We scoured the internet to find the chicest spring pieces under €150 that look expensive so that you can refresh your post-lockdown wardrobe without breaking the bank.
Despite having more time to shop online, we know the excess of options can be overwhelming, and finding the right pieces is tricky. This is why we did the heavy lifting for you. There’s a vast array of spring-appropriate colours and materials that have already dominated online shops, so where do you start? We looked for items that have staying power, that will last into summer and years to come too. Also, we wanted spring pieces that are not too pricey but look more expensive than they actually are. Consequently, we selected garments, shoes and handbags following the S/S 21 trends to automatically upscale your looks. As promised, here are the chicest spring pieces under €150.
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Following the spring trends that emerged from Fashion Week S/S 21, we chose dresses in sandy colours and bold florals in pastel hues. Additionally, we had-picked Breton prints and chic shirt dresses. Details like puffy sleeves, embroideries and tie waist, and natural materials like linen and organic cotton make these spring pieces under €150 look more expensive and high-end.
Finding affordable shoes that look chic can be difficult. But not impossible. Natural materials like raffia and soft leather look more expensive, and the items under €150 on this list follow the footwear trends we saw at spring 21 runway shows. For example, sandals that tie around your ankles, platform soles, elevated slippers and clogs, a trend from the ’80s that Hermès brought back. But also Trek sandals and loafers that are comfortable shoes that you can wear to go for a walk in the park with friends, which is our new normal way of socialising.
Besides the timeless white shirt, there are several chic tops you can wear this season. For example, classic polo shirts that are under €150 but give a sophisticated vibe to bottom pieces this spring. We also selected items like slogan t-shirts, Hawaiian shirts with bold florals, perfect for spring, and voluminous sleeves that make the tops look cool and expensive. A tie-dyed top and a romantic lace blouse give your spring outfits a contemporary handcrafted touch.
Trousers and jumpsuits
Chinos are staples to wear day and night, see here how to style these classic trousers. In the same vein, we chose easy-to-wear trousers and jumpsuits for spring in earthy colours, faux-leather trouser and other items under €150. Finally, you can never go wrong with animal prints and florals that are classic spring pieces.
Spring asks for raincoats, and trench coats are the heroes of effortless chicness. Glossy fabric, yellow sleeves and a modern silhouette make these spring pieces look expensive, even though they’re under €150. A floral trench and the Scandinavian minimalist transparent raincoat are key items right now.
Mini necklace bags and cross-body bags are the most practical pieces under €150 for spring, especially in these times when we are walking more than ever. As with spring shoes, handbags in natural materials are items that look more elevated and expensive, so we selected raffia, the natural fibre you need right now. Also, yellow and off-white bags brighten up any outfit. And, of course, we couldn’t forget the cool animal prints.