GOAB over 6 years ago by Liz Adams

Save/Splurge: 9 Items for Fall

Girl On A Budget Save SplureBack by popular demand! A new season of items to save or splurge on; something perfect for every girl and every budget. In my closet my fall wardrobe is centered around classic pieces that can grow with my style season after season. A nice sweater, beautiful ballet flats, classic button down shirts, a quality coat, denim that only gets better with age, a dress for any occasion, a flirty skirt, booties, and the perfect carryall handbag. Below are my favorites for those of you on a budget, those of you with a little room to spend, and everyone in between. Have a great weekend!

1. Sweaters. An important player in my closet! Save: Gap Cable Knit Sweater {$60} Splurge: Equipment Cashmere Sweater {$268} The best bang for your buck: 525 America Cable Sweater {$130} The best deal: Forever 21 Ribbed Sweater {$25}

2. Ballet Flats. My favorite! Save: Yosi Samra Leopard Flats {$77} Splurge: Salvatore Ferragamo Varina Flats {$250} The best bang for your buck: Tory Burch Embellished Smoking Slipper {$295} The best deal: Sole Society Tassel Slippers {$65}

3.  Button down shirt. Always a classic. Save: LOFT Button Down Shirt {$50} Splurge: Equipment Gingham Shirt {$228} The best bang for your buck: Madewell Linen Denim Shirt {$80} The best deal: Everlane Silk Blouse {$78}

4.  A cute coat. Save: ASOS Collarless Wool Coat {$97}  Spurge: Burberry Trench Coat {$1495}  The best bang for your buck: Piperlime Leopard Coat {$159} & Zara Hooded Duffle Coat {$279} The best deal: ASOS Relaxed Trench {$126}

5. The perfect pair of jeans. Save: Old Navy Rockstar Denim {$35} Splurge: Rag & Bone The Skinny Jean {$187} The best bang for your buck: Blank Denim Skinny Jeans {$88} The best deal: Gap Boyfriend Jeans {$80}

6. A printed dress for every occasion. Save: Gap Drop Waist Dress {$70} Splurge: Ted Baker Belted Dress {$275} The best bang for your buck: Piperlime Gathered Shirtdress {$129} The best deal: Floral Shift Dress {$62}

7. A flirty skirt. Save: ASOS Midi Skirt {$58} Splurge: Vegan Leather Midi Skirt {$120} The best bang for your buck: J.Crew Crepe Skirt {$98} The best deal: Dorothy Perkins Peplum Mini Skirt {$35}

8. Everyday booties. Save: Sole Society Natasha Booties {$80} Splurge: Joie Leopard Booties {$395} The best bang for your buck: Frye Engineer Boots {$268 – I’ve had mine for 6 years!} The best deal: Sole Society Harriet Boot {$169}

9. A carryall. Save: Topshop Soft Slouchy Tote {$84} Slurge: Tory Burch Robinson Tote {$550} The best bang for your buck: Annabel Ingal Tote {$368} The best deal: Slouchy Embossed Tote {$80 – and looks so expensive!}