38 Fashion Pieces We Love That Are Shockingly Under $45 & On Amazon Prime

by Julia O'Donnell

Online shopping is undoubtedly among life's greatest simple pleasures. Picking out a few new pieces is an easy way to treat yourself, beat boredom, or help get you out of a frustrating style rut. That said, it’s important to shop smartly. After all, if you’re not careful, an innocent retail therapy session can easily spiral into a full-blown shopping spree. Luckily, it is possible to indulge your itch to shop online without accidentally maxing out your credit card. In fact, doing so is easy, as long as you stick to the fashion pieces that are all under $45 on this list.

Some of these finds are trendy, and some of them are timeless — but what they all have in common is that, despite their affordable price tag, they look so much expensive than they really are. That's why this list makes it easy to indulge in the of-the-moment fashion must-haves while still staying within your budget; even if you snag more than one new outfit, you still won’t end up spending very much. Plus, everything you'll see below is available on Amazon Prime, which means you can have your new goodies delivered to your doorstep in just a few days.

So go ahead and partake in some guilt-free online shopping, because you deserve to treat yourself.


A '90s-Inspired Satin Skirt That's Timeless Yet Trendy

This silky skirt combines '90s-inspired cool with office-appropriate sophistication. With a chic midi length and sleek, silky feel, it looks equally gorgeous with a pretty cami, a soft sweater, or a retro graphic tee. The skirt has an pull-on design with an elasticized waist, and is made of silky satin material with a hint of stretch. It's available in black, blue, olive green, red, and pink.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL


Pearl Encrusted Slides That Are Like Jewelry For Your Feet

Both elegant and fun, these pearl-encrusted slides are a trendy, slightly dressier alternative to your boring old flip-flops. With their sleek satin texture and playful embellishments, they're the perfect way to add some personality to an otherwise basic summer outfit. Choose from four colors, including bright sunny yellow and faded blue denim.

  • Available sizes: 6-11


A Soft, Jersey Jumpsuit That's The Definition Of Stylish Comfort

A simple, timeless design and neutral color options mean this jersey knit jumpsuit can be easily be styled countless different ways. Layer it under a long belted cardigan for a casual, cozy feel, or add a waist-cinching belt, chunky wedges, and oversized hoop earrings to glam it up a bit. This staple piece is made with tencell lyocell, an eco-friendly, naturally durable material that drapes beautifully and feels great against your skin. Choose from six colors, including chambray denim, black, and dusty pink.

  • Available sizes: 2-16


The Must-Have Summer Accessory

This retro rattan handbag is a fun and easy way to try out two of the season's hottest trends at once: mini bags and rattan. The round design is compact, but still provides plenty of space for all your basic essentials. It also comes in a few other shapes and styles, some of which feature intricate woven designs.

"I was very surprised when my iPhone XS Max was able to fix inside this bag along with a lot of other stuff," one reviewer reported.


Statement-Making Earrings That Even Minimalists Will Love

These bold yet minimalist earrings add a stylish, statement-making touch to any basic outfit. Plated in real 24-karat gold, they come in a variety of different shapes, colors, and stone combinations. The earrings are lead-free and nickel-free with hypoallergenic stainless steel posts, so their safe for those with sensitive ears to wear.


A Boyfriend-Style Denim Jacket That Comes In 10 Washes

Whether you wear it with a mini dress, skinny jeans, or even over your workout clothes, this slouchy denim jacket adds a cool, relaxed vibe to any ensemble. It's made of premium quality, non-stretch cotton denim, has two front pockets, and comes in a variety of denim washes (including faded black, light blue, and even pink).

"Looks and feels like you've had it for years," one satisfied reviewer wrote. "Stock pictures don't do it justice."

  • Available sizes: S-XL


A Sundress That'll Get You Through Any Summer Occasion

This fun and flirty midi dress is a worthwhile addition to any wardrobe. Wear it with white sneakers and a denim jacket for a casual look, or style it with heels and delicate jewelry when you want dress it up. The soft cotton dress features smocking at the bust, a square neckline, and a waist-cinching tie belt. Choose from a variety of stylish prints, including palm leaves, florals, and polka dots.

  • Available sizes: S-XL


A Pair Of Gorgeous Woven Moccasins Made Of Real Leather

These woven leather moccasins are a gorgeous alternative to your usual summer sneakers or sandals. Their natural, laid-back look pairs beautifully with summer styles like breezy palazzo pants, flowing, printed maxi skirts, and crisp white linen pants. Plus, thanks to their flat heel and supportive leather soles, they'll keep your feet happy through long walks on the beach and afternoons of window shopping.

  • Available sizes: 5-10.5


A Stylish Everyday Tote That'll Hold Up For Years

For something so simple, this durable canvas tote bag is pretty perfect. First of all, it's spacious and sturdy enough to carry your laptop, books, or even groceries. It has two handles and an adjustable 40-inch strap, plus a roomy inner pocket with a snap closure to stash your phone, keys, and wallet. It gets even better: the bag is made of 100 percent eco-friendly, recycled cotton, and comes in 13 versatile colors and prints, including chambray denim, sailor stripes, and plaid.


A More Polished Version Of Your Favorite Sweatpants

Consider these slouchy joggers the perfect pair of travel pants: they're as comfortable as your favorite sweats but far more polished-looking. Breathable woven tencel material lends a slightly dressier look to the classic pull-on pants, while their drawstring waist and relaxed fit ensures they're as comfortable as ever. Choose from six versatile color options, including asphalt, bone white, and dusty rose.

  • Available sizes: 6-16


A Fun, Flirty Update On The Basic Bodysuit

Dressed up or down, this ruffled bodysuit is sure to get plenty of wear all season long. The design is super simple and easy to style, while the off-the-shoulder silhouette and feminine ruffle detail add plenty of style points. Pair it with everything from high-waisted jeans to a pretty pleated maxi skirt — in fact, you may want to snag this staple in a few different colors.

  • Available sizes: XS-L


A Tailored Jumpsuit That'll Take You From The Office To Fancy Events

A polished, put-together outfit all on its own, this ruffled jumpsuit will be a lifesaver on hectic mornings when you're running late for work. The wide-leg, high-neck silhouette is conservative and professional, yet it's also stylish enough to wear to cocktail parties and other fancy events. Plus, the material is stretchy, which makes it comfortable, to boot.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


A Pair Of Sleek Leather Slides You'll Live In This Summer

These sleek leather slides have a barely-there heel that makes them comfortable enough for casual everyday wear, but their elegant design can be easily dressed up, too. They also come in suede in two colors: taupe with metallic tassels, and a bright orange-red.

  • Available sizes: 6-8.5


A Retro-Inspired Dress That's An Outfit All On Its Own

For an easy-to-throw-on outfit that's still super stylish, this embroidered mini dress is perfect. The dress, which is made of 100 percent woven cotton, has a relaxed silhouette and statement-making flared sleeves that give it a '70s-inspired feel. It can be worn all on its own with sandals, slides, or even leather boots, or paired with chunky gold earrings and strappy heels for dressier occasions.

"The colors are vivid, and I really cannot stress how nice the embroidery is," one satisfied reviewer gushed.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


Chunky Gold Hoops That Look Good With Everything

Bold, chunky earrings are a fun way to add interest to any basic outfit, but their bulky design often means they're too painful and heavy to wear for more than a few hours. Luckily, these chunky gold hoops are specifically designed to be lightweight and comfortable to wear. They're plated in real 14-karat gold, and they're lead-free and nickel-free, with hypoallergenic stainless steel posts. "The design, shape and size are just perfect," one satisfied reviewer reported.


A Basic LBD That You'll Be Wearing For Years

Simple yet sophisticated, this short sleeve midi dress will take you from work to the weekend and everywhere in between. The silhouette is conservative enough for a professional setting, while an elegant tie detail at the front gives the piece an effortlessly chic look that's totally party-ready. It's easy to accessorize, too, and looks equally as good with white sneakers or strappy heels.

  • Available sizes: XXS-3XL


A Leopard Print Skirt That's Timeless, Yet On-Trend

Who doesn't love leopard print? It's bold and fun, yet never feels dated, and it's so easy to style, it basically functions as a neutral. Case in point: wear this leopard print wrap skirt with a fitted black turtleneck and flats for a day at the office, pair it with strappy heels and a silk cami for date night, or try it with a retro graphic tee and sneakers for a casual weekend look.

  • Available sizes: S-L


A Reversible Leather Tote That's Like Getting Two Bags For One

It's hard to believe the price tag on this buttery tote bag — at that value, it's no wonder it has over 700 five-star reviews on Amazon. The sleek, simple bag is made with high-quality vegan leather, with sturdy magnetic closures and classic gold hardware. It even comes with an attachable, zippered coin purse in a coordinating color. The best part is, it's reversible: choose from an assortment of color combinations, including black with grey, camel, coral, blue, and more.

"Every part of the bag looks and feels like soft leather," one satisfied reviewer gushed. "I believe it looks even better the more it’s used!"


A Fan-Favorite Maxi Dress That Comes In 35 Different Prints

Amazon shoppers can't stop raving about this popular printed maxi dress — it's accumulated over 900 glowingly positive reviews, earning an overall rating of 4.3 stars. And what's not to love? It's airy, comfortable, and one of those no-brainer outfits that requires zero effort, yet still looks cute. Plus, it comes in a glorious array of 35 stylish prints, including a wide selection of colorful florals.

  • Available sizes: S-XXL


These Palazzo-Style Pants That Are Professional, Yet Cool

A voluminous, palazzo-style silhouette makes these wide leg pants fun and fashion-forward, yet they're still conservative enough to be totally office-appropriate. These will look gorgeous with all the basic tops already in your closet — try them with a silky white blouse, a fitted black turtleneck, or a simple striped tee. They're made with a lightweight, non-stretch material and come in black and khaki green.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL


A Summery Maxi Dress That Comes In 24 Different Prints

It's always a good idea to have a versatile maxi dress like this one in your wardrobe — from baby showers and barbecues to graduations and housewarming parties, the classic, feminine design works for almost any summer event imaginable. This dress has a deep V-neckline, cold shoulder sleeves, and a slit at the front to show off a hint of leg. Choose from a selection of 24 stylish prints, including florals, foliage, and even flamingos.

  • Available sizes: 0X-4X


A Pair Of Cat Eye Sunglasses With Over 1,000 Glowing Reviews

These popular fashion sunglasses have almost 1,200 glowing five-star reviews on Amazon, with fans saying they're "high-quality," "unique," and "fun." They even come with everything you need to maintain them: a tiny screwdriver, a microfiber cleaning cloth, and a soft carrying bag for storage.

"I absolutely adore these sunglasses," one reviewer gushed. "Although inexpensive, the quality is fantastic, and they fit my face better than my designer brand glasses."


A Sophisticated Tank Dress That's The Perfect Blank Slate For Your Favorite Accessories

The solid color and minimal silhouette make this fitted midi dress incredibly easy to style; it's basically a blank slate just waiting to be accessorized. Add a cropped blazer and pumps for the office, or style it with sneakers and a leather jacket for a night out. This dress is made with soft, stretchy viscose that has a ribbed texture, with a subtly split hemline that's slightly longer in the back.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL


A Versatile Blazer That'll Take You From Work To Happy Hour

Pair this tailored open-front blazer with your blouses and pencil skirts for work, or layer it over a band tee and high-waisted mini skirt for a cool, edgy look. Tailored styling and a buttonless, open-front silhouette lend a more feminine look to the classic menswear staple, and three-quarter length sleeves make it appropriate for any season. Choose from a range of solid colors, including black, white, pink, and aqua.

  • Available sizes: S-XL


The Perfect Breathable Maxi Dress For Beach Days & Beyond

Easy and breezy, this simple striped maxi dress is perfect for the hottest of summer days. Style it with a floppy sunhat and comfy rattan sandals for a sunny day at the beach — the flowy, relaxed silhouette will let your skin breathe, leaving you feeling every bit as comfortable as you would in your birthday suit. This dress is made with a soft, lightweight cotton-poly blend and comes in five striped colors: black, blue, wine, army green, and navy.

  • Available sizes: S-XL


An Off-The-Shoulder Top With A Delicate Scalloped Trim

This off-the-shoulder peplum blouse is relatively simple, but feminine details like a dainty, waist-cinching bow and scalloped trimming at the sleeves, hem, and neckline ensure the look is anything but boring. Wear it with slacks or a pencil skirt at work, then pair it with your favorite jeans or leggings on the weekends. Choose from crisp, classic white, marigold yellow, or a light, rosy pink.

  • Available sizes: 0X-3X


These Soft, Stretchy Yoga Leggings With Trendy Mesh Panels

Asymmetrically placed mesh panels lend a hip feel to these high-waisted yoga leggings; beyond the gym or studio, their athleisure-inspired look is perfect for lazy Sundays lounging around the house and weekday afternoons running errands. They're made with a premium-quality, moisture-wicking elastane blend that feels supportive and substantial, yet stretchy. Choose from four colors: black, navy, dark teal, and taupe.

  • Available sizes: XS-3X


A Breezy Cotton Blouse That's Great For Hot Summer Days

Pair this sweet cropped blouse with high-waisted white shorts and a floppy straw hat, and you'll have the perfect summer outfit for a picnic date at the park or an afternoon with your girls. It's made of light, breathable 100 percent cotton, and comes in either two colors: crisp white or a soft, sunny yellow.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


A Ridiculously Comfortable Maxi Dress You'll Wind Up Wearing Around The House

On lazy days when taking off your pajamas feels tortuous, you'll love reaching for this flowy maxi dress. With its easy, relaxed silhouette and soft knit material, it's just as soft and easy to move around in as your most comfortable loungewear. Plus, the simple style makes it incredibly versatile — pair it with sporty sneakers and a faded denim jacket, dress it up with chunky heels and bold jewelry, or layer it under a printed robe for a chic loungewear look.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


A Simple Lace Dress That'll Be Your New Cocktail Party Go-To

With gorgeous lace detailing that feels super expensive and a classic tailored silhouette, this sleeveless V-neck dress is an easy, versatile option you'll find yourself reaching for again and again. Style it with tights and an oversized blazer for work, or add bright heels and statement jewelry for a party-worthy look. This dress is available in black, white, navy, forest, and marigold — you may have a hard time settling for only one!

  • Available sizes: 0-16


The Perfect Scoop Neck Tank To Refresh Your Collection Of Basic Staples

No wardrobe is complete without a selection of basic tanks, , preferably in a wide variety of versatile colors. These basic scoop neck ribbed tanks are perfect: they're soft, well-made, and have that classic, timeless design that will literally never go out of style. They're made of viscose with a healthy dose of elastane for that soft, stretchy feel that won't lose its shape over time. Choose from five essential colors, including white, black, and beige.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL


A Super Soft Jersey T-Shirt Dress That's Surprisingly Versatile

Easy, breathable pieces like this silky-soft T-shirt dress prove you don't have to sacrifice comfort to look effortlessly stylish. The scoop neck, mid-thigh length dress is made with a sumptuous jersey knit material that feels comfortable on your skin, and it's easy to style: wear it on its own during summer, or pair it with leggings and a denim jacket for fall. Choose from five versatile colors: black, navy, cypress green, deep red, or light heather grey.

  • Available sizes: 1X-7X


An Elegant Mock Neck Dress You Can Wear Everywhere, From Business Meetings To Weddings

This sleeveless mock neck dress has everything you look for in a basic staple — it's incredibly versatile, very comfortable, and has a timeless, classic look you'll never get tired of. Wear it with simple slides and a low ponytail for a summer night out, then pair it with tights, boots, and a cozy cardigan for a casual winter work look. It's made of a stretchy ribbed material and has a mock neck, small slits at each side, and a fun peek-a-boo cutout in the back.

  • Available sizes: XS-XL


A Colorful Embroidered Cover-Up For Beach Days & Lounging Around The House

Slip this intricately embroidered shift dress over your bathing suit for an afternoon at the beach — then afterwards, throw on some brightly colored espadrilles, add layers of chunky gold jewelry, and you're ready for a beachy outdoor concert. Made of light, breathable woven rayon, this easy dress has a relaxed, shift-style silhouette with a deep V-neckline, ankle-grazing length, and slit at each side. Choose from a variety of colors, including white, light blue, black, and apricot.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


A Breezy, Beachy Maxi Dress That Even Has Pockets

The relaxed, flowy silhouette of this trendy tie-dye maxi dress makes it the perfect go-to piece for hot summer days in the sun. It's made of lightweight, breathable woven rayon with slits at each side and two roomy hidden pockets. Each individual dress is beautifully tie-dyed by hand, giving you a gorgeous, colorful look that's completely unique.

  • Available sizes: S-3X


Fun Statement Earrings To Add A Vibrant Pop Of Color To An Otherwise Basic Outfit

These playful rattan earrings are an easy way to liven up any outfit with a vibrant burst of color. The earrings are handmade using colorful beads and natural rattan; Plus, with lead-free, nickel-free, stainless steel posts, they're safe for sensitive ears .Choose from a variety of colors and shapes, including rainbow, sunny yellow, and bold, bright red.


A More Comfortable Alternative To Strappy Heeled Sandals

These chunky, retro-inspired wedge slides will add a laid-back element to any outfit. Their natural fiber look makes them casual enough for everyday wear, yet their bold height still makes a statement. Plus, lightly padded footbeds make them comfortable to walk in, and they're super easy to take on and off thanks to their slip-on design.

  • Available sizes: 6-11


A Fun Graphic Tee That's Perfect For Layering

Style this graphic tee under a blazer to add a playful touch to any otherwise minimalist outfit. Made of 100 percent soft, breathable cotton, it has a relaxed, airy fit and classic scoop neckline.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXXL

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