How to look glamorous on a budget

With things the way they are in the economy today it's not surprising that an ever increasing number of us need to do everything we possibly can in order to look glamorous on a budget. With this guide you'll be able to take note of some great ways to save yourself money while still maintaining a stylish look.

Be thrifty!

While may people tend to look down their noses at second hand stores, or thrift stores as they are so often called, there are some real bargains to be found by those of you with an eye for fashion.

The majority of low priced designer labels that are donated to these stores don't tend to last particularly long on the shelves, so it is often a case of pure luck as to whether you can pick something exclusive up in them. However the best way to approach shopping in these stores is simply not to concern yourself with brands or labels.

It is often the case the some of the most unique and striking pieces found in thrift stores are hand made, or from obscure designers and brands. By keeping an open mind you'll be able to ensure that you can look glamorous on a budget with no problems at all.

Shopping online

If thrift stores really aren't your thing, then you can still make considerable savings by turning to the internet. With so many fashion outlets online looking to rise above the competition, the prices are always dropping, and you'll often save as much as fifty per cent on high street stores simply by taking a few hours to search for items online.

It is worth noting, however, that the number of stores selling counterfeit goods on the net is on the increase. We recommend thoroughly vetting any online retailer by searching for feedback about them on Google or another online search engine to ensure that you know exactly who you're dealing with.

If all else fails, hit then high street

While the high street traditionally costs an awful lot more than both thrift stores and the internet, it is possible for you to find some hidden bargains by keeping an eye out for sales and special offers.

There are plenty of large retailers who sell off their end of season stock for a fraction of the label cost, so keeping your ear to the ground is essential.

If you don't mind planning ahead and buying out of season clothes for the following year, then it's very possible for you to look glamorous on a budget without even giving the slightest hint of your frugal spending!

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