There's a special thrill we get from landing an outstanding new piece of clothing that completely changes the way we look at our closets — and if it doesn't empty our wallets, either...well, that's
even better! When a coworker (or a stranger on the street — we're not choosy) asks who made our fave new pair of shoes, it's hard not to gleefully relish in the fact we've conjured up that sartorial envy on the cheap.
To help hook you up with that same tingling feeling, we've gone in search of the most high-impact pieces for summer, which happen to be entirely low impact on your savings
. Ringing in under $100 each, these pieces are statement-makers with as much lasting power as any investment piece — without involving an actual investment. While we have endless admiration for luxury labels (sigh
), these 10 game-changing pieces are actually stealing our hearts.