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    32 Things Under $50 That’ll Help You Feel A Little Fancier In 2021

    Fancy, but on a budget!

    1. A silky pillowcase that'll feel like an absolute dream against your skin. It's made of a silk and cotton that'll stay super smooth, so you won't wake up with those dreaded sleep lines on the side of your face.

    Three silky pillows on a bed
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    Get it from Simons $24.95 (originally $35). Available in three colours.

    2. A gilded cover plate that'll instantly upgrade the light switches in your home. It's made of super durable zinc, and the classic beading around the edge adds a vintage chic aesthetic.

    A light switch covered with a thick cover plate with a beaded design around the edge
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99+. Available in five colors and in a pack of three.

    3. A pair of minimalist huggie hoops that'll add a little glam to your look. You can wear them alone, or stack them with your other studs to create a perfectly curated ear.

    A pair of tiny hoop earrings with a pearl hanging from the bottom
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    Get them from Simons for $49.

    4. A pair of Keds sneakers that you can wear for any occasion. They have the same minimalist design and lightweight feel of classic white Keds, but they come in fun animal print that'll add a little extra something to your outfit.

    A pair of tennis shoes with an animal print on a plain background
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    Get a pair from Keds for $49.95+ (originally $65). Available in sizes 5—10 and in two prints.

    5. A pair of oversized cat-eye sunglasses that are reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's. The metallic accents at the corners and across the nose are a modern and stylish update to a classic pair of shades.

    A person wearing sunglasses
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in seven colours.

    6. A copy of Mandy's Gourmet Salads that'll take your next bowl of mixed greens from dull to delicious. It's packed with recipes for Instagram-worthy salads, dressings, and even other tasty dishes and desserts like grain bowls, smoothies, and cookies.

    A stack of cookbooks with one balanced on the top
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available for Kindle.

    7. A faux fur rug that'll make your space look ten times more luxurious. You can use it as an area rug to keep your feet warm or as an accent piece for a chair or bench.

    A faux fur rug on the floor near a bed
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    Get it from Simons for $30. Available in two colours.

    8. A set of oval-shaped makeup brushes that'll make you feel like a professional makeup artist every day. The soft brush hairs are made of synthetic fibres that'll glide over your skin for an even and flawless makeup application.

    A set of makeup brushes popping out of a small rectangular box Each brush has a oval-shaped head
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    Reviewers say they're easier to use than traditional brushes, feel super soft, and blend their makeup like a dream.

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon Canada for $14.48.

    9. A tube of super-matte liquid lipstick that you won't have to reapply through the day. Seriously, the pigment is so rich, you're going to need an oil-based makeup remover to get it off. And there are a ton of eye-catching shades that you'll be able to match your lippie to the rest of your makeup look or outfit.

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    "This is the first liquid lip I actually swear by and it does none of those annoying things! You really don't need a lot. One thin layer dries down in about a minute. Throughout the day it remains smooth and pigmented. It doesn't crack or peel either! Plus it comes in the cutest colors for every season!" –Jennifer Tonti

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.98+. Available in 34 shades.

    10. A soft leather belt with an eye-catching gold buckle that'll add a little shine and polish to their look. It looks a lot like a certain belt by a popular luxury brand, but at a fraction of the price. That's what we call a style steal!

    A person siting with their hand on their hip They are wearing a long sleeved shirt, jeans, and a belt with a buckle in the shape of two interlocked circles
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    This belt comes with its own puncher, so they can make new holes for a perfect fit.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.39+. Available in sizes 26—43, in three colours, and in packs of two.

    11. A bejeweled brooch that'll dress up a simple button-up shirt or blazer. The hook closure helps it stay firmly in place, so you won’t have to worry about it falling off. Plus, it looks like something Blair Waldorf would wear, and she's basically the Queen Bee of fancy.

    A person wearing a blazer with a large ribbon brooch on their lapel
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    Get it from Simons for $19. Available in two colours.

    12. A colourful plastic organizer that'll hold all your makeup, jewelry, or office supplies. It might look tiny, but it has three spacious drawers and won't take up a lot of space on your counter or desk.

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    And you can use the flat surface to stack other items on top.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.56+. Available in 12 colours/value sets.

    13. A set of chic wired headbands that'll give your hairdo a little extra something. They're more flexible than a traditional headband, so you won't have to worry about getting a headache after wearing them. Plus, the lovely prints and silky scarf-like quality make them look more expensive than they actually are.

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    The wire inside each one gives them a bit of structure, and I can twist the ends around each other so they won't unravel. They're so versatile! I can wear them around my head or wrap them around my ponytail to create a little bow. I love wearing them on the days when a simple ponytail or bun just won't do.

    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $13.99. Available in four colour sets.

    14. A double-sided eyeliner stamp that'll help you create the perfect cat eye every time. You can use the wing stamp on one end, and then define and fill in the line with the pointy end of the eyeliner pen.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $33.

    15. A pack of sleek velvet hangers that'll hang every piece of clothing in your wardrobe, without taking up nearly as much space. The velvet coating makes them non-slip, so your tank tops and wide-necked shirts won’t fall off and make a messy pile on your closet floor.

    A bunch of clothes hanging from soft velvet hangers
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    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon Canada for $22.99+. Available in three multipacks.

    16. A waterproof pillow that'll support your neck and back as you enjoy a hot bath. It has seven suction cups on the back that'll stick to any surface and it's waterproof, making it a quick-drying and anti-microbial pillow.

    A person's hand holding a small bath pillow
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.99.

    17. A T-shirt dress that you'll look for excuses to wear. It has a flowy A-line silhouette, and it's made of a soft satin material that makes it a bit fancier than a cotton dress.

    A person wearing a satiny T-shirt dress
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    Get it from Joe Fresh for $32.94 (originally $49). Available in sizes XS—XL and in two colours.

    18. A soft and stylish duvet cover that'll upgrade your bedroom decor. It's made with microfibre polyester and has four corner ties to keep your comforter from moving while you sleep.

    A thick duvet on a bed with pillows
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    The duvet set comes with a duvet cover and a pillow sham.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.99+. Available in sizes twin, queen, and king and six styles.

    19. A pack of tiny decals that'll give your nails an instant upgrade with very little effort. They come in different colours, shapes, and designs, so you can choose ones that complement your ever-changing style.

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    Get it from Tattoorary on Etsy for $5.44. Available in 49 styles.

    20. A pack of shiny gold polka dots that you can sprinkle on your bedroom walls like confetti. The decals won't damage your walls when you're ready to remove them, and they're double-sided, so you can use them on windows, too.

    A wall with small gold stickers stuck to it
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    One pack includes 210 gold circles and eight gold hearts.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.94.

    21. A pretty resin tray that is as stylish as it is multifunctional. You can use it as a jewelry dish or as a key holder in your entryway.

    A rectangular tray with a watch and tube of lipstick on it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.99+. Available in seven colours.

    22. A soy wax candle that'll burn as slowly as the steamy romance novel you're currently reading. It has notes of jasmine, coconut, and tonka bean that'll add a warm and relaxing scent to your space. And you can reuse the tin jar once you've finished burning it.

    A lit candle in a metal tin with cups and of sparkling water beside it
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    Get it from MalaTheBrand on Etsy for $30. Available with a cotton or wood wick.

    23. A set of scrunchies that’ll look just as good on your wrist as they do in your hair. The elastic is thick enough get a tight grip, but it's encased in a soft tulle material that won't snag or tangle your hair.

    Three tulle scrunchies in a pile
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get a pack of three from Simons for $12.

    24. A pack of dazzling ballpoint pens that'll make you feel extra fancy every time you use them. They twist to open and close, so you won't need to mess around with any caps.

    A pen with a diamond at the end next to a small velvet pouch
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    They come with a velvet pouch and seven refills.

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    25. A bamboo bathroom tray that'll keep all your creature comforts close by while you enjoy a relaxing soak. It has a stand to prop up your book, tablet, or eReader, and two built-in cup holders for a wine glass, coffee mug, or small candle.

    A wooden tray resting across a bathtub A book and a glass of wine are placed on top
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    The tray has an expandable arm to accommodate most bathtubs.

    Get it from Simons for $45.

    26. An animal-shaped ring holder that'll give you a place to stack your favourite baubles when you're not wearing them. The shiny copper finish is easy to clean and it has velvety padding on the bottom to prevent it from slipping or scratching your counter.

    An elephant-shaped ring holder with a ring hanging from its trunk
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10+. Available in three styles.

    27. A jar of itty-bitty bath bombs that'll add a nice and relaxing touch to your next soak. They'll fill your tub with blend of fruity and floral scents that'll soothe your senses and a mix of essential oils that'll help you relax.

    Five glass jars filled with heart-shaped bath bombs
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    Get a pack of 18 from SeasideOrganicsNS on Etsy for $15.

    28. A pair of nylons that'll give you the coverage of tights, but the look of over-the-knee stockings. And they have an adorable scalloped trim that'll add a fun detail to your outfit.

    A person sitting on a stool wearing a dress and nylons with an opaque pattern that ends just over the knee
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $19. Available in sizes A—C.

    29. A pair of throw pillow covers that'll add a nice pop of colour to your bed and make your room look a little cozier. They have a soft, velvety texture and they're fade resistant, so they'll still look good after you throw them in the wash.

    Two small throw pillows on a faux fur rug
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    The pillowcases are 16x16 inches and will fit these plushy square pillows perfectly.

    Get a pack of two pillow covers on Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in three sizes and 25 colours.

    30. A cute collared shirt you'll want to wear for all your Zoom meetings. The puffed sleeves make it look like a fancier version of your basic button-up, and it's made of 100% organic cotton, so it's still comfy.

    A person wearing a button up shirt with exaggerated puffy sleeves
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $19.99 (originally $39). Available in sizes XS—L and in two colours.

    31. A pair of dainty rings that look more expensive than they are. The bands are adjustable, so you can wear them on any finger.

    A pair of adjustable gold rings on a plain background
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    Get them from Simons for $29.

    32. And finally, a flask-shaped water bottle that is so cute, you'll want to take it with you everywhere. It's made of lightweight plastic and it's slim enough to fit easily in your bag or backpack.

    A water bottle with a bunch of flowers around it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $45.42+. Available in five colours.

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