Buy Fashion Based on Quality Not Quantity

May 20, 2019

When you’re looking to update your wardrobe, it’s tempting to go with the cheapest clothing. However, while you may save money in the short term, did you know you could end up spending more in the long-term? 

Here, we’ll look at some of the reasons it’s better to buy fashion based on quality not quantity. 

Quality clothing lasts longer

When you invest in quality clothing, it’s going to last a lot longer than cheaper clothing. This means you’ll ultimately end up saving more money in the long term. Cheap clothing tends to fray and rip quite easily, usually within a few months. So, you’ll end up spending more if you buy cheaper clothes, than you would if you’d just spent a little more initially.  

It’s better for the environment

More expensive, quality clothing is also better for the environment. As cheaper clothes fall apart much faster, more of it needs to be produced, which means more pollution from its factories, and more damaged clothing in landfills. With better quality clothing, it can last for years, making it a much more sustainable choice. You’ll also find many cheaper clothing manufactures use questionable production processes, often paying a very small amount to workers in developing countries.  

Helping you to save space in your wardrobe

When you focus on quality rather than quantity, it’s going to save a lot of space in your wardrobe. This isn’t just great for your wallet; it’s also going to help add a lot more zen to the home. It’s true that when the wardrobe is full to the brim, it can add chaos into the room. So, by removing items you don’t actually need, it adds a sense of calm and tranquillity to your life.

Quality clothing and accessories looks nicer

Of course, one of the main reasons to make sure you’re opting for quality over quantity is that quality clothing and accessories look much nicer. You’ll look a lot more stylish if you’re wearing quality pieces as they are designed to a much higher standard. This applies to accessories such as handbags too. You’ll find a handbag from a quality supplier such as Radley London, looks far more stylish than a cheaper bag from a discount supplier.

There are many reasons to choose quality over quantity and the above are just some of the most compelling. It’s tempting to go for a lot of cheaper clothing when you’re on a tight budget. However, you need to factor in the long-term cost implications that come from choosing cheaper clothing and accessories. If you want pieces that are both stylish and durable, it’s important not to scrimp on quality. 

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One response to “Buy Fashion Based on Quality Not Quantity”

  1. tracyknixon says:

    I completely agree with you! I prefer to pay more for a garment that will last me years than a cheap one that will last a season!

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