What's with designers still jacking up the price tag on every garment they put together? It's still a recession, guys. AKA we ain't got no money to buy that stuff -- didja not get the memo or something? We (and by 'we' I really mean 'me') can't afford all these expensive clothes. Still, a girl loves to shop, know what I'm sayin?
And I just can't drop cash like Hollywood stars can. So it's like, hey Kim, can I just borrow that Elizabeth and James top? Or at the very least, MK & Ash, can I stand next to it at the store & take a photo with it?
There's a way to solve this designer dilemma though. I could make my own clothing, but hell, who has time for that? Not I! How about ... shopping for the looks I love at safer prices. Hell yeah. Here's how:
Do you have any tricks for keeping the cost low on clothes?
Image via henryjose/Flickr
Shop for tops with versatility -- and things you'll definitely commit to wearing more than once. Also, these high end frocks (like the McQueen top on the left) are often too over-the-top for our day to day routine (like the one on the right).
Shop the Alexander McQueen Floral Lace Blouse ($2,695.00) from Neiman Marcus.
Shop the Puffed Sleeve Lace Top ($11.50) from Forever21.
Something my kids handmade
A fun holiday at home with my family
Some time off!
Something just for me, like a plush robe