Keeping Up with Fashion in All Seasons
Published on September 2nd, 2014 | by Joan Makai
Keeping up with the new trends in fashion can sometimes be a daunting task especially when fashion news spreads new updates every time. However, you will never have a hard time catching up with the latest styles if you can apply some tips that could come in handy with your creativity and resourcefulness. Actually, engaging with fashion need not require a lot of spending. In fact, you can walk the city streets with timeless wardrobe that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Here are some fashion tips that will make you look great, no matter what the season is.
1. Clean Up Your Closet
Busy people are attached to the cliché that what’s commonly seen in the closet is what should be the days outfit. This adage has been a practice for many individuals that lead them to countless spending. Despite your busy schedule, allot some time to take out all your clothes and sort them according to season. Once you do this, you will realize that there are plenty of fashionable items which have been sleeping in your closet for months. At the end of the day, you can make a conclusion that you need not spend every payday for wardrobe because your closet has everything you need.
2. Buy Clothes that are Not in Season
Buying clothes during off-peak season can save you hundreds of dollars. In a simpler explanation, winter clothing is cheapest during the summer season and vice versa. Although you may not need that clothing for now, still you will need them in the future. Discount prices reach as high as 80%. Therefore, budget is no longer a constraint to pay your bills. Price-drop over apparels is often heard on fashion news and other forms of media. Therefore, be watchful of these great opportunities.
3. Make Friends with a Tailor or Seamstress
Repairing old clothes and using old fabrics can make you save a lot of money especially when you are acquainted with a nearby tailor. By gathering nice and usable fabrics, you can design your wardrobe according to the latest fashion trends. With a few dollars to spend, a set of new fashionable outfit can be added to your closet.
4. Invest on Basic Apparel
Timeless fashion is about keeping the basics. This means that plain and simple essentials must be on the top of your list. You will never run out of style if you have the following in your cabinet: a pair of jeans with the shades of blue, black and white, plain black blazer or jacket, a pair of tailored black pants, a pencil-cut skirt, black leather shoes for men and heels for women, knitted sweater or cardigan, classic white polo shirt for men and blouse for women, little black dress and dark leather bags.
The truth about fashion trends is that it’s here for now and fades in a couple of months. But after a while, it comes back in a different style. This goes to show that fashion trends come in full circle. It is just a matter of mixing and matching stuff in your closet.