Shop for Less: 10 must-haves under £50

27 October 2015

Getting your wardrobe right every season is a tricky business. Even the biggest fashionistas among us struggle to find the right clothes when transitioning from one season to the other... and especially at a price that means you can still have a social life!

That's why—now that we are deep in autumn mode—we've scoured high and low in the world of online fashion to find those perfect items that will make your autumn wardrobe stand out without breaking the bank.

1. The Cosy Knit Dress

Dressing up for autumn is tricky as hell, right? "Should I wear tights? Will I be warm enough in this? Will I be too warm in this?" This cosy knit dress is the answer, a perfect way of adding a '70s flair to your look, wear it with your best pair of white trainers for a casual day out, and add layers for when the weather starts getting nasty.

2.  The Perfect Workwear Trouser

This pair of trousers should be on your shopping list this month. This deep red colour ankle grazer and high waisted trouser will suit every body shape, making it a versatile staple for your autumn wear. Add a white blouse and kitten heels for the office or a grey cashmere jumper and ankle boots for casual wear.

3. The Fur Coat

Channel your inner '70s diva with this gorgeous and warm fur coat. You'l; want to wear it everywhere, everyday. For a perfect '70s outfit wear it with a floral floaty dress and over-the-knee suede boots.

4. The Statement Midi Skirt

The rules to wear a midi skirt this season are simple: split to the side and high waisted. If it's also the colour of the season is a win-win, like this mustard skirt from Asos. Wear with a turtleneck for the office.

5. The Versatile Cape

If you didn't get one last autumn, then you certainly have to get one this season. It is that perfect 'something' to finish off  your look.  To make this cape a versatile autumn item, choose a camel colour (that will go with nearly everything in your wardrobe) and wear it over knitwear or your favourite leather jacket.

6. The Pompom Flat Shoes

Who has time to walk around town in heels? Swap them for cute flats that will make you feel like you're walking on clouds. This pair from Topshop hits three trends in one: velvet, pompoms and lace-up.

7.  The Floaty Printed Dress

A perfect fit for when you're stuck for what to wear to that evening event or Sunday roast with the family. Dress it up with heeled ankle boots or down with cute flats. Add that fur coat for extra glamour points.

8. The Animal Print Cross-body Bag

Add a feline feel to your look with a cross-body leopard print bag. Wear with your black skinny jeans and black leather jacket for a Saint Laurent punk attitude or wear it with your stripe dress for a mismatch fun outfit game.

9. The White Blouson

Feel like a bohemian diva wearing this silky white blouson from Mango. Wear it to the office with crepe trousers or with your flared jeans on the weekend.

10. The Badass Chelsea Boots


A pair of ankle boots are a must have every autumn/winter. Choose yours wisely: a pair that is easy to wear with everything, comfortable and fits your style. This pair of pointed ankle boots will look just perfect with skinny jeans or floaty dresses.