Do you want to dress like a million bucks but think you can't because you're on a budget? Looking expensive on a budget is not an impossible task when you have the help of custom-tailoring.
When you wear clothes that you love and fit you well, you have confidence and look gorgeous. You don't have to spend a fortune to look like you spent a fortune. You can look expensive even while working on a budget. All you need is your style, attitude, and a little help from tailors.
Do you have trouble getting dressed, let alone putting outfits together? Don't be worried. The below list will help you get started on how to look expensive on a budget and make you feel your best every day! So, let's dive in.
All that glitters is sequins! A sequin dress is a form of art. The glittering fabric is what makes the dress look so elegant. It is one of the best and easiest ways to look expensive on a budget. It gives you a red carpet feel as soon as it touches your body.
You can easily find them in stores, shops, malls, or even custom tailor it by your designs or remake a celebrity look. Sequins will give a glamorous look when paired with the right pair of footwear.
You can also go for dresses with laces and frills by customising them in your style and fit. Lace gives a simple and classy look to your graceful dress. On the other hand, frills add some bounce and texture to your otherwise formal dress.
Replace your plain plastic buttons with something more opulent, such as metal, bone, or mother of pearl. You may even acquire them from old clothes that you no longer wear. But, there's no reason to be worried about doing it yourself. Most tailors will charge a few bucks for such minor modifications.
There is a place for bold colours in your wardrobe, of course! However, using neutrals is one of the best tips for dressing expensively on a budget for appearing smart and trendy.
Accent your clothes with black, navy blue, beige, grey, white, subdued green, brown, or taupe. Neutrals never go out of style. So, you won't need a lot of pieces in your wardrobe and can easily style with bold and bright colours if you want.
Fabric speaks a lot about the quality of the clothing. Some fabrics look more and more luxurious than others. Next time while choosing fabrics, go for natural fabrics like cotton, silk, wool, linen. Natural materials are sustainable and durable, making the clothes last longer and better for your budget.
Net dresses have got their charm, and they look incredibly gorgeous. When worn, net material is very delicate and gives off a feminine impression. The peek-a-boo aspect of net fabric is one of the reasons why net kurta is so popular among Indian ladies. The net material is also easily accessible and can be custom tailored the way you like. It never goes out of style and so fits in the budget too.
You can build a whole outfit around shoes. Also, you can ruin a fabulous look with the wrong shoes. Keeping your shoes in good shape is another way to look expensive on a budget. Make sure you polish them and keep them in good condition.
Treat your shoes with water sprays to protect them from rain. Looking after your shoes also help extend their life, which is good news for your budget because you often won't need to replace them.
Tip: Opt for pointed-toed shoes for a longer, leaner look. Pointed-toed shoes lengthen your legs and create the impression that you are taller than you are.
If you have a lot of loose garments, you may experiment with them to make unique ensembles. For a flattering style, mix and match flowy and structured pieces. You can go for an oversized sweater with fitted trousers. Try wearing a day dress with a tailored blazer. You can even pair a jumpsuit with a plain white tee to give it a whole new outfit look.
Buy fewer quality pieces over plenty of cheap clothes. However, being on a tight budget should never be used as an excuse to buy low-quality apparel.
First and foremost, never buy too many clothes at once. Second, don't be enticed by ostensibly exceptional deals. Instead, save your money and only get the clothes that will last you long. Finally, keep a few occasions in mind and gradually build your wardrobe to look distinctive.
Another way to look high value or expensive is by starting with your accessories. With a well-coordinated purse, you can't go wrong. Whether you splurge on a new one or stitch a botua, it can always elevate your look. In addition to that, you can always go for a chic scarf, sunglasses, statement jewellery for a significant upgrade to any outfit.
Cloudtailor - Every Woman’s Online Tailor
Cloudtailor is every woman’s online tailor. Our personalised designing and stitching services assures that every outfit we stitch will fit your body perfectly. If you need alterations at any time in your life, use our Lifetime Free Alteration service to get it altered in any of our centres.
We can design and stitch anarkali suits, anarkali dress, lehengas for wedding, sharara dress, punjabi suits, party wear gown, party wear saree, formal trousers, shirts, blazers, T-shirts - if you need it, we will make it for you.
Most of our clients love twinning with their daughters. We stitch matching dresses for mother and daughters and create great bonds and beautiful memories.
For our clients who are pregnant, Cloudtailor’s customised women’s clothing service can stitch clothes that fit your body and keep you comfortable.
Our specially abled clients can shop online for beautiful fabrics at Cloudtailor’s online marketplace. These fabrics can be sent directly to our Fashion Centres. No need to step out.
Our Services are for Your Comfort.
We guarantee a great fit and perfect outfit for every woman. And this is how we make it comfortable for you.
Your readymade outfit may fit on the thighs but not on the waist, may fit your body but be tight on the sleeves, maybe too long or an inch short, maybe you’d prefer a different colour. Cloudtailor’s online tailoring services will stitch anything you need, in your size.
Our Top Custom Clothing Categories
Abaya : Traditionally, Abayas are black, however, women wear different colours to express themselves fashionably. Since the Abaya is the only garment seen on those that wear it, with time, it has evolved to make a fashion statement for women. Cloudtailor can adorn your Abayas with beautiful embellishments and craft them into many different designs.
Blouse : Earlier, the blouse was made from the same fabric as the sari. Many sarees came with the excess fabric at the end so that it could be cut off and made into a matching choli. In the modern times, designers have reimagined the blouse. With Cloudtailor’s online tailoring service, you can get innovative necklines, sleeve styles, embroidery, sequins etc. and turn your blouse into a designer masterpiece.
Churidar : For the perfect Churidar, the stretch of the material is crucial as they are tight fitted. Cloudtailor understands this and much more about the churidar. Choose our online tailoring services to get the churidar that fits you perfectly and still keeps it easy for you to bend the legs.
Gown : Gowns can be customised to different occasions and have been assigned different names as per its function.
Evening Gown : An evening gown, evening dress or gown is a long dress usually worn by women for formal occasions. Evening gowns are usually made of luxurious fabrics such as velvet, chiffon, satin, organza or silk.
Wedding Gowns : A wedding dress or bridal gown, as you might know, is the dress worn by the bride for her wedding. It’s one of the most precious pieces of clothing worn by a woman in her lifetime and she puts in a lot of effort to make it perfect.
Each gown can be customised and stitched by your online tailor, Cloudtailor, in your style and size.
Jackets : A Jacket can be the most versatile pairing garment in a woman’s wardrobe. It goes with dresses, lehengas or formal pants. Jackets are worn to make a fashion statement, or to protect from the wind and cold. Get jackets customised to pair with different outfits, stitched as per your size, from Cloudtailor - every woman’s online tailor.
Jumpsuits : A jumpsuit is a versatile garment that can be worn for parties, picnic, playdates, office or travel. Based on the occasion, the fabric, design and colours can be customised and stitched as per your body size by Cloudtailor’s hassle-free online tailoring services.
Kurta/Kurti : Today, there are no set rules for a kurta or kurti. This versatile garment can be paired with salwars, churidars, skirts, ghagras, shorts or jeans. The kurta is sometimes worn as a skirt, clinched at the hip with a belt to add structure. Your Kurta style can be customised and stitched by Cloudtailor to fit your body perfectly. You can also twin with your little one by wearing the same style of kurtas. Twinning creates a solid bonding moment with your little girl and a great photo opportunity for everlasting memories.
Lehenga : Every woman has a lehenga-choli in her wardrobe. Each region in India has its own traditional rendition of the lehenga and can be distinguished by patterns and styles of traditional embroidery. Get the lehenga you want, customised, stitched, embellished and home-delivered, from Cloudtailor. Our online designers will help you customize your design over detailed video calls. We guarantee a great fit and offer Lifetime Free Alterations.
Pants and Trousers : Fit is everything when it comes to choosing the right pants. Get the pants customised to your length and size that fits your waist, hips and thighs perfectly. No more compromises.
Your pants can be made from different materials - such as denim jeans, corduroy pants, or synthetic materials like polyester and lycra. They come in different styles - High-waist, Dress pants, Jeans, Overalls or Jumpsuits, Culottes; Harem pants; Baggy pants; Bell Bottoms/ Flared pants.
Salwar Kameez : Salwar-Kameez-Dupatta - there’s no place you can’t go after wearing this combination. It is another staple in a woman’s wardrobe. Office, weddings, outings, temples, parties, a salwar-kurta fits into any occasion. Get all your salwar-kameez sets stitched by Cloudtailor - every woman’s online tailor.
Cloudtailor has worked hard on solving every problem that women face with readymade garments and tailors. We can design and stitch any outfit you need. We have onboarded the best and highly experienced tailors and designers into our fulfilment centres. All our employees are vaccinated and operate out of sanisited and healthy service centres.
We will strive to continuously reimagine and offer the best online tailoring services and curated multi-format digital experiences for custom-fit clothing to all women across the globe, at an affordable cost, with skilled quality and in the promised delivery time. Cloudtailor aspires to be every woman’s tailor that offers the best custom clothing solutions in India.