It’s not just you: Planning for fall travel after months of throwing summer dresses, sandals, and swimsuits into a suitcase can come as a bit of a shock. Now you’re going to need to pack shoes that weigh more than half a pound and you’re probably going to have to figure out how to stuff a jacket into that already cramped carry-on. But not to fear—we’re here to rescue you from overstuffed luggage hell via this budget travel capsule wardrobe.
We sourced 20 versatile items to pack this fall that can be mixed and matched in countless ways. But instead of sending you off on your own to figure that out, we came up with 11 outfits that ring in at less than $175. There are on-trend yet classic outfits for sightseeing, travel days, evenings out, and relaxing so you can focus on enjoying your trip instead of aimlessly rummaging through your suitcase (we’ve all been there, amIright?)
Scroll on for everything you need to create the ultimate budget fall travel wardrobe, as well as the outfits to get out of it.
This is the perfect dinner outfit. If it’s chilly, just throw on the trench.
This entire outfit (not including the bag) is $138, and it’s quite cool if you ask us.
The color of the blazer and the sneakers make this outfit feel fresh.
This outfit will look appropriate in practically any city you visit this fall.
A chic, comfortable outfit like this is a must for travel days.
One-and-done outfits are so nice to have on hand for trips.
The fun accessories ensure that this simple outfit is far from boring.
The perfect outfit for those unseasonably warm fall days.
Pretty much every fashion girl loves this outfit formula.
Want even more outfit options? Wear your dress as a makeshift skirt.
This pretty outfit is perfect for day or night, and everything about it is on-trend.