Get a step up on fall footwear in the comeback of the season: penny loafers. An updated take on the schoolgirl staple, the iconic loafer was seen on the fall runways of Burberry, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and others. Whether classically flat with tassels or a coin slot or updated with stacked heels, our best bets under $100 will carry you from workday to weekend in style.
With their twill and rubber base and chic fabric upper, espadrilles are this summer’s must-have shoe. Traditionally worn flat, this humble jute sandal has taken on new heights with the addition of wedge heels and oh-so-sweet detailing. Better yet? Your wardrobe will go from sleepy to stylin’ with our best bets under $100. TGIF!
Beat the heat and preserve your youthful glow over the long weekend with a floppy or wide-brimmed hat. Paired with jeans or a lightweight summer dress, you’ll channel seventies icon Carly Simon or modern style-setter Kate Moss in our best bets under $100.
Whether heading to the farmer’s market or the beach, the accessory de rigueur is a cheerful raffia tote. Our best bet picks under $100 will give any outfit a touch of beachy flair while serving as a perfect-sized tote for all your summer essentials.
This week’s best bets are summery, cheerful, and uber comfortable. Maxi dresses require minimal effort but pack a maximum punch for fashionistas of all ages and shapes. Check out our favorites under $100.
Nothing shouts joy like big, bold colors, and brightly colored denim is no exception. We love this trend for day paired with a neutral tee and funky jewelry or taken to the next level with platform heels and a pretty top for evening. Check out our best bets for colored denim under $100.
We’re starting a new series of “bests” on Frugal Fashionista – our picks for the “best” buys in seasonal trends. We’ll choose our favorite budget-friendly yet super stylish pieces to help inspire your spring/summer/winter/fall wardrobes. First up? Best stripes! A striped tee can be equally as versatile as a plain white one. Wear for day or night, and mix and match for a nautical, mod, or clean-cut look. Happy shopping!
Stomp through winter in style without busting your budget with our top ten boots under $100. Shopping details below.
 tall suede boots ($88, urbanoutfitters.com),  heeled lace-up booties ($27, endless.com),  menswear lace-ups ($49.94, endless.com),  heeled black boots ($87.97, endless.com),  patent tip lace-up boots ($78, urbanoutfitters.com),  suede wedge booties ($88, urbanoutfitters.com),  buckle boots ($69.99, endless.com),  buckled short boots ($68, urbanoutfitters.com),  black motorcycle boots ($56.97, endless.com),  belted peeptoe booties ($39.99, charlotte-russe.com).
 button-front cami ($18.90, forever21.com),  chiffon cami dress ($39.50, delias.com),  strapless dress ($12.49, charlotte-russe.com),  gathered dress ($19.80, forever21.com),  tulip skirt ($70, topshop.com),  ruffled top ($19.80, forever21.com),  bustier ($11.49, charlotte-russe.com),  wide-neck minidress ($88, urbanoutfitters.com),  scarf ($4.49, charlotte-russe.com),  flared skirt dress ($58, urbanoutfitters.com)
Perfect for the dog days of summer – we’ve picked our top ten jumpsuits under $80. Shopping details below.
 drawstring waist jumpsuit ($22.80, forever21.com),  harem leg jumpsuit ($47.35, asos.com),  blouson cuff jumpsuit ($29.50, wetseal.com),  jersey knit jumpsuit ($78, urbanoutfitters.com),  chambray jumpsuit ($48, americanapparelstore.com),  print jumpsuit ($42.30, dorothyperkins.com),  denim jumpsuit ($76, asos.com),  button-up jumpsuit ($78, urbanoutfitters.com),  zip front jumpsuit ($31.50, wetseal.com),  wide-leg jumpsuit ($40.60, bloomingdales.com).