Pants that turn into shorts, removable turtlenecks — the cutest clothes are secretly 2-in-1.

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Metamorphosis Fashion Is the New Trend That Will Actually Save You Money
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Every so often, we wish we had magical powers, allowing us to snap our fingers and instantly change into a brand new outfit. Yet, while it's still impossible to pull this Fairy Godmother-like move, fashion has gotten pretty innovative over the past few years. Metamorphosis clothing is currently having a moment, AKA pieces that feature zippers, buttons, or extra layers, which help the wearer quickly transform their look.

For '90s and '00s kids, this particular quick-change trick might not feel very new; we've already lived through the days of snap-off pants and American Apparel circle scarves (which some swore could be styled as a dress). But in 2021, convertible clothing feels a bit more elevated and fun. The trend has even expanded into accessories, with purses that turn into backpacks and hoops that become drop earrings.

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Metamorphosis fashion also benefits those hoping to save a few bucks or shop more sustainably. You no longer have to buy a coat and a vest. One item can be worn as both. 

So, if you're looking for a way to double your wardrobe — without adding clutter or overspending — we've rounded up our favorite transformative pieces from around the Internet.

Tessa Fay Convertible Midi Mini Dress

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Shop now: $325; wolfandbadger.com

Marni Convertible Zip Knee High Boot

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Shop now: $1,490; nordstrom.com

Fabletics Kalani Convertible Track Pant

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Shop now: $75 ($15 for VIP customers); fabletics.com

Mango Padded Jacket with Detachable Sleeves

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Shop now: $150; mango.com

Mejuri Harris Two-Tone Convertible Link Earrings

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Shop now: $175; mejuri.com

Christopher Esber Convertible Ribbed-Knit Maxi Dress

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Shop now: $829; net-a-porter.com

ELOQUII Sweater Tank Dress With Sleeved Shrug

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Shop now: $100; eloquii.com

Scotch & Soda Lightweight Parka with Detachable Sleeves

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Shop now: $298; shopbop.com

Khaite Katerina Strapless Top with Detachable Sleeves

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Shop now: $1,180; bergdorfgoodman.com

M.Gemi The Laura Convertible Backpack

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Shop now: $298; mgemi.com

Sacai Convertible Cable-Knit Wool and Felt Turtleneck Sweater

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Shop now: $985; net-a-porter.com

Free People FP Beach Limitless Convertible

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Shop now: $70; freepeople.com

Peter Do Detachable-Sleeves Knitted Top

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Shop now: $1,098; farfetch.com

L.L.Bean Sweater Fleece 3-in-1 Jacket

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Shop now: $124 (Originally $159); llbean.com

Madewell (Re)sourced Cashmere Convertible Turtleneck Sweater (with Removable Turtleneck)

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Shop now: $148; madewell.com

David's Bridal Embroidered Floral Illusion Bodysuit Wedding Dress

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Shop now: $1,299 (Originally $1,399); davidsbridal.com