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    31 Stylish Pieces From Target That Won't Make You Splurge On Trends

    Expensive trends are a trap you don't have to fall into. Shop smart and still be stylish.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A peplum crop top with an adorable ruffle hem that goes above and beyond when it comes to style. Something tells me after everyone sees in you this top, it will sell out in a heartbeat.

    Model wearing white

    Promising review: “So cute! Cropped just enough to see the belt I was wearing but not show too much stomach, I do have a super short torso so may be different for others. Super comfy!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    2. Cargo shorts because everyone talks about cargo pants, but no one ever mentions cargo shorts. Plus, they're high-waisted with pockets, and need to be in your closet.

    Model wearing light denim shorts with strap on right side

    Promising review: “Great quality, great fit, and great price! Super happy with them. They are comfy too.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 00–26W and four colors)

    3. Pull-on shorts because you can *pull-off* anything. These shorts are high-waisted, with pockets (of course), and an elastic waistband. Wear these when you're walking your dog or hanging with your friends.

    Model wearing green shorts that stop mid thigh

    Promising review: “I love these shorts! I wanted some shorts that you could lounge around in and be comfortable (since i work from home) but you could also dress them up a bit to wear out and these are perfect for that. Perfect length - not too short but dowdy. Have already bought more pairs!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in sizes XS–4X and seven colors)

    4. Slide sandals so eye-catching that everyone will *furget* what they were talking about and start a conversation about your shoes. Wear these with black skinny jeans and a basic top to take your outfit from casual to chic.

    Sandals with tan fur and tan padded sole

    Promising review: “I love these! It adds a nice touch to the outfit! Super comfy, it has like a almost memory foam to it. Highly recommended.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors)

    5. A sweater tank top with ruching in the front, perfect for the days you want to wear something fun, flirty, and fuzzy. If you want to take risks, this is your chance. Pair with your favorite oversized jacket for a more casual look.

    Model wearing yellow stop with thin straps, stop above the belly button

    Price: $15 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    6. A denim mini skirt that is made with Spandex to give you more mobility (since you're always on the go). This skirt also comes in blue, black, being, pink, and green and has a back zipper (OMG).

    Model wearing pink seamed denim skirt, stops mid thigh

    Promising review: “I purchased two of these skirts last summer. The light denim one and a pinkish one and I lovee them. Never have been a big skirt person but I love how fitted yet comfy these are like they are so worth the price” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in sizes 00–26W and three colors)

    7. A puff sleeve shirt with a round neck that'll add a little drama to your outfit. Can't guarantee there won't be drama in your personal life though, your friends are going to be fighting you to borrow this top.

    Model wearing green t-shirt top

    Promising review: “Loving the cute puffy but not too puffy sleeves! Pairing this up with cute shorts and these new sandals from Target!!! Feeling super colorful! Definitely size up one! Medium was too short in torso and tight around the chest.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    8. A baby doll dress with puff sleeves because you have so many plans this summer and you need every vibrant dress out there. Not sure what's more exciting, summer, or the fact this dress has pockets.

    Model wearing pink floral dress with burgundy background, stops above the knee

    Promising review: “I loved this dress so much that I bought it in another color! The fit is very comfortable — and the dress has pockets. It also does not wrinkle easily and did not seem to shrink at all after washing and drying. I get compliments on this dress every time I wear it, and it has become a fast favorite in my wardrobe.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and seven colors)

    9. Denim shortalls because with these in your closet, your outfit options are endless. The only requirement is that you add this to your cart ASAP, so it can arrive just in time for summer.

    Model wearing medium wash overalls with pockets

    Promising review: “I absolutely love these denim shortalls. They are really comfy and look super-cute.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $28 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    10. A button-down blouse almost dangerous to buy because you'll want it in all six colors. Wear with your favorite high-waisted denim and some cute platform sneakers for an upgraded chic look.

    Model wearing orange button down blouse with round neck

    Promising review: “I love this shirt. The fit is true to size, the color is vibrant and beautiful. Can’t wait for warmer weather to wear it in!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $18 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    11. Braided sandals, because they are sooo cute and have a contoured footbed. Basically, you'll look amazing and feel amazing too. Who doesn't love a hidden two-for-one?

    Black slip on sandals with two straps

    Promising review: “These sandals are my new go-to! They are like walking on clouds! They look just like the Bottega’s, but much more comfortable. I usually wear an 8.5 but I ended up getting the 9.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors)

    12. A cropped T-shirt with a V-neck because showing off your laidback personality shouldn't be expensive. Wear these with your favorite platform sneakers for a more casual look.

    Model wearing mustard yellow shirt, stops at the waist

    Promising review: “Cute basic. You can't beat the price (especially on sale). I have been wearing these shirts a lot since I spend so much time at home. This paired with high-waisted leggings or shorts makes for a comfortable outfit that makes me feel super cute. I have this shirt in black, white and maroon. This shirt run small! I usually get a medium in crop tops but I had to size up to a large.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $5 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    13. A floppy hat with stunning stripes sure to be a showstopper accessory in your closet. If your hat is getting too much attention, it's foldable, so you can put it away until you're ready for more compliments.

    Black and white hat

    Promising review: “I saw it as soon as I walked in and couldn’t resist! Tried it on, and fell in love! Definitely excited for the warmer days to be able to wear this!" —Target Reviewer
    Price: $15 (available in two colors)

    14. Or a denim jacket sure to complete any look. If you feel like your outfit is missing something, it may be this jacket.

    Model wearing light wash jean jacket with pockets on the bust area

    Promising review: “This jacket is amazing! I got a size M and I probably should have gotten a size S, but I prefer it being oversized. I wore it once and two of my friends immediately purchased it, so that’s how you know it’s a keeper!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $32 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    15. A leather jacket sure to add a little edge to your casual wardrobe. You can even wear this with a cute midi dress for a night out in the city. Basically, your options are endless and you'll slay either way.

    Model wearing black leather jacket with side gold zipper

    Promising review:Great alternative to an expensive leather jacket. Nice roomy fit but still looks put together. Great price but doesn’t look cheap. Nice alternative to a more fitted jacket for a post quarantine spring!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $40 (available in sizes XS–2XL)

    16. Paperbag trousers, perfect for those work meetings that require a "casual" outfit but no "jeans." Wear this with a patterned blouse, and sandal heels for a more chic look.

    Model wearing orange high waisted pants with a tie waist, stops at the ankle

    Promising review: “I have been on the hunt for dress pants for months, and finally found this awesome pair! Perfect length and rise, and the yellow color is a lot more versatile than I expected. It is definitely less 'mustard' than in the photos, but still a great color. Only thing is these run a little small. I am typically a 4 in most Target brands and in AEO jeans, but I had to size up to a 6 in these and the fit is perfect. The waist, thighs, and butt were all just a little too tight in the 4. Would recommend!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $32.99 (available in sizes 2–26W and two colors)

    17. High-rise jean shorts, perfect for those hot summer weekends you plan on spending outside. Throw on your favorite crop top for a more laidback look.

    Model wearing medium wash shorts, stop mid thigh

    Promising review: “My new favorite shorts!!! Usually WF shorts fit a little awkward, but these fit like a DREAM. I went up two sizes like I always do in WF shorts but I probably could’ve gone up only one for these. Soooo cute and comfortable." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in sizes 00–18)

    18. A button-down shirt dress that'll help you manifest cute outfits and good vibes for summer 2021. Not only will it contribute to you future self, but this dress has pockets. Win-win!

    Model wearing blue dress with tie waist, goes past the thighs

    Promising review: “This dress was the perfect spring addition to my closet. It’s lightweight, comfortable and easy to wear. I was worried it would wrinkle, but it kept its shape all day. I could see packing it for a trip and layering it or wearing it with boots, heels or sandals. For a sustainable brand, it’s well-priced and makes me feel good knowing one pound of trash is removed with every purchase.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $49.99 (available in sizes XS–XL)

    19. Studded crossband sandals because I just purchased these shoes and want you to have a pair too. Wear with your favorite jean ankle pants, so we can be twinsies.

    Sandals with black cross over leather with studs and tan sole

    Promising review: “These are my favorite Target shoes that I have bought all season and I have bought almost every neutral colored sandal they have this season! The straps are very soft and don’t pinch your foot! I got a wide for my wide feet but may have been able to get a regular width as sometimes the wides slip off my foot a little if I’m walking too fast. They are super comfortable though and I love the look of the square toe!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes 5–12W and two colors)

    20. A pullover sweater perfect for those days you want to wear shorts but need a little warmth. The cotton blend fabric will keep you cozy and comfortable.

    Model wearing short sleeve gray sweater

    Promising review: “Such a cute top! I’ve already worn it a few times and gotten a few compliments. Love the neutral colors and the softness of the fabric! The sweater is not fitted but perfectly loose. I bought my usual size.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    21. A flouncy midi dress with a bow-tie back sure to keep you comfortable without compromising your ritzy style.

    Orange midi dress with ruffle hem skirt, goes past the ankle

    Promising review: "I bought both colors to try and figure out which one I liked best.... plot twist... I liked both colors and plan to keep them!!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $39.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and in two colors)

    22. A printed slip dress with a square neckline that'll show everyone you are not playing when it comes to style in any *shape* or *form*. Just make sure to buy this dress in all colors, so you can get your point across.

    Model wearing black dress with a light floral pattern, goes past the knee

    Promising review: "In love with this dress, can dress up or down, it runs on the bigger side, for reference I am 5’5, 140 lbs and usually wear a M and sized down to a small on this dress and it’s perfect." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    23. A knit bodycon dress that can be worn so many ways it has more options than the Cheesecake Factory's menu. Wear this with boots, mules, tennis shoes, basically anything and everything.

    Model wearing a red strapless dress, that is short

    Promising review: "OMG this dress is so cute. I got the blue tie-dye and it looks exactly like the photo. The fabric is decently thick with the right amount of stretch for a dress like this. If you’re in between sizes, I’d suggest sizing up. Absolutely worth $10." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $10 (available in sizes XS–4X and eight colors)

    24. A one-shoulder midi dress that'll add an effortless fashionista flair to your 'fit. Don't worry we already know you have style, this just confirms.

    Model wearing orange dress that goes past the knee

    Promising review: "I've never had a Target dress fit me as well as this dress does! Plus the fabric is soft and even though it is white, it is not sheer. Love it!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    25. A short-sleeve top with an eyelet design, flutter sleeves, and an open neckline. Pair this top with your favorite high-waisted pants and sandal heels for a chic look.

    Model wearing sea green top

    Promising review: “I love this top so much I got it in almost all the colors. I found this top to be true to size. I highly suggest this lightweight, amazing top. Dress it up or down. It is perfect for sunny days!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    26. Bangles that'll help add a little shine to any outfit. Wear alone or stack with your favorite accessories for a more elevated look.

    Set of 10 gold bangles

    Promising review: “Perfect set of them so much...I wear two sets of them together!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12.99

    27. A short sleeve jumpsuit with an adjustable waistband, hidden zipper pocket, side pockets, UPF 50+ rated material, and a quarter-length zipper. Basically, the jumpsuit that keeps giving.

    Model wearing mustard yellow jumpsuit cuffed at the ankle

    Promising review: “Love this jumpsuit. I purchased it to wear on planes when I go on trips but it’s so great I’ll probably wear it all the time. I LOVE the material and the secret hidden pocket. ” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $45 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    28. Leather leggings, perfect for the days you are tired of your cotton ones, and want to show off your edgy style. Plus, reviewers say they are just as comfortable.

    Model wearing black leggings that stop at the ankle

    Promising review: “I really love these leggings! Every person needs at least one pair of black leggings in their lives and these go above and beyond your plain cotton leggings. The shiny/faux leather look really gives them an extra flair opposed to being 'basic'. Can dress up or down and perfect for ALL of the seasons! I highly recommend these as a staple piece in every woman's wardrobe!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $16 (available in sizes XS–4X)

    29. An elegant top with an eyelet design, elbow sleeves, and a round neckline sure to make you look fancy without having to spend a fancy amount of money.

    Model wearing pink top with quarter sleeves

    Promising review: “Love this top! Perfect for spring! I originally bought in green, then went back and ordered the pink! Do yourself a favor and buy it!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

    30. Cargo shorts with a self-tie bow belt, so versatile it will complement your favorite or least favorite top in your closet. Basically, you can wear this with anything and still slay the day.

    Model wearing green shorts with two pockets, shorts go past the thighs

    Promising review: “Fabric and fit was really nice and I am picky. The back is gathered so no puckering. Waist is comfortable and they don't wrinkle too bad. This is a good purchase.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    31. High-rise lounge pants that can arguably be worn to work, too. If your boss turns down my idea, you can still wear them to the store, a friend's house, a walk around the neighborhood, or even Netflix and chill.

    Model wearing black pants with elastic band, stops at the ankles

    Promising review: “These are so comfy! They are soft and not see-through, which is a huge plus. They are stretchy in the waistband, I could have sized down if I wanted too but if you’re looking for comfy and not form-fitting. Go the size up!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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