Often, an economical outfit can make a “big picture”. Learn how to make clothes look more expensive.
To do make clothes look more expensive it can be a big challenge. Often, we think that only a modern and expensive look has value. Nothing more wrong. Making clothes look more expensive these days can actually be fun. In addition to being difficult to distinguish among the glosses and textures-trend which ones outfits real or imitation, there are many cheap clothes to be taken into account. Like?
One answer is obvious: the person’s posture, or better saying, the attitude is halfway there so there is no doubt about their origin. The opposite can also be true. How many times do very expensive clothes not cause any relevant visual impact, even demonstrating immense bad taste on the part of those who wear them?
Can less expensive rags look too in and leave us surprised? Yes they can, let’s see how. Creativity pays off a lot on the wallet and can be a real challenge to the imagination and our ability to bring to life the designer that we all have within us. Deep down, it is a project of transformation if we want to.
Let’s start with a little combination trick. Combining cheap pieces with more expensive ones creates the illusion that everything is expensive. It’s the call hi-lo. Now see:
Another way is to bring a third piece to the set and make overlaps. We love this set, it makes us feel a little rebellious!
Applications continue to rise. You can add applications to your personal taste. When you are tired, you can easily take them off or replace them with others.
Embroider the garment or apply purchased embroidery
The idea is to personalize and enrich the piece and, if you have the patience, you can even try embroidering.
Use accessories that value the set
A basic piece is always enhanced with a necklace, earrings, a scarf, handkerchief, etc. Accessories create a “wow” effect and set the tone of style to basic pieces.
Go to the seamstress or change the piece a little at home
Shortening or tightening the garment, removing the sleeves, for example, and reinforcing seams are ways of customizing the garments and making them last longer, giving them a more expensive look.
Changing the buttons can make all the difference.
If the garment has buttons that, as a rule, are cheap in this type of clothing, there is always the possibility of exchanging them for more expensive ones and according to the trend of the moment.
Who says you have to buy expensive clothes to be fashionable and stylish? We can save money by reformulating pieces that we already have in our wardrobe to create something beautiful and, above all, unique, that no one else will have. And don’t forget: almost always less is more!
Article originally published in January 2019. Updated in September 2022.