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5 Pieces That Make Any Outfit Look So Expensive

Christine Centenary street style look

In a perfect world of shopping, we would have this unlimited bank account that would let us buy into every trend we love ( but of course in reality we don’t!). This is why, it’s so important to work with the pieces you enjoy most and make them look great. We all want to look posh while on a budget, aren’t we?

Whether you’re dressing casually for the weekend or prepping for work, we’ve listed the five items you can rely on for an elevated outfit—sans the big bucks. It’s the proof that amazing style doesn’t always have to cost a fortune.

A belt

A stylish leather belt is a game changer, whether you’re defining your shape or seeking a finishing touch. Opt for black and brown to complement trousers and jeans, or choose a more fashion-forward option to give polish to your skirts and dresses.

Isabel Marant Lecce belt

Isabel Marant Lecee Buckle

Special details

Embellishments usually mean tacky, but not if you choose simple silhouettes with cool and modern design.

Gucci embellished cotton shirt

Gucci Embellished Cotton Shirt


Silk fabrics always look luxe. If you’re opting for affordable pieces, we recommend darker colours to ensure an opulent effect.

Vince silk dress

Vince Silk Dress


A bold earring

Metal earrings appear more elevated, especially in a modern and unique shape.

Mango face metal earring

Mango Face Earrings


Fashion influencers can’t get enough of this material, especially when it comes to accessories, trousers and coats. Opt for sophisticated pieces with minimal embellishments to keep the good taste.

Gianvito Rossi patent

Gianvito Rossi Patent Boots

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