If you have a job where you have to dress up every day, it can really put a strain on your budget. I've gotten a number of requests lately for recommendations on affordable office wear, but be warned: If you scrimp too much, your clothes will look cheap. The key is wearing separates that are affordable but look expensive, then changing it up with jewelry, shoes, and other accessories.

I'll start things off with this Bow Pencil Skirt, available for $39.50 here. Now let's all go Fab Finding to complete the outfit. Here's the catch: No item can be more than $50, but it should look like it costs more than $50! Be sure to come back and tell us all what you found. To learn what a Fab Find is and how to make one, click here. To see some of my favorite online stores,

For good deals on career clothes, I recommend Ann Taylor Loft, Newport News, and JC Penney. Here are some of other favorite online stores to try:

Active Endeavors
Banana Republic
Jildor Shoes
Neiman Marcus
Scoop NYC
Shop Intuition

Also, we've added some all-new features to Fab Finds, which you can read all about here. As always, let us know if you have any problems!