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6 Ways to Refresh Your Look Without Breaking the Bank

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After experiencing what literally felt like 365 days of January, we’re sure that none of you have been shopping resulting in a desperate need of a wardrobe refresh. Feeling like you have nothing new to wear but don’t want to break the bank? We’re here for you, babe!

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Here are six easy tips to help you dress cooler throughout the rest of summer, without having to buy anything new. Of course, if you still want to spoil yourself for making it through last month—we’ve included a little shopping too.

6 Ways to Refresh Your Look Without Breaking The Bank

1 Combine All Your Neutrals

Neutrals are fresh, clean and sophisticated. Tonal outfits involve experimenting with colours such as blacks, browns, navy and whites, and wearing the same shade head-to-toe. This style tactic will give off the feeling that these separate items are in fact a set.

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2 Give Grandma Dressing a Go

Does the name make a bit more sense when you see this picture? Think: combining all your most eccentric pieces and it somehow coming together perfectly.

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3 Active Update

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Take your activewear straight from the gym into your everyday wardrobe to expand your outfit options and for added cool-girl sass.

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3 Scarf It!

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A silk scarf is a great way to elevate your look when you run out of outfit inspo! it can be worn, in your hair, around your neck, on your bag or as a belt – the possibilities are endless, making every item feel brand new!

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4 Pump Up The Accessories

When your ensemble is feeling a bit dull, don’t forget to add accessories to up the ante. Big juicy statement earrings, sunnies, belts, bags and even belt-bags are definitely the way to go.

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5 Mix Your Prints

The print clash is a great way to breath new life into items. Try to match prints in a similar shade and size to avoid looking like a hot mess.

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6 The Up-Cycle Update

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Of course, we saved the most important tip for last. Up-cycling is a great way to approach fashion more sustainably. Never forget that you can breath new life into the items you already own. Get creative!

For example: take your winter culottes and cut them into shorts, or cut a saucy slit on an old dress to show more skin. The possibilities are endless – all that’s required is using your imagination.

Read: Your Beginner’s Guide: 6 Easy Ways To Join The Sustainable Fashion Movement in 2019

With these pointers, you’ll be looking fresh all summer long and still have loads of cash dollar in the bank.

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