How to Avoid Spending Too Much Money on Your Wardrobe



Still spending too much money on your wardrobe? Here's a few tips for you to think about.

Steps

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    Know your image. Buy clothing that accentuates your eyes, hair, skin tone and figure. Buy clothing only if it's exceptional and coordinates well with your existing wardrobe.
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    Have control. Avoid impulse shopping. Don't buy things because they're on sale. Don't let your friends convince you to buy something you don't want. You should only buy things you need,not things you want. Come back to an item after you've had time to think it over.
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    Bring cash. Leave credit cards at home. Keep your price limits in mind.
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    Streamline your shopping. Know exactly what you're looking for and stick to a list. So you only buy what you need. Don't spend your spare time browsing through the malls.
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    Have quality classics. Buy them during sales at high end stores, so that they'll fit well and hold up to frequent washing.
    • Buy a fairly plain little black dress.
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    • Buy a black skirt and pants.
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    • Buy one pair of black shoes with a slight heel.
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    • Buy one pair of boots and sandals per season.
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    • Buy two pair of good jeans.
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    Buy a few trendy tops. Buy them at lower end stores, because you may only wear them for a season.
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    Accessorize. Add a scarf, necklace or earrings to make each outfit a little different.
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    Stretch your wardrobe. Learn basic sewing or crocheting skills. Make a purse, scarf or a simple skirt for a lot less. These are very easy to make.
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    Recycle fabric. As you purge your closet, from season to season, reuse those favorite fabrics. Make smaller, more fashionable garments.

Tips

  • Charity shops are a good way to save money,help others and buy decent clothes. You will be surprised at what clothes you can get.
  • Learn to use a small purse or wallet.
  • Buy something in a rare color. You'll be surprised at how often you wear it.

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Categories: Creating Fashion Wardrobes | Budget Fashion