When it comes to back-to-school shopping, you probably don’t have unlimited funds to work with. But that shouldn’t stop you from having fun prepping your outfit for the first day — and the rest of the academic year. Luckily, there’s no shortage of ways to look great on a budget — you just have to get creative. One easy way to stretch a dollar and ensure you truly get your money’s worth is to buy items that are multifunctional, incredibly versatile and work for multiple occasions. The mark of a good purchase is one that can take you from the classroom to a fun night out with friends.
To make life a little easier as you prep for the upcoming school year, we’ve rounded up 19 items that will have you looking stylish all year long, no matter the occasion or season.