Buy Less, Choose Well and Make It Last – these wise words were spoken by iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood
Why? Changing your shopping behavior bring a lot of benefits for yourself and the environment. So how do you do it? Here are some tips for minimalist shopping:
1.𝑸𝒖𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝑨𝒃𝒐𝒗𝒆 𝑸𝒖𝒂𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒕𝒚:
Always think “Quality Above Quantity” and learning yourself a little bit about the material. When you start using quality products it is important that you know how to divide a good quality from from the cheap fast fashion one. When you add something in your wardrobe teach yourself that you are adding to keep it to use it and to love it. You have to accept that the good quality one costs more, it doesn’t have to overly expensive but it just costs more for its material, the carefully make …
2.𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑨𝒓𝒕 𝑶𝒇 𝑳𝒊𝒎𝒊𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏
This tip is obviously easier said than done, it is something that can take months or even years of practice. Now all you need to do is stop follow every single trend out there even though you like it. You better learn to stay true to yourself (asking your self questions if that trend fits you) define your style and declutter your wardrobe.
3.𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝑻𝒐 𝑺𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒅
Firstable, you need to check both online and physical stores to get the most reasonable price. Remember prioritize the good quality local brand it might costs cheaper but same good quality as foreign one due to importing, tax and brand name. Maybe try secondhand item, which costs cheap but good quality and good brand.
4.𝑪𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑹𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝑭𝒊𝒕, 𝑺𝒊𝒛𝒆 𝑨𝒏𝒅 𝑪𝒐𝒍𝒐𝒓
Don’t buy anything doesn’t fit you even it is on sale and you like it so much. An unfit item surely gives you an uncomfortable feeling while you wear it and then it is just wasted. So teaching yourself what size, color, pattern you prefer and stick with it.