It’s no secret that we all love shopping, men and women alike. After all, stacking up your closet with new clothing pieces can be such a thrill. However, it’s also quite easy to get carried away when it comes to shopping. We’re sure you have clothes in your closet with the tags still on or those that you’ll never caught wearing again. To help you manage your shopping obsession, here are some habits that you’d may very ditch before you hit your 20’s.
1. Falling for Discounts and Sales
Sure, that 50 percent off the dress you’re eyeing may look tempting, but ask yourself this: “Would I wear this piece more than once?” If your answer is no, then skip the deal. Remember, you shouldn’t waste your hard-earned cash on clothing pieces that you can’t even picture yourself wearing in the future.
2. Shopping Using Your Credit Card
ATMs and credit cards are just so convenient when you don’t have any extra cash with you. It’s even more convenient when you just need to swipe your credit and debit cards to make new purchases – but that’s one habit you’d want to ditch as early as now. After all, you wouldn’t want to start a new phase in your life full of debt and full of clothes you wouldn’t even consider wearing.
3. Following Every Trend That Comes Out
Keeping up with the trends is crucial for maintaining a stylish wardrobe, just ensure that you won’t go overboard with it. Learn to control your urges and only copy one or two staples trends to avoid ending up with a lot of unnecessary pieces in your wardrobe.
4. Shopping Impulsively
Shopper’s remorse always happen when you buy things impulsively. After all, it’s just so easy to get carried away when you’re very much “in the moment”. If you give in, however, then you’ll most likely end up purchasing items that you don’t really need. Break this shopping habit by giving yourself some time to think if you really to buy a certain clothing piece.
5. Failing to be Practical
Don’t get so distracted with the current trends that you forget to purchase the wardrobe essentials that you need. So instead of purchasing trendy items, invest in classic wardrobe staples like a comfy shirt and a pair of jeans. You can wear these staples on any given day, and they’ll last you a long time.
Developing good shopping habits won’t only save you extra bucks, it’ll also save some space in your closet. So be sure to ditch the aforementioned habits as early as now, and invest on the right clothing pieces that you’ll need for when you enter the workforce in your 20’s.