How to Look Expensive Regardless of Your Budget

Every well-dressed person will tell you that getting your staple clothing items tailored can make a world of a difference in your wardrobe.

Tip 1: Tailor Everything

To avoid looking like you just rolled out of bed, Diaz recommends steaming everything before you leave your house for a wrinkle-free, polished look.

Tip 2: Steam or Press

Closet staples are the items in your closet that create a strong foundation for your statement pieces (more on those later).

Tip 3: Choose Quality Staples

One of the easiest ways to add extra spice to an outfit is with tonal or monochrome pieces. 

Tip 4: Monochrome It Out

Amanda Greyson, styling director at Free People, believes blazers are the surefire way at elevating even the simplest of outfits.

Tip 5: Add a Blazer

If you are stuck on how to make your clothing look expensive, why not start with your accessories

Tip 6: Elevated Accessories

The best part about button downs is their versatility. “You can dress them up or down, layer them over a graphic tee, or under a sweater or leather jacket.

Tip 7: Button Downs

They cost a lot more than your basics or staples, but the benefit you get out of them could last you a lifetime.

Tip 8: Invest in Statement Pieces

Stunning Examples of Feed-In Braids