3 ways to bring new life into your wardrobe without shopping

These days, I only shop for items I REALLY need. Gone are the days of window shopping or buying a dress just because it looks good. Nowadays I have to actually need what I buy and that is even true with samples too! I reject samples I don’t need. There is no point in having a wardrobe full of clothes and shoes I don’t wear. This is the same for the kiddies as well. They are growing at a terrific rate and outgrowing their clothes and shoes every few months now. There are many unworn clothes and shoes (due to the lockdown and current state of affairs) that no longer fit. This is why my shopping is down to only the essentials that we need now.

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3 ways to bring new life into your wardrobe without shopping

My shopping taste has changed but my love for fashion and style hasn’t so I work with my existing wardrobe. There are many ways to bring new life into your wardrobe without shopping. Here are 3 ideas for you –

Pair your items differently

Rethinking the way you wear your pieces is one way to bring new life into your wardrobe. I love pairing my items in different ways to create different looks. That way, every piece or accessory feels brand new even though I have had them for ages.

Season-less items

I am not so into seasons when it comes to clothing and accessories now. Having said there are some items that are only wearable only in certain seasons. Having more season-less items is one way of getting the most out of your wardrobe. That way, you can wear different items in various seasons and style them appropriately.

Make alterations

Making alterations when necessary is one way of extending the life of your pieces and accessories. Sewing a badge on a dress will give it a whole new look. Taking up the hem on your jeans is another fun and stylish alteration you could make.

How are you making the most of your wardrobe this season?

 

 

4 Versatile Shoes That Everybody Should Have In Their Closet

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If you’re putting together an outfit for a special occasion, you might decide to invest a bit of money in a glamorous pair of heels. But you probably won’t get much wear out of those shoes because they’re not the kind of thing that you can wear day today. If you start doing that a lot, you’re going to end up with a closet full of shoes and an empty bank account, which is why you should start looking for versatile shoes instead. There are plenty of great shoe styles that are well suited to special occasions as well as everyday wear, so with a few different pairs, you are prepared for any situation. These are the versatile shoes that everybody should own.

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White Trainers 

A pair of nice white trainers are great because you can wear them with so many different outfits. They work well when paired with simple jeans and t-shirt combo but they’re equally as good with a nice summer dress. If you’re looking for summer shoes, they’re ideal because they’re casual and they’re nice and comfortable when you’re out and about all day. When you have a good quality pair of white trainers in your closet, you’ll always have a reliable pair of shoes that you can wear every day. 

Ankle Boots 

Trainers are great for everyday casual wear, but you can’t really wear them with a formal outfit. If you want something that is stylish and formal but also works well with casual outfits, a pair of womens ankle boots are perfect. They are classy enough to wear with a smart dress on a special occasion but they also look great with a pair of jeans or a nice skirt. They’re perfect for the winter when the weather is wet but they’re also lightweight enough to keep you comfortable in the summer. 

Black Loafers 

Finding the right shoes for work can be tough because you need something that is smart and stylish but also comfortable, especially if you are on your feet all day. If you are fed up with trying to find the right shoes every morning, you should invest in a good pair of black loafers. They’re the ideal shoe for work and they can be worn around the house as well. 

Ballerina Flats 

When you are going for a night out, you don’t always want to wear heels all night long. They might look great but they’re very uncomfortable, so why not go for some ballerina flats instead. They’re a classic shoe that never goes out of style and they make a great alternative to heels on a night out. However, they also work well with pretty much any other outfit. A decent pair of flats is the most versatile shoe there is and you will get a lot of wear out of them. There are plenty of cheap pairs out there but if you are going to be getting a lot of mileage, you should invest in a good quality pair that will last you a long time. 

If you invest in these different shoes, you will never be stuck for something to wear ever again. 

 

 

Style Icon: Cher

The stunning Cher is the Style Icon on Fashion and Style Police this month. I am a huge Cher fan. She is a global style icon. Her impeccable fashion sense is just mind-blowing. This stylish woman is in a league of her own when it comes to fashion, style, and music. I grew up listening to her hit songs. Her strong voice always gets my attention. No wonder Cher is the Goddess of Pop! Her six-decade-long career speaks for itself.

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I am so in love with the outfit she is rocking here. It suits her body perfectly and she is wearing this piece with so much confidence. It is hard to believe Cher is in her 70s. She can easily pass for a woman in her 40s. Her body is in perfect shape. She is fitness goals for me, and her skin is simply flawless. This style icon is definitely blessed in the looks department.

One thing I really like about Cher’s style is that it is so personal. She is not trying to be anyone else, and that is refreshing to see. It is so easy to get carried away with what everyone else is wearing, especially with instant access to other people’s lives and wardrobes on social media. To have your own sense of fashion and style, and make it truly yours is amazing. Cher has done that for decades and she is still doing it in her 70s. Her outfits may be a little too much for me, but I admire them on her. She wears her pieces and accessories really well and she stands out doing so. I applaud her for that.

What do you think of Cher’s style? Are you a fan of her fashion and music? Please sound off in the comments section. Thanks for stopping by.

 

 

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