Find Outfits that You Can Mix and Match
Mixing and matching clothing is a great way to save money and make each piece of clothing in your wardrobe count. If you don’t know how to do this, now is a great time to learn. When searching for tops, ask yourself if you can tuck it in, wear it out, tie or knot it, or add a belt? A shirt that can do all 4 of these styles is a great shirt because it gives you 4 different ways to wear it. Then ask yourself if the top would look good with a jeans, slacks, or skirt? If so, then you have increased the number of ways that you can wear your outfits.
Find Shirts That Won’t Look Worn After a Few Washes
This is one area that the stylist helped me tremendously. If you have ever worn a cotton shirt, you probably have noticed those small knots all over the shirt making it look worn out. Instead of buying cotton shirts, unless they are super cheap, you should try to find shirts that are made of materials like polyester and rayon. These will hold up and last much longer than those cotton t-shirts.
My daughter loves wearing jeans especially to school. Jeans typically hold up and are suitable for wearing to class. However, some schools have a strict dress code so you should avoid buying jeans that don’t fit the dress code like the ripped jeans, tube tops, tank tops, ect.
Accessorize Your Outfits
You can easily add a few accessories to your outfit to give it a new look. Don’t worry you don’t have to spend a bunch of money on accessories at first and you can slowly add to your collection throughout the year. You can simply add a necklace, scarf, shaw, or a wrap to your favorite outfit.
Pick a few pairs of shoes that will go with most of your outfits. Opt for neutral colors like black or brown because you can wear them all year long. If you pick colored shoes like white or red, you can only wear them with certain outfits.
Before heading the mall, grab another person to go with you and your teenager shopping. After all, shopping is more fun when you aren’t alone or want to get another person’s opinion while trying on clothes. Remember that you don’t have to get all of your child’s clothing at the beginning of the school year. You can spread it out over the next few months or even add items to your teenagers birthday or Christmas wish list.
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