6 tips on how to dress like a gentleman on a budget part two

6 tips on how to dress like a gentleman on a budget part two

6 tips on how to dress like a gentleman on a budget part two

The good thing about vintage stores is you can buy really nice and good quality things and clothes, but also you don’t have to spend too much money on that. Anybody can create a timeless outfit for under a 100 dollars if they have the knowledge and the persistence to invest the time that it takes to find what they need.

Gentleman on a budget tip 3: Avoid bespoke garments

Bespoke is the holy grail of classic men’s clothing because an individual pattern is made for you from scratch. If you are on a budget, bespoke is not your option, because it is very expensive. So let’s say you have a thousand dollars at your disposal and you just invested in one suit, well you don’t have shoes, ties and you don’t that goes with it. And so even tho you have a phenomenal suit, the rest doesn’t match and that is bad, plus you will look like a gentleman on a budget and that is not what you should go for.

Gentleman on a budget tip 4: Get to know your tailor

If you believe that something you just buy somewhere and it fits you perfectly, it just means you do not have the eye that is trained enough to see that it doesn’t fit. Once you have a trusted alterations tailor, they can take care of things for you and at a relatively low overall budget, you can get a garment that fits very well. Of course, you must also understand what can be altered and what can not. For example, if your shoulders are extended all the way, that is a very difficult and almost impossible alteration, and even if it is possible, it is very expensive. So you always want to make sure that your jacket fits well in the shoulder. On the other hand, if your sleeves are slightly too long, it is easy to make them shorter.

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