6 Tips to Dress Luxuriously on a Budget

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It’s a misconception that you need to spend a lot of money to create a luxurious look. There are many style tips that miss out on the fundamental tips to dress like you’re rich on a budget, however, we are going to breakdown our top 6 style tips so that you can look luxe without breaking the bank.

Choose clothes that fit well

By selecting pieces of clothing that fit well, are tailored and look luxurious you can elevate your style. By opting for items that fit your body well you will create a far more high end look than those pieces that fit poorly.

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This doesn’t mean that oversized items are off the table, it simply means that by choosing clothing that actually fits you instead of guessing what fits you create a more seamless and put together look, which in turn creates a more luxurious look.

Buy a handful of expensive pieces

This is something we reiterate time and time again, purchasing a collection of expensive/designer pieces and accessories to add to your outfit will also boost your outfit’s luxe appeal. 

Add a high end, good quality leather bag and designer shoes to a simple tailored trouser suit to really create an impact. If you add a few luxurious pieces to your fashion collection you can really level up your look. 

Purchase 1 or 2 pieces every couple of months focusing on accessories, shoes and handbags as these can be used time and time again to restyle different outfits. This will give you the maximum impact for your money.

Opt for natural fabrics

Avoid polyester at all costs! Look at the tags when purchasing clothes and pick out cotton, cashmere, silk, linen, and wool over any kind of synthetic blend. Investing in such quality fabrics such as silk and cotton ensure that you are opting for timeless and elegant pieces to add an air of sophistication to your look.

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Look like you never do your own laundry

Another top style tip for looking luxurious without breaking the bank is to make sure that your clothes are always well-pressed and clean. 

Whilst it is important to pick out nice clothes, it is even more important to ensure that your clothes that look good and are well-kept. 

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Invest time into your laundry process, using high quality washing detergents designed specifically for the products (and colours) you are washing. You want to ensure that your clothing is looking as immaculate as possible.

Nothing looks more luxurious than a crisp, freshly pressed shirt. Our top tip here; you don’t have to rely on going to a dry cleaner, simply invest in a good quality steamer.

Wear your handbag on your elbow

Birkins are the ultimate status handbag. Have you ever seen somebody carrying their Birkin? Like most expensive bags you’ll usually seem them looped over the owner’s elbow proudly. Emulate this style with your handbag.

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As we covered earlier in this article invest in a high-quality leather handbag as this will boost the luxe look you’re going for.

Don’t carry much

This is pretty much self-explanatory. You don’t see The Queen, The Kardashians or any A list celebrity ladened down with belongings and whilst you’re channelling your inner Hollywood actress vibe then you too shouldn’t be carrying a lot. 

Choose to place all your necessary belongings in your luxe looking handbag on your elbow and keep your hands free! This is an essential tip to looking like a million dollars.

There you have it 6 top tips that will have your outfit looking super luxurious and like it cost a lot, when in actually fact simple tweaks to your purchasing and styling can completely overhaul your look and take you from looking broke to looking like a somebody.

Have you got any other luxe styling tips? We would love to hear them in the comments section below. As always, if you have found this article of any value we would love for you to ‘Pin It’ on Pinterest and share it with your friends and family across social media and beyond!

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