How to Look Fashionable on a Budget

How to Look Fashionable on a Budget

October 25, 2018

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Fashion magazines are full of stylish, beautiful women. It seems like they spend a lot of money to look good. For this reason, you may be discouraged when you look at fashion catalogs and think that you can't look elegant and chic unless you spend a ton of money.

Well, the good news is that fashion is not about money but taste. You don't need much money to look fashionable. There are a few things you can do to look amazing on a budget.

  1. Stock up on the basics

Just as in construction, fashion requires a foundation of good clothes to build on for that excellent look. These are simple monochrome clothing items you can use as the basis for a great outfit.

Your basic clothes stash should be simple with clean lines and fit you properly. For starters, make sure you have a well-fitting pair of pants in black or navy blue as well as a good pair of blue jeans. Also, include a dark well-fitting blazer in your basic collection as well as a form-fitting skirt. Lastly, invest in a few t-shirts and blouses with simple necklines that flatter your bust area to mix and match with the trousers and skirts.

  1. Do some thrift shopping

You may not afford to visit the high-end clothing stores, but that doesn't mean you can't buy good clothes anywhere else. Thrift shops are a great place to find great clothes that look amazing on you and are cost friendly.

Thrift shops stock great clothes that people have donated that are still in great shape. It's easy to find designer items in thrift shops at affordable prices, and it's a great way to beef up your wardrobe with fantastic fashion pieces.

   3.Take advantage of sales                                                          

Always be on the lookout for sales in different fashion stores. You will find items on sale at even half the original price. The clothes on sale are not substandard; it's only a way for the stores to create more space for new clothes. Instead of shopping randomly every other week, save your money for sales, and you are sure to find great clothes at affordable prices.

  1. Mix and match for great results

Once you stock up on nice clothes from your budget shopping spree, you have the basics to come up with great outfits.  You can look excellent by creating great combinations with the clothes you have at hand.

Break apart suites and pair them with different clothing items. Combine colors for a fantastic look or even mix and match clothes with different textures and prints. Your end goal is to look fashionable and well put together. Get adventurous with your wardrobe in this way, and you will always look amazing with little effort.

Bonus tip: Keep your clothes in excellent condition

One of the things that prevent us from looking amazing in outfits is unkempt clothes. You may have a cute skirt or blouse, but if it is faded, torn or even wrinkled, it will not look its best. Also, it’s easy to have fashionable clothing items for years if you keep them clean, well ironed and always stored properly. Make a habit of keeping your clothes in good condition, and you will save money by preserving them for years to come.  Fashion is fun and can give you great satisfaction when you don’t spend a lot of money and still look fabulous.



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