Sure, it would be great if every single piece in our wardrobes were made of silk and cashmere designer things, but this is the real world and that isn’t just possible. However, you can still get the runway vibe without having to rob the bank or get into debt so before you think you need to buy a ton more to look good, try these tricks to refresh your wardrobe and yes—make the pieces you already own look way more expensive.
1. Play With Neutrals
There’s just something about camel, cream, tan, and other shades in the neutral family. You can mix them together for a supremely luxe look.
2. Get Matchy
Pick a bag and shoes in the same color, or pair your sweater (or perhaps even a hat) to match your bag. It’s a terrific way to up the ante of any outfit.
3. Go Monochrome
Wearing head-to-toe white or black gives an air of I-woke-up-like-this elegance.
4. Metallic Details
Opt for pieces with shiny gold or silver buttons, or a fancy exposed zipper, for a jewelry-like touch.
5. Shine Your Leather Shoes
No matter how chic your are above the ankles, it all goes downhill if your shoes are scuffed and scratched. Keep them looking new with a shoe-shine sponge