Tuesday, January 29, 2013

How To: Follow Trends Without Breaking The Bank

Happy Tuesday! :)

It's not a secret around here that we absolutely love shopping... plus, it's kinda hard not to want to test out the newest trends that everyone goes crazy for. But at the same time we can't always spend all our money on shopping, right? Thankfully, Catherine has come up with ways to follow trends without breaking the bank:

Be Trendy With Our Proposals 

Fashion is always changing, but it does not mean that we should blindly follow its trends. One of the rules for buying good and stylish clothes for little money is to maximize the durability of wearing clothes you bought. This does not mean that it should be up to sew holes or keep walking in the same clothes for ages. Just follow few simple tricks:

 1. Buy high-quality clothing. Better to buy one dress instead of five, but that will last a really long time. You can start practicing individual tailoring. This option is really expensive, but a good seamstress sewed clothes will serve you more than one season.

alice + olivia Victoria Peplum Dress, $264

sewing spot

2. Think 100 times before you throw away or give someone a boring dress or an accessory. After some time, there are certainly things that can be combined.

3. Every month you can buy a new thing for the basic wardrobe + accessory. Best place to buy dresses, jeans or pants and top. When buying accessories you should look for belts, gloves, scarves. Decorations here are in last place. If you're on a budget, it's best not to buy jewelry, and spend money on clothes. Online loans at WomensPersonalFinance.net can be your saviors if you need to buy something new to wear but currently have no money for shopping.

MICHAEL Michael Kors  Python-Print Leather Belt#Burberry 'House Check' Gloves | #Nordstrom@EILEEN FISHER Whisper Silk Scarf

Amazing tips, right?!

Now that I am in my twenties, I'm really trying to make sure I buy quality items -- I think it's important to invest in items that are versatile and will last a long time.

What do you guys think of these tips?
Are there other ones you would like to add?

I hope you are all having a wonderful week! :D


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  1. I definitely agree that investing on high quality clothes is way better than buying cheaper ones. :D

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    1. totally! although i still do like buying cheaper clothes from time to time, haha. ;)

  2. those are great tips! quality pieces are important & accessories help make an outfit!

    1. glad you think so! and yes, i totally agree! :D

  3. Great tips!! :) I agree, we must invest in quality! :)

    Alexandra A.,
    The Glitter Side Blog

  4. Yes! I love diy and thrifty finds, combining old with new. Love all of this!
    xoxo, Amy

  5. These are really great tips to follow!


  6. Investment pieces are always a good idea. I'd rather have a few beautiful leather bags that will last forever than a bunch of cheap plastic ones which fall apart!
    Chic on the Cheap

  7. These are some awesome tips :D I do need to invest a little in a black dress. I wear it all the time and I don't even have one that is elegant and classy, I should tell myself it will last a long time :P I do think like a hundred time when I want to give away clothes, then i ended up cutting it in some way or making it into pjs :P haha i know that sounds horrible! :P the last tip is something I will have to remember for the future :) Thanks mimi!



  8. NICE! I will have to apply some of these tips in my life!!

  9. yes I agree.quality clothes will laat you more,the most important thing is to go for clothings that are comfortable and go well with your figure.visit stylerevamp.blogspot.com for more fashion tips.