A professional woman is expected to look her best at the office. From hair looking presentable to clothes that are considered corporate-appropriate. Shoes must be presentable, and accessories must be tasteful.
This can be an expensive style, however. Business attire isn’t something that should be tacky or cheaply made. Since you are looking to put forward your best self to a client, business attire is aimed at looking “expensive.”
Investing hundreds each month into clothes that you only wear at the office isn’t something you have to do, however. There are a variety of ways to cut back on the prices of clothes for your professional life.
Here are some great ideas for completing your business wardrobe, without breaking the bank!
There are thousands of online retailers which offer business attire for women. Often shipping is free or at a reasonably low price.
Make sure that you are purchasing from a website which has trusted reviews on their items as well as size charts. You also want to check their exchange policies since you never know if something will fit when you’re not trying something on before buying it online.
Additionally, make sure before ever giving out your payment information that you are purchasing from a safe and secure website.
Specialty Thrift Stores
Not all thrift stores smell like mothballs and sour milk. Try looking for a second-hand store which specializes in mid to designer label clothing which is clean and free of any stains or holes.
These stores differ from typical thrift stores which tend to have lower standards for what they present on the rack for consumers.
Often these stores will have the option to buy trade or sell. This is especially advantageous if you arrive with a pile of clothes you wish to receive store credit for and in turn find a new wardrobe free of cost.
Target is a favorite for the modern business professional woman. Office attire staples such as blazers, slacks, and flats are very reasonably priced. Target occasionally teams up with top designer labels who make a limited edition line specifically for Target. These products guarantee high quality and chic design with a very modest price tag.
Additionally, if your schedule is busy like most modern professionals, shopping for your clothes at Target is a great way to fit in all of your to-do’s in one place. Target’s wide array of merchandise from food to clothing to home improvement to household goods beats the convenience of almost any other competition.
Target also offers a 5% discount for their Red Card holders and free online shipping. This extra added convenience and discount makes it a favorite to all sorts of consumers.