Choosing price over quality

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Fast fashion store

There is certainly room in your closet for some trendy pieces from affordable fashion forward stores, but they shouldn’t comprise the majority of your wardrobe. Having several $20 to $30 items instead of one $100 plus items might seem like a bargain, but the $100 plus one won’t loose it’s shape or fall apart after several wearing’s. Great value for a season or two.

I have shopped at Bardot, Sportsgirl, Portmans and Kmart to name a few of the lower end budget fashion stores. Even better around SALE time.

Ok, you do need a keen eye to buy that one piece you can mix and match with some of the other more expensive items in your closet. The trick is to co-ordinate and harmonise to achieve that great looking ensemble.

I’ll give you two examples:

Smart, Stylish and Professional

Pilgrim

Bardot

Zomp

Witchery

Sportsgirl

Saba

 

Silk long line Black Top $195

Black Jeggins $29 (on sale)

Black boots $599

Black semi fitted jacket $150 (on sale)

Colourful chunky necklace $29. Some of my clients thought it was a MIMCO piece.

Black leather bag $89 (on sale)

 
Smart, Stylish and Casual

Kmart

Kmart

Country Road

Sportsgirl

Calvin Klein

Watch (overseas)

Portmans

Fuschia slim line jeans $15

White sneaks $25

White tee $49

Off white sunnies $39

Black satchel Hand bag $89 (on sale)

Black and silver $10

Thin coloured bracelets that tie into the outfit to bring it all together $20