We Found The Most Expensive-Looking Pieces At H&M

As someone who regularly seeks out the best fast-fashion buys (just because I'm on a budget doesn't mean I have to look like it), I've started a mental list of tips and tricks to find the stand-out pieces at affordable haunts like H&M. But since searching a store so much product can feel like you're looking for a needle in a haystack, it all comes down to using my most critical fashion eye to unearth the good stuff.

If you take out your figurative magnifying glass, there's plenty of expensive-looking pieces in the mix — and it's all in the details. First, we look to the colours. Believe it or not, it's not just the blacks and greys that can look far more upscale: A vibrant hot pink, periwinkle blue, or even silver can make a garment look like it just walked off the runway. From there, be picky about the little things, like zippers, buttons, hems, and washes; choosing the garments with circle zips instead of regular ones, decorative buttons instead of plastic ones, distressed and ruffled hems, and washes that have more of a vintage feel are all ways to make the piece you're wearing feel way more special.

With all this in mind, we unearthed the most expensive-looking clothes and accessories available at H&M right now. The best part? None of it's over £50. Let's call this our little secret, okay?