As a professional shopper, I am constantly exposed to the latest and greatest fashion pieces of the moment. Being a fashion lover, I definitely consider this a perk, but the downside is I end up with overflowing virtual carts all across the internet without the budget to support it. Luckily, this profession has left me with a well-trained eye, and I am able to sniff out some great expensive-looking fashion finds for every season.
My go-to trick is to look for elevated pieces with luxe-looking details. With bags, for instance, classic stitching can make it look designer. For everything from clothes to shoes, I keep an eye out for options that are inspired by the latest runway collections. From there, I try to stick to more natural fabrics and leather or leather-like materials that look supple and buttery smooth. The tailoring of a piece is also an important detail since the drape and fit of clothing make a huge difference in how it comes across.
With this in mind, scroll through to shop 29 of my top picks that only look expensive.