You could slap down a couple Benjamins and get all 10 items in our Top 10 Spring Recessionista Fashion List, and still have enough money left for a skim latte.
Andy Paige, author of "Style on a Shoestring," and a style expert on TLC's "10 Years Younger," has put together 10 amazing, inexpensive spring wardrobe essentials, each priced at a purse-friendly $5.50 to $30, by taking inspiration from some of the red carpet looks featured at this year's Oscars.
"Marisa Tomei had lots of ruching, folds, gathers, and you see that carry through in the trends right now in inexpensive ways," she told FOXNews.com. "Like a T-shirt being gathered on the side."
"Natalie Portman's beautiful, bright pink dress is another a perfect example of a spring trend you can do for less," she said.
Of course Portman and Tomei got their gowns for free. We mortals have to work a bit harder for bargains. So click Paige's Spring Recessionista Fashion List now!
Take that, famous actresses.