Are you alarmed at how much it costs to keep yourself fashionably clothed? Since it’s not a good idea to go around undressed, you’ll inevitably have to spend something on your wardrobe, but you certainly don’t need to overspend.
These tips will help you save money on clothing and fashion.
Buy New Clothes at the End of the Season
Retailers discount unsold clothing at season’s end to sell it and make space for new incoming fashions. This offers you a fantastic opportunity to save money on fashionable essentials you need. Look for deep discounts on clothing plus jewelry and other accessories that will complement the clothing you own.
Trendy Clothing VS Classic
You’ll have to replace trendy clothing items more often than you’d have to replace classic clothing pieces, so buying classics can save you money in the long run. Dress shoes can last many years, so it pays to buy classic styles. Sneakers don’t last long, so it’s OK to buy trendy athletic shoes. They’ll wear out within a year no matter what style you buy. Winter coats can last years if you care for them appropriately, so it pays to choose classic styles. A hairstyle is impermanent no matter how much you spend on it, so feel free to get a trendy haircut. There are many affordable hairdressers offering stylish hairstyles for girls and women. All you have to do is look at the right places.
Identify Wardrobe Pieces That Do Double Duty
There are wardrobe pieces you might buy and then only wear once, like party dresses. If you need something dressy to wear to a party, you could buy a bodysuit plus a skirt instead. Unlike a party dress, you can integrate both of those pieces into your wardrobe to wear for other occasions.
We hope these 3 simple tips have helped you identify areas you can pare down your budget to save money on clothing and fashion. You’re sure to save a bundle on your wardrobe needs by buying on sale and by differentiating when to go classic vs. when it’s OK to buy something trendy. If you habitually follow these guidelines every time you go shopping for clothes, you’ll enjoy huge savings on the overall cost of your wardrobe.
This is a guest post: Rachelle Wilber is a freelance writer living in the San Diego, California area. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She tries to find an interest in all topics and themes, which prompts her writing. When she isn’t on her porch writing in the sun, you can find her shopping, at the beach, or at the gym. Follow her onTwitter and Facebook