8 Ways To Affordably Revamp Your Wardrobe

After a long and stressful past year, many of us are looking to get out of the house and back into old routines, as well as begin traveling again.

Beyond that, you might also be ready to change up your look and revamp your wardrobe. If that’s the case, here are some top tips for affordably revamping your closet, without sacrificing style or trendiness to get there.

1. Ditch Your Old Clothes



Before you add new clothing to your wardrobe, get rid of any old duds you haven’t worn in a while or at all since first buying them. That way, you’ll have plenty of room for any new clothes or accessories you’re looking to purchase. Take a weekend to go through your closet and figure out what you plan to keep, donate or throw away. Once you’ve conquered that task, start looking for deals on clothing you see and like online.

2. Get Competitively Priced Lingerie

Buying bras, lingerie, garters and other intimates can be expensive, but retailers like Yandy offer competitive pricing, a wide variety of inventory and convenient online ordering in addition to great customer service). So, start browsing for lingerie that will spice things up in the bedroom, such as garters, chemises, rompers, bodystockings, bra and panty sets, Teddys, costumes and more.

3. Wait for Clearance Sales

If you don’t mind buying new clothing off-season, you might be able to revamp your wardrobe fairly simply and affordably. By waiting for clearance sales to arrive, you’ll pay a lot less for the clothes you want than you would otherwise during peak season, meaning more money in your pocket.

4. Buy From Thrift Stores

Thrift stores may just be a girl’s new best friends, especially for those of us on a budget. If that’s you, consider shopping at thrift stores. You’d be surprised what “trash” could become your next “treasure” at bargain prices. You might even be able to find vintage designer clothing from brands like Chanel and Prada. Revamping your wardrobe on a budget might just be easier than you think.

5. Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize

Accessorizing is one of the most important things you can do to maximize your wardrobe and revamp your closet on a budget. Indeed, buying new accessories can make all the difference in how an outfit looks, as you probably already know. So, find the right jewelry, headwear, eyewear and bags to help complete any look without spending too much money.

Extra Tips

If you’re low on money and can’t afford to buy new expensive clothing, you can always look for basic items to maximize what you already own throughout the year. You can do that by mastering the art of layering and finding opportunities to wear the same items in different ways. 

Figure Out Your Tastes for Your New Wardrobe

Now that you know what it takes to revamp your wardrobe, start by adding new pieces, mastering the art of layering, buying affordable bras and lingerie, accessorizing, buying from thrift stores, waiting for clearance sales, and ditching your old clothes. Start figuring out exactly what you want in your new wardrobe — and what you don’t — to make it easier to build one you’ve long been dreaming about, without breaking the bank or sacrificing personal style.

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