Affordable Outfits That Look Really Expensive

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As fashion girls, we’re easily swayed by the next It item, statement bag, you get the picture. We’re also, however, practical in terms of what our budget allows, often opting for affordable versions of seasonal trends (velvet pants, voluminous tops) while reserving investment dollars for wardrobe classics that stand the test of time. The key to pulling off inexpensive items without looking too bargain shopper? Rich fabrics (cashmere, silk, suede), sleek silhouettes and elegant details. We did some legwork for you and assembled five fail-safe outfit combos to have on lock this fall—each piece rings up at $100 or less.

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Affordable Fall Outfits

Tall suede boots thoughtfully anchor a whimsically printed velvet dress.

Over-The-Knee Slouchy Boot

$70

American Eagle

Printed Velvet Dress

$70

Zara

Team a classic cashmere sweater over silk trousers for easy elegance.

Satin Wide Leg Trousers Gold

$51

Missguided

Cashmere Sweater

$99

Joe Fresh

A tailored shirt gives polish to a slim suede skirt.

Suede Skirt

$100

Mango

Bell Sleeve Cuff White Shirt

$53

Pixie Market

A wool-blend coat and monochromatic suede boot give the illusion of extravagance.

Edit Bootie

$90

Steve Madden

Wool-Blend Coat

$80

H&M

A tailored blazer with high-waisted denim is a smart spin on casual.

Carmine High-Rise Skinny

$96

Mott & Bow

Gold Button Jacket

$92

Topshop

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