It’s common to believe that to dress well you need a lot of money. Fortunately, this isn’t true. By buying the right clothes, having some key accessories and pulling out some clever tricks, you can always look sharp without going bankrupt.
Do you want to know the best tips to dress well on a budget? Keep reading to find out!
The core basics of any wardrobe
5 basic pieces are essential in a girl's wardrobe: a pair of jeans that fit just right, a white shirt, a plain skirt, a dark blazer and the classic "little black dress".
If you have these 5 pieces, and of good quality, you can be sure that you'll get out of any fashion emergency. Combining these pieces, you can go to virtually any type of event: a romantic dinner, a work meeting, a picnic with your friends, a wedding, etc.
Make sure you always have these clothes in good condition.
Accessories: essential for any outfit
Accessories can completely change any outfit. They will help you give your personal touch and fill your look with life.
A necklace or set of striking earrings, an unconventional belt, a headband or a statement bag will make any simple outfit look amazing.
You don’t need to have hundreds of accessories. You just need a good piece of each thing and that´ll be enough to play with different combinations with your clothes.
Timeless and neutral color shoes
Make sure you have a good pair of the following shoes in your closet: flats, heels, sandals and tennis shoes. That’s it. With this variety, it’s more than enough for all possible outfits that you can use.
If you don’t want to be buying shoes frequently, get timeless styles and neutral tones that combine with any color, such as black, nude and camel.
Say yes to sales
Whenever you see a store with sales, get inside and see what you find. Maybe you’re looking to renew some of your basic clothes or need a party dress. You never know the hidden jewels you can find on sale, so take the time to scan all the store. Maybe you can find a piece that will become the new favorite in your closet.
Always keep in mind
The key to look sharp for less is to keep all your clothes and accessories in good condition and have basic and timeless pieces. You don't need to have thousands of things in your closet, with the right ones you will always look great.