Not only does quality denim fit and look better (the fit alone makes it worth the extra bucks), but it'll hold its shape (meaning less washing!) and last way longer than ... more
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Not only does quality denim fit and look better (the fit alone makes it worth the extra bucks), but it'll hold its shape (meaning less washing!) and last way longer than ordinary $30 jeans. If there's one place to spend your shopping money, it might be on denim. And while there are plenty of splurge-worthy designer denim brands out there, I'm partial to Madewell.
Get a pair at Madewell for $115
When it comes to shopping, I'm a budget-friendly type of girl. Cocktail dresses? T-shirts? Leggings? Hats? I see no need to go beyond H&M, Forever 21, and Target. But one lesson I've learned through building my Big Girl wardrobe is that some items are worth the splurge. Because at the end of the day, it's like an investment. Now hold it right there, lady. Clothes are not an investment! There's no capital appreciation! And to that I'd say this: When it comes to fashion investments, I'd rather spend $120 on a pair of jeans that'll last forever and actually hold their shape, rather than spend $30 every year on a new pair of so-so jeans that get stretched out or shrunk within the season. So yes! Investment! Here are 7 fashion items worth your money: