Being fashionable doesn’t have to mean paying top dollar

The shirt

Atelier New Regime top, $52 (originally $80), ateliernewregime.com

Alexander Wang shoes, $395 (originally $660), nordstrom.com
Alexander Wang shoes, $395 (originally $660), nordstrom.com
Atelier New Regime top, $52 (originally $80), ateliernewregime.com
Atelier New Regime top, $52 (originally $80), ateliernewregime.com
J.W. Anderson bag, $741 (originally $1,235), matchesfashion.com
J.W. Anderson bag, $741 (originally $1,235), matchesfashion.com
Coach dress, $560 (originally $1,120), coach.com
Coach dress, $560 (originally $1,120), coach.com

“The collared button-down cut makes incorporating colour for the last bit of summer so much easier. I can already imagine the look now with high-waisted jeans and gold jewellery.” —Nabra Badr, assistant fashion and beauty editor

The bag

J.W. Anderson bag, $741 (originally $1,235), matchesfashion.com

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“Every single one of my bags are black, so I’ve been keeping my eye out for the perfect pop of colour to add to my collection. I love the size of this mini cross-body, and the metal hoop detail is my favourite thing about it.” —Poonam Chauhan, assistant art director

The dress

Coach dress, $560 (originally $1,120), coach.com

“I’m a sucker for a slip dress, but dropping over $1K on a pastel-hued version kept me from clicking ‘buy.’ Now, I’ve got no excuse not to frolic in this sorbet dream.” —Jillian Vieira, fashion director

The sandal

Alexander Wang shoes, $395 (originally $660), nordstrom.com

“I saved up for the ankle-boot version of Wang’s signature notched-heel footwear last year, and suddenly, its sandal sister is here and (somewhat) affordable. Until Aug. 5, that is — Nordstrom’s anniversary sale sees new merch marked down for 17 days before it pops back up to regular prices. Translation: I’d better act fast.” —Caitlin Kenny, digital director