new season comes a new selection of covetable fashion goods. But navigating the new arrivals section can feel daunting: With the overload of emerging trends, we tend to shop with eyes bigger than our wallet. It's easy to get caught up adding everything you see to the cart, only to have a small cry when you see the total on your checkout page.
To offer a helping hand, every month, we are breaking down the best items in the market that you can buy for
under-$150. Think of our curated shopping guide as an easy way to keep you in the know, without the need for a splurge. From weekend getaway essentials to at-home quarantine finds, you'll be able to give your closet a mini boost. Click on — these summer collections are calling your name. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission
Orange platform flip-flops are the comeback summer trend we didn't know we needed.
The Source Unknown
Platform Wedge Sandals, Camel Yellow, $72.00
This crewneck is a must in your WFH wardrobe.
Out of Officé Sweater, $100.00
After being out of stock for far too long, these baby blue cotton socks are back and ready to be layered under all of your favorite slip-ons and loafers.
Cotton Capri, $26.00
To wear with your new socks.
& Other Stories
Round Toe Leather Loafer, $129.00
Black trousers are a must in any well-rounded wardrobe.
Plus-Size Scuba Flare Pants, $45.00
Ribbed Knit Sweater,
$320.00 $128.00 Buy
Distressed, but not
too distressed jeans are our favorite style as of late. Eloquii
Distressed Wide Leg Jean with Roll Cuff, $89.95
Dua Lipa, Rihanna, and Hailey Bieber are all behind the latest re-up of bucket hats in fashion. Join them, why don't you?
Aimé Leon Dore
Striped Cotton Bucket Hat, $70.00
Wearing men's boxers as shorts for summer? Groundbreaking.
Woven Striped Boxers, $6.90
Buy Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale
is almost here, but, in the meantime, shop its last-minute designer deals, including Acne Studios, Ganni, and Eckhaus Latta for next-to-nothing.
Estah Check Print Long Sleeve T-Shirt,
$260.00 $77.99 Buy
If you take one thing from this roundup, it's that you must own a midi denim skirt this fall.
Plus-Size Midi Denim Skirt,
$79.99 $29.99 Buy
Why of course we need a pair of tie-dye jersey shorts.
Comeback As A Flower
Oatmeal Shorts, $90.00
Don't be alarmed if you catch us wearing this dress with Birkenstock Boston clogs every single day from now until October.
Voluminous Dress, $49.90
Looking for a sustainable cloth mask option that's both comfortable and stylish? Look no further than this tie-dye option from NYC-based label KES.
The Original Sustainable Washable Face Mask, $40.00
Keep your money dry and your wallet stylish with this neon orange card carrier courtesy of NYC's skate and surf brand Noah.
Water Resistant Pouch, $48.00
$40 jeans that just so happen to be perfect
and size-inclusive? We'll take two pairs. Universal Standard
Sava High Rise Flare Jeans,
$90.00 $38.00 Buy
We suggest pairing these under-$100 color-block sandals with vintage jeans and a white T-shirt.
Throw in a pair of leather slides, and you've got yourself the perfect out-the-door ensemble for the remainder of summer.
Benidorm Dress, $139.00
Buy MELISSA SIMONE
Miya Onyl Velvet Top, $50.00
Buy MELISSA SIMONE
Miya Onyx Velvet Bottom, $50.00
Your trips to the grocery have never looked so stylish.
MOMA DESIGN STORE
Japanese Pleated Tote, $48.00
Why yes, this tie-dye T-shirt
does have nipple rings. Collina Strada
Beige Tie Dye Pierced Tee,
$150.00 $90.00 Buy
With the right jewelry, any outfit (even one consisting of track shorts and a crewneck) can be Insta-worthy.
$80.00 $56.00 Buy
You should buy this under-$60 pair of slime green slacks if only to wear to your doorstep and back.
$126.00 $58.00 Buy
Speaking from personal experience, these are the most comfortable undies you'll ever wear.
High Cut Undies, $30.00
: Urban Outfitter's affordable line of ultra-cool sportswear.
Tie-Dye Jogger Pant, $60.00
Buy American Apparel
Gabardine Tennis Skirt, $43.21
Not pictured is the very revealing open back that makes this black linen dress an absolute ten in our books.
Beatrice Black Linen Dress, $139.00
Give your handbag collection a summer upgrade with this under-$60 mini bag.
Gabbi Bag - Purple,
$79.00 $59.00 Buy
Who's ready to take up rugby with us just so that we have an excuse to wear this shirt?
Olympian Blue Striped Apolo Long-Sleeve,
$120.00 $72.00 Buy
This so isn't
just a black tank top. Donni
Pearl Stone Tank, $138.00
For those last-ditch efforts to get to the beach before summer ends.
Plus-Size Shaping Swimsuit, $39.99
Buy Oak + Fort
Necklace 6367, $18.00
We've tie-dyed everything else in quarantine; why not tie-dye our tights too?
Shop Journal x Berriez
SJ x BZ Hand-Dyed Tights, $38.00
You're not the only one dreaming of sunny skies and days spent lounging at the beach. The fire escape, though, will have to do.
LA PREMIERE Top - White, $29.43
Buy Basic Swim
LA PREMIERE Bottom - White, $29.43
The unofficial queen of bike shorts is now making crewnecks — and you best believe we're buying one (or three).
Liv Cozy Crewneck, $55.00
Buy Poppy Lissiman
Skinny Demon - Red,
$105.00 $60.00 Buy
It's no wonder that the Baggies are a Patagonia best seller.
Barely Baggies Short, $55.00