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    30 Stylish Things To Wear This Fall That Only Look Expensive

    Under-$50 fashion finds that look like a million bucks.

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    1. A chunky knit oversized cardigan so cozy, you'll probably wear it almost every day until it warms up again. And hey, it looks as cute over dresses and skirts as it does over leggings, so go for it!

    Promising review: "This sweater has become my favorite sweater. I like that it's knit and oversized. The pockets are large enough to fit my iPhone 8 Plus with my big case on it. It’s lightweight enough to have on hand, but warm enough to keep you from some cold conditions such as windy days. I wear my sweater every day. I washed on cold and put it in the dryer on low. I didn’t experience any color fade or damage after I washed it. I would highly recommend this cute sweater. Great price and high quality." —Latoya Boyd

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 colors).

    2. Lightweight statement earrings to add a quirky touch to every outfit and help you ~face~ every fall fashion challenge with a sense of fun.


    Promising review: "Big hit! Got these for my friend's birthday. We've always agreed to never exceed a budget of $20 on anything for each other, which can sometimes be difficult because we're both so stylish and she's in the fashion industry. Well, they were a big hit with her and her fashion industry birthday guests! If you're looking for an avant-garde statement piece that won't break the bank, I recommend." —Greta M.

    Get them from Amazon for $6.39+ (available in two styles).

    3. A romantic lace blouse that's what your fall layering dreams (and fantasies of being a Victorian heroine) are made of.


    Get it from Asos for $45 (available in sizes 0-14).

    4. Faux-suede low heel ankle booties, which'll look so cute with everything from jeans to dresses, they may make you decide to give all your other footwear ~the boot~., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these booties! They're very true to size. They don't look like they only cost $27. I have another pair of booties that I had thought were the most comfortable boots in existence, but these might top them. I know I'll have no problems wearing them for hours on end. I'll probably be purchasing again." —Rachel Sheets

    Get them from Amazon for $16.34+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 27 colors and prints).

    5. A striped top that screams "Parisian chic" and will still leave you with plenty of funds left to book your flight to France.


    Promising review: "This shirt fits like a dream. I'm a size 16 and purchased an XL and it's lovely. It's the perfect length and the Peter Pan collar makes this shirt perfect for work or even for just running around. I paired it with black ponte pants and pointy-toe flats and loved it." —Tricia McKenney

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

    6. A wide-leg plaid jumpsuit so you can ~check~ "statement piece that's great for work or weekend" off your shopping list.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $15 (originally $27.99, available in sizes XS-L).

    7. A go-everywhere anorak that might not leave your body all season long.


    Promising review: "I bought a $98 cargo jacket at the department store last week that I kept the tags on because I found this for a third of the price. They look very similar and I'm pleasantly surprised with the quality of this one! I will now be returning the department store jacket! I almost like the look of this one better." —Stevebb12

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and in 44 styles).

    8. A velvet, pearl-embellished headband, because admit it — you were planning a Blair Waldorf vibe for this fall long before the Gossip Girl reboot was announced.


    Get it from Missguided for $13.

    9. A mesh-paneled top threaded with fall florals and appropriate for every stitch-uation., Amazon

    Reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "The material is great! I really love how it’s lightweight and not itchy." —Rachel Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    10. A pastel duster jacket because fall definitely doesn't have to be all about neutrals.


    Get it from Boohoo for $16 (available in sizes 12-24 and in six colors).

    11. A fashion blogger-worthy oversized teddy bear coat that's as cuddly and cute as its namesake.


    Promising review: "OBSESSED!!! Exactly like a coat from Urban Outfitters except at a fraction of the cost. It's super comfy and warm! Love love love it! It feels expensive and is super cute. You don't have to spend so much money on trendy items — it's so not worth it when you can find cute dupes." —Vanessa

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S-3X and in 12 styles).

    12. Druzy and tassel earrings, because statement stunners like these shouldn't just be limited to your summer wardrobe. Just think how great they'll look with coats, jackets, and scarves!


    Promising review: "These are super cute and great quality. I like that it’s a stone-like effect on the top — I didn’t realize that from the pictures. I want more! I ordered a few other similar earrings at the same time that were cheaper. You could definitely tell the difference in the quality. The tassels on the cheaper ones were frayed and not as smooth as these. It was also nice that they sent multiple backs." —Kindle Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 28 colors).

    13. An oversized plaid scarf that could easily pass for something from a fancy name brand but actually has a tartan-talizingly low price tag.,

    It also has over 1,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "OMG, I'm in love with this scarf!!! I'll be purchasing multiple other colors. It's sooo soft and there are so many ways to wear it (search on Pinterest 'how to wear a blanket scarf'). Yes, it does shed a bit, but not enough for me to be too worried about it. I get so many compliments!" —Lola

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in 38 patterns).

    14. A sleek fitted crewneck tee you're sure to go ~wild~ for. Call up 2009 you and tell her not to throw away that stripey cardigan, because zebra print is back in a big way.


    Get it from Express for $34.90 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

    15. Combat booties that have a knit and faux-fur lining that can be folded up or down, making them a cozy and versatile staple you'll wear into winter.


    Promising review: "I normally wear a size 9 and that's what I ordered. They fit perfectly. I don't have narrow or super wide feet, but my feet are slightly wider in the toes, and these have plenty of room and my feet don't feel shoved in or scrunched up. There's room to wiggle my toes, but they're tight enough for support when doing a lot of walking. They're well-made and seem quite durable. The price was a steal." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes 4-11 and in three colors).

    16. An embroidered velvet tunic just begging to be paired with your favorite boots. Honestly, you might even get excited for the weather to get colder so you can wear this.


    Promising review: "Super comfy. It's very good quality, which surprised me. It's one of the hidden gems of Amazon. I ordered the biggest size they had as I thought it might run small, but I definitely could've gotten away with my true size. Regardless, it's roomy and very warm." —Brooke B

    Get it from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in sizes S-4X and in six colors).

    17. A trendy denim overall dress that looks like something you might find at Madewell or Topshop for way more moolah.


    Promising review: "This looks better/more expensive in person! Love it! It's so cute and has that ’70s vibe. The waist is pretty loose in the back, but you can't tell from the front. I'm 5'7", about a size 8, and got a medium, and it hits mid-shin (pretty much looks exactly like the picture). I could see this working for plenty of body types!" —CP BK

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in two washes).

    18. Professional paper bag waist pants to make you look totally boss even without a corner office budget.,

    Promising review: "These are great! I normally wear a small and the 4/6 was perfect. I love the material; it’s so silky and soft. I just love them and I can’t wait to wear them to work and to an art show with sky-high heels and a cool crop top. I think I’ll buy some other colors too. They were a great Amazon find!" —Satinè

    Get them from Amazon for $17.38+ (available in sizes 4/6-12 and in eight colors)

    19. A posh peplum blouse that, when paired with fitted pants, will be ~sheer~ workday fashion perfection.


    Promising review: "This top is so so pretty!! The cut is beautiful and the mesh top is so feminine and sophisticated looking." —Paige

    Get it from ModCloth for $29.99 (originally $39, available in sizes XS-4X).

    20. A luxuriously soft wrap you can tie as a shawl or a scarf, and that will keep you cozy in office AC now and autumn breezes later.


    Promising review: "I was honestly surprised at how lightweight this is. It's also very, very soft to the touch. I figured it wouldn't be warm enough, but I got chilly and wrapped the shawl around myself. Within two minutes I realized that my shoulders and arms were toasty warm. I didn't think something so light could be so warm. Treat yourself to one. It's not very expensive and it keeps the chill out." —Susan Goldstein

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49 (available in 11 colors).

    21. A faux leather mini skirt that looks even softer and butterier than the real deal.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Perfect at the waist. Not tight or uncomfortable! Length is good too." —Kimberly Y.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    22. Chic ankle booties with a cool lace-up detail and just-right heel height — as in the kind you're sure to fall for this fall, without falling down.,

    And don't worry, there's a zipper on other side so you don't have to lace them up every time.

    Promising review: "The quality of these boots is amazing! They are so adorable! I got my normal size and they fit perfectly." —Ashlee Lauryn

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in five colors).

    23. An autumnal-printed vest you can toss over shorts and skirts *now* and jeans, leggings, and jumpsuits *later.* Either way, you won't want to ~leaf~ this baby out of your fall rotation.


    Get it from Target in sizes S-L for $44.99 or sizes 0X-4X for $49.99. Get the matching shorts in straight sizes here and plus sizes here.

    24. A ruffled gingham skirt that actually is here to make friends — with all your sweaters and tights, that is.,

    Promising review: "I buy everything on Amazon based off of reviews, so I wanted to come back and tell you guys that if you are on the fence, BUY THIS!

    It’s such a cute skirt, and I got sooo many compliments on it! I can’t wait to wear it again!!! I would order a size up for comfort." —Simone

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    25. Oversized tortoiseshell sunnies to make every outfit streetstyle photo-worthy (yup, even a basic sweater and jeans).

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $16 (available in five colors and patterns).

    26. A chic, cutout-detailed shift dress you can dress up with heels or down with leggings.


    Promising review: "I'm 5'3", weigh 125 lbs, and I have a small chest and round hips. This tunic in a size small fit me perfectly on top, but was way too loose on the bottom. I tried it with a black belt, and it looked gorgeous! I'm going to wear it with black leggings and I know it'll be a terrific outfit. I love that the style is something that you don't see everywhere — it really stands out and is unique. I'm totally happy with my purchase!" —KofuJill

    Get it from Amazon for $17.59+ (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors).

    27. A Cher Horowitz-esque mini backpack that absolutely does not require a Cher Horowitz-level budget. As if!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.99.

    28. Polished T-strap flats perfect for pairing with with cuffed jeans or skirts and tights.


    Promising review: "I'm so glad I bought these!! I had another pair of black pointed-toe flats that I loved, but that without fail hurt my feet and gave me heel blisters every time I wore them. I saw these on sale and I'm a sucker for T-straps, so naturally I added them to my cart immediately. I'm already in LOVE. The second I put them on I knew they suited my style (and my feet) so much better. On my first day wearing them to the office they do NOT feel like first-day shoes, and I know I'm not going to have blisters at the end of the day. I went with a size 10 because some reviews said they run a little small, and I'm definitely glad I did. The strap gives flexibility to adjust the fit and I'm always a fan of planning for a little extra room, knowing I can tighten as needed. Now my only problem is that I'll need to get them in a bunch of other colors...." —Katlyn

    Get them from ModCloth for $24.99+ (available in sizes 6-11, with some colors available in wide sizes, and in five colors and prints).

    29. A checked bucket bag that looks like it's from a certain major fashion house (hint: rhymes with Dewey Baton), but is actually a teeny weeny fraction of the price.


    Get it from Boohoo for $14.40 (originally $36).

    30. A bold cropped cardigan and skirt suit you can rock together or separately — either way they'll easily pass for vintage designer duds.


    Get the top for $45 and the skirt for $40 (both available in sizes XS-XL), both from Asos.

    You in your fancy fall duds with plenty of cash to spare:


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