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    28 Stylish Ways To Update Your Wardrobe On A Budget This Fall

    Enhance the stuff you already have for a fresh-to-death effect.

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    1. Spruce up ALL your pieces with a lint roller, steamer, and fabric shaver as an incentive to work with what you've already got.

    2. Try on everything and *finally* organize your closet so you can decide if you can work that oversize designer blazer you found at an estate sale way back.

    3. Make some cash off your wardrobe discards through resale sites like Material World, Poshmark, and Then put the profits toward new duds. Maybe even new (budget-friendly) items from the same websites!

    4. Nail down some new ensembles with your old stuff by creating looks in the closet organizing system Finery.

    5. Set a hard-and-fast shopping budget from the start for stuff you've decided you absolutely need with Parcel.

    6. Assess and label your tights so you don't accidentally buy another pair of semi-sheer black tights when you already own three perfectly good pairs.

    7. But if you decide to buy some new tights, choose some that'll make your wardrobe go-tos feel fresh and new!

    8. "Dry clean" your outerwear with Woolite sheets or โ€” if it's OK with your garment's care instructions โ€” throw it in the wash instead of selling a kidney to pay a dry-cleaning bill.

    9. Add a faux-fur stole to last season's coat for a glam spin on the cheap.

    10. Spray paint lackluster coat buttons (after you've removed them!) or swap said buttons for some flashier ones to give your old piece a revamp.

    11. If you ~must~ invest in new coat, find a classic like this gorgeous trench that'll work for all kinds of occasions.

    12. Get through colder temps with your existing outerwear by layering a fleece vest under your coat to help block wind and retain body heat.

    13. Swap any loose or broken denim fasteners with a jean button replacement kit instead of shelling out for a new pair.

    14. Refresh your black jeans with an easy dye job that'll cost you considerably less than new denim.

    15. And cover up any light stains on solid black clothing with a Sharpie because if it's a small area, no one's going to know but you.

    16. Update basic outerwear and accessories with a majestic Freddie Mercury pin or a super pack you can attach to everything and easily remove later.

    17. Invest in some show-stealing sunnies to give an old go-to ensemble a new look.

    18. Erase yellow armpit stains with pantry items so you won't have to shell out cash for more basic white T-shirts.

    19. Polish your leather accessories using a cheap sponge so you can bask in the glow of their sheen once again and fall back in love.

    20. Elevate sandals and ankle-exposing footwear with standout socks for a combo worthy of your fave street-style stars.

    21. And up the cozy factor with some knee-high socks that'll give short bottoms a fresh aesthetic or add an extra layer to thin, patterned tights.

    22. Trim some denim or a preppy button-up with pyramid studs to give it a whole new look.

    23. Download the ~free~ chrome extension Honey, which'll do some of the work for you in finding discount codes before you commit to anything.

    24. And double check for free coupon codes with RetailMeNot, Groupon coupons, and basic Internet searches.

    25. Become a stylish wheeler and dealer with our online shopping tips that'll surprise even the pros.

    26. Take advantage of any birthday or student discounts. Even a 10% discount helps!

    27. You can often find your favorite brand names on Amazon for cheaper. Just be sure to Fakespot it, check reviews, and peek customer photos before you click Buy!

    28. And before you buy something, consider it for three days. If you're still thinking about it, it *might* be worth your money. (Also make sure it goes with something in your closet!)

    You when you see everyone else dropping their whole damn paychecks on new seasonal duds.