Here's Exactly How to Shop If You Get Paid Monthly

The struggles of getting paid monthly are real. With just one pool of money to budget with at the beginning of the month, it can be hard to keep for the "extra" (read: very important) things, such as clothing and entertainment, when you accidentally splurge on a one-off expensive item during the month. In an effort to save, there are a few wallet-friendly pieces you'll want to add to your wardrobe rotation stat. And this isn't limited to only accessories. You can always pick up some quality basics from go-to retailers, such as Mango, Sportsgirl, and ASOS

So we went searching for the best ways to keep as much money in your pocket as possible, while still getting your shopping fix. With 10 versatile pieces ranging from a statement clutch bag to casual tees that will take you from summer to (Australian) winter for $50 or less, can you blame us for wanting one of everything?

Keep scrolling to shop the items. 

Opening image: Style Du Monde


Love shopping? Follow us on Pinterest for more ideas. 

Lara Burnell
Writer & Producer

Who's your style icon? 

Jenny Walton. She has a quirky, French, feminine style I adore. She mixes designer, vintage, high street really well and isn’t afraid of colour and print. My style board on Pinterest is full of street style images from her at fashion week events.

Who are your 5 favourite people to follow on Twitter/Instagram?

@unconditionalmagazine, @ilona_hamer, @thefatjewish, @glossier, @giorgiatordini

What's the fashion essential you can't live without?

My vintage red tartan jacket. It's timeless and bold. I love wearing it with a red matte lipstick. 

What's your desert island album?

Any '70s playlist will do!