In no way do you need to spend a ton to look chic. In fact, we often call out the gorgeous pieces out there in the market that are cheap but don't look "cheap" in the slightest. Today, we're going to showcase even more items that fall into this category, focusing on wardrobe staples specifically. That's right—we spent a day perusing your (and our) go-to stores to uncover those elevated spring pieces that could easily become essentials in your wardrobe thanks to their versatility.
With all that in mind, keep scrolling to shop 46 cheap and chic must-haves that ring in under $75. You'll find strong tailored pieces, cool basics, wear-everywhere jeans, and everything in-between. Go on and find a new essential (or several) to mix into your rotation.
Tops and Knits
& Other Stories Ribbed Heart Button Top ($39)
The little heart buttons are such a sweet detail.
H&M Puff-Sleeved Wrapover Blouse ($25)
There are so many things right about this blouse—the wrap front and puffed sleeves to name a few.
Mango Openwork Cardigan ($60)
Shop the matching Cotton Sweater ($50).
Reformation Isabel Turtleneck Sleeveless Bodysuit ($68)
Wear this bodysuit as is or layer it underneath your favorite blazer or jacket.
Madewell Whisper Cotton Ribbed Crewneck T-Shirt ($20)
The perfect white T-shirt is a staple in anyone's wardrobe.
ASTR the Label Leona Sweater ($68)
Knit polos are now a certified staple.
Line & Dot Sylvie Sweater ($69)
This asymmetrical top with jeans may just become one of your new night-out uniforms.
Free People Little Cutie Cardi ($38)
This cropped cardi also comes in black.
Halogen Mock Neck Puff Shoulder Sweater ($69)
This knit is classic yet current with the mock neck and puff sleeves.
AFRM Mari Floral Smocked Blouse ($59)
Yes, this is statement-making, but a printed top like this one with the modern shape could become a mainstay for sure.
Eloquii Square Neck Top ($50)
Team this versatile top with jeans, a skirt, trousers, or just about anything else.
& Other Stories Puff Shoulder Denim Shirt ($69)
Mix this in for a fresh Canadian tuxedo look.
Who What Wear Smocked Knit Sweatshirt ($30)
This forward sweatshirt also comes in a peach hue.
Treasure & Bond Long Sleeve Blouse ($69)
The bell cuffs bring a little something extra to this striped blouse.
X Karla The Baby Tee ($48)
A cool spring basic with just about any skirt silhouette or pair of pants.
BP. Off the Shoulder Long Sleeve Smocked Top ($17)
A ruched top like this could definitely fit within your going-out repertoire.
Dresses and Skirts
All in Favor Dolman Plissé Midi Dress ($59)
Everyone needs that ideal LBD.
Leith Ruched Body-Con Tank Dress ($40)
Toss this on, add heels or sneakers, and you're all set.
H&M Smocked Skirt ($60)
Chic smocked skirt, anyone?
Re:Named Leopard Midi Skirt ($50)
Leopard print isn't going away anytime soon.
& Other Stories Gingham Mini Skirt ($69)
This gingham skirt would look A+ with any basic top (or its coordinating blazer).
Who What Wear Long-Sleeve Dress ($35)
Polka dots are one of those perennial pattern trends that will really never go "out."
Scoop Satiny Slip Dress ($32)
Wear this eye-catching slip dress (a classic cut at this point) on its own or with a white tee layered underneath.
All In Favor Button Front Midi Skirt ($49)
A cream skirt to wear for work or play.
H&M Crêped Cotton Dress ($35)
This button-front dress would work for a multitude of occasions.
Jackets and Blazers
Stradivarius Flowy Trench Coat ($71)
You'll wear this trench for seasons.
Topshop Marled Open Front Blazer ($75)
Add polish to any outfit—even a simple jeans-and-tee fit.
H&M Twill Shacket ($70)
Keep cool (yet warm) in this cargo shacket.
Collusion Check Blazer ($72)
The cord belt adds a forward twist to this classic check blazer.
Pants and Jeans
Halogen Seamed Leggings ($49)
The seamed detail here adds a sophisticated feel to these leggings.
1822 Denim Flare Jeans ($49)
Flare jeans are an absolute essential this season (and probably for many more to come).
Mango Belt Culotte Trousers ($60)
These culottes seriously look far more expensive than they actually are.
Leith Tie Waist Utility Pants ($59)
Utility trousers you can dress up or down? Done.
Zella Miami Pocket Jogger Pants ($59)
Joggers are resurging as a fashion-girl staple.
BDG Recycled Denim Jeans ($69)
These high-waisted jeans have just the right amount of stretch.
Who What Wear Pull-On Split-Front Skinny Pants ($30)
The split front is such a refreshing design twist.
H&M Wide Leg Cropped Jeans ($25)
All about the button-front accent.
Shoes and Accessories
H&M Pumps ($25)
You just can't beat classic black pumps.
Le Specs Outta Love Sunglasses ($59)
Oval sunglasses will complete any stylish spring and summer look.
Jules Smith In Chains Necklace ($70)
A chain necklace is essential.
Topshop Knot Nylon Bag ($35)
This bag will go with everything.
Nike Classic Cortez Sneakers ($70)
Doesn't get more classic than these.
Pixie Market Double Chain Necklace ($28)
Wear this double-chain necklace daily.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers ($55)
White converse are absolutely timeless.
Mango Pointed Ankle Boots ($60)
Brown booties are so sleek.
Treasure & Bond Print Square Silk Scarf ($29)
Can't forget about the finishing touch.
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