Splurge or Save ?

‘What to Wear’ sums up the dilemma every woman goes through in the morning.Don’t we all want to stay up to date with the current trends and wish to have couture in our wardrobe? But what happens when we go out shopping and find the cost exceeding a weeks paycheque ?Do I really need that pair of boots? Should I spend 10k on that exquisite leather biker jacket? to answer these questions go ahead.It all boils down to one burning questions should I splurge or should I save.To sort out your dilemma on splurge vs save, I’ve crafted this post to guide you through the decision making process.
 

 

When going to shop buy classic splurges-items that will stay in your wardrobe for atlas 6 months and the ones you’ll wear multiple times.Make sure you shop  basics before  couture.Believe it or not, there is a method to buying expensive clothes, in order to maximise style for the price you pay.Here is a magic formula you need to keep in mind “Cost-per-Wear” which equals Cost /Number of times its worn.
 

 

The Magic Shopping Formula   ‘Splurge’  vs  ‘Save’

 
 

“Cost-per-Wear” = Cost /Number of times its worn

 

 
 
The Cost-per-Wear number is handy when you can’t decide the actual worth of a piece and draws the line between IMPRACTICAL and MUST-HAVES.Time is of the essence on Black Friday because inventory is limited, and deals go quickly. To ensure you get in line before everything is picked over, we compiled a list of Black Friday store hours at major retailers. Make sure to check with your local retailer, as hours may vary by location.It can help you decide between items you want to splurge vs those which will be big savers.Items with very high Cost-per-Wear should be avoided as a part of your splurging section of wardrobe.You should build your wardrobe with well-made staples and supplement them with cheap accessories.I’ve listed down below a list of items worth splurging on.
 
 
Flattering Jeans
 
Classic Dress
 
Perfect Pair of Nude Pumps or Black Heels
 
Multi-purpose Bag
 
Funky Jacket
 
Well-fitted Blazers
 

 

Accessories can always be under $10 buys unless you need to splurge on something fancy.
Nevertheless the struggle of refreshing your workwear and your wardrobe can be a daunting task. Everything these days is expensive be it a pair of casual denims or formal trousers.I would recommend you to shop in times of discounts and launches.Keep your shopping cart ready and bill when you get free coupons or otherwise.Some items will come on sale within a months time and clearance sales can be quite effective to stock up on trousers, shirts ,tees and denims where the styles doesn’t go out of fashion.Make sure you’re on track for your basics and essentials.
 

 

Plan what your outfit will be the night before to avoid wasting the wee hours of the morning and draining out your energy.This goes a long way and reduces the daily mental fatigue of picking an ensemble to wear. You wont realise you would be tiring yourself out making trivial decisions and choices be it for clothing or accessories or what to eat.Plan these the night before and you will realize you have a fresh boost of energy and feel much more refreshed throughout the day.Freeing your brain of useless trivial decision making will make you more productive at work.
Thats all for now, hope you enjoyed reading.Share in comments about your shopping habits for daily wear pieces in your closet.
 
XOXO
Akansha

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