When shopping for a budget friendly wardrobe with a trendy feel buy several basics and splurge and a few designer pieces such as scarves and a few tops.
Mens shirts are coming back with fitted appeal for women. Be sure to add a couple of these to your wardrobe. Couple it with a fitted blazer. Leave out the shoulder pads, though, they are passe.
Fashion and styles tend to circle around. Those vintage items from your grandma's or great grandma's closet may once again do the trick to update your look.