But, there comes a time when no degree of quality or brand appeal will justify that dreaded low-balance alert from your bank. Because, yes, sometimes an affordable option is just as good as, if not better than, its premium counterpart. Focusing on the elements of utility, versatility, comfort and self-expression eliminates much of the stress, and makes shopping more fun.
So many of us would rather go out and buy a new article of clothing rather than spend the time to sort through our current wardrobe. Nicole Chavez, stylist to celebrities like as Catherine Zeta-Jones and Rachel Bilson, says the key to spending less money on clothes is to spend more time on wardrobe upkeep.