You might assume that to look expensive, you need to buy expensive things—however, looking rich isn't just about flashy logos and jewelry so valuable it must be stored in a safe. There are little tricks that can make any outfit look more elevated, from ensuring your shirts are always crisp to the colors that appear to add a couple zeros to the cost of your outfit. Keep scrolling to see the 10 things that will always make you look richer than you are (without sending your bank balance into the red).
Look Like You Never Do Your Own Laundry
An easy way to look expensive is to make sure your clothes are as immaculate as possible. In our book, nothing looks as luxurious as a crisply pressed shirt. You don't actually have to go to the dry cleaner; just invest in a decent steamer.
Available in sizes XXS to XL.
Wear All-White Outfits to Show You Don't Need to Be Concerned With Stains
An all-white outfit always looks expensive because it says to the world you can afford to risk a ketchup stain and can afford to travel exclusively via a ride-sharing app.
Available in sizes XS to L.
Anti-Commuter Shoes That Say "I Travel Exclusively by Ride-Sharing"
Commuting stops most of us from wearing heels, so power pumps give the impression that you travel by taxis more than anything else.
Available in sizes 4.5 to 11.5.
Wear Silks and Cottons—Skip Polyester
Investing in quality fabrics such as silks and cottons; timeless, elegant pieces add an air of sophistication to your look.
Available in sizes FR 34 to 42.
Carry an Umbrella to Maintain Your Blow-Dry
The key to looking expensive is to appear well groomed, and an oversize sturdy umbrella with a wooden handle will ensure your immaculate blow-dry stays in place.
Wear a Watch—But Make It a Subtle One
So much chicer than scrambling for your phone to find the time.
Forget the Puffer—Wear a Proper Overcoat or Trench
A tailored coat or classic trench instantly elevates any outfit.
Available in sizes 2 to 14.
Don't Carry Too Much Stuff
Mini handbags have become a status symbol. What else do you need besides your keys, lipstick, and a credit card?
Have Immaculate Luggage (With a Matching Set)
To invest in beautiful luggage, you need to travel a lot, and nothing signals a healthy bank account like a matching set of suitcases or trunks.
Anyone else inspired to smarten up a little tomorrow?