How to Afford Fashion Items when you are On a Shoestring Budget

If you want to start buying far better clothes or if you want to try and expand your fashion sense but you don’t quite know how, then the first thing that you need to work on is your budget. You need to find ways to afford great clothes without spending a ton of money, and this is more than possible for you to do.

Look on Resale Sites

The first thing that you need to do is go onto resale sites such as Ebay. You might even want to pay a visit to charity shops as well. When you are able to do this, you can then find great items at budget prices. It may even be worth selling those items on at a later date as well, so that you can make a profit to buy even better clothes that you love even more. By buying on auction sites, you can also be sure to buy clothes that you wouldn’t normally be able to buy and this is a great way for you to really expand your wardrobe. It even helps to look into your Experian dispute as well, so that you can find out if there is anything you can do to help repair your credit, as this will help you out a lot when it comes to your budget.

Alter Items

The problem with sales is that you may find that some items just don’t fit you. This can be annoying, and this is especially the case when you find an item that you love. Instead of leaving the item on the rail and walking away, why not try altering it? You may easily be able to find something that you can do this with and if you use your imagination then you can really get a good result out of your purchase. You may even be able to take your item of clothing to a tailor to see if they can help you with that. This is especially the case if you have tried to alter it yourself but to no avail, because it means that you are still getting a good amount of practice along the way.

Buy a Slip Dress

Cheap fabrics tend to look see-through or they cling too much to the body. The main reason for this is because they aren’t lined. For this reason, it is well worth investing in some kind of dress or even a slip-skirt so that you can wear it underneath your outfit. The best thing about this is that it will make your outfit look way more expensive and it will also make it look way more flattering as well. It doesn’t take much to get this done and so many stores have offers on things like this on a regular basis.

Save on Your Layers

Layering is a fantastic way for you to add a bit of personality to your outfit. You can buy cheaper layering items from discount stores and then cover them up with more expensive garments. Nobody will know and you will always be saving money.

Will you gals try any of these tricks?

Speak soon,

Lotsa love

AG xxo

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Top of the high street

Saleeeeeee time everywhere.

They always come at once to torture us don’t they?

I’ve already indulged on ASOS and got some treats – haul over on my YouTube channel

But the queen of the high street has dropped – Zara sale time!

Here’s some of my favourite picks from this year’s spring summer Zara sale

Red denim jacket £19.99

Pink suit blazer £39.99

Pink suit trousers £29.99

Polka dot dress £17.99

Floral tea dress £19.99

Rainbow playsuit £19.9

Tropical jumpsuit £29.99

gingham shorts £12.99

Sequinned skirt £15.99

Tie up sandals

That’s just a smidgen of the delights that’s went into Zara sale! Personally I’ll be going in store (on payday) for a good hoke through – because if this is anything to go by there will be some gems!

Happy shopping!

Speak soon,

Lotsa love

AG xxo