Trendy Things That Seem Expensive But Are Actually So Freakin' Cheap On Amazon

Major closet upgrades coming your way.

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Keeping a wardrobe fresh and on-trend without breaking the bank might seem like a tall order, but there are plenty of ways to do it if you know where to look. And, spoiler alert, if you’re not shopping on Amazon for clothes, you’re missing out. Case in point are these trendy things that seem expensive — but are actually so freakin’ cheap.

Whether you need a closet overhaul or you’re looking to add a few key pieces to keep things current, you’ll find some dream pieces on this list. From pants and tops to dresses and accessories, an endless array of trendy outfits is just a few clicks away.


This One-Shoulder Maxi Dress That Comes In Delightful Prints

If you’ve ever wanted an elegant and flowy dress that stands out from your usual go-to ‘fits, look no further than this one-shoulder maxi dress. With 15 different floral patterns, a fitted waist and flared skirt that hits at the ankle, you’ll constantly find yourself twirling every time you wear it.

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


A Wedding-Worthy Shift Dress With Bell Sleeves

Need something to wear to an upcoming wedding? I’ve got you. This best-selling bell sleeve shift dress is a great blend of style and comfort. The flared sleeves, boxy cut, and v-neckline work together to create a vibe that’s sophisticated and chic. Among the many prints and patterns, you’ll find solids, florals, animal prints, and more.

  • Available colors and styles: 45
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 3X-Large


This Lace Tank Top With A V-Neckline

Tuck this lace-trimmed tank into jeans, shorts, slacks, skirts of any length, or even wear it under overalls — it’s that versatile. The lacy edges of the collar and arm holes gives it a flirty vibe while the loose cut keeps it feeling just the right amount of casual.

  • Available colors and styles: 22
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 5X-Large


A Loose & Low-Key V-Neck Dress With A Flowy Skirt

This versatile v-neck dress has relaxed sleeves, a flowy skirt, and a gathered elastic waist for shape and style. It comes in dozens of prints, and has multiple design variations available, including shoulder cutouts and an asymmetrical hem. One happy buyer raved, “I bought one of these dresses at the XXL Plus size, and I LOVED it! I went back and bought 4 more and wore them for my recent vacation.”

  • Available colors and styles: 50
  • Available sizes: Large Plus — 5X-Large Plus


These Gold Necklaces That Are Perfect For Layering

These gold-plated brass necklaces are super versatile; you can snag a single chain or a set that gives you a layered look. Take your pick between multiple lengths and thicknesses. Buyers rave about wearing and gifting them. “I’m in love with this necklace!” one said. “It’s got a little weight to it but is extremely comfortable and gorgeous.”

  • Available colors and styles: 19


This Sleek Midi With A Stylish Cutout & Knee Slit

Get ready for compliments galore; this sleeveless cutout midi dress is so chic and sleek, it’ll be your go-to for date nights, cocktail parties, and summer weddings. The round crew neck and solid back balance the horizontal bodice cutout, and the knee slit gives room to move. Among the color choices, you’ll find solid color and two-toned styles.

  • Available colors and styles: 19
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


An All-Around MVP Tote That You Can Use Everyday

There are canvas totes, and then there are canvas totes, and this is the latter. This versatile crossbody bag has a wide, adjustable strap, zipper pouch, and lightweight material makes it the kind of bag you can use on a daily basis. Plus, among the styles, you’ll find dozens of colors and patterns (dibs on light coral).

  • Available colors and styles: 80+
  • Available sizes: One Size


This Belted Waffle Knit Tunic

Pair this tunic pullover with boots for a short-dress look or leggings for a warm and cute ensemble on a cold day. The tie waist gives the comfy fit definition and the waffle-knit fabric evokes your favorite loungewear while looking pulled together. “It’s a great chunky knit without being heavy,” said one reviewer. “Can easily be worn as a mini sweater dress or a longer top. I paired it with black leggings and Moto boots.”

  • Available colors and styles: 20
  • Available sizes: Small — Smal — X-Large


A Cropped Tank With A Square Neckline & Slim Fit

Not only does this square neck tank top have a versatile design that makes it great for layering or sporting on its own, but it comes in a bright rainbow of colors to give you lots of options. The material is a stretchy polyester spandex blend, so it’s comfy and sporty, too.

  • Available colors and styles: 16
  • Available sizes: X-Small — Large


This Bodycon Dress With A Faux Wrap Skirt & Side Ruching

The body-hugging fit and side ruching of this bodycon dress give it a sleek silhouette and pretty shape that you can dress up or down. Wrist-length long sleeves and 3/4-length sleeve styles are available, both with a crew neckline that’s perfect for layering a statement necklace.

  • Available colors and styles: 31
  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large


A Classic Crew Sweatshirt Made With Super Soft Terry Fleece

You may want to clear some space in your closet. This crewneck sweatshirt is timeless, comfortable, and soft, and you’ll want multiple styles to get you through fall and winter. It features long sleeves with gathered cuffs, plus a wide hem with slightly boxy cut. The French terry material is super soft and cozy, too.

  • Available colors and styles: 35
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 6X


This Ruffled Mini Dress With A Spaghetti Strap Halter Neckline

Like summer in a dress, this ruffled mini dress is easy, breezy, and ultra cute. Featuring a gathered waist, v-neckline, lace-decorated bodice, open back, and skinny halter ties that you can adjust as necessary you’ll love both the small details and overall vibe they create. If you’re into a ‘90s vibe, you won’t want to miss the sunflower pattern.

  • Available colors and styles: 33
  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large


A Satin Skirt With A Sleek Midi Cut & Leopard Print

This midi leopard skirt checks so many boxes, you’ll wonder how you lived without it. The animal print pattern is cute and stylish, it boasts a versatile cut with a knee-length hem, and it’s lightweight, too. Plus, it goes with everything from a button-down blouse to cropped top to a graphic concert tee.

  • Available colors and styles: 3
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


A Set Of Cropped Tanks That Come In Multiple Styles & Colors

Why buy one crop top when you can pick up four crop tops? This multi-pack (featuring halter, sleeveless, cutout, and and criss-cross designs), is perfect for anyone who wants to try — or stock up on — different styles and colors. Or snag a set with the same style in a variety of colors. You’ll love having options.

  • Available colors and styles: 16
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


A Cute & Ruffled Summer Dress

When the weather is warm and your mood is cheeky, this deep V-neck ruffle dress is here to be your partner in crime. The lightweight fabric, tiered ruffle skirt, and mini ruffles at the cuffs, neckline, and framing the cutaway back make it so romantic and pretty. Choose a floral for maximum dainty-cute or a solid for a more mature mood.

  • Available colors and styles: 41
  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large


This Tiered Ruffle Mini Dress With A V-Neck

With a tunic shape, ruffly tiered skirt, v-neckline, and long, loose sleeves, this ruffled mini dress is the perfect transition piece between seasons — or you can opt for short sleeves if you want a swingy, summery vibe. Pop it in your suitcase the next time you travel; it’s versatile enough to be a shirt or dress.

  • Available colors and styles: 48
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


The Satin Blouse You Can Wear So Many Ways

When a shirt is this soft and silky, you want to wear it all the time. And this button-down shirt is sized and constructed so you can do just that. Wear it as a sleep shirt. Tuck it into jeans. Pull it on as an elegant overshirt when you are wearing a bodycon dress. Or button it up and wear it to work. It’s slightly oversize and loose-fitting.

  • Available colors and styles: 18
  • Available sizes: Small — 3X-Large


A Colorful Satin Head Scarf You Can Wear In Countless Ways

Wear it as a headband, knot it at your neck, decorate a bag strap, or even tie it on a ponytail — this satin headscarf can give you a different look every day of the month. The square shape and 27.5-inch sides give you lots of versatility, and it’s both pretty and practical.

  • Available colors and styles: 45
  • Available sizes: One Size


An Off-The-Shoulder Bodycon Dress With A Sleek & Slim Fit

Here’s a bodycon dress with a gorgeous off-the-shoulder silhouette. The ankle-length skirt and elegant neckline give it a formal vibe, and it’s so stretchy it even doubles as a maternity dress. Clear your phone when you wear it because you’ll fill it with photos and selfies.

  • Available colors and styles: 14
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


The Satin Spaghetti-Strap Dress That Drapes Like A Dream

When you are looking for a look befitting a party, night on the town, or date, look no further than this spaghetti-strap satin dress. The beautiful drape — made from a polyester-spandex-blend fabric — will give your outfit the special-occasion look you are hunting for.

  • Available colors and styles: 23
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


An Off-The-Shoulder Midi Dress With Loose Sleeves & A Gathered Waist

With its fitted below-knee skirt and blousy bodice, you’ll love wearing this bodycon dress for date nights, weddings, parties, and events. The off-the-shoulder boatneck cut adds charm and style, while the ribbed material is stretchy enough to keep it comfortable all night long (even when you’re on the dance floor).

  • Available colors and styles: 29
  • Available sizes: 4-6 — 20-22


These MVP Paperbag Pants With A Matching Tie Belt

No surprise that these paper bag waist pants are best-sellers; they come in a rainbow of rich colors, they feature a matching belt, practical pockets, and a trendy cut that you can wear everywhere from brunch to the boardroom. A button-fly style is available too, along with cost-effective sets of two pairs.

  • Available colors and styles: 45
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 3X-Large


The Short Ruffled Skirt That’s The Answer To Warm Weather

When your jeans and leggings are all too hot to wear in the heat, this ruffle skirt will take its turn as the go-to bottom for all your tees, tanks, and tie-front tops. Tiered ruffles, an elastic waistband with a drawstring, and a lining all work together to keep you cool, comfortable, and cute. “Adorable, lightweight, cute and comfortable!” said one reviewer.

  • Available colors and styles: 44
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


An Elegant One Shoulder Blouse That’s Great With Dressy Or Casual Outfits

Not only does this one-shoulder blouse have a loose and luxe fit, but it features a flirty bow at the shoulder, too. Made with lightweight material, it’s great paired with with shorts, skirts, or pants for summertime or for your upcoming vacation. One happy reviewer dubbed it, “a must buy!”

  • Available colors and styles: 36
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


These Slim & Stretchy Jeggings That Pass For Real Denim

These pull-on jeggings will have you rethinking your hard denim pants. Not only are they smooth and stretchy, but they come in a plethora of neutrals and basic colors that will have them taking over as your next wardrobe staple. Ankle- and full-length varieties also give you plenty of styling choices.

  • Available colors and styles: 22
  • Available sizes: 0 — 30 Plus


This Stylish Shirt Dress With A Button-Up Front

A single piece that makes a polished outfit? Be still my heart. This belted collared shirt dress comes in sleeveless, short sleeve, and long sleeve styles, all of which feature a tie belt and vertical stripe prints. Wear it with flats for a summertime lunch meeting or slip on sandals for an afternoon wedding.

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


A 4-Pack Of Vintage Sunglasses For A Pop Of Retro Style

A blast from the past, these retro-inspired rectangle sunglasses come in budget-friendly set of four, giving you enough pairs for to keep one in your purse, pocket, glove box, and still have one to spare. Bright colors and patterns like lime green and orange are fresh and fun, while classic like tortoiseshell and black are a bit more subdued.

  • Available colors and styles: 4 (sets of 4)
  • Available sizes: One Size


These On-Trend Earring Sets In Bold, Geometric Shapes

Snag a set of these charming geometric earrings, and you’ll be hard-pressed to pick a favorite pair. With bold shapes and neutral colors that match any outfit, they’re lightweight and made with rattan, acrylic and tassels. One five-star buyer summed them up, “These earrings are light and easy to wear. You literally forget you have them on. Great product for the price!”

  • Available colors and styles: 5 sets
  • Available sizes: One Size


A Soft & Slouchy Tie Waist Dress For Lounging & Layering

Part luxury, part lounge-y, this tie-waist knot dress is great for casual outings on cool and crisp days when you want to be warm and cozy. It features a long sleeves, tie waist, and crew neckline, and you can wear it on its own with tennies for a sporty vibe, or with leggings and boots for a perfect fall outfit.

  • Available colors and styles:
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


A Mid-Length Skirt So Versatile You Will Wear It Everywhere

Soft, comfortable, and able to go from casual — pair it with sneakers and a denim jacket — or dressy — top it with an elegant top and pull out some dress shoes — in a single day, this midi skirt will become your go-to comfy (but not loungewear) outfit base. “I absolutely LOVE this skirt!” said one reviewer. “It is a perfect fit, comfortable, cool, and affordable! [...] I bought every color available in my size.”

  • Available colors and styles: 15
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 6X


These Colorful Knotted Headbands For Everyday Wear

What’s better than a pretty and practical knotted headband? Eight pretty and practical knotted headbands. Each set comes with eight different colors, so you’ll be able to match any outfit (and keep an extra by the sink for face washing, too). They’re soft and stretchy, and versatile enough for a variety of hairstyles.

  • Available colors and styles: 9 sets
  • Available sizes: One Size


A Fun & Floral Travel Makeup Bag

Who says your travel bags have to be boring? This makeup bag is bright, cute, floral, and super practical. The top zips all the way open so you can find everything in there. There are brush holders sewn into the lid so you can bring your makeup tools without destroying them. A pocket on the front holds small sundries. And the handle on top makes it easy to haul around.

  • Available colors and styles: 5
  • Available sizes: 1


This Tie-Front Blouse With A V-Neckline

This knotted blouse is super versatile, pairing perfectly with everything from jeans, leggings, and shorts to slacks and pencil skirts. The flowy elbow-length sleeves, v-neckline and button-up front give it a sophisticated vibe, and the front tie adds a pop of style and personality, too.

  • Available colors and styles: 32
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


The Fluttery Maxi Skirt With A Striking Side Slit

Pull this midi wrap skirt on over your swimsuit at the beach. Wear it with heels on a dinner date. Top it with a blazer and wear it to work. It’s a true wrap skirt so you can adjust the way it fits and where the slit hits, which makes it super versatile. The lightweight fabric is perfect for warm weather.

  • Available colors and styles: 23
  • Available sizes: Small — X-Large


A Workout Set You Can Wear As One Outfit Or As Separates

This best-selling ribbed workout set comes with a pair of high-waisted bike shorts and a matching sports bra. Wear them together for a sleek and simple monochrome look or mix and match with 33 solid colors and create an entire rainbow of looks. Buyers rave about comfort, too; they’re soft and stretchy.

  • Available colors and styles: 33
  • Available sizes: Small — Large


This Cute V-Neck Top With Ruffled Sleeves

When you want more style than a graphic tee or tank can bring to your outfit, this V-neck blouse is perfect. It’s as easy to wear as a tee but the deep V-neck, ruffled sleeve, and adjustable drawstring neckline make it much more interesting. It’s long enough to wear over leggings and light enough to tuck in so you are sure to reach for it often.

  • Available colors and styles: 39
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


A Tube Top With An Adorable Sweetheart Neckline

When the event calls for elegance, this knot-front strapless top is the answer. It’s pull-it-on-and-go easy. The ribbed body is soft and cute. And the twist-tie front creates a sweetheart neckline that’s super pretty and works with so many looks — from beachy to formal.

  • Available colors and styles: 15
  • Available sizes: X-Small — Large


This Square Neck Blouse With Adorable Puffy Sleeves

The balance of puffy sleeves, a unique neckline, and a slim fit make this square neck top a must-have. The mid-length sleeves have just enough shape to feel flirty and fun while the cut is versatile enough to wear year-round. Plain front and button decorations are both available.

  • Available colors and styles: 20
  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large Plus


A Floral Wrap Dress That’s Elegant & Sweet

You need this wrap dress for days when you want to pull on one garment, skip the fashion crisis, and go. The deep surplice neckline allows for jewelry or a pretty cami. The length is easy to wear. And the slight flounce on the sleeve protects your shoulders from the sun while still keeping you cool.

  • Available colors and styles: 36
  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large


This Halter Maxi Dress With A Side Split & Tie Waist

Spaghetti straps, a halter neckline, and two thigh-high splits take this tie-waist maxi dress to the next level. The ties frame a long panel skirt, so if you have any beaches, palm trees, or sunny weather in your future, you’ll need this dress in your suitcase.

  • Available colors and styles: 4
  • Available sizes: X-Small — X-Large


These Lightweight & Low-Key Shoes With a Classic Vibe

There is a good reason people have been wearing this classic Princess sneaker from Reebok for decades. Infinite comfort is paired with a simple, go-with-anything style and color options that will test your decision-making capabilities. The lace-up style makes for a great fit, whatever you decide. “Truly, this has been my ‘go to’ shoe for years, actually decades,” said one reviewer. “I love them that much!”

  • Available colors and styles: 39
  • Available sizes: 4 — 12 Wide


These High Waist Pants With A Wide & Flowy Leg

These elegant wide leg trousers feature a sophisticated high waist and a flowy fit that rivals a maxi skirt from a distance. With a hook-and-eye closure, front pleats, and side pockets, they’re equally trendy and timeless. Subtle elastic is sewn into the waist, adding to their comfort and sleek fit.

  • Available colors and styles:
  • Available sizes: X-Small — 2X


A Sophisticated Mock Turtleneck With Long Sleeves

When you want the sleek and chic appearance of a bodysuit without the uncomfortable snaps, this slim fitting mock neck top will do the trick. It’s cut to be snug and stretchy and has a high-but-not-too-high collar that’s perfect for pairing with a statement necklace.

  • Available colors and styles: 22
  • Available sizes: X-Small — XX-Large


This Longform Sports Bra That Wears Like A Crop Tank

Wear this padded sports bra under some overalls, as a support garment, to yoga, or as a comfy lounge top, all on its own. The pads and compression offer enough support to go for a run but the long length makes it so versatile you will reach for it on date night, to work out, or for work. At this price, you can stock up on these so you always find one clean.

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


A Delicate Choker Necklace With ‘90s-Era Flower Charms

Delicate chains are super fashionable right now. And this delicate chain choker necklace is the perfect piece to wear with everything from a dress to a T-shirt. Whether you choose the tiny flowers, small stones, coins, or any of the other charm options, it will layer with your other chains or look pretty on its own. It comes with a 2.3-inch extender to expand your fit and layering options.

  • Available colors and styles: 38
  • Available sizes: 1

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