5 Steps to Building an Amazing Wardrobe on a Budget

It's a weird and wonderful time in fashion where, thanks to the internet and social media, we are inundated with sartorial newness on a by-the-minute basis. This access can be overwhelming and intimidating—in the age of influencers slinging brand-new designer looks in every post (without ever repeating an outfit), it's easy to compare your own wardrobe against these often unrealistic standards. It's important to view these stylish outlets as inspiration rather than expectation—especially if you don't have an unlimited budget (which, we're inclined to believe, is most of us).

To help you get to a place where you love what's in your closet without breaking the bank, we're outlining five steps that've helped us do the same. Ready to let your personal style (and wallet) thrive? Read on.

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