ASOS is a 2011 discovery for me and it excites me in the same way that Zara and Forever21 do- if you like it, you can probably afford it.

I gravitate towards tops with interesting backs so this dress caught my eye- and the $98 price tag did not discourage. The front is girl-next-door sweet but the backless cut will make men and women swoon.

Realtors chant, “Location. Location. Location.” I chant, “Accessories. Accessories. Accessories.” You can wear a pair of Forever21 jeans, your man’s white tee and a messy I-just-slept-on-this ponytail and if you have a nice bag, shoes and jewelry, you will look like a million bucks (or at least someone that other women want to be).

These are my ASOS picks for a covet-worthy look on a (semi) budg: