8 Pieces to Invest in if You Want to Save Money This Year
Reframe the way you think about shopping, and your wallet will thank you in the long run.
About a year ago, I started thinking about my clothing purchases in terms of cost per wear, and it completely changed the way I shop and dress. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the concept of cost per wear, it’s a simple formula: an item’s cost per wear is the cost of the item, divided by the number of times you wear it. Thinking about my wardrobe this way made me see the value I was—or, in some cases, wasn’t—getting out of my clothes and helped me make wiser decisions about how to spend my money (never again shall I drop $34.95 on a halter top I have nowhere to wear, just because it’s on sale).
If you’re trying to build a cost-efficient wardrobe, you should focus on three things. First, invest in high-quality pieces that will last through plenty of wears and washes. Second, make sure you only buy pieces you really like, because it’s 2021 and you deserve to love everything you put on your body. And third, focus on building a capsule wardrobe full of pieces that easily mix and match to maximize your outfit options.
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