All women enjoy being fashionable and this is a fact, even women who only wear shirts and jeans express their inner FASHIONISTA in their own style, however, many people think that being fashionable means having to be a label-lover and spend thousands and thousands of dollars. True in some instances, but this cannot stop fashion lovers everywhere from being trendy while spending less than the cost of runway fashion.
The key: be fashionable without breaking the bank
- buying classic pieces
- mixing and matching outfits
- bargain stores
- distinguishing if a buy is a splurge or a steal
- Sales Shopping
Here are the tips for you to exude casual elegance even on a day-to-day basis while still keeping an ample amount in your savings.
Buy Classic Pieces
One way of saving money is by investing on classic pieces. This may range from tops, pants, shoes and bags.
Cardigans: classic pieces that has always been used throughout the seasons.
Blouses/Shirts/Tops: can be used under so many jackets and sweaters that can change looks and moods.
Dresses: little black dress since it can practically go with anything and can be worn on any occasion.
Pants: Invest in a good pair of black pants since you can pair it up with so many tops.
Bags: invest in bags that have good quality like leather or suede, also opt for a classic design in a color that goes with many outfits like black, brown, grey, taupe or navy.
Avoid investing on items designed to go in and out of season.
Mix and Match
The trick is to know how to mix and match your pieces.
One pair of pants can make at least 10 outfits.
One black, white, brown or grey top can be included with so many outfits, remember you can never go wrong with neutral colors, the reason being is all your apparel can be enhanced with
Chunky/elegant accessories or match it up with heels, wedges or flats and the ultimate handbag to complete your ensemble thus effortlessly giving yourself a winning look!
Splurge or Steal
Being able to categorize items fashion items is a great plus, enabling you to understand the difference between a splurge or a steal; this skill may take time for you to master but with a bit of window shopping experience you will soon be able to identify which items to purchase at high-end, middle class and low-end boutiques.
Once you master the understanding of your materials and know where to find the same quality at a more economical price tag, then you are a certified bargain master until then you remain a splurge master. Use your bargain master power to create your outfits just like how the runway presents them but without burning a hole in your pocket.
Find Those Bargain Stores
We all have that favourite boutique, the one whose style and cut we have grown accustomed to, however, it is healthy to experiment with other stores since our style is ever evolving as we move through the different phases in our lives. Explore and find stores that cater to your fashion personality at competitive prices.
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