Video:Tips to Update Men's Style on a Budgetwith Milo De Prieto
Updating men's style on a budget can be an easy way to reinvent your look or stay on trend without spending too much money. Using these video tips from About.com, you can update men's style on a budget in no time.See Transcript
Transcript:Tips to Update Men's Style on a Budget
Hello I'm Milo for About.com and today we're talking some tips for updating your style on a budget. Regardless of the money you have to invest, you can follow these rules to stay dynamic and in style. For a more in-depth look, check out our GuideSite on the topic.
Wear Color to Update Men's Style on a Budget
Wear more color: There are two parts to this. The first is to simply seek out some bright colors to liven up your look. Layering is a good way to amplify your wardrobe and add color. Wearing color close to your face gives you a fresher, bolder look. The second part is when you shop, consider colors that you haven't before. For instance, if you look at your wardrobe what do you see mostly? Try something new. It doesn't have to be extravagant, maybe a basic standby, like a sweater or T-shirt in a new color.
Buy New Accessories to Update Men's Style on a Budget
Get a new pair of glasses or sunglasses. It's never a bad idea to invest in your face. Splurging on some new frames for indoor or out will instantly revitalize you. Glasses are both a kind of subtle mask, suggesting a different element of your character, as well as a frame for two of your greatest assets. Treat yourself to one or two super items: of course you've seen something that you simply can't do without regardless of the price. If you choose to invest in an item that really fits you and is also a basic versatile element like a blazer, slacks, or sweater, you not only elevate your wardrobe, you add give yourself a boost of confidence when you wear it.
Try New Belts and Shoes to Update Men's Style on a Budget
Belt it Out: Belts have become more of an expressive element for men with bold buckles and other elements. They key point is to always have ones that match your shoes and that are sharp and well fitting. These are essential and should be considered like shoes to be building blocks of your look. Shoes: One surefire way to read a man's character and self-image is to check out his shoes. You don't have to have a vast collection, but sharp shoes are fundamental. Help your shoes to last longer with the right treatment, and don't be afraid to replace them when the time comes. Your shoes should never appear tattered.
Buy a Watch to Update Men's Style on a Budget
Get a watch: It's still a classy accessory, even if you use your phone to tell time. It is man's one great accessory that can look good everywhere. Get something classy or edgy but definitely versatile and solid. Despite your style this is one area where men are allowed to express themselves in formal and informal attire, so don't hold back. For more excellent and helpful ideas and information on men's fashion and grooming, check us out at About.com.