Lately, fashionistas have been pulling traditional spring and summer trends to the world of fall fashion through different clever styling tips. Whether it’s a budget fashionista’s way to stretch her closet’s power or the sheer thrill of standing out among the crowd of drab dark outfits like a breath of fresh air, we at The Budget Fashionista salute these folks for their boldness and inventiveness.

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Dream in Colorblock Dress

Dream in Colorblock Dress, $21.99

One such trend is that of color blocking, which is everything Spring (colors, colors!), and seemingly nothing like Fall (which tends to stay within the neutral palettes, plus the various shades of red). “Seemingly” is the operative word here, though, because if used with Fall colors, you’re on the right seasonal track. For more colorful inspiration, check out our color blocking dresses under $50 from Modcloth’s sale section.

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