Love the J.Crew aesthetic, but not the prices? Steal a style secret from the tweens of the world, and get the look you’re looking for at Forever 21 for way less.
Obviously, you’re not always going to find the same quality at Forever 21 — these aren’t items that will last forever. But J.Crew doesn’t last forever either, and if you’re looking for a way to stylishly spiff up your summer wardrobe, you can save beaucoup bucks by strategically shopping!
1. A stylish dress you can wear to work — or just about anywhere
2. A pretty, summery dress
3. Jumping on the jumpsuit trend
4. A flattering, feminine lace top
5. A funky tropical print top for a warm day
6. A sleek cami to wear alone or as a layering item
7. A denim pencil skirt
8. A fun pair of statement earrings for some trendy bling
9. A funky tote for all your pool / beach / music festival needs
10. Some chic wedges that make your legs look great in shorts
11. A pair of flat sandals for those lots-of-walking days
Total cost at J. Crew for 11 items: $1,442
Total cost at Forever 21 for 11 items: $230
Total savings: $1,212