Though you may be fully immersed in shopping the major fall trends, it's important not to forget to stock up on wardrobe essentials as well — those go-to pieces will be what you style with the trendier purchases to make them your own. While you may be willing to spend a little more for the seasonal must-haves, where does one turn to find the best affordable basics under $100? The answer: COS' mid-season sale happening right now, which has tons of steals to get you through the season seamlessly.
The brand known for its modern, minimalist designs is having a sale, and it's brimming with pieces you'll be reaching for time and time again throughout the season. Significant markdowns mean you can replenish your classic tees for $18 and find jeans you'll live in for $50.
Included in the mix are all of the cool-weather layering pieces that you'll need when the temperature starts to dip, like jackets that'll ease you into fall and turtlenecks that will be on heavy rotation from now through the cold days of winter.
The sale also includes what would typically be larger ticket items, including skirts and tailored trousers (all under $100) as well as dresses that'll provide endless styling options. The accessories are not to be missed either: One particular standout is a slingback for $95 (originally $190) that will go with just about anything in your wardrobe.
Continue on to find a curated selection of the under-$100 basics that your wardrobe is craving for fall — there are some serious deals to be had.
You can't go wrong with a classic white shirt dress, and this is not one to miss for a sale price of $81 (originally $115). As the chillier temps roll in, style it over a cropped jean and add a mule for an effortless look.
This wardrobe essential is now on-sale for well below $100. Originally, $125 this slim-fit wool trousers can now be yours for $63. Skimming the ankle, this style will pair well with heels or classic white sneakers.
Pick-up this classic style in baby blue for the season for only $40 (originally $79) to add a pop of color to your fall neutrals. It will pair well with not only your camels and cognacs, but the season's favorite print: leopard.
If you need to update your black jeans, this is a pair to snag on sale. At only $50, this high-waisted, cropped fit will become a wardrobe staple. This style is also available in a dark blue wash on sale.
Cardigans are making a comeback, and this is the ideal transitional piece to snag on sale for $55 (down from $79). In a pretty blush tone, this ribbed top will play nicely with all your strong autumnal hues.
This dress gives you a simple silhouette while also hitting on a hot color trend for the season. At only $45, its versatility will give you endless options for making new looks all season long. To get started, layer a turtleneck underneath or throw a blazer over your shoulders with sleek booties. As for the chillier days, let the green peak out underneath your chunky knits.
This lightweight silk top is now available for $86 (down from its original price of $135) and it's the ideal piece to wear from the office to meet up with friends. For cooler days, layer it over a fitted turtleneck.
It's hard to go wrong with this purchase. At under $100, this is a jacket that will definitely become part of the fall rotation. The boxy, cropped silhouette make it a great alternative to your boyfriend blazers.
Down from $150 to $75 during the sale, this hooded style will be making it into your weekender and carry-on all season long. Lightweight and in a neutral brown, the coat folds into the large hood to transform it into a bag.
Update your classic black dress this season with this style on sale from $175 to $88. Its classic shape with a utilitarian feel will look just a great with a brogue as it would with your slouchy boots.
These timeless slingbacks will go with everything in your closet. Given that this style is down from $190 to $95 during the sale, sizes won't stick around long, so make sure to add this suede pair to your bag.