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Get The Look For Less: 3 Spring Fashion Hacks

As the seasons change, so does the desire to update our wardrobes. A savvy shopper is always budget conscious and every look for less hack is appreciated. Spring trends have hit and there are some true gems this season. Follow these tips and tricks to sporting three of the hottest fashion trends for affordable prices. Click on the handy examples for some more inspiration and where to shop.

Patterned Dresses

Get The Look For Less: 3 Spring Fashion Hacks

Women Summer Bohemian Maxi Dress Tribal Print Full Length Dresses Green Small

Get a patterned dress, like this one from Old Navy, into your closet today. The splash of yellow in the print is right on target for this trend. It’s bold but grown up. It happens to be on sale right now, which is even better.

This beautiful example is another floral print. The Ericdress Bohemian Vintage Print Maxi Dress has a little more coverage than the cami dress at Old Navy, but is still delicate. Anything with a pattern goes, though, especially fruit.

Dynamic Makeup

CoverGirl Eye Enhancers 4 Kit Shadow

Accessories can pull things together and hit trending themes at a much lower price point than main garments. A little drugstore or online knowhow can help you get spring’s bold makeup looks on a budget.

As usual, Nyx Cosmetics has some treats for this trend. This line of vivid liners can help you nail the bright hue, one color for lids look seen on the runway. A bonus find at Nyx, their prismatic shadows, are bright, deeply pigmented and a little metallic for maximum impact.

To have the style for even less, consider CoverGirl’s Eye Enhancers in a bold color like lilac. Drugstore.com has this product featured for under $4.00 before any other discounts.

Shoes= The Three S’s

Get The Look For Less: 3 Spring Fashion Hacks

Wild Diva Tanaya-540 Women’s T-Strap Buckle Gladiator Back Zip Flat Thong Sandal

Of course you need some spectacular, stupendous shoes. There are some easy, wearable trends in shoes for spring and they’re on sale too.

Silver

Silver shoes are super fun. If you’re daring, you can go for heels and if you want to keep it subtle and comfortable, Fame from Natural Steps has you completely covered.

If you want to be extra clever, tie the silver idea to some other current trend, like these Ronan Booties that hit several check boxes. They’re obviously silver, they’re a fusion design of a pump and a bootie, and boots themselves in all styles are also a big deal right now. These are an absolute score.

Sneakers

Sneakers in all forms and types are in, but think more about futuristic or retro looks than neon or performance styles. Waverly by Ralph Lauren is a really great example of the look in muted leather.

There are so many options with this look. The Quilted High Top Sneakers from Juicy Couture comes in a few different colors and looks totally and nothing like a conventional sneaker. Fusion in general is an arching theme in shoe trends right now. The burgundy color is particularly fantastic.

Strappy

All straps are a go. Thick, thin, strange, conventional- if it wraps, buckles or ties you’re on track. The Chinese Laundry Galactic Sandal is a gladiator morph and a really unique statement, especially in the amazing pink color. Pair them with shorts or a fun skirt and really show them off.

Grab The Best Deals

All the looks in this post are discounted or on sale to begin with, but you can save more with a bit extra information.

Old Navy, Ericdress, Loft, JC Penny, Drugstore.com and Shop The Shoebox all participate with discount coupon site, Frugaa.

Frugaa actually has coupons for housewares, sporting good items and just about anything you can think of. Make them a part of your discount shopping toolbox.

JC Penny and many other retailers have additional percentage off benefits to having a store card with them. This is an easy way to save, as are rewards programs like Drugstore.com gives you access to.

If you double up on deals, like a code on top of a sale, on top of free shipping, you can really come out ahead in the retail game.

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