings to tighten or let loose, depending on your style preference." —Gabriela G.

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–M)

    24. A maxi dress, a must-have for anyone who looooves vibrant clothing or simply wants to add a pop of color to their daily life.

    a person in black block heels standing in a doorway wearing a  t-shirt maxi dress with vertical colored stripes. The colors are orange, magenta, black, blue, white and green
    Forever 21

    Price: $35 (available in sizes S–M)

    25. A ruffled scrunchie with a self-tie bow that'll transform your bad hair day into a playful one you'll want to take selfies of.

    Forever 21

    Price: $3.19

    26. A butterfly-filled cowl neck cami even your pickiest fashionista of a friend will agree is perfect for spring and summer.

    a person wearing a black cowl neck tank top with spaghetti straps and a design of various butterflies all over it
    Forever 21

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–L)

    27. A bright pink one-piece bathing suit with transparent straps you'll absolutely love if you've always wanted to go strapless but need more support.

    a person wearing a hot pink bathing suit with a high-cut bottom and clear plastic straps at the top
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "So freggin' cute! True to size, high cut but not inappropriate at all. Love the clear straps." —Peace N.

    Price: $27.99 (available in sizes S, L–XL)

    28. A pair of leggings that'll look *purr-fect* whether you wear them to break a sweat or break your record for longest Netflix binge.

    a pair of leggings with an all-over leopard print
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Happy with my purchase. Leggings run true to size. I ordered a small — I'm 5'7'' and typically wear a size 4 or 6 in pants. The leopard print is adorable and a nice change from the usual black I tend to wear. The high waist gives a nice compression in the stomach area but isn't overly high (I've ordered other brands that go up to nearly chest level.. unacceptable, lol). I am going to order two additional pairs to keep for when I wear these out. Highly recommend." —Autumn N.

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes XS–L)

    29. A French terry sweatshirt to replace the one you've probably been wearing for weeks on end (please wash it and give it a break).

    a person wearing a blush pink sweatshirt with a think outline of a woman's face embroidered on it in an artistic, minimalist way
    Forever 21

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes S–M)

    30. A striped bodysuit with playful straps in the back, essential for anyone who is tired of trying to perfectly tuck their shirt into their jeans.

    Forever 21

    Price: $12.99 (available in sizes S–L and two styles)

    31. And lobster-shaped earrings your roomie will be *clawing* to borrow from you.

    a single gold earring that looks like a lobster, it hangs and is a little smaller than an ear
    Forever 21

    Price: $6.99

    And! When you spend over $85 you'll receive 30% off your purchase. Just remember to enter the code "YEAH30"

    Happy shopping!

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