The 100 Items You NEED For Under $100

Update: This post was originally published on November 15, 2016.

It's tough to fill your wardrobe with solid finds under $100, unless you buy everything at one or two affordably priced stores (like, say, Zara and H&M). Sure, lots of designers make must-have knick-knacks under $100, like pins, patches, and neckerchiefs. But when it comes to great clothing, shoes, and accessories that don't cross into triple-digit territory, things start to get a little tricky.

So, we did some very extensive digging and found a ton of ways for you to keep it 100, under $100. Want to look fly, but don't want to spend a TON in the process? (Same.) We've got you covered, ahead. Whether you're looking for simple, everyday items, or louder statement pieces, click through 100 picks that will get you on your outfit A-game, ASAP.
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Every outfit is on fire when you're wearing this.

Pintrill Flame Pin, $12, available at Pintrill.
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At this point, an oversized hoodie for fall layering is basically a closet requisite.

Danielle Guizio Small Talk Oversized Hoodie, $70, available at Dolls Kill
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We dig that these hoops almost trick you into thinking they're comprised of two separate earrings.

Jenny Bird Rise Hoop, $65, available at Jenny Bird.
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Talk about some serious bang for your buck.

Yoins Drawstring Leather Bucket Bag in Red, $19.95, available at Yoins.
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The white stitching makes these black pants anything but average.

Front Row Shop Black Tapered Crop Pants, $67, available at Front Row Shop.
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If your schnoz is tough to fit for sunglasses (too small, too big), or even if it isn't, these are for you.

Spitfire Beta Matrix, $39, available at Revolve.
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This velour bralette is cute enough to wear over a tee, too.

Base Range Gooseberry Green Mississippi Bra, $75, available at Bona Drag.
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All this striped number needs is to be paired with your favorite jeans.

UNIF Dylan Top, $88, available at UNIF.
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Because if you're opting for pink, why not just go all-out with (metallic!) bright fuchsia?

New Look Bright Pink Cross Strap Heeled Mules, $35.87, available at New Look.
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Alexander Wang taste on a Topshop budget.

Topshop Chunky Chain Midi Dress, $80, available at Topshop.
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Monochromatic sneakers feel so fresh for fall.

New Balance ProCourt $79.99, available at New Balance.
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Is it a shirt? Is it a jacket? Let's just call it a shacket.

Forever21 Distressed Denim Jacket, $37.90, available at Forever21.
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When you want to go sheer, but you have to go to work, too.

& Other Stories Sheer Cufflink Shirt, $95, available at & Other Stories.
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Get in on the furry slide trend without paying a fortune.

Boohoo Maddison Fur Trim Slider, $26, available at Boohoo.
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A puffer that's great on its own for fall, and even better layered under another coat come winter.

TNA League Jacket, $85, available at Aritzia.
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Big brother this pair of jeans is always watching.

Être Cécile Embroidered jeans, $88.61, available at MyTheresa.
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FYI These are not your average hoops. They affix to your ears like a pair of studs.

Anndra Neen Nude Round Earrings, $85, available at Anndra Neen.
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No more bad hair days.

TNA Turia Hat $35, available at Aritzia.
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When you're too big of a baby to get your ears pierced, but you want to get in on the look.

Fallon Orbital Pearl Ear Cuff Trio, $90, available at Barneys New York.
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Consider these your rainy-day Chucks.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Metallic Rubber High Top, $75, available at Nike.
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Ooh la la. The sleeves are sheer!

Free People Scrunch sleeve Seamless, $48, available at Free People.
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When you can't pick just one neutral hue.

Modern Citizen Mock-Neck Dipped Sweater, $72, available at Modern Citizen.
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Make that gym bag something you're legitimately excited to schlep around.

New Look Silver Metallic Drawstring Backpack, $16.72, available at New Look.
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Throw a T-shirt on top for the daytime. Or don't. You'll look amazing, either way.

Reformation Laney top, $78, available at Reformation.
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Comfy yet fancy, all in one pair.

Steven Caspian Wide leg Pants, $78, available at Need Supply Co.
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Okay, Ventrone Chronicles. I see you.

Ventrone Chronicles Continuum Gold Hoop Choker, $40, available at Ventrone Chronicles.
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The next tank you buy should be comfy, sure, but also have a cool silhouette. In other words, the next tank you buy should be this one.

T by Alexander Wang Striped Stretch-Jersey Top, $55, available at The Outnet.
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Trade in your current pair of black sneakers for some with a bit of sheen.

Nike Classic Cortez Leather, $70, available at Nike.
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The smaller the bag, the bigger the charm.

Dickies x UO Mini Backpack, $29, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Uniqlo has a rep for excellent lightweight puffers, like this crimson version.

Uniqlo Women Disney Project Ultra Light Down Bomber Jacket, $79.90, available at Uniqlo.
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Slides are what you'll want to reach for during transitional weather.

Nine West Xenia Tassel Slides, $99, available at Nine West.
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Swap out your plain, go-to tee for this one.

Abercrombie & Fitch Cold Shoulder Top, $13.60, available at Abercrombie & Fitch.
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When you find a piece that's both comfortable and put-together? That's called winning.

Cos Silk-Cotton V-Neck Top, $89, available at Cos.
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Rock white sunglasses in the wintertime.

Supermarket Cat Food, $99, available at Supermarket.
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The mullet of t-shirts.

Pixie Market Ribbon Open Back White Tee, $78, available at Pixie Market.
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Zippered sleeves make this otherwise plain dress much more interesting.

Finery Dolben Ovoid Zip Sleeve Jersey Dress, $85, available at Finery.
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Oh, Rih. You did it again.

Puma by Rihanna Creeper Sneaker, $99.95, available at Nordstrom.
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If you're going to buy another bomber this season, choose one that plays with texture, like this corduroy take.

American Apparel Bassette Jacket, $95, available at American Apparel.
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Why isn't every tote water-resistant?

Herschel Supply Alexander Tote, $99.99, available at Herschel Supply.
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These jeans are super long and baggy, in the best way possible.

French Connection Cushie Vintage Wide Leg Jeans, $44.99, available at French Connection.
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When even your earrings have earrings.

Maria Francesca Pepe Pierced Earrings With Charm, $93, available at Luisa Viaroma.
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Lil Yachty, I love you.

Lil Yachty Original Tee, $32, available at Lil Yachty.
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Gucci vibes.

Way North Red Chrome Watch, $45, available at Fy.
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So, this is the shirt to eat a grilled cheese in.

Mimicawe Mic Wave Long Sleeve T $89, available at W Concept.
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Stuck in a sneaker rut? A classic pair of Vans will help you get out of it.

Vans Old Skool, $60, available at Vans.
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Tibi's belt hair tie is fresh off the runway.

Tibi The Belt Hair Tie, $65, available at Tibi.
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For $20, you can feel like a million bucks, if this frock is involved.

H&M Patterned Dress, $19.99, available at H&M.
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The new way to brown-bag it.

Baggu Leather Baggu, $98, available at Baggu.
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A simple finishing touch.

Bagitaba Lock Bar Choker, $74, available at Bagitaba.
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Now, here's a style that probably isn't already in your crop top collection.

House of Holland x Lee Cross-Back Denim Crop Top, $96, available at Matches Fashion.
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Ruffle turtlenecks are a fall essential.

Eloquii Ruffle Mock Neck Sweater, $59.90, available at Eloquii.
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Make sure you're equipped for cooler temps with an everyday pair of ankle boots.

Mango Elastic Panels Ankle Boot, $79.99, available at Mango.
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You're golden. You know it. Now, let your jacket show it.

Style Mafia Zeig Jacket, $93, available at Style Mafia.
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This hat is reversible, so you're really only paying $20 a pop for two beanies, right?

Espirit by Opening Ceremony Reversible Knit Beanie, $40, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Throw these on with your favorite socks.

Teva Flatform Universal, $60, available at Teva.
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This dress is a versatile buy. Wear by itself, or with jeans or trousers.

Locle Black '90s Striped Dress, $98, available at Fig Collective.
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Raen Astyn Sunglasses, $50, available at Raen.
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Make your gym wardrobe shine a bit brighter with these shorts.

Y-3 Striped Shorts, $80.75, available at MyTheresa.
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The cutouts can even act like a ventilation system when you've added one layer too many.

Finery Helmsley Split Back Arm Detail Rib Knit, $99, available at Finery.
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The asymmetrical hem makes this piece special.

& Other Stories Slinky Strap Dress, $65, available at & Other Stories.
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You don't have to pay a lot of money for a clean-looking backpack.

Forever21 Faux Leather Backpack, $24.90, available at Forever21.
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Everyone will think you're really good at layering with this genius cheat-piece.

H&M Mohair-blend Knit Sweater, $69.99, available at H&M
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A bag that keeps your hands warm, too? Talk about a winter must.

Loéil Aella Mink Bag, $68, available at Loéil.
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Try some throwback trainers.

Fila Original Fitness Trainers in Red, $96.74, available at ASOS.
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Dress shirts: something to be excited about, especially when they look like this one.

J. Crew Cocktail Shirt, $88, available at J. Crew.
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Wear to the gym, or out on the town. Don't you love multifunctional pieces?

Whistles Stretch Cold Shoulder Top, $71.62, available at Whistles.
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You're in the clear with these.

Warby Parker Roland Sunglasses, $95, available at Warby Parker.
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Dress up your jeans instantly with this glimmering piece.

Cheap Monday Rock Top In Silver, $75, available at Cheap Monday.
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No, you don't have to choose between a stud and a hoop.

Jack + G Ear Nut (Single), $66, available at Catbird.
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The cuffed detailing makes this a sweatshirt you don't have to wear just at home.

Storets Zeo Ring Belt Cuff Sweatshirt, $58, available at Storets.
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As if this wasn't cute enough, for an extra $5, you can get it personalized. Peekaboo Tote Bag, $36, available at
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Never have separation anxiety with your track pants again.

River Island Black Side Stripe Buckle Mini Skirt, $60, available at River Island.
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Do lace with grace.

Zara Lace Midi Dress, $99.90, available at Zara.
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Behold, a fuzzy, all-purple item that doesn't remind us of Grimace from McDonald's.

Steve Madden Bertie-V, $69.95, available at Steve Madden.
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A sheer sock that's not too sheer.

Sheer Striped Sock, $9, available at Cos.
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The best dresses are the kind that you can throw on with any shoes and any jacket and any purse. So, basically, this one.

Who What Wear Plus Size Mock Neck Dress, $32.99, available at Target.
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The perfect solution for when you just can't get that winged eyeliner right.

Le Specs Rapture Acetate Sunglasses, $59, available at Luisa Viaroma.
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This striped tee really plays with proportions: It's cropped, but the sleeves are extra long.

Sculptor S3 Vintage Crop, $78, available at W Concept.
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The zippers bring this backpack to a whole new level.

Unif Cass Backpack, $90, available at Unif.
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Don't lie. You know you secretly love this T-shirt.

Wall Cat and Butterfly Print T-Shirt, $43.15, available at Farfetch.
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Digging the pearly twist to this classic sneaker.

Reebok Classic Leather Pearlized, $79.98, available at Reebok.
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Don't rip another cardigan by trying to pull it down over your shoulders. Buy this one instead.

Pixie Market Black Cold Shoulder Cardigan, $82, available at Pixie Market.
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Not just for physical activity.

VFiles Sport Plus Black/Yellow Performance Top, $25, available at VFiles.
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If you're having an off day, outfit-wise, throw these on. They'll make it all okay.

Giant Vintage Marigold Apricot, $22, available at Giant Vintage.
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Slides for vacation...and beyond.

Folk Fortune Pom Pom Slippers, $65, available at Verse20.
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This oversized top has wide sleeves, making it fancy enough to wear at night, too.

Style Nanda Wide Extended Sleeve Pullover, $42, available at Style Nanda.
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New uniform idea: jeans, a tee, and leopard mules.

River Island Leopard print closed toe block heel mules $96, available at River Island.
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Yes, oversized long sleeve tees can feel cool, not sloppy.

Huf Bear UV L/S Tee, $38, available at Huf.
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Look into my eyes. No, seriously, you can still see them through these ultra-pale shades.

Crap The Tuff Safari, $74, available at Crap.
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Fishnets are in, but if you don't want to shove an entire pair of fishnet tights underneath your jeans, get 'em in sock form.

Mango Fishnet Ankle Socks, $9.99, available at Mango.
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This denim skirt will be a go-to throughout fall and winter (and will serve you just as well come spring).

Oak + Fort Skirt FBB, $58, available at Oak + Fort.
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This walkable pair of pumps will work with basically all of your pants and skirts.

Charles & Keith Basic Ankle Strap Pumps, $53.90, available at Charles & Keith.
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This semi-sheer, glittery turtleneck is the one piece you'll want for all your upcoming holiday soirees.

& Other Stories Fine Glittery Knit, $65, available at & Other Stories.
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Hoop, there it is.

Common Muse Tilda Hoop Earrings, $42, available at Common Muse.
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Decorate your sneakers with a little bit of faux fur.

Tabio Fur Ankle Detail Socks, $10, available at Opening Ceremony.
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We're digging miniskirts right now, so try a velvet one to give your outfit a little something extra.

Madewell Studio Zip Skirt in Velvet, $88, available at Madewell.
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The one boot you'll need this season.

Steve Madden Lolli, $89.95, available at Steve Madden.
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Pants with tassels will jazz up your otherwise black-on-black outfit.

Style Mafia Portia Pants, $85, available at Style Mafia.
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That's right, wallet chains are happening.

Hot Topic Gunmetal 24” Basic Wallet Chain, $8.72, available at Hot Topic.
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Get in on that beret trend, now.

Front Row Shop Camel Lovely Beret, $16, available at Front Row Shop.

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