6 Outfit Formulas That Always Look Expensive

We all know the feeling of snoozing past the alarm clock in the morning. As part of a never-ending quest to look polished and put together, we've rounded up a few no-brainer outfits for those days when you're in a bind to get ready extra quickly. That way, the next time you're running out the door, the outcome can still look like a million bucks. Most importantly, these are outfits you can assemble with items you likely already own. Scroll through to see and shop the outfits that look expensive every time.

Stripes, White Jeans and Ankle Boots

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Camille Charrière



Style Notes: Nautical stripes and white denim have long been considered a classic combo, and for good reason: The pairing is just so cool. According to Camille Charrière, spring is all about oversized striped tops paired with high-rise jeans and statement boots.

Our favourite pair of white jeans on the high street right now.

Wear these with ankle-grazing jeans or floaty floral frocks.

Tailored Blazer, Wide-Leg Jeans and Heels

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Jeanne Damas


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Style Notes: Throw on a fitted blazer, a pair of wide-leg jeans and some strappy sandals. Add a Jeanne Damas touch by incorporating a bold red lip and fuss-free hair.

These are a style-set favourite.

Subtle floral detailing makes all the difference here.

Vinyl Coat, Cropped Jeans and Flats

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Vinyl Trench


Collage Vintage

Style Notes: The vinyl-coat trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon, and we couldn't be happier. This high-shine separate has the power to transform any look.

Tonal Dressing

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Tonal Dressing


Collage Vintage 

Style Notes: Wearing carefully considered colours head-to-toe always results in a polished look. The easiest way to try the trend? Throw on a chunky knit and wide-leg trousers. Plus, with spring here, now's the ideal time to experiment with bold colors. (Think pink, lilac, powder blue and yellow.)

Feeling brave? Start with lilac.

Complete your lilac look with these happy trousers.

Your statement sunnies, courtesy of ASOS.

Midi Dress and Mules

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Floral Midi Dress and Mules


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Style Notes: Sure, this one is fairly obvious, but we just couldn't leave out a chic floral midi dress. Pair a floral iteration with mules or kitten heels for a modern take.

We can always bank on Zara for punchy printed midi dresses.

In the market for a pair of classic black mules? Try these.

Jumpsuit, Black Ankle Boots and Mini Bag

Expensive-Looking Outfits: Lisa Aiken


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Style Notes: If anyone's going to give good outfit tips, it's Lisa Aiken. The style superstar confirmed the jumpsuit is back and looks best worn with a grab bag, black ankle boots and gold hoops.

Not into loose-fit overalls? Go for something belted.

So chic and bold. This is a true investment piece you'll wear season after season.

Black suede and a versatile block heel? Yes, please.

Which is your favourite look out of the six? If you're feeling extra daring, opt to try all of them.

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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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