Affordable Ways To Update Your Wardrobe
Are you getting tired of wearing the same thing over and over again? I know I get that way sometimes, but updating your wardrobe can hard when you are running low on time and money. It’s very easy to spend all of your savings on new pieces of clothes, but if you follow a few tips from me, I can help you update your wardrobe for a fraction of the price! Here are a few tips on affordable ways to update your wardrobe in 2019:
Host A Wardrobe Exchange
Hosting a wardrobe exchange is a great way to get together with your friends, have fun, and stock your wardrobe with different, ‘new’ (to you) items. Popsugar says, “Let's say you organized your closet and you realized you have a ton of clothes in mint condition that you never wear. What should you do? Host a wardrobe exchange with your friends.
- Invite a group of close friends and encourage them to invite people as well. You want to keep the group relatively small, but it's a great way to meet and bond with friends.
- Tell them to bring X amount of items. Just be clear about the fact that the pieces must be in perfect condition — clean, no holes, or stains. I recommend bringing a minimum of five pieces.
- Make it fun with appetizers and champagne.
- As soon as the people start arriving, group items by type — dresses, shirts, accessories, etc..
- If you came in with five pieces, you can take five pieces home with you.
The more pieces they bring, the more variety! It's the perfect way to have "new" clothes without spending a dime!”
Out With The Old
Go through your closet and your accessories and find out what you do not use or wear anymore - I am sure there is a lot. Popsugar gives great advice again! They say, “Why not make a little profit from cleaning out your closet? If you have pieces in perfect condition that are valuable, put them up for sale.”
You have many options when selling your things. For items such as clothes, you can look into local consignment stores or thrift stores. There are places such as Plato’s Closet that will buy your clothes, but sometimes they are picky. Last time I tried to sell to Plato’s Closet, they only accepted about half of my items and they gave a very low price for the things they did take. Alternatively, you can try to sell your clothes through apps or online. Poshmark is a pretty popular option right now. It’s super easy to use and you can make a decent amount of money from using it. It’s a great way to turn around and spend the cash you make on other clothes items, as well, so you aren’t really coming out of pocket on anything you buy for yourself.
Now, when it comes to your more valuable items, such as fine jewelry like diamonds, gold, platinum, etc. you need to find a different option. Selling jewelry online is not the easiest, or the best option because it takes a lot of time, effort, and stress.
Chapes-JPL says, “You have to photograph it, list it, wait for a buyer, ship it, wait for payment and lastly hope that the item doesn’t get returned. If you want cash for your jewelry immediately, we can help.” Chapes-JPL is located conveniently in Atlanta, Georgia in the heart of Buckhead and they will help you sell jewelry in Atlanta for cash.
They not only have an option to buy your jewelry, but Chapes-JPL also offers collateral loans on things like handbags, luxury cars, fine art, jewelry, antiques, watches, and more. So, you have more than just one option depending on what your goals are! If you don’t want to sell your items, get a short-term loan instead. Either way (even if you are undecided), Chapes-JPL can help you decide which option is the right one for you.
The collateral loans that Chapes-JPL offers are the lowest in the industry and they are also extremely fair. In fact, Chapes-JPL says, “Chapes-JPL has one simple goal, to provide affordable asset loans on jewelry, gold, diamonds, watches, and other valuable assets, at a low rate and at fair value. Unlike typical pawn shops that lend at extremely high rates (and in public storefronts for the world to see), Chapes-JPL provides loans at a low rate and in private financial offices.” Offering loans as low as $100 and as high as $5 Million, Chapes-JPL is your one-stop shop in Buckhead for the best loans, without having to worry about getting a bad deal. They have been in business for over 38 years and they have funded over $90 Million to their loyal customers. Stop by Chapes-JPL in Atlanta to find out how you can get the best low-interest collateral loans or price for the jewelry that you want to sell.
Find Practical Pieces
When you are shopping, in order to save money in the long run, you need to find practical pieces that you can wear with multiple outfits, again and again. I know that trendy pieces will make you turn your head, but keep in mind that most of the time, you will only wear these items a few times and that will cost you more money in the end. Find pieces that you can wear over and over again so that you can save money while looking great!