The 5 Prints That Always Look Expensive

When shopping on a budget, it often feels like the easiest choice is to go for the simplest thing, which usually ends up being black. Sure, choosing a plain piece can be a safe bet, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only option. There are actually a handful of prints that always look high-end, even when they’re not. So if you’re in a pinch when it comes to time or money (or both), it helps to know what those are. And as you guessed, that’s exactly what’s coming up.

See the prints that look expensive at any price below, and shop our under-£80 picks for each.

STRIPES

You’ll get so much use out of this easy weekend top.

Tackle two trends at once with this statement-sleeved corset top.

Whether you wear this with sneakers or sandals, you can’t go wrong.

BIG FLORALS

Wear this over all your jeans to add a fun, feminine element.

GINGHAM

Wear this with anything you’d pair a basic tee with.

Style this with any top from plain to printed.

STARS

Swap your LBD for these pants and a cami on your next night out.

These tiny stars are a subtle way to spice up your weekend wardrobe.

DOTS

This top has a classic feel we just love.