I can never afford fall, with its leather boots, trendy jeans, sexy dresses, chunky knits, and hot lip and eye shades. But this year, I really can't afford fall. It's not just that I don't have money in the bank, it's that the banks don't have money in the bank. Rather than fall into the same old trap of buying now thinking later, it seems this year we could all do with thinking now and buying later -- like next year later.
Tightening your belt (albeit last season's belt) doesn't have to compound the economic doom and gloom we're all feeling. You can still look fabulous for fall; you just need to invest a little thought, time, and creativity (instead of money) into your wardrobe.
1. Work Your Accessories
Forget shopping for outfits, the easiest way - for your wallet, time, and wardrobe - to inject a little trend into your autumn is to invest in accessories. You can hit up some chain retailers for inexpensive scarves, earrings,Read More »from From Fashionista to Recessionista in Five Easy Steps