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Affordable fall trends to try this year

Fall fashion 2014
Filling your closets with the most up-to-date clothing is a must, especially as the new school year begins. Rising tuition and expensive books leave our bank accounts just as dry as the fall leaves. Many of us talk ourselves out of buying that $50 shirt because, well, our debit cards are about to be emptied, but stores like Forever 21 have our backs! There is no need to fear the expensive trends on the runway, as many stores are taking those same trends and making them affordable.

Dark Burgundy lips snuck up on the fashion world in the winter of 2013. The great thing about this trend is there are so many ways to wear it! Always start with a lip liner to give you a more defined lip. Try Real Colors Hydra Lips Waterproof Gel Lip Liner in the shade ‘Plumming Around’ for $5.49 at Sally’s Beauty Supply. Then add a lipstick with tons of gloss so you can really stand out. Try Real Colors Hydra Gloss Sticks in the shade ‘N.Y.C. Ya’ for $5.49 at Sally’s Beauty Supply. Try to keep your eye makeup simple, so your face won’t look overwhelmed by both bold eyes and bold lips.

A sweater dress is something everyone should own; It’s so simple for the fall weather. Pair it with leggings and leather boots, and you’re good to go. It looks like you tried really hard when, secretly, you got dressed in under five minutes! I mean, look at how gorgeous (and fierce) these runway models look in only a sweater dress. The possibilities are endless: you could rock bold colors, patterns, or pretty prints!

Every girl knows the best way to jazz up any outfit is to add some stylish hand candy. “Midi-rings” became popular items for showcasing cool manicures, or even henna tattoos. They appeared everywhere from the star-studded red carpet to Kylie Jenner rocking them in a selfie. Often referred to as knuckle rings, they have remained popular over the past two years. To make them even better, you can wear them with anything! Jeans, fancy dresses, or even plain shirts: whatever fits your own personal preference. Forever 21 always has cute midi rings in stock, most of the cute ones under $5! Feeling creative? Beauty Guru Nicole Guerriero has a DIY midi ring tutorial on her youtube page. Check out her channel at Youtube.com/NicoleGuerriero.

This fall, you won’t go wrong with bold colors, prints, comfortability, chicness, and, of course, anything that gives you the most confidence.