What Every Girl Should Do Before Making a Major Purchase

If you’re looking to make a major fashion purchase, you should always take the cost-per-wear into account. This practical way to look at an expensive price tag will easily clarify and cement your decision. If you know you’ll wear the pricey item a solid number of times, it’s usually worth the investment. To put this theory right in front of your eyes, we broke down the cost-per-wear of six wardrobe staples below. So, if you’re ever on the fence about a splurge-worthy item, always remember to calculate the cost-per-wear to see if it’s worth the investment.

Scroll down to see the smart way to examine an expensive price tag.

Shop the jacket: IRO Jone Leather Biker Jacket ($1290) in Black

Shop the blouse: Equipment Signature Washed Silk Shirt ($210) in Navy

Shop the jeans: Frame Denim Le High Flare High-Rise Jeans ($219) in Blue

Shop the blazer: Joseph Laurent Super 100 Wool-Twill Blazer ($815) in Black

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Shop the bag: Chloé Drew Medium Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag ($1850) in Blush

Shop the pumps: Manolo Blahnik Suede BB Pumps ($595) in Grey

Do you calculate the cost-per-wear before you splurge? Let us know in the comments below!

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