As any savvy shopper will tell you, you don’t necessarily need to spend a lot to look like a million bucks; you just have to know what to look for. Take Forever 21, for example. The vast selection can be overwhelming, and most of the items up front aren’t exactly—how do we say?—in our demo. But some mature pieces do still exist, so we did the digging for you. Here are 18 expensive-looking items under $50.

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Forever 21

Bell Sleeve Top

A delicate take on millennial pink.

Forever 21 ($28)

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Forever 21

Cracked Metallic Slides

The less you spend on your shoe game, the more you can buy.

Forever 21 ($28)

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Forever 21

Denim Trench Coat

Approved by your wallet and Rihanna.

Forever 21 ($39)

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Forever 21

Pajama-Inspired Button-Up

The perfect way to get that #iwokeuplikethis look even though you spent 30 minutes on your hair and makeup.

Forever 21 ($20)

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Forever 21

Tassel and Hoop Earrings

Modern geometric shapes mean these drop earrings will still be stylish long after the tassel trend fades away.

Forever 21 ($6)

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Forever 21

Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress

The universally flattering dusty blue color and adjustable-waist belt mean this flowy number will look good on everyone.

Forever 21 ($23)

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Forever 21

FLORAL APPLIQUE SNEAKERS

Your basic white kicks just got a seriously cool makeover.

Forever 21 ($38)

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Forever 21

Striped Ruffle Tee

J.Crew, is that you?

Forever 21 ($35)

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Forever 21

Embroidered Leather Jacket

A little badass, a little girly and 100 percent budget-friendly.

Forever 21 ($45)

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Forever 21

Satin Slip Dress

Pair with heels for that wedding next Saturday and with sneakers for brunch on Sunday.

Forever 21 ($23)

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Forever 21

Mod Tote Trio

Not one, not two but three sleek bags all for under $35. Add to cart immediately.

Forever 21 ($33)

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Forever 21

Glamorous Sunglasses

Channel your inner Italian fashionista.

Forever 21 ($6)

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Forever 21

RUCHED-SLEEVE TOP

Off-the-shoulder has officially become the neckline of the year, and this gorgeous blouse leaves no question as to why.

Forever 21 ($25)

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floral wrap dress forever 21
Forever 21

Floral Maxi Dress

How grown women wear Hawaiian-shirt florals.

Forever 21 ($48)

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Forever 21

Zippered Satchel

Spending less than $30 on a bag we'll carry only a few months out of the year (hellooo, summer) is an investment we can get behind.

Forever 21 ($28)

pom pom dress forever 21
Forever 21

Pom-Pom Dress

We’re getting serious Mediterranean vacation vibes over here.

Forever 21 ($48)

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Forever 21

Striped Palazzo Pants

Vertical stripes and a floaty silhouette create the illusion of mile-long stems.

Forever 21 ($18)

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Forever 21

Knotted Tunic

Subtle details make this simple top anything but basic.

Forever 21 ($25)

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