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    33 Things For Anyone Who Loves Luxury, But Is On A Budget

    Just a bunch of really pretty things you can probably afford.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A tiny marble bowl, because the act of pinching salt from one of these for seasoning just feels so fancy. Now I understand what drives #SaltBae.


    Your dinner guests will be so impressed.

    Get the black one from Amazon for $8.96 and the white one for $8.87.

    2. A flowy, sheer duster to chic up any basic white tee and denim outfit. Did you get this at some fancy boutique, they'll ask? That's a secret we'll never tell.


    Promising review: "LOVE! The colors are vibrant and light enough to be cool during the summer and heavy enough to where it doesn't feel cheap. I love the slit it has in the side because it gives it a different look. I am 5'9 and it is right above my knees. For the price I am shocked as to how beautiful they are. I agree with everyone else to buy a size up. The length will not change but can be a bit tighter in the shoulder area." β€”Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXXL and 29 prints).

    3. A textured throw that'll trick your guests (and maybe even yourself?!) into thinking you dropped some serious $$$ on all your accent decor.,

    Promising review: "If I'm on the couch, I am 100% of the time under a blanket. I purchased this because my old throw was from my college days and didn't really go with the look of my living room. This blanket is SO chic and feels absolutely lovely. It's lightweight, but definitely warm. It looks more expensive than it is, so this purchase was a win in my book." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 12 colors).

    4. Tortoise shell hoops that look as cute as as they are cheap β€” aka they're REALLY cute.


    Promising review: "Bought these as a present for my sister and they are stunning!! Amazing quality. Just as good, if not better, than the ones seen in stores, for a fraction of the price." β€”AnimalLover08

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A set of vintage-style cover plates for all your light switches and outlets. It'll instantly chic up your space with minimal effort on your part β€” and does it get any better than that?


    Promising review: "Feels quality, not flimsy. Installed in a bathroom and adds a nice classy vintage touch to my switch. The metal is not highly reflective, closer to a brushed look. Great for disguising fingerprints and blends in with other non-reflective metal hardware. When the light switch is frequently the first thing someone looks at and reaches for in a room, having a quality cover like this gets noticed and enhances a room very easily. I can't believe I'm still writing about how much I enjoy a light switch cover." β€”Tom Generic Dude

    Get it from on Amazon for $3.99 each (available in four colors) and the outlet covers for $4.99 each (four colors).

    6. Extremely stylish loafers, because a wardrobe as trendy as yours needs a pair of these.,

    Promising review: "These are super cute for the price. I would advise ordering a half size down from your normal size unless you have a super wide foot. I have a fairly wide foot and they were a bit big. I got inserts for the heel to prevent them slipping off of the back of my foot. Not the highest quality but very nice for the price point." β€”Lacey

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 5-11 and 20 prints/colors).

    7. A veeeery cute dish drying mat that'll actually look nice on your counters. I honestly didn't even think there was such a thing.


    The mat measures 18" by 24" and is machine washable.

    Promising review: "These are awesome! I have maple butcher block counters and was worried moisture might seep through and damage the wood, but after five months there hasn't been a problem at all. So much easier to clean then a traditional dish drainer! Just put it in the washing machine on gentle and hang to dry. Easy." β€”Another reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in 14 colors).

    8. A set of purty star clips that juuuuust might ~outshine~ all of your other hair accessories.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $12 (available in three color sets).

    9. A set of glittery makeup brushes so you can put some sparkle into your beauty routine. Really, your highlighter is going to look magically flawless thanks to these.


    Promising review: "Everything is perfect about them: size is comfortable while holding, smooth handles, no streaking during use, easy to clean, NO SHEDDING (which is difficult to find in makeup brushes these days). The color choice is amazing, and the packaging and easy carry holder does not look cheap at all!!!! Prior to washing before my first use they had no smell. But most importantly, the price mark!!!!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $14.92.

    10. And! A vintage-style makeup brush holder and faux-pearl beads you *and* your brushes will shucking love.


    Promising review: "This thing looks amazing, feels really sturdy and the included a lot of pearls, so even short brushes can be stored in it. What a beautiful way to keep your brushes at your finger tips!" β€”Lindsey Sheldon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    11. An embroidered tunic dress with bell sleeves to give your ensemble a fancy feel and sweet poppy of color.


    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! It fits exactly as expected. The dress is made of a really nice/spandex material β€” thick and not see-through at all. The embroidery on the chest and sleeves is done almost perfectly. It hits at a great length, not too short and not too long. There are so many different ways you can wear this dress, either by dressing it up for a wedding with some heels or to a BBQ with some flats or sandals. I will definitely be recommending this dress and wearing it out!" β€”Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 16 prints/colors).

    12. A five-piece pen set with a gorgeous flower detailing that just might inspire you to write more and get some work done...or doodle β€” either or.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. A faux-leather backpack you'll want to tote around on all your worldly adventures. It *looks* like you paid boutique prices for it β€” and we won't say otherwise.


    Promising review: "Bought this for my honeymoon to Ireland. Great bag. Leather looks real and came in as described. I was able to fit my DSLR camera with kit lens attached, wallet, and snacks. A little small but it's the look I wanted. Great value for price!" β€”Victoria

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in six colors).

    14. A pretty jade roller, because you shouldn't have to hit up an expensive spa just to pamper yourself.


    Jade rolling can help with eye puffiness, as well as tightening and brightening of your skin. BuzzFeed's Rachel Miller investigated these claims herself to see how they held up, and spoiler β€” it worked:

    "My immediate reaction was, 'Wait, is this what my face is supposed to look like?!' My eyes were suddenly so prominent in my face β€” in a good way!! β€” and everything looked visibly brighter and tighter β€” again, in a very good way. I suddenly just looked so awake, so healthy, so...Disney princess-like? (A half-black divorced American princess whose name happens to be Rachel, let’s say.) At 6:10 am with no makeup on? When just a couple of minutes ago I did not look that way at all? I was legitimately shocked." β€”Rachel Miller

    Read her full review on jade rollers here.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.77.

    15. A calligraphy starter book so you can improve your penmanship and pretend that the world isn't, you know, on fire and such. We love cheap hobbies that make us look fancy as heck!


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this book. So easy to follow along and practice. Love that there's a sample for you to trace and space to practice right after. Someone mentioned half the book is blank pages but in reality, it's space to practice and I actually like it. I like to compare my handwriting side by side with the example." β€”Lourdes

    Get it from Amazon for $20.39, and don't forget to grab a calligraphy brush pen for $6.71.

    16. A crystal-looking bottle with a lock lid and place for a straw that *of quartz* your life is in need of β€” hydration is important, people!


    A matching straw is included!

    Promising review: "This pretty cup makes it MUCH easier for me to drink five of these a day than any other bottle or glass I've had before. Maybe it's that it's see-through and easy to drink out of with a straw, like some type of psychological trick, but it works! I usually have water with fresh lemon in it and carry it around with me. Highly recommend." β€”Jana Schuberth

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in six colors).

    17. A bow scrunchie to add some easy, fancy style to what is otherwise a lazy (but still cute!) outfit.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $6 (available in three prints).

    18. A watch that seriously looks just as sleek as the expensive ones all over your Instagram timeline.

    Promising review: "I ordered this watch not expecting to be blown away because, of the price. Boy, was I wrong! I immediately put on the watch as soon as I opened it up; it fits comfortably and the band wasn’t too small, which I was a little concerned about. I’ll definitely be looking to purchase other styles of this watch. Great buy, especially for the price!" β€”Jessica Kurry

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 11 colors).

    19. A wooden container lined with a machine-washable fabric because who says organization can only be done with boring ol' plastic bins?! Not you, that's who.


    Promising review: "This box is perfect. I have a very small main bathroom and needed something that fit on top of the toilet to hold extra toilet paper. It is a pretty, clean-looking design. I get the big rolls of toilet paper, so it holds two of those well. It's solid and well-made. Next I need to tackle organizing our bathroom closet that has those wire grid shelves. I'll buy more of these, so I don't have to worry about things falling through those grids." β€”Suzie Q

    Get it from Amazon for $15.59+ (available in XS, S, S/M, and L and in white and gray).

    20. A gold fortune-telling book that'll make for a great conversation piece. It explores the meaning of names, color choices, zodiac signs, and so much more. And if anything, it will look AMAZING sitting on your coffee table.

    Free People

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98, or Free People for $14.95, or through a local bookseller on IndieBound.

    21. A dainty bar necklace featuring an opal-looking center because expensive jewelry shouldn't have to dull your bank account's ~sparkle~.


    Promising review: "Great deal for the price. So far, none of the chains have changed color or 'turned'. My daughters have worn them even in showers and to the gym. So if the salty, sweaty skin hasn't turned the chain yet, this is a good sign. Great little gift!" β€”petticoatpoms

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    22. An overnight cold brew filter bottle that honestly has no right to be THIS pretty and cheap.


    Promising review: "This thing is the greatest way to make iced tea I've ever tried! It's super easy to use, and only requires at least six hours to steep. I like giving 24 hours for best flavor." β€”Robert

    Get it from Amazon for $19.50+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    23. A simple little lamp to bring some calming ambience and charm to your room, desk, or nightstand. I mean, this thing looks like it walked right out of a West Elm catalog.


    Just so ya know, many reviewers note the base is actually black, even though it appears brownish in the product photos.

    Promising review: "PERFECTION! By far my favorite night lamp. It's not bright and obnoxious like many β€”Β just the right light volume for your body to shut down and get some good sleep. It doesn't come with a light bulb, but I have plenty of those laying around my house. Really impressed with the quality, seems to be sturdy and the switch is so nice to use. I would buy again for sure!!" β€”tf

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    24. An adorable floral clutch with a removable chain strap so you can enjoy being chic in peace, without any buyer's remorse.


    Promising review: "Very high quality for the price! Looks great and can fit my Samsung S7 in an Otterbox, keys, wallet and makeup for a night out! The colors are bright and match anything." β€”Meg SD

    Get it from Amazon for $15.27 (available in four other solid colors).

    25. A 21-shade eyeshadow palette that'll deliver some bright, stunning pigments and whole variety of ~rich~ color all for a very reasonable price.


    Promising review: "This is such an amazing palette! It performs SO well. The colors are so pigmented and blend so well together! I like to put a little of each shadow at a time and then slowly build it up. It really does pack a punch! You can do so many different looks with this palette! For only $12 it is so great! It arrived super fast too!" β€”Melissa Rivera

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    26. A faux-fur pillow cover for a luxe but easy bedding upgrade. Imagine diving into a bed of these, like a true queen would.


    Psst! The pillow insert is *not* included, but you can get one from Amazon for $7.99. I have this exact pillow insert and I can confirm: It's all great quality.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in four sizes and 26 styles/colors).

    27. A passport cover and luggage tag because everyone wants to travel in style and if they say otherwise, they are lying.

    Promising review: "This is a simple and elegant passport holder. If, like me, you’re looking for something basic to hold your passport, and boarding pass, without fancy RFID blocking and credit card slots (aka bulk), this is the one for you. Nice quality with tough gold leather on the front. Stunning when the light hits it, and it looks classy and more expensive than it is. Great value. Slim and light." β€”L G

    Get the passport cover from Amazon for $10.21 (available in 19 colors) and the luggage tag for $9.98 (five colors).

    28. A pair of high-waisted faux leather leggings that'll amp up any ordinary top and take your outfit from meh to instantly fabulous.

    Promising review: "These pants run very true to the measurements listed. The material is double-lined (it's a soft, kind of fuzzy material on the inside), so even though it's very tight, nothing shows through. It's also very stretchy so you can move and kick around with no problem." β€”Saf!

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL).

    29. A pair of amber glass bottles with labels to declutter your countertops and make your soaps look a whole lot fancier.


    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

    30. A leopard-print jumpsuit with a cutout back that was made to strut in β€” and with a price tag like this, you might as well wear it everywhere you go.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    31. A set of stainless steel measuring cups and spoons to make you feel oh-so classy as you cook. This is some Martha- Stewart-level kitchenware.


    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $9.97.

    32. A set of digital, downloadable prints for that empty wall you have no idea what to do with. Now you have a way to honor your wanderlust while keeping your bank account happy.

    Art & Co. / Etsy

    Keep in mind these are digital downloads! I buy these off Etsy all the time and then have them printed at a local print shop or drugstore with photo services.

    Get a set of three from Art & Co. on Etsy for $8.21.

    33. And lastly, square cat eye sunnies that are as equally cute as they are affordable...meaning you should 100% buy a couple pairs.


    Promising review: "Seriously I expected lightweight plastic frames, but was pleasantly surprised by the material of these sunglasses. Super strong and great quality. Very, very trendy! Def recommend!" β€”AndyR

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in six colors).

    Sometimes, it's hard to be this fancy. πŸ’…


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