We all appreciate designer goods, but most of the time we rely on affordable finds to sustain us during our regularly scheduled shopping urges. To help you navigate the day-to-day ensemble search, we’re sharing our favorite under-$100 fashion picks of the moment. From gorgeous separates to killer accessories, our edit has a little something for everyone. (And don’t forget to check back monthly for a new wave of hits, hand-selected by Team Zoe.)
Editors' Under-$100 Fashion Picks: September
"I'm obsessed with feminine floral dresses lately and this flirty asymmetrical design can be worn now and into fall with boots."
—Amy Lee, Fashion Editor
"A simple belt like this seems like it will have transformative powers cinching in summery dresses and reinventing diaphanous pieces for fall. It'll be a great transition piece before I fully commit to the new season."
—Lauren Black, Content Analyst
"One of my fashion goals is to wear less black, and this marigold yellow top is the perfect shade for fall."
—Marissa Runyon, Director of TV and Digital Video
"I've been wanting to get in on the slingback trend and have been eyeing this embellished pair from Zara. They're perfect for punching up jeans and a polished top at work."
—Rebecca Iloulian, Marketing Manager
"My favorite fall neutral is hands-down tan (as evidenced by my lifetime supply of coffee-colored sweaters and blouses), so these pants obviously sent me over the moon. I love the easy straight-leg crop silhouette that works with everything from flats, sneakers and heels."
—Angela Melero, Managing Editor
"I almost never pants and that becomes a real struggle when the temperature starts to cool down a bit. This frilled midi pairs nicely with boots and a leather jacket on those days when I'm reminded that summer is really over."
—Stephanie Montes, Beauty Director
"I love the structure and color of this bag. I have an abundance of small black bags, but I'm really feeling red for fall."
—Andrea Navarro, Associate Beauty Editor
"I love these geometric earrings! It's the perfect way to pull any outfit together."
—Leah Benzie, Social Media Editor
"I'm looking to step up my sleepwear game and fell in love with this new collaboration from Rebecca Taylor and Eberjey. These silky shorts are perfect for lounging around my apartment and the print is too cute!"
—Laura Lajiness, Senior Fashion Editor
"Balenciaga inspired me to give high-heel sock boots a try this season. These beauties are perfectly within my budget, plus, the poppy red shade is so on trend for fall."
—Natalie Mattozzi, Senior Video Producer
"With its metallic hue and elastic waistband, this midi skirt manages to be flashy yet unfussy. Never again will I be the stereotypical New Yorker in black come fall."
—Samantha McDonald, News Editor
"This fuzzy grab bag is equally as adorable as it is functional to round out any fall outfit. Definitely on my wish list for the upcoming season."
—Kristin Mahler, Graphic Designer
"I will literally wear this simple-yet-special shift dress to every event in September."
—Erin Nicole, Senior Lifestyle Editor
"I'm a sucker for mules, especially black ones. These look way more expensive than they are and go with just about everything in my wardrobe. Perfect for a night out or the office."
—Alyson Fishbein, Senior Manager, Social Media
"Ribbed cashmere sweaters make for an excellent layering piece come fall and I love anything in a soft blush hue. I'll wear this sleeveless shell with everything from straight-legged denim to suede midi skirts."
—Nicky Deam, Editorial Director
"Still obsessed with basket bags even transitioning into fall. Love that this one is round and has the great leather handle detail. At $48 it's a steal!"
—Christian David, Art Director
"I hate wearing bras, but going braless at the office is, unfortunately, not really an option. This comfy, cute bralette is the next best thing."
—Allie Flinn, Associate Lifestyle Editor