40 Flattering Outfits That Look Expensive But Cost Less Than $35 On Amazon

Build a bougie wardrobe on a budget.

Originally Published: 
We may receive a portion of sales if you purchase a product through a link in this article.

Stocking your wardrobe with pieces that look expensive, but aren’t, is something of an art form — one that TZR’s team of fashion editors happen to specialize in. For proof, just check out this list of 40 cute and stylish outfits that look expensive, but cost less than $35 on Amazon. From one-and-done jumpsuits to casual-chic rompers and dresses that’ll take you from the office to cocktail hour, this edit has it all — and each and every piece is guaranteed to make you feel your absolute best.

Keep scrolling to discover a selection of trendy pieces and timeless staples that friends won’t believe you got on Amazon — and for less than the cost of a manicure, no less.


This Printed 2-Piece Set That’s Made For Your Next Beach Getaway

If a beach or resort getaway is marked on your calendar, you have to make sure this stand-out set goes with you. Comprising a long, flowy skirt and a crop top, it’s the perfect statement outfit to wear while you’re away, thanks to its bold tropical print and breathable fabric that’ll keep you cool and comfy in the hot weather.

  • Available sizes: Small — 3X-Large
  • Available colors: 13


The Loose Jumpsuit That’s Super Popular With Amazon Shoppers

If you really love something, you’ll probably wish you had it in multiples — and that’s how you’re guaranteed to feel about this sleeveless jumpsuit that has Amazon reviewers obsessed. It’s made from a light and breathable polyester and elastic blend, so it has a nice bit of stretch. It also features adjustable spaghetti straps so you can better tailor its fit. Plus, it’s available in over 35 different colors and patterns, so you could wear a new one every week for almost a year if you wanted to — and at this price point, why wouldn’t you?

  • Available sizes: Small — 4X-Large
  • Available colors: 39


This Two-Tone Romper That’s The Easiest Outfit

When the weather heats up, having a two-tone romper like this one takes out all the stress of putting an outfit together. It comprises a ribbed tank top bodice with a paper bag waist bottom that gives the illusion of a sleek top tucked into shorts. Cute, clever, and an easy outfit all on its own — what’s not to love?

  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 8


This Ruched Bodycon Dress With Over 35,000 5-Star Ratings

Amp up your warm weather wardrobe with this oh-so-comfy ruched mini dress. It’s made from a blend of polyester, viscose, and elastane, so you know it’s soft, breathable, and a little bit stretchy. It has a tulip hem, ruching on the sides, and a classic crew neckline. This dress is super popular on Amazon, with over 20,000 five-star ratings and counting.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 36


This Cotton-Blend Romper That’s Perfect For Warm Weather Layering

During the warmer months, you can wear these loose button-up overalls for almost all everyday occasions. Made from a light, breathable cotton and linen blend suitable for hot summer days, it’s perfect to wear over bralettes, tank tops, and even a swimsuit. It features eight working buttons that go down the middle, two roomy pockets on either side, and thick straps that you can adjust with a knot at the shoulders.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 10


This Pretty Tiered Maxi Dress Made Of 100% Super-Soft Viscose

For under $20, it’s definitely worth adding a few of these tiered maxi dresses to your wardrobe. It’s designed with two thick straps at the shoulders to create a favorable square neckline, and has an elasticated empire waist that leads into a flowy A-line bottom. Plus, it’s made from 100 % viscose, so you know it will be super soft and lightweight.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 8


An Outfit-Making Cover Up That’s Actually Super Versatile

If you live for a good layering piece, adding this flowy printed cover-up to your collection will be totally worth it. It’s made from 100% light and soft viscose, so it’s great to wear to the beach, pool, or anywhere else, really — it looks so cute with a pair of denim shorts as seen in the picture above. And although it’s one-size-fits-all, thanks to its oversize silhouette, it can work for just about everyone.

  • Available colors: 46


This Cute & Comfy Jumpsuit That Epitomizes Casual-Chic Style

Introducing your new casual Fridays ‘fit. This cropped wide-leg jumpsuit is a great one-and-done piece for any everyday function. It’s made from a super-soft viscose and elastane blend and has a comfy elasticated waistband that’ll cinch, but not pinch, your waist. It also has a subtle wrap V-neckline that’s adjustable with a snap and pockets on either side.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 6


These Paper Bag Waist Pants That Have Shoppers Obsessed

These chic cropped paper bag waist pants are a great pair of trousers for every wardrobe. They can be easily dressed up or down and are great for pretty much any occasion. They feature a thick and comfortable elastic waistband with a drawstring closure, pockets on either side, and a tapered leg that looks great with any shoe, from flats to heels to sneakers.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — 3X-Large
  • Available colors: 39


This Cotton-Blend Shirt Dress That Doubles As A Layering Piece

If you’re all about versatility, you’ll love this long-sleeve button-up shirt dress. Made of a breathable cotton blend, it’s constructed with a classic collar and two side slits at the hem, making it a great choice for warmer months, but it can easily transition into the fall, too. It has tons of five-star reviews raving about how “versatile” it is — you can wear it by itself, as a lightweight shacket, or accessorize it with a belt. Trust, there’s a lot you can do with this dress.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 22


This Top With Lacy Sleeves That Pairs With Any Bottom

This high-neck blouse pairs as well with jeans or trousers at it does with a skirt and tights or even linen shorts. Made from a blend of cotton and polyester that’s breathable and soft to the touch, this top perfectly toes the line between casual-chic and dressy. It features cuffed bell sleeves of intricately patterned lace that make a subtle statement and are perfectly breezy.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 42


A Chiffon Cardigan You Can Throw Over Any Outfit

This best-selling, breezy cardigan has over 37,000 five-star ratings, and it’s easy to see why — at just $19, it looks and feels much more expensive than it is. Made from lightweight, semi-sheer chiffon, it has a relaxed fit that effortlessly drapes over any outfit, from a fitted tank and jeans to your favorite swimsuit. With prints ranging from tropical fauna to classic paisley and Japanese-inspired florals, this breezy outer layer is an accessory in its own right.

  • Available sizes: Small — 5X-Large
  • Available colors: 45


A Pair Of Pleated Wide Leg Trousers That’ll Elevate Any Casual Outfit

After your favorite pair of jeans, these pleated wide-leg pants will definitely become a go-to staple in your wardrobe. They’re easy to dress up and down, thanks to their pleated waistline and wide-leg silhouette. They feature two pockets at the waist and five belt loops, and pair well with just about any top, from button-downs to T-shirts to cozy sweaters.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 32


This Off-The-Shoulder Mini Dress That Makes A Statement

Shoppers simply can’t get enough of this cute off-the-shoulder mini dress. This little number is a great option for any semi-dressy occasion, as it shows off just the right amount of skin. The oversize ruffle adds a fun touch, and it comes in three vibrant, statement-making colors — orange, yellow, and green — as well as classic black.

  • Available sizes: Large — 4X-Large
  • Available colors: 4


This Flowy Maxi Dress That Works For Any Occasion

With over 12,000 five-star ratings, this flowy maxi dress will make a great addition to your closet. It’s made from a super-soft rayon and spandex blend and has plenty of rave reviews claiming it to be “comfortable” and “lightweight,” making it a fabulous option to reach for on warm days. It features a flowy high-low skirt with a wrap tie closure, an elasticated waistband, ruffled cap sleeves, and a V-neckline that’s super easy to manipulate so you can show off as much or as little of your chest as you’d like.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 35


A Pair Of Paper Bag Waist Pants With Breezy Pleats

The beauty of these unique high-waisted paper bag trousers is that they look like a chic maxi skirt but have all the feels of comfortable pants. These pants are outfitted with a thick, stretchy, elastic waistband with a drawstring closure and creases on both legs that turn into thigh-high slits at the hem.

  • Available sizes: 0-2 — 14
  • Available colors: 12


This Super-Soft Bodycon Dress With An Open-Back Cutout

If you need a comfy, conservative outfit that’s appropriate for work and sassy enough to hit the bar, this midi-length bodycon dress is it. Brought to you by Amazon’s in-house brand, The Drop, this LBD is made from a super soft and substantial, yet lightweight, blend of viscose and nylon. It has sleek cap sleeves, a simple slit at the hem on one side, and an elegant open-back cutout.

  • Available sizes: XX-Small — 5X-Large
  • Available colors: 5


An Office-Worthy Chiffon Blouse With Elegant Details

Whether you actually go into the office or just need to look good on Zoom, this chiffon blouse has elegant details that mean business. There’s pleating around the scoop neckline, split cap sleeves, a curved hemline, and a dainty keyhole cutout in the back. Its timeless and flowy silhouette can easily be dressed up for meetings or down for casual Fridays.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 49


The V-Neck Shift Dress That Looks Amazing On Everyone

Hands down, this V-neck shift dress definitely deserves a spot in your wardrobe. Thanks to its loose silhouette, it’s the perfect thing to reach for when you want to wear something cute and elegant without completely showing off your figure. It’s outfitted with a subtle V-neckline, tiered ruffle sleeves, a soft lining, and a hidden zipper closure on the back. It’s the perfect thing to wear for practically any occasion, and it works in almost any season, too.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — 4X-Large
  • Available colors: 45


These Elevated Joggers That Are A Chic Alternative To Jeans

For days when you want something comfier than jeans but more put together than leggings, these elevated joggers are the answer. They have a high-waisted elastic waistband with an adjustable drawstring for a customized fit and a relaxed leg with an elegant, slightly cropped hem. Best of all, they have pockets.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 11


A Flowy, Sleeveless Tunic With Delicate Pleating

When you don’t want to put a lot of effort into what to wear, you can slip on this flowy, sleeveless tunic that is suitable for so many different occasions — from brunch to business meetings. It’s double-lined with a slightly stretchy bottom layer and a gorgeous, silky soft chiffon on top. Featuring a hip-length, baby-doll silhouette, and a classic scoopneck, this top also boats delicate pleating in the front and back.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 26


This Breezy Knit Midi Skirt Made From A Super-Soft Rayon Blend

Skirt girlies rejoice because this pull-on midi skirt will become one of your new favorite pieces in your wardrobe. Designed with an elasticated waistband and two small side slits at the hem, this rayon-spandex blend skirt is extremely comfortable and super versatile. One Amazon shopper who calls the bottom a “keeper” said, “I ordered this skirt because I was looking for a comfortable yet classy item that would pack, travel and wear well. By gosh, this was a perfect choice. I love my new skirt and would highly recommend it.”

  • Available sizes: X-Small — 5X
  • Available colors: 15


This Stunning Key-Hole Maxi Dress That’s Perfect For Your Next Special Occasion

Snag this beautiful keyhole maxi dress for your next special night out — and even if you don’t have something on the calendar, this dress can take you from brunch to the beach to a casual dinner. It’s made from a soft poly-rayon blend, so it’s very comfortable to wear, and it has a high halter neck, thick straps, and a keyhole detailing. Deep pockets and side slits on either side round out the design.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 28


A Faux-Leather Midi Skirt That Looks So Much More Expensive Than It Is

This gorgeous faux-leather midi skirt will make such a fab statement piece in anyone’s wardrobe. It’s made of a quality poly-spandex blend that has an incredible amount of stretch to it, so it doesn’t feel restricting. It features a sleek zipper on the back, a breathable lining, a slight tulip hem, and beautiful knot detailing at the waist, giving this skirt a unique designer look. And if the faux-leather look isn’t your vibe, don’t worry. This skirt is also available in other materials like satin.

  • Available sizes: Small — 3X-Large
  • Available colors: 41


The Best-Selling Skinny Jeans That Belong In Every Closet

If anything is an absolute closet must-have, it’s a pair of these sleek classic skinny jeans. Designed with the same quality denim as classic Levi’s, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.’s mid-rise jeans are made with a comfortable cotton blend and have a nice bit of stretch to conform to your body without losing shape. Plus, they’re available in three lengths — short, regular, and long — so you can ensure the fit is absolutely perfect. And with a 4.4-star rating and tons of reviews that rave about how “comfortable” and “perfect” the fit is, you can trust a couple of pairs of these are worth betting on.

  • Available sizes: 2 — 28
  • Available colors: 8


A Flowy Printed Robe That Comes In So Many Gorgeous Prints

For your next beach or resort getaway, pick up this stunning robe that can be worn over a pair of denim cutoffs or a bikini (that said, even when you’re not on vaca, it even looks cool with leggings). It’s one size fits all but has a very oversized fit, and it’s made of a breezy and lightweight chiffon material with billowy sleeves and a matching belt. Choose from a selection of 35 beautiful prints.

  • Available colors: 35


This Cute Little Romper That Can Be Dressed Up Or Down

Add this roomy printed romper to your warm-weather wardrobe for a simple one-and-done outfit. It’s outfitted with breezy sleeves, a comfortable elastic waistband, and a wrap-style neckline. Style it with heels for a night out, or keep it casual with classic white sneakers during the daytime.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 10


A Blouse With A Stunning Drape That’s Chic Yet Comfortable

Yes, you can look extremely chic while still feeling oh-so-comfortable, and this blouse proves it. With its billowy, 3/4-length sleeves and its flowy bodice, this chiffon top has stunning drape, particularly around the V-neck. Tuck the front into your favorite pair of jeans and pair it with some dainty gold or silver jewelry for a date-worthy look.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 15


An Oh-So-Comfy T-Shirt Dress Made From Super-Soft Viscose

Hands down, you’ll probably want to live in this midi T-shirt dress for the rest of your days. Thanks to its oh-so-soft viscose blend, it has all the feels of your favorite tee but is packaged in a sleek and stylish dress. It’s the perfect thing to wear to run errands, grab lunch, and even lounge around the house because of how comfortable it is. Dress it up with heels or pair it with sneakers when you’re running around town.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 8


A Babydoll Top With The Sweetest Puff Sleeves

This smocked top with a babydoll silhouette is the perfect complement to a pair of white linen pants or distressed jeans. It has a sweet and subtle floral print along with the sweetest puff sleeves a ruffled hem. It also has a crew neckline as well as a small keyhole cutout in the back. Plus, it comes in both long- and short-sleeve styles.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 23


This Flowy Printed Maxi Skirt That’s Forever Timeless

A printed maxi skirt like this one will be a forever classic staple in your wardrobe. From the comfortable elasticated waistband to its light and airy chiffon material, this breezy bottom is a lovely option to reach for in the warmer months, but when layered properly, it can definitely be worn in the fall and winter, too — just add a cozy turtleneck sweater and boots.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 20


A Fluttery Top That Comes In So Many Floral Prints

This fluttery, double-lined top is the epitome of spring and summer. Not to mention, it’s super versatile and can be worn with tailored white shorts or a denim mini skirt. It has short, flowing sleeves and a modest V-neckline with a tie detail that can be put into a bow or left open. With so many floral prints to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits your personal style.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 37


This Blouse That’s A Stylish Alternative To A Button-Down

Button-downs are a classic, but if you want to add another staple to your wardrobe, look no further than this chiffon blouse. It has a tailored V-neck collar, chic pleating, and is slightly longer in the back.The cuffed, 3/4-length sleeves are secured with a button, but if you prefer a long-sleeve look, you can roll them down too.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 28


A Lace-Trimmed Top That’s Made For Layering

Because it’s so lightweight, this top layers beautifully beneath a blazer, cardigan, or jean jacket. It’s made from textured satin and has an eyelet lace trim along the V-neckline that adds a touch of interest beneath your top layer. The relaxed, slightly flowy silhouette and cap sleeves also make it an elegant piece to wear on its own.

  • Available sizes: Small — 3X-Large
  • Available colors: 15


A Midi Skirt You Can Wear Across Seasons

This midi length skirt looks fabulous worn in the spring and summer with white tennis shoes or sandals and in the fall with booties. It has subtle pleating, an A-line silhouette, and even two functional pockets. The elastic waistband makes this piece super comfortable and means that you can wear it higher or lower on your waist depending on the look you’re going for.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 21


This Sundress With A Cheeky Cutout

This pretty, midi-length sundress can be worn to just about any occasion when paired with the right accessories. It has a deep-V neckline and cheeky cutout just beneath. The dress has a decorative tie at the center of the bust and decorative buttons down its skirt. In the back, you’ll find a stretchy smocked back and adjustable straps to get the right fit.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 26


A Flouncy Activewear Dress With Built-In Shorts

Thanks to the “tenniscore” trend, it’s clear that athletic dresses are here to stay, and this scoop neck dress is a perfect choice to add to your wardrobe. Whether or not you’re into physical activity, this little number is a great staple as it’s made from a stretchy, moisture-wicking fabric, features adjustable straps that can cross in the back, and has a built-in romper with two pockets large enough to hold your phone.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 7


This Tunic/Swim Cover-Up Hybrid That’s An Amazon Best-Seller

This crochet tunic is an absolute must-have if you live for the hippie-chic aesthetic. It’s got intricate detailing all throughout, and features tassel drawstrings that can help adjust its fit by scrunching up the sides. It makes a great beach coverup, but you could also rock this as a top with a pair of denim shorts.

  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large
  • Available colors: 6


This Super Versatile Wrap Dress

While wrap dresses aren’t new, this wrap-front tank top dress has been trending for the past few seasons, thansk to how versatile it is. It’s a fabulous iteration of a classic wrap dress with a tie closure at the waist and an asymmetrical hem that gives the illusion of an elegant sarong. It works for literally any occasion, whether you’re keeping it casual hosting at home or headed for a big night out.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 11


A Smocked Tank That Will Become Your Favorite Going Out Top

No ensemble will ever beat jeans and a going out top, and this elevated tank is sure to become you go to. It has wide, ruffled straps and a square neckline that perfectly conceals your bra. The stretchy, smocked bodice is so comfortable and it flares out at the waist into a pleated skirt that hits right at the hips.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large
  • Available colors: 11

This article was originally published on