If your only rule in fashion is that there are no rules, pick yourself up Cheap Date Guide to Style ($25) by Kira Jolliffe and Bay Garnett. Like the title says, it's meant to help you find your inherent natural style without going broke. Who can refuse that?

Various chapters guide you through developing your own sense of style, the art of accessorizing, and mixing cheap basics and chic secondhand finds. Actresses Mischa Barton, Rachel Weisz, and Chloe Sevigny are interviewed about their personal style for inspiration. Sounds like the perfect way to plump up your cheap date resume.