Shopping the clearance section (whether online or in person) can be a dangerous thing. Okay, dangerous is a strong word, but it can be a gamble. I've bought my fair share of clothes in the past just because they were $10, and then ended up not wearing them more than once or twice. In an effort to be smarter about my purchasing and spending habits this year, I've refrained from gambling by avoiding the clearance section... more or less.
I bought these pants for $12, and at the time I wasn't confident that I'd wear them that often, but they've quickly become my go-to pants for casual non-work looks. I would strongly recommend making room in your budget for a pair of grey pants if you don't already have a pair!
Plaid Shirt: (c/o Mom) American Eagle | option
Zip Pocket Pants in Gray Charles: *Old Navy
Black Flats: Mossimo via Target
*save 25% w/code SAVE