Shopping for clothing on a budget can feel like a nearly impossible task. There's no way it costs $100 to make that tee shirt, but that's not going to stop some name brand from charging you that much. And I for one simply will not stand for it. Which is why I'm wildly happy that I discovered that you can find reasonably priced and absolutely adorable clothes of all kinds on Amazon. No, I'm not kidding: it's seriously trendy. In fact, Amazon is such a treasure trove of clothing pieces that I could put together this list of no fewer than 37 items that are all under $35 and cute as can be. You can build a whole new wardrobe out of that, and still have money left over to add on a pair of cute shoes. Now you know that's worth it. So go ahead: snag a few new clothing items, and don't break the bank while you do it.
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These Comfy Tanks Come in a Variety of Colors and Are Great for Layeringvia Amazon
I'll throw this tank top on with a flannel to take the dog for a walk, or even with a sports bra if I'm heading to the gym. It's made from 100% cotton, so don't even think about it making you sweaty — and it's even tag-free to prevent that annoying itch. Plus, the wide straps hide my bra. It's a great staple piece that makes a consistent appearance in my rotation.
A Lightweight Soft Scarf Adds a Touch of Class to Any Outfitvia Amazon
This lightweight, soft scarf is always a great accessory, without having to put too much effort into getting dressed. I like to throw one over a nice denim or white jacket and I often pair with a lovely dress to give that touch of chic to any outfit that I'm wearing.
Add a Little More Coverage With This Sarongvia Amazon
I loved sarongs when I was a kid so you can bet that I'm stoked they're back in style this year. I've seen multiple influencers that I follow talk about this sarong from Amazon, so of course, I had to see if it's worth it. It's a fun, feminine way to give yourself a little coverage on the beach. I love it for covering up when I don't want to be showing too much skin at hotels, pools, etc. I'll most definitely be taking it on all of my beach trips this year.
This Silken Headscarf Hides Any Bad Hair Daysvia Amazon
A silk headscarf can instantly turn a bad hair day into "I woke up like this" hairstyle. So when your hair isn't quite cooperating and you need to still look cute but with minimal effort, this is the perfect go to. It's a game changer.
Long Sleeve Tees Works Perfectly As Your Base Layer
Made from 100% cotton, this long sleeve tee from Hanes works great as a base layer underneath a jacket or cardigan. And don't worry about it shrinking in the wash — the fabric has been pre-shrunk already, and it's even completely tag-free. Choose from six colors, including a gorgeous shade of violet.
This Cute Tank Comes in a Variety of Sizes to Suit Every Shape
Available in 1X — 5X, 16, and 20, this tank will get you feeling cute before your next workout. The scooped neckline paired with the forward shoulder seams gives it a sporty look, and you can even wear it as a base layer when colder weather hits. Choose from six colors, including a gorgeous shade called "petal purple."
Dress Up Your Favorite Dress or Pants With This Waist Sinching Belt
Belts are one of the easiest ways to accentuate your waist when wearing baggier clothes. They also dress up an outfit and add another layer of pizazz. This belt is small enough that it won't draw attention away from your overall ensemble, but it will also add a pop of color and help you look oh-so-snatched.
These Sheer Thigh-High Stockings That Don't Fall Downvia Amazon
Whether you're going out for dinner or dancing, these thigh-high stockings are the perfect accessory to compliment a dress or skirt. The silicone lace top manages to stay up around the thigh without slipping down during the night, so you can dance the night away. I love these so much, I've bought a couple of pairs.
You Just Have Got to Have an Oversized Plaid Scarf to Keep You Cozy
The versatility of this piece will absolutely blow your mind. I first bought it simply because I loved the color combination — earthy and wintry, without being too holiday-ish. I quickly discovered it is crazy versatile. You can wear it as a scarf, fashion it as a shawl (with or without a belt) or simply use it to cover up at the movies.
A Scarf So Versatile That You Can Pretty Much Wear It from Tail to Toe
Scarfs are one of my favorite accessories because they are so versatile. Wear them in your hair, around your neck, as a top, or a belt, or even tied to your purse to add a small accent to your outfits. This silk scarf reminds me of wandering the streets of Italy–talk about tres chic. And for under $10? The chicest.
A Soft Warm Beanie Available in Loads of Shades
I am a hat person mainly because I never seem to have styled hair and when I don't it looks like a bird's nest. This casual beige beanie can be worn from fall through winter. And better yet, this cozy beanie hat is well within budget (which is how I like it).
A Flared A-Line Mini Skirt is Flattering for Every Body Typevia Amazon
This A-Line Mini Skirt earns high marks for being comfortable, versatile, and affordable. It's made of smooth polyester with a little bit of stretch, but some customers recommend sizing up for a better fit. Choose from over 40 colors and prints! A solid a-line is a must have in my wardrobe.
Get In on the Bucket Hat Trend With This Hat
Amazon user Mary
Okay, I'm going to be the first to admit that I hated the bucket hat trend when it first started. It reminded me of something that I would wear if I were 8 years old. But the more I looked at it, the more I started to get into it. I bought this bucket hat for a recent trip to Florida and have worn it multiple times since getting it. I throw it on with my bathing suit, and it does a great job of keeping the sun off my face.
An Easy-to-Store and Carry Multipurpose Mesh Bag
The question isn't "where will you use this mesh carry-it-all bag?", it's "where won't you use it?" Its extra-large size is ideal for a variety of scenarios, from going to the beach to shopping at the grocery store. Made of mesh and reinforced with nylon, it is both lightweight and breathable (perfect for getting rid of liquids or sand that could get trapped inside). Fold it down to a small size and throw it in your purse or keep it in the car.
Keep Cool in High Socks Made With Breathable Cooling Panels
I like to wear high socks when I go running, and these ones help keep my feet from turning into total swamp monsters. Trust me — Shrek ain't got nothin' on these babies after even the lightest jog in warm-ish weather. But since these socks are made with breathable cooling panels, my skin has room to breathe — and the bottoms are even cushioned for extra comfort.
You Can't Go Wrong With This Economical Pack of Sports Brasvia Amazon
Put on one of these cute sports bras when you're doing a relaxing outdoor activity, like taking the dog out for a walk. Each order comes with three — and they're made from soft cotton that's ideal for light impact activities. Plus, they're made by trusted brand Fruit of the Loom — so you know you're getting great quality.
Emily Ratajkowski Wears Casual Crop Tops As Her Staplevia Amazon
The other fashion trend that the global pandemic has created is the acceptance of casual wear on any occasion. Emily Ratajkowski is the queen of casual glam, and these crop tops match any outfit. Bonus: the price tag is super affordable, so you can look chic as heck without breaking the bank.
A Chiffon Cover Up for Days at the Beach or Over a Cute Summer Dress
I fell in love with this chiffon cover-up because it's a quick way to either cover my shoulders or my hips when I'm in my bikini. It makes walking around the beach or pool extra comfortable and offers a bit of sun protection too. It also comes in a variety of prints and colors to match any poolside outfit you've got.
This Stole-It-From-My-Boyfriend Hoodievia Amazon
For that oversized, stole-it-from-my-guy look, head straight to the Men's Department and order this Hoodie. It comes in a rainbow of colors, and you can't beat the price! Plus it's so comfy and easy to wear. I love it for the fall months.
Paper Bag Pants That Pinch at the Waist
Here's another find that I discovered thanks to a write-up on another site and I'm passing along the knowledge to you. These cropped paper bag waist pants from Grace Karin are an Amazon favorite with more than 12,000 reviews. One reviewer called them the "perfect paper bag pants,' adding: "I can wear this to the office, to the park, or to a nice dinner. Dress this up or down! Perfection!"
The Economical Three-Pack of Workout Tanks
Anytime I see reviews numbering in five figures, I sit up and take notice. That's exactly what I found with these tank tops, billed as the perfect option for running, yoga, and other forms of exercise. What's even better about this option is that when you click "Add to Cart," you're getting three tanks instead of just one. That works out to about five bucks apiece. If you find a better deal anywhere else, you better take it.
This Tie Waist Midi is Easy Wearing and Flattering for All Figures
Want maximum style with minimal effort? Snag this beachy tie waist midi dress and watch the compliments roll in. It's the perfect dress for travel, too, so you won't get overheated while walking around the city or the shore. Or you can just throw it on for running errands and look effortlessly chic.
What Goes With This Colorblock Tunic? Basically Everything.
Fast-forward if you don't love leopard print ... but, if you don't, we need to have a serious conversation. This color block tunic incorporates just a touch of leopard in combination with stripes and a host of solid color choices. If you don't love all-over patterns, this is the perfect solution. I'm fond of this in the coffee and yellow shades.
Open Toed Platform Espadrille Sandals That Work With All Outfits
Summer might be winding down, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of days ahead where you can still get out and about in these open-toe espadrilles with ankle straps. They come in so many colors you'll have trouble choosing: Gray, white, yellow, even camo. You might even be able to snag a steal; the price on these drops to as low as $14 in some style/size combos.
This Lace A-Line Dress is Great for Day or Night Events
This pretty lace a-line dress is so lovely, it's tailor-made for daytime or nighttime events in warmer weather. Loads of the reviewers have even worn the white version to their weddings! I love the slightly longer length that makes it so classic. You'll be the envy of everyone who sees you.
With Over 9K Positive Reviews This Tie-Waist Dress is a Must Cart
Made from a soft polyester-rayon blend, this dress has a sophisticated look that you can dress up or down to suit your needs. Going out with friends? Just throw on some flip-flops or white sneakers. Or, if you're running late for work, pair it with some professional flats for a quick outfit.
Top It Off With a Kimono
I'm going to let you in on my own personal fashion secret — kimonos. They are comfortable (like wearing nothing), flattering (on any shape), and lightweight enough to feel like you have nothing on. They also come in tons of colors and patterns and the options for this one are no different. They're also relatively cheap — an average of $13 — and add a new layer (literally!) to your wardrobe.
Effortless Ripped Denim
Has anyone ever made ripped denim shorts the official outfit of summer? Because they totally should. These high-waisted, folded-hem jeans shorts fit like a glove and will be the piece you reach into your closet for time and time again. There are multiple washes available here in sizes up to XXL. I'm also a big fan of the white version, which is perfect for steamy summer days out.
The Best Basic Tee On The Block
Usually, calling something "basic" is a slam. Not so with this basic tee in every color of the rainbow. I refuse to pay exorbitant prices for tees because they have a tiny pony or a tiny alligator on them. No, sir. No, ma'am. I'm perfectly happy with soft basics like this one that runs between $10 and $20 per piece. If you're feeling crazy, go for the tie-dye variety or the option with the leopard pocket.
This Ruffle Midi Dress is So Well Made
I can't get over the sweet style of this ruffled midi dress that looks right at home at work, baby or bridal showers, or brunch. Reviewers absolutely rave over how well-made the dress is and how well it fits. Available in eight colors and three pretty patterns, you'll love wearing this beauty all summer long.
This Tank Top Adds a Great Pop of Color to Your Closet
One can never have too many tanks for layering. Not only can you wear them alone in the summer, but they're also great for layering in the winter. This tank top is the ideal basic layering piece that can be worn with anything and everything. Keep it simple, or pair it with jewelry and other accessories for a more dressed-up look. Plus, how fun is this color?! Don't worry, there are many other color choices if this one is not your style.
Classy and Cuteness Rolled Into One Romper
It's the attention to detail like the folds on the neckline and the strappy tie on the back that vaulted this casual pink romper from Amazon find to the list you're currently reading. And, of course, it's available in colors other than pink, so don't get hung up on that. An Amazon reviewer described this pick as "easy and effortless," adding that it's the perfect addition to a suitcase since it doesn't take up too much room. Instant vacation success!
These Transparent Heels Made Famous By the Kardashian-Jenner Sisters
As I'm typing this, I'm trying to come up with a reason to get these transparent heels. Because they are clear, they quite literally match anything and everything. I just never wear heels. Anyone want to go vacation or get married so I have an excuse to get these?! Plus everyone from Kylie Jenner to Kim K to Hailey Bieber wears them and soon to be me.
You'll Always Be "On" in This Off-The-Shoulder Tunic
I have a thing for off-the-shoulder tops. With just a peek of skin or a lacy undergarment, it oozes sex appeal without trying too hard. This oversized tunic has a lot of interesting features, including batwing sleeves, a boat neck, and a loose fit. Some variations of it are as low as $8. The product description suggests ordering down a half-size if you don't love the oversized look.
This Halter Neck Spaghetti Strap Jumpsuit is Party Ready
Is there such a thing as minimalist design in clothing? This halter, tie-neck style romper has all the earmarks of super simple styling like no fussy buttons or ruffles. Just step in, pull it up and tie the neck and you're ready for sandals and cocktails. My favorite is the mustard yellow design, but you can't go wrong with any of the colors they have available.
This Halter Maxi Dress is Sexy Summer Chic
When it's really hot but you have to look presentable, go for this halter maxi dress. The back is open, letting the breeze cool you down, and the fabric is lightweight and airy so you won't overheat. It's incredibly elegant, so much so that you could wear this to a summer wedding. Or you could just wear it hanging around, looking glamorous without even trying.
This Sleeveless Crop Top Adds Sex Appeal to a Classic Tankvia Amazon
If you're slightly daring with your classic capsule wardrobe, then you'll love this sleeveless crop top. It's a regular with influencers because the one-strap cropped top adds a bit of sex appeal to your casual attire. And it comes in a huge array of colors to choose from. I personally love the bright orange and lime green.