Wardrobes. Love-hate relationship with our clothes and the overwhelming feeling of trying to stay up-to-date with the latest trends is stressful. Stress no more... we have the perfect read for you on 'How To Save Money On Your Wardrobe!'
Here’s a little task for you, our lovely readers… yes, you too guys!
Go to your wardrobe.
Now count how many items you haven’t worn in the past 18 months.
Throw them away… We dare you! (Actually, donate them… don’t throw them away!)
It’s time to de-clutter. Yes, it can be a painful and emotional process but chances are if you haven’t worn that item of clothing in the past 18 months, you probably don’t have any plan to wear it soon in the near future.
It’s time to save some money on your wardrobe and invest in you!
Fast fashion has become the latest trend, taking what’s on the runway (and what’s so hot right now) and pumping it out to the retailers. Usually these kinds of clothes will retail for about $20-$40. Not bad if you’re on a budget.
However, these styles of clothes will ultimately go out of trend (give them a few months) and suddenly you stop wearing them. Once a season ends, you adapt to the changes in weather with your clothing, and what was in-style last summer, is completely different to what is in-style the next. It’s a hard life.
We have a solution for you. You may gasp at first and a lot of you will probably disagree with us, but please, amuse yourself.
Buy quality and classic items of clothing that will never out-date themselves. So simple. Timeless pieces.
Ok, ok so this may mean you need to pay a little extra for your clothes but get used to it.
We’re not saying you need to spend hundreds of dollars on the one item of clothing, but it’s time to expand your budget a little, buy pieces you truly fall in love with, and buy less often. Over time, you’ll find you actually spend LESS money on clothing.
It can be tempting to go into those fast fashion retailers because of the price, and you NEED a new dress TONIGHT because you’ve got a hot date.
Let’s just say if you already had a few classic dresses sitting in your wardrobe you can easily accessorize with, you wouldn’t be going out to spend more money. Because, those classic dresses are in your closet for one simple reason... you LOVE them, and want any and every chance to wear them.
We’ve done our research and have narrowed down those classic pieces you need in your wardrobe.
For the Women!
For the Men!
OK, now we want to know YOUR thoughts lovely readers! Do you agree/disagree with us on investing in quality, classic items that you will buy less of? Or do you think the fast fashion trend is the way to go? Any other items to add to our lists of essentials?
Amanda & Julia xx
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