29 Reasons You Don’t Have To Be Rich To Have Style

In a world of three-story closets and fashion bloggers with million dollar salaries, it’s easy to think you need to be wealthy to look stylish. For all the babes on a budget out there, we’d like to prove that idea wrong with a standout collection of affordable items that look just as good as their designer counterparts. Scroll through to upgrade your look sans a shocking price tag.

ASOS Skort in Stripe ($29)

This sleek skort is a far cry from your grade school version.

ASOS Contrast Boysy Backpack ($67)

At first glance, we thought this backpack was Alexander Wang.


Afends Denim Shirt With Wanderer Back Slogan ($71)

Going on a road trip anytime soon? This cheeky shirt is a must-have.

ASOS Foster Leather Flat Sandals in Black ($42)

We guarantee these classic sandals will never go out of style.

ASOS Pleat Back Chiffon Coat ($143)

A lightweight trench coat is the ideal outerwear to transition to fall. 

ASOS Plain Brushed Reversible Scarf ($27)

Forgive us for fast-forwarding to fall, but this two-tone scarf is too pretty not to scoop up now.

New Look Fool Pool Leather White Simple Slider Flat Sandals ($38)

Calling all minimalists: this slide in crisp white will make an impressive addition to your shoe closet. 

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ASOS Paisley Print Headscarf ($11)

The oft-forgotten headscarf can make an ordinary outfit outstanding. 

ASOS Drape Side Beach Dress ($53)

This is the kind of beach cover-up that goes way beyond the shore.

ASOS Felt Fedora Hat in Pink ($38)

Everyone has a black fedora. Why not stand out from the pack in this muted cherry colour?

New Look New Look Stirrer Black Heeled Mule Sandals ($48)

If you haven’t jumped on the mules bandwagon yet, this is your chance.

ASOS Sundress With High Neck in Daisy Print ($53)

It’s like your version from the ‘90s, but better.

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ASOS Swing Dress In Texture With Dipped Hem ($91)

For those days when you can’t be bothered to wear anything formfitting, this is your dress.

ASOS Dip Hem T-Shirt In Tie Dye Print ($53)

We bet Raquel Allegra would approve of this interesting take on tie dye. 

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ASOS Pleat Front Bonded Midi Skirt ($76)

We love the lavender-meets-grey colour on this work-worthy skirt.

ASOS WHITE Striped Duster Coat ($238)

You can let the rest of your outfit be basic when wearing this standout coat.

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ASOS Trousers In Slim Leg With Turnup ($67)

Give your black trousers a break with this snow white tailored pair.

Just Female Dot Relaxed Blazer ($166)

We just had a realisation: hand-painted looking polka dots are so much cooler than your average dot. 

Shop more blazers here.

Coast Cannizaro Full Skirt ($143)

This is the type of statement-making skirt that makes the rest of your outfit easy to put together—simply pair with a black tank and heels. 

Mango Scarf Print Shirt ($53)

Bandana print is always cool in our book.

Mango Skater Skirt ($53)

The colour pairing possibilities of light pink are almost as versatile as black and white.

River Island Copper Mini Skirt ($57)

You style doesn’t blend in, and this light-catching skirt won’t either.

Warehouse Floral Printed Sleeveless Top and Floral Printed Trousers ($133)

Throw a blazer over this matching set, and you’re ready for work. 

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