Between work, taking care of our families, and maintaining some semblance of a social life, there's really not much time to hit the stores hard for some shopping. Not to mention, the holidays are headed our way (anybody else not planned their Thanksgiving dinner yet? Or is that just me?), so there's no chance in hell we'll be caught dead in a shopping mall anytime soon. With all the added stress of this season, it's no surprise that many of us are living in a state of emergency when it comes to our clothes. Like, how many times can I wear this sweater before people start noticing?
If you are struggling with your style (like I am), listen up. There's a simple, chic, and wallet-friendly way to give your wardrobe an upgrade. It's true. You can make last year's duds look brand spankin' new. And now, for the proof ... Take a look at the five hottest tips for recycling the clothes in your closet. You can thank me later.
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What tricks do you have for sprucing up your closet?
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Come winter, we'll all be sporting our finest 'grandpa' sweaters (Elbow Patch Sweater, $59). And while the style gets an A+ for comfort, it's not always the sleekest look. But here's the fix: accentuate your natural shape with a metallic, eye-catching belt (Coin Belt, $39). You'll still be nice and warm and you'll be trendy as all hell.