The Under-$100 Pieces Fashion Editors Are Buying This October
We all appreciate designer goods, but most of the time we rely on affordable finds to sustain us during our regularly scheduled shopping urges. To help you navigate the day-to-day ensemble search, we’re sharing our favorite under-$100 fashion picks of the moment. From gorgeous separates to killer accessories, our edit has a little something for everyone. (And don’t forget to check back monthly for a new wave of hits, hand-selected by Team Zoe.)
"It's finally sweater weather! I have a long list of statement-making numbers that I'm lusting for this season, so I can just throw them on with jeans and go. This one tops it."
—Lauren Black, Content Analyst
Faux Fur Trim SweaterMango $80SHOP NOW
"Our editorial director, Nicky, has me on a corduroy kick, so these will be the perfect pants to transition into cooler weather this season."
—Alyson Fishbein, Senior Manager, Social Media
Corduroy Wide Leg TrousersZara $40SHOP NOW
"I'm planning my first trip to Paris, so I'm currently in all-French-everything mode. This dress is giving me some serious Parisian vibes—oui oui!"
—Angela Melero, Managing Editor
Floral Print Velvet DressTopshop $75SHOP NOW
"I love the balloon sleeves and the high-neck design. It's the perfect shirt to wear to the office when I want something more special than a regular button-down."
—Amy Lee, Fashion Editor
Striped Balloon BlouseEnglish Factory $75SHOP NOW
"Living in LA makes it tricky to do fall style right, considering the persistent 80-degree temperatures. This velvet blazer is the perfect seasonal color—and the material isn't too heavy to actually wear in the heat.”
—Rebecca Iloulian, Marketing Manager
Vero Moda Tailored Velvet BlazerASOS $76SHOP NOW
"At first I felt comme ci, comme ça about this trend—but here I am, adding this to my cart, dreaming of brie and baguettes."
—Kristen Mahler, Graphic Designer
Le Beret Francais Ecojean BeretThe Reformation $17SHOP NOW
"I love a peek of lace and plan to layer this top under everything from knits to button-downs. It’s a super-easy way to incorporate texture into an outfit and a great hack when the NYC chill sets in during fall."
—Laura Lajiness, Senior Fashion Editor
Bréval BlouseWilfred $75SHOP NOW
"I'm pairing this metallic faux-leather skirt with over-the-knee boots and chunky sweaters all season. I haven't committed to a uniform this much since my private-school days."
—Stephanie Montes, Beauty Director
Audrey Faux Leather Mini SkirtFrench Connection $88SHOP NOW
"I have these in white, as do a few other girls in our office. Not only are they super affordable, but they're comfortable and go with just about any outfit. I feel like I have no choice but to get the black ones as well."
—Andrea Navarro, Associate Beauty Editor
Faux Leather Stiletto Ankle BootsForever 21 $28SHOP NOW
"The high neckline, sheer lace and dramatic sleeves are giving me wanton Victorian gentlewoman vibes, and I am here for it."
—Allie Flinn, Associate Lifestyle Editor
Lace BlouseH&M $60SHOP NOW
"All I want to do is wrap myself in velvet for fall, and I love that this bodysuit also gives serious ballerina vibes."
—Marissa Runyon, Director of TV and Digital Video
Velvet Wrap BodysuitMadewell $60SHOP NOW
"Red is everywhere this season, and as much as I adore the bold hue, I find myself opting for little pops of color instead of a gorgeous boot or statement coat. These earrings are just the right amount of fun and sexy, and I'm loving their '70s vibe."
—Samantha McDonald, News Editor
Pom Pom EarringsBan.do $75SHOP NOW
"I'm replacing my go-to army green military jacket with this unexpected navy style that boasts a detachable teddy bear collar. I'll wear it with everything from cropped jeans and striped sweaters to knit midi dresses and slouchy boots."
—Nicky Deam, Editorial Director
Detachable Fur Collar Utility JacketGap $98SHOP NOW
"I wore these to the office and every girl in my department ordered them immediately. They are as comfortable as they look, too."
—Erin Nicole, Senior Lifestyle Editor
Wrenlette Fur SlidesEmu Australia $60SHOP NOW