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21 Inexpensive Accessories To Make Your Outfit Look So Much Fancier

Upgrade your wardrobe without buying any new clothes. The products in this post were updated in June 2018.

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1. A rose gold headband that's way better than any regular flower crown.

"Wow, your outfit really ~rose~ to the occasion!" —everyone to you, probably.Get it from Kitsch for $12.
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"Wow, your outfit really ~rose~ to the occasion!" —everyone to you, probably.

Get it from Kitsch for $12.

2. A perfectly petite acrylic clutch sized to fit just your phone, lipstick, and wallet.

Less schlepping, more glam.Get it from Amazon for $25.99+. Also available in black and white.
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Less schlepping, more glam.

Get it from Amazon for $25.99+. Also available in black and white.

3. Gorgeous mermaid-inspired earrings you won't have to ~shell~ a lot of money out for.

Sea what I mean?Get them from Forever 21 for $4.90.
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Sea what I mean?

Get them from Forever 21 for $4.90.

4. A pair of sunglasses with a tortoiseshell frame and metallic lenses for a perfect combo of retro and trendy.

Get them from Amazon for $12.99. Available in seven colors.Promising review: "I LOVE these bright lenses. Super cool shades and very light. They are very comfortable and can be combined with a stylish outfit or casual clothing. These are a must-buy! And such a steal for the price!!" —M Mc
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Get them from Amazon for $12.99. Available in seven colors.

Promising review: "I LOVE these bright lenses. Super cool shades and very light. They are very comfortable and can be combined with a stylish outfit or casual clothing. These are a must-buy! And such a steal for the price!!" —M Mc

5. An expensive-looking faux leather satchel for anyone who is looking for a polished and professional work bag.

You can detach the shoulder strap completely and stow it in the bag, too!Get it from Forever 21 for $34.90
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You can detach the shoulder strap completely and stow it in the bag, too!

Get it from Forever 21 for $34.90

6. A breezy poncho in a floaty floral print that works as a layering piece in your freezing office or as a beach coverup.

Get it from American Eagle for $29.95. One size.
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Get it from American Eagle for $29.95. One size.

7. A shady AF hat for anyone who wants to shield their face from the sun.

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Perfect for when life's a total beach.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99. Available in 50 sayings and styles.

8. A 14K gold-dipped lariat necklace that dresses up a white tee or plunging neckline.

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PLUS, the brand, Benevolence LA, will donate $5 of each necklace purchase to a clean water charity project.

Get it from Amazon for $29.97. Available in two lengths.

Promising review: "I love this necklace! It is delicate and feminine yet so very noticeable. I get compliments every time I wear it. I especially love that it symbolizes a wonderful cause — fresh water for the world! I think this will be a wonderful gift for friends and family." —Jay Banker

9. A multi-pack of silky scarves perfect for jazzing up your handbag or tying around your neck or hair.

Get a pack of 12 scarves for $11.25+. Available in six color and pattern combos.

Promising review: "What's not to like? I really love that they are packaged individually and that's perfect for gift giving. They looked exactly as shown online and are silky and colorful. They look great as a purse accessory and also on the neck. Very fabulous. Great price for great product." —Pink Sugar

10. A satin baseball cap that'll make your third-day hair (ok, fourth day) look so much fancier.

Dirty hair, don't care.Get it from Forever 21 for $4.95 (originally $9.90). Available in five colors.
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Dirty hair, don't care.

Get it from Forever 21 for $4.95 (originally $9.90). Available in five colors.

11. Fishnet socks with pearl cuffs to upgrade any pair of shoes you own.

Get a set of two pairs from Amazon for $9.99.
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Get a set of two pairs from Amazon for $9.99.

12. A leather corset belt with ribbon detailing to make dressing a *cinch*.

Get it from Asos for $16 (originally $40). Sizes: XS-L.
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Get it from Asos for $16 (originally $40). Sizes: XS-L.

13. A box clutch that'll let everyone know who runs the world.

Now you have Beyoncé's "Run the World (Girls)" stuck in your head, don't you?Get it from Amazon for $22.99.Promising review: "Looks just like the picture. It was packed so nicely, too!" —Latoya
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Now you have Beyoncé's "Run the World (Girls)" stuck in your head, don't you?

Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

Promising review: "Looks just like the picture. It was packed so nicely, too!" —Latoya

14. A two-pack of metallic belts for anyone who wants to look unbe-leaf-ably put together.

Get the set of two belts (gold and silver) from Amazon for $14.99. Fits waist sizes from 28"-47".
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Get the set of two belts (gold and silver) from Amazon for $14.99. Fits waist sizes from 28"-47".

15. A pastel headband with built-in twistable wire to keep your hair out of your sweaty face all summer (and add some fun at the same time).

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16. Available in four colors and patterns.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16. Available in four colors and patterns.

16. A pearl and ribbon choker for an unexpected twist.

Kinda classy and dangerous at the same time.Get it from Bauble Bar for $20 (originally $42).
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Kinda classy and dangerous at the same time.

Get it from Bauble Bar for $20 (originally $42).

17. A structured clutch in a bright red to add a pop of color to an all-black-everything outfit.

AKA every outfit ever.Get it from Nordstrom for $25. Also available in pink.Promising review: "Very versatile clutch! I kept seeing this clutch posted by a fashion blogger and I had to have it in black. Seems to go with just about any outfit and It can go from dressy to casual." —Esty85
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AKA every outfit ever.

Get it from Nordstrom for $25. Also available in pink.

Promising review: "Very versatile clutch! I kept seeing this clutch posted by a fashion blogger and I had to have it in black. Seems to go with just about any outfit and It can go from dressy to casual." —Esty85

18. Pearl drop earrings that'll turn you into the classic Vermeer painting "Girl with a Pearl Earring[s]."

Why have one earring when you can have two?Get them from Mango for $19.99.
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Why have one earring when you can have two?

Get them from Mango for $19.99.

19. White-rimmed sunglasses with metallic lenses for anyone feeling blue (da ba dee, da ba dye).

🎶 Blue is the color of all that I wear. 🎶Get them from Missguided for $6 (originally $17.
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🎶 Blue is the color of all that I wear. 🎶

Get them from Missguided for $6 (originally $17.

20. A structured backpack with textured faux leather perfect for everyday use.

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Get it from Amazon for $23.99. Available in seven solid colors and a floral print.

Promising review: "I love it! I originally bought this backpack style bag because the one strap bags usually gives me a headache when I carry it around because I always fill my purses up. I love how cute this is and it carries all the things I need, without looking like a school kid backpack." —Cheels

21. Stone statement earrings that come in 45(!) different colors and styles for any ensemble you can dream of.

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Get them from Amazon for $12.99. Available in 45 colors/styles.

Promising review: "I purchased these earrings in green and I was so pleasantly surprised by them! They are adorable and look much more expensive than their price tag. They are lightweight for being a larger earring, and I hardly notice that I'm wearing them. They don't come with backs, but I would recommend getting some — I used some of the inexpensive clear backs (you can find them in packs at most retailers) and they worked great! The shade of green is a very rich color and I have been able to dress them up with heels and down with sandals.

My ears tend to be sensitive so I'm always a little hesitant to wear 'cheap' earrings, but these didn't cause me any problems. I have comfortably been able to wear them for hours on end. Overall, I'm really happy with my purchase and I plan on buying additional colors in the near future!" —Stephanie

When you wear the same black dress all week but just change up the accessories:

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The reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.