46 Cheap Fall Fashion Items to Buy When You Need a Break From Everything

Bobby Schuessler

You may already have a to-do list stored in the back of your mind for when precious downtime suddenly enters your universe. For some (ahem, me), that may be to lounge and watch endless episodes of Friends (for the hundredth time). For others, it may be tackling household chores, and so on. But what’s one task we can all unanimously agree is a must when there’s time to kill? Shopping, of course.

But the reality is that most of us usually only have a few minutes of downtime during our busy days. So to allow you to get the most out of your shopping break, I curated a list of the coolest fashion items online right here to avoid wasting time sifting through everything the internet as to offer. And because I know nobody wants to drain their bank accounts just because they have a few moments to spare, I emphasized cheap fashion items here—as in, everything under $50.

Keep scrolling to see my edit of the 46 most stylish affordable fall pieces to shop right now. I also grouped everything below by category—skirts and dresses, shoes, tops and knits, denim, and bags—to make the whole process even easier. Go on, you deserve this.

Skirts and Dresses:

H&M A-Line Skirt ($30)

Leather on leather is where it’s at this fall.

Pajamasea High-Waist Leopard Midi Skirt ($24)

The leopard silk skirt is still going strong.

Pink Clove Belted Wrap Dress ($38)

Introducing your new go-to cocktail-party dress.

Topshop Button Rib Skirt ($48)

A knit skirt with a blouse and a moto jacket is an A+ fall fit.

Mango Chunky Knit Dress ($50)

Cozying up in a sweaterdress is never a bad idea.

WDIRARA Casual Mid-Waist Skirt ($19)

Try this above-the-knee skirt with a white tee and booties for a casual vibe.

Who What Wear Casual Fit Sleeveless Collared Midi Dress ($42)

Wear this stunner as is for those warmer fall days and layer a denim jacket when the temps start to dip.


ASOS DESIGN Lara Ballet Flats ($35)

There are just so many things right about this shoe—the V detail, leopard print, and high-end-feeling ballet ties for starters.

H&M Ankle Boots ($50)

Because you can never have too many black booties.

Urban Outfitters Kim Kitten Heels ($39)

These strappy python beauties legit look five times the price.

Vans Classic Sneakers ($50)

FYI, the writer of this story legit lives in these classic slip-ons.

Topshop Abella Slingback Shoes ($45)

Rejoice—a comfortable and fashion-forward 9-to-5 shoe.

Who What Wear Anessa Microsuede Western Booties ($45)

Slip into these vibrant Western-inspired booties and make an instant statement.

Mango Basic Sneakers ($50)

Pair white sneakers with jeans, skirts, dresses, and everything in-between.

Tops and Sweaterrs:

H&M Knit Stand-Up Collar Sweater ($35)

This fuzzy zebra pullover seriously looks way more expensive than it actually is.

We the Free Clarity Ringer ($38)

The perfect white tee. That’s all.

Wbo What Wear Leopard-Print Crewneck Sweater ($35)

Take a cue from this fit and team the leopard knit with leather pants.

Reformation Bardot Top ($48)

Layer this staple under everything.

Free People Looking Back Layering Top ($48)

What’s better than a flattering top that’s stunning from front to back? Exactly.

Hanex x Karla The Crew Tee ($40)

Invest in the T-shirt fashion editors adore.

& Other Stories Fitted Floral Jacquard Top ($39)

Your new (easy) going-out top, found.

Mango Ruffled Embroidered Blouse ($46)

The ruffle detail brings a playful twist to this classic silhouette.

ASOS Design Short Boxy Edge to Edge Cardigan ($48)

A 2019 fall wardrobe isn’t complete without a cardigan.

Madewell Ribbed Mockneck Top ($50)

A basic that’s, well, anything but basic.

Everlane The Cotton Turtleneck Tee ($28)

Wear this super-soft turtleneck as is, underneath a sweater, a blazer, and so on.

Jackets and Blazers:

H&M Blazer ($35)

The check blazer will always be a fashionable favorite.

Topshop Pink Belted Trench Coat ($40)

Toss this on and just wait for the compliments.

New Look Stretch Blazer ($40)

The lightweight, stretchy fabric makes this blazer as comfortable as a sweatshirt.

Levi's Original Trucker Denim Jacket ($50)

You can’t go wrong with a classic.

Jessica CC Casual Check Plaid Long-Sleeve Blazer ($33)

Toss this over just about anything for an instantly polished look.

Floerns Raw Hem Camo Jacket ($30)

Camo is one of those pattern trends that will just always be “in.”

Stradivarius Trench Coat ($50)

A sophisticated black trench coat is a top wardrobe essential.


Misguided Wrath Straight-Leg Jeans ($34)

Yes, frayed-hems are still all the rage.

Levi's Classic Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans ($50)

Need to upgrade your skinny jean offering? Start with these.

ASOS Design Recycled Farleigh High-Waisted Mom Jeans ($48)

Mom jeans bring an instantly cool twist to any casual ensemble.

Mango Mom Slim Jeans ($50)

A pair of mid-calf boots would look perfect with these higher-cropped jeans.

H&M Culotte High Ankle Jeans ($30)

A culotte silhouette will bring a more sophisticated vibe to a denim outfit.

1822 Denim Ripped Shark-Bite Hem Skinny Jeans ($45)

Distressed jeans mixed with sneakers, a tee, and a leather jacket is a no-fail formula.

Tinsel Distressed Straight-Leg Jeans ($49)

Perfect for those of you that live in all black.


Topshop Greed Mustard Grab Bag ($40)

Top-handle structured bags are one of the key silhouettes of the season.

H&M Round Shoulder Bag ($30)

Mock-embossed detailing makes any bag look more expensive.

Herschel Supply Co. North/South Tote ($45)

This roomy tote will literally fit your entire life.

& Other Stories Cotton Macrame Bucket Bag ($49)

The ideal vacation bag, yes?

LETODE Beaded Crystal Bag ($40)

Fashion insiders everywhere adore playful beaded bags.

Who What Wear Shine Tote Bag ($45)

Because sometimes that standard black work tote deserves a break.

Urban Outfitters Kendall Mini Trapezoid Bag ($44)

The on-trend shape and faux-snakeskin finish make this crossbody feel so special.

Next, check out our secret shopping tips for finding the best items on Zara, Mango, ASOS, and more.

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