Friday, October 5, 2012

How Can You Save Money Yet Maintain Great Style?

To take a look at a lot of websites or fashion magazines, you would think you needed to earn at least a six-figure salary to keep up to date with the very best in current fashion trends. Thankfully, with a little bit of thought and common sense, you can look good without having to spend a small fortune on maintaining your wardrobe.
We looked at how you can best manage your style without breaking the bank.
Know Your Look
If you know what you look good in then you will have a lot more control over what you buy. It can be difficult to look at something that looks amazing on the hanger and resolve not to buy it when the voice inside your head is encouraging you and you want it to look great when you wear it. A dose of reality goes a long way when it comes to building your own style, so have an appreciation of the things that look great on you. Not only will you save money but it will help you to build up your own signature look.
Budget Yourself
Whether you set yourself a monthly budget for style shopping or just set an amount whenever you need to buy new clothes, it is important to stick to whatever you choose. Spending a lot of money on style can be liberating as much as it can be dangerous. Spending an extra 10% on shoes may seem harmless, but then you take the mindset that you can do the same for a pair of jeans, a shirt, and a jacket, and before you know it you are struggling to pay the rent or put food on the table this month.
Keep yourself in check when it comes to style shopping and you will ensure you never go wrong.
Buy Interchangeable Outfits
You probably have a friend who spends ludicrous amounts of money on maintaining their wardrobe, yet you never see them wearing the same thing more than twice. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is because they are always looking to be dressed in the most recent fashions – it is just as likely that they make reckless style purchases and end up with a range of clothes that cannot go with anything else.
Certain styles and designs of clothes may look great, but if they only go with a specific pair of jeans and a certain set of shoes, your wardrobe will not be an efficient one, your outfit options will be severely limited, and you will be penalising yourself financially, too.
Stylepilot is an online start-up designed specifically for men to navigate fashion online and also provides mens fashion tips.

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