Cheap Thrills: 30 Cute Sweaters Under $50

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Insta-outfit

Dramatic neckline that doesn’t need a necklace? Built-in belt for structure and polish? On-trend oxblood color? Yep, this cardigan from H&M pretty much has it all.

Get it now: H&M cardigan, $34.95, see hm.com for stores 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: hm.com)

 

The Case For Lace

What other piece will take you from a fall frolic through the park to your office Christmas party—all with machine-washable ease?

Get it now: Dorothy Perkins lace print cardigan, $49 at dorothyperkins.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: dorothyperkins.com)

Channeling Chanel

This Coco-esque zip cardigan is guaranteed to be a wardrobe workhouse for many years. And the nubby boucle makes it look like it cost three times as much!

Get it now: H&M cardigan, $49.95, see hm.com for stores 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: hm.com)

Cranberry Crush

Berry-toned merino wool is covered with sheer lace panels for an undeniably lovely sweater. This finishing touch? Goldtone buttons at the shoulders.

Get it now: The Limited lace-front merino blend sweater, $49.90 at thelimited.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: thelimited.com)

 

Winged Migration

Some may joke about “putting a bird on it,” but sometimes it really works!

Get it now: ModCloth ‘Birdlandia’ cardigan, $42.99 at modcloth.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: modcloth.com)

 

 

Decidedly Dotty

Scattered dots are artsy and interesting but still neutral enough to wear all season long.

Get it now: Dots Amore polka dot sweater, $46 at lulus.com

Gold Collar

With its peter pan collar, dusting of gold sequins and fuzzy knit finish, this is one special sweater.

Get it now: Fuzzy Dice sequin sweater, $51 at lulus.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: lulus.com)

Punchy Pullover

Wear this slim sweater on the weekend with jeans, or dress it up for work with a colorful necklace or white shirt underneath (or both, as shown here!)

Get it now: Forever 21 striped wool-blend sweater, $19.80 at forever21.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: forever21.com)

Slouchy Stripes

Slip on some leggings, grab the remote and get ready to get cozy in this ultra-soft sweater.

Get it now: Dorothy Perkins stripe jumper, $49 at dorothyperkins.com 

 

By: iVIllage (Photo Credit: dorothyperkins.com)

Deep V

Chevron seems to have replaced ikat as the décor world’s pattern of choice. It’s on walls, floors, fabrics and now sweaters. As an extra bonus, the design’s deep-v shapes make your torso look narrower!

Get it now: The Limited chevron stripe sweater, $49.90 at thelimited.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: thelimited.com)

Jump Around

Brits refer to their sweaters as “jumpers,” and this is how they’re supposed to look: simple, neutral and unisex in a sexy sort of way.

Get it now: Topshop stripe trim jumper, $50 at topshop.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: Topshop.com)

Gilded Age

A metallic placket gives this yellow cardigan a touch of glamour, but it’s almost as comfy as a sweatshirt!

Get it now: The Limited metallic-trim cardigan, $46.90 at thelimited.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: thelimited.com)

Delicate Beauty

Vintage-inspired but totally modern at the same time, this is one sweater we’d wear in almost any environment.

Get it now: Elle lace wool sweater, $37.50 at kohls.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: kohls.com)

Cutout Cutie

We’re always admiring Emma’s collection of sweaters on Glee, and this one is just her style—and will look perfect with all of our pencil skirts, jeans and slim-leg pants.

Get it now: H&M cut-out sweater, $29.95, see hm.com for stores 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: HM.com)

Shade of Pale

Bright, out-there ombre has been around for a few seasons, but this is the first time we’ve seen the trend done so subtly and elegantly. Think of it as a little white t-shirt for the colder months.

Get it now: Dorothy Perkins ombre twist jumper, $49 at dorothyperkins.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: Dorothyperkins.com)

Blouson Babe

Tonal lace at the front and along the sleeves raises the stakes on this shapely sweater.

Get it now: Style&co. dolman sleeve sweater, $49 at macys.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: macys.com)

Tunic Time

It’s always nice when a sweater looks great over tanks, long-sleeve tees and everything in between.

Get it now: Rachel Rachel Roy zig zag sweater, $39 at rachelroy.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: rachelroy.com)

Lurex & Lime

Add color to neutral fall outfits with one zesty piece.

Get it now: Arden B. lurex cardigan, $49 at ardenb.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: ardenb.com

All Aflutter

For a pitch-perfect fall outfit, start with blue jeans, add your choice of tank and top it all off with this bow-tied beauty!

Get it now: Modcloth ‘Take a Migration’ cardigan, $47.99 at modcloth.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: modcloth.com)

Never Jaded

One of those pieces we’re likely to live in, treating it as loungewear all weekend long and then wearing it to work on Monday just ‘cuz we can.

Get it now: ModCloth ‘In Your Nature’ sweater, $42.99 at modcloth.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: modcloth.com)

Smart Staple

The cut on this Old Navy pullover skims the body without clinging, thanks to a lightweight cotton-viscose blend and relaxed tie hem.

Get it now: Old Navy tie-hem sweater, $29.94 at oldnavy.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: oldnavy.com)

Peach Blossom

Pastel fans will want to wear this pretty turtleneck all season long. The loose, open-weave neck is flattering to your face and neck—and won’t leave you hot around the collar.

Get it now: Lands’ End supima cable cowl sweater, $45 at landsend.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: landsend.com)

Green With Envy

We love this shade of spearmint green: bold but feminine, and flattering to every skintone out there.

Get it now: H&M wool blend sweater, $29.95, see hm.com for stores

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: HM.com)

Peplum Perfection

Nearly every Hollywood actress has rocked the peplum trend in recent months, and now it’s our turn!

Get it now: Apt. 9 jacquard peplum cardigan, $34.99 at kohls.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: kohls.com)

Love Letter

Heart motifs aren’t always easy to wear when you’re over 14, but there’s something about this Dorothy Perkins pullover that exudes chic, Parisian ease—and we love how it goes against the rule to never mix navy and black.

Get it now: Dorothy Perkins navy heart jumper, $49 at dorothyperkins.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: dorothyperkins.com)

Lichen It

Decorative stitching, a flowing, feminine silhouette and a seasonless cotton-wool blend…what more could we want from a cardigan?

Get it now: Lands’ End circle cardigan sweater, $34.99 at landsend.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: landsend.com)

 

A Bit Rusty

Studious or sultry? There’s no reason to choose when so many of fall’s prettiest pieces are both. Case in point: H&M’s curve-conscious, short sleeve cable knit sweater.

Get it now: H&M angora blend sweater, $29.95, see hm.com for stores 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: hm.com)

Seeing Spots

We love how Old Navy adds a bit of stretch to their classic cardigans; they’re still structured, but a bit comfier and more flattering.

Get it now: Old Navy stretch cardi, $24.94 at oldnavy.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: oldnavy.com)

Color Wheel

The most universally flattering shape for a cardigan is long, lean and cut with a v-neckline. And thanks to The Limited, you can wear the style in your choice of three different coloblock palettes.

Get it now: The Limited colorblock cardigan, $49.90 at thelimited.com

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: thelimited.com)

 

Vested Interest

This ain’t Chandler Bing’s sweater vest! With its popped collar and military detailing, it’s a chic way to stay warm and cozy.

Get it now: Style&co. cable-knit vest, $49 at macys.com 

 

By: iVillage (Photo Credit: macys.com)

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Yay-it's sweater season! Make the most of those crisp fall days in the perfect (and perfectly affordable) cardigan, turtleneck or cable knit vest.

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