Staying on budget: 5 Outfits Under 100$
Well hello, hello, I hope all is well on this Thursday morning, I've been a little bit under the weather but not a bother I've taken some medicine so all will be grand!
The idea behind this post came from me brainstorming about my expenses and deep diving in to how much I actually spend on clothing each week, to each month, to each year. My conclusion is that I don't spend as much money as I thought I did on clothing... I'm not saying I don't spend a considerable sum of money on clothing and that I would rather buy a new shirt then buy food...lol but I'm definitely not spending what most might think I spend on clothing like my husband Tim for example...lol
People or some people always think you need to spend money to look good or have great style.... and I just don't think that's the case. My whole outfit cost 100$ and that's for everything the shoes, the bag, the jacket, the skirt and the top the whole shebang! To be fair I did get lucky with a few pieces cause they were on sale but none the less it cost 100$!
If you want to look good and be on trend or "stylish" (style is subjective) and you don't want to spend heaps of money on clothing.. you have a few option...#1 Get a job a retailer that gives a wicked discount...lol, #2 e smart about what you buy, invest in timeless classic pieces and be cheap with "trend" pieces. #3 Shop sale, sale is something that's found year round in all retails from on-line to in-store, and if your smart and patient this could save a lot of money! 5# Use what you have, I like to think about what I already have in my wardrobe that would work with what I'm trying to buy and I like to think of the versatility of the item, how many times and different ways can wear this? Can I wear it longer then 1 season.. and so on this will help me determine if I really need it or if its just an impulse buy.
I have picked 5-3 piece outfits that are all 100$ or under 100$!! Some outfits have sale pieces, some are all regular price. I will say if you what to stay on budget with shopping and not over spend, it is going to take some work. Personally I like to have an idea of what I'm looking for before I go in to shops, this will help you stay on track and not get overwhelmed and I also like to shop around to price match, I once found a pair of sneakers for 100$ less ...so trust me it pays to shop around!
Let me know whats your favorite!
#2 Polka Dots
#4 The 80's
Photos By: Tim White
Jacket: H7M, Skirt: Zara, Shirt: H&M, Bag: Forever21 (similar linked below)