You don't have to spend a lot of money to dress well. These two outfits are almost identical, except for the price tag.
On the Left:
Irene Neuwirth Leaf Motif Earrings $2,680, Rosie Assoulin Blouse $1,850, Jesse Kamm Sailor Pant $395, Gianvanito Rossi Beach Club Mule $695
On the Right:
Robert Lee Morris Earrings $175, Zara Striped Blouse $50, Gap Wide-leg High Rise Chino $60, Tory Burch Ellis Mule $350