10 Awesome Forever 21 Buys That Are All Grown-Up

Peplums and shirtdresses, animal prints and ankle boots, bold lips and boyfriend jeans — fashion these days is all about the microtrends, and the average gal can be hard-pressed to keep up on the latest looks without breaking the bank. That doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a wardrobe of blah basics. If your budget’s more pauper than princess, Forever 21 comes to the rescue with some seriously amazing, of-the-moment finds that’ll keep your look current ... and still let you pick up a bar tab or two.
In case you’re worried that Forever 21 means no adults allowed, we’re highlighting the shop’s most-polished pieces that are sure to nab you some compliments from the dream-ticket-only crowd. Yes, you can even wear a lot of these to work this fall. Oh, and did we mention that all our picks are under $35?!
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Forever 21 Straight Linen Pants, $19.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Art Deco Stretchy Bracelet, $6.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Woven Colorblocked Raglan Top, $17.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Large Patent Tote, $29.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Metallic Abstract Skirt, $14.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Tribal Print Pumps, $26.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Sheer Spotted Panel Top, $14.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Tuxedo Striped Trousers, $22.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Essential Utilitarian Shirtdress, $24.80, available at Forever 21.
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Forever 21 Ribbed Cutaway Blazer, $29.80, available at Forever 21.