Fashion On A Budget | The Guardian Nigeria News


By Olumi Oluwaseyifunmi

June 18, 2022 | 4:39 pm

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” – Gianni Versace Wearing trendy clothes with the latest hairstyle, clothing, and lifestyle has been known to be fashion, but fashion in the real sense is…

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“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” – Gianni Versace

Wearing trendy clothes with the latest hairstyle, clothing, and lifestyle has been known to be fashion, but fashion in the real sense is a form of self-expression through your clothing, foot wear, life style, accessories, make up, hairstyle and body posture, in other words you do not have to break your budget to look fashionable.

Now that we have establish the fact that we do not need to follow trend to be fashionable, lets talk Fashion, on a budget. You could have a killer wardrobe while saving money doing it. Today ill be sharing a few tip that has proven to be a must know when styling on a budget.

  • Don’t spend too much money on trendy pieces: If you want to stay fashionable without breaking the bank, before you buy the latest trendy clothing, ask yourself, “Do I see myself wearing this in the next 3-5 years?” Keep in mind that fashion trends come and go, so if you want to spend money on a new trend, make sure it will last at least three years and that it will not break the bank.

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  • Invest in wardrobe basics: This is important because many people complain about not owning enough clothes to wear, so they go shopping for more. But the real issue is a lack of fundamentals. Having a foundational wardrobe piece that allows your wardrobe to mix and match is essential. Start with black and blue jeans, t-shirts, tank tops, a black blazer, and a neutral long sleeve.

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  • Shop vintage & Thrift clothes: Thrift stores are very popular these days, and they are very accessible. Purchasing clean thrift clothing allows you to save a lot of money while still satisfying your fashion desires. Thrift stores can be a gold mine of one-of-a-kind pieces that can help you define your personal style while not breaking the bank. You can find interesting outfits such as a vintage gown, jeans, and even chic blazers.

Being fashionable on a budget doesn’t have to mean skipping out on shopping entirely. These tips will help you build a stylish wardrobe without breaking the bank. The faster you shift your mindset, the more effective your shopping strategy and style will be.

Set your trend without breaking the bank.

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