So, about a month ago early in the morning I panicked. I was
getting ready for work and I had nothing to wear. Again! Oh, yes, I know, it
happens to all of us but this time I was too frustrated. I have a room just for
my clothes and you can guess how much of it I actually wear! How is it possible
that I have never anything to wear? My wardrobe is unorganised, different
styles of clothing, full of impulse buys that I’ve gathered throughout the
years. Mess. Catastrophe. Chaos. Clutter. I have to start shopping for my
ladies wear clothes more responsibly.
This is the reason why I’ve decided to set the rules for my clothes
shopping budget. I’m determined to make it work this time and follow all my clothes
shopping tips in the future. Are you interested? Let’s get started!
- Do not always buy the latest trends that you know you won’t probably
wear in three months. I’m not saying don’t buy them at all, just think the
purchase through before you obtain your new style trend. Why is that? We all
know that these trends never last a season, you can (and you will) spend a
fortune on them, wear them for a bit but and after few months you will leave
them at the bottom of your wardrobe. You might as well throw the money out of
- If you decide to go for the latest trends, avoid anything
that is sparkly, cheesy and cheap looking. Have a look into magazines, check
out celebrities trends, browse shops or online clothing stores. Get your ideas
from anywhere possible so you know exactly what you want. Make a wish list.
Divide your wish list into two part, Must Have and Wants 🙂
- Now the part I don’t like! SET A BUDGET! Next time you go
shopping, set how much you can actually spend on that lovely ladies fashion
clothing. I have to admit, this is my biggest problem and if it wasn’t for my
boyfriend who accompanies me while I shop (and is very strict with me) I
wouldn’t be able to manage. Although I sound thankful now, when I’m in the shop
and he won’t let me to get something, I just want to scratch his eyes out 😉
- Own more plain tops. This tip gives you the opportunity to
play with your accessorise. Your white blouse will definitely look different if
you style it up with jeans and turquoise accessorise as it will look different
if you match it with gold or black accessorise and some leggings. Use your
imagination and I’m sure you will come up with so many different variations!
- Once you’ve managed to build a good foundational wardrobe, now
it’s time to get some of the latest trends. You don’t have to go for the
expensive ones straight away. Check out the sales first. Nowadays there is
always a sale in one of the high street shops or online stores.
- When you’ve decided to purchase a new item for your wardrobe,
make sure to follow these shopping tip as well. Ensure that the new piece of
clothing goes with at least three items that you already own. This will avoid any
additional purchases because you wouldn’t have anything to wear your new
clothing item with.
I’ve prepared a little collage of clothes and accessories that you can style up together to create lots of pretty combinations.
And some lovely accessories that you can add to these looks to create even more pretty styles! Pick and Mix!
I hope there will be some of you that will actually find my clothes shopping tips on a budget useful. What about you? Are you a proper shopaholic
or do you follow any shopping tips? Please share them with me and help me fight my shopping
P.S. Did you like my ideas? I wrote another interesting
article on What to wear at the office, why don’t you go and check it out?
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