Most women of today’s society absolutely love fashion. Although we love to be CHIC, shopping can get very expensive. Here’s a list of 5 ways to look CHIC, while staying within your budget.
Invest in basic pieces
Basic clothing items, such as a black tank, a little black dress, a nice fitted blazer and a pencil skirt are all examples of timeless wardrobe necessities that can be paired with different accessories and shoes over and over again, creating a different outfit each time.
Accessorize, Accessorize, ACCESSORIZE!
Having various accessory pieces , such as a thick gold chain , a nice designer handbag, stackable bead bracelets, or a stylish scarf, are essential to a CHIC gals wardrobe. Not only are they cheaper than purchasing clothing items, they add personality to an outfit and can be paired with various outfits.
Shop the clearance and sale sections
Although woman love to have the latest fashions, sometimes it is better to shop your favorite stores later in the season. Many retail stores have clearance sales to make room for the next season’s merchandise . Keep an eye on items that you spotted earlier on in the season, it may be greatly marked down by the end of it further allowing you to stay within your budget!
Go to factory outlets or discount stores
Factory outlets and discount stores are the perfect places to find great discounts on “irregular” items, clothing that has manufactured flaws that are not noticeable to the naked eye, or clothing that is no longer in season.
Shop at consignment shops and thrift stores
Consignment shops and thrift stores are the perfect way to find gently used designer and stylish pieces on a budget. Consignment shops, such as Plato’s closet, will also buy your clothing (as long as it adheres to their conditions) and give you the money for it right then and there. It is a very quick and easy way to earn some extra cash.
What are some other ways that you shop on a budget?