12 Cool Brands to Shop If You’ve Got Expensive Taste and a Small Budget

If you read my Who What Wear stories regularly, you’ll know I suffer from Expensive Taste, Small Budget Syndrome. (Check out how I nail the most-expensive-looking fall trends on a budget, this season’s expensive It boots for under $100, and the most luxurious looking (but cheap!) Amazon sweaters.) What can I say? I crave a luxe runway look, but my bank account advises otherwise.

Fortunately, as a fashion market editor, I’ve been able to treat this sartorial complex by discovering some of the coolest brands, stores, and retailers that offer posh-looking pieces without the hefty price tag. Below, I’m sharing some of my favorites. Some you definitely know and others you may never have heard of, but all offer gorgeous, expensive-looking pieces that won’t do too much damage on your bank balance. Scroll below as I share some of my favorite pieces to shop from these brands.