Dress to Impress for Less: How to look like a million bucks for less than $51!

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Ever walk into a department store fell in love with an outfit until you took a look at the price tag? All those extra 0’s almost give you a seizure? The great news is that the look you fell in love with is not as unattainable as you think. Yes, that’s right you heard correctly.  You can look like you just walked of the runway for less than $51!

There are several affordable chains such as TJ max, Ross, Beacons Closet, and Buffalo Exchange that sell plenty of designer duds for less. However, the best kept secret that so many still don’t know about are your local thrift shops! These diamonds in the rough are gold mines! Thrift shops can be every fashionista and fashionmister’s dream come true. Just bring an open mind, creativity, patience and a good amount of time to really explore and rummage through the treasures. Thrift shops especially vintage thrift shops are what’s hot and where you will score the best deals on designer brands as well as non-branded. The best part is that you will have something unique that you won’t see 1000 other people on the street wearing.

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Now, here we’ll  put together a few different looks for you for less than $51. Behold the magic below.

1.) Cardigan $10, Blouse $5, Skirt $5, Belt $5, Back Pack $10, Shoes $10 total $45 available for purchase At Vice Versa Park Slope 550 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY

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2.) Sweater top $7, Jeans $10, clutch purse $5, Necklace $5, belt $5, Shoes $8 Total Cost $40

Notice the boyfriend style jeans very in trend for spring. Available for purchase at Vice Versa Park slope 550 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY. Follow the link:

Image via Statigram@Ltrain Vintage


3) Vans Fedora $12, Wool Members only Jacket $25, Wool/Cotton Sweatshirt$10 Total $47 available for purchase

Image via Statigram @Ltrain Vintage

4.) Brown faux- fur jacket $25, Dress $10, Vintage Italian leather purse $15 total $50 available for purchase:

Image Via Statigram @Ltrain Vintage

5) Pastel top $5, Matching Pastel shoes $10, Jean skirt $10, Sunglasses $5 Total $30 another hot spring trend pastel shades. Available for purchase at Urban Jungle Vintage thrift 118 Knickerbocker Ave. Brooklyn, NY follow the link:

Image via statigram @Ltrain Vintage


6.)Purse $20, Shoes $10, Bodysuit $10, denim cutoff shorts $5, sunglasses $5 total $50 available at Urban Jungle Vintage 118 Knickerbocker Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Image via statigram @ltrainvintage


There you have it 6 different looks for $51 or less! Being stylish doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your budget. Stay beautiful and always fashionable.




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