How to Get Your Autumn Wardrobe on the Cheap

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Autumn is officially here! In need of a wardrobe update but lacking in funds? A bit of planning can save time and money while getting the perfect autumn wardrobe! Here are my top tips for updating your Autumn wardrobe on the cheap…

Autumn Wardrobe Versatility

Basic clothes are versatile clothes, but versatile clothes don’t have to be basic clothes. The most versatile items of clothing can be both dressed up or down, worn to the office or on a night out. Extra points if they can be also styled for other rare occasions like a wedding or party. Having items of clothing that you can pair with any outfit could be saving you £££’s in the long run! Here are a handful of wardrobe must haves that are entirely versatile, generally work for everyone and would make the perfect autumn look…

Autumn Wardrobe must-haves

Cashback, Cashback, Cashback!

Cashback is a money savers dream… especially if you regularly shop for clothes online! With one of many cashback sites you do your normal online shopping and then get a % of your purchase back! I’ve earned over £350 just by remembering to do this every time I shop!

TopCashback is my favourite cashback site! But there are loads to choose from depending on the shops you prefer and whether you’re saving for something specific!

>> More info on Cashback <<

Voucher/Discount Codes

I always check to see if there’s a discount code when I’m shopping! You can usually find at least one discount for money off or free shipping, so it’s worth checking every time you’re about to buy something!

My favourite site for finding money off discount codes is VoucherCodes but if you’re a student I’d recommend reading my student discount guide!

>> Student Discount Guide <<

Loyalty Cards

If used correctly loyalty cards can be a really useful way to save money on your shopping. Hate carrying around copious amounts of plastic in your wallet? Download loyalty apps or download an app like Stocard (to store them all in one app!).

loyalty cards cheap wardrobe

I’ve put together a list of some of the best loyalty schemes, cards and apps, how many points you can earn, and what you can do with your points in my Loyalty Card Post.

>> The Best Loyalty Cards <<

Free £5 Shop

Zeek is a gift from the wardrobe angels! With Zeek you can buy gift cards for the shops you want at a discounted price! It’s a super easy way to save money at hundreds of top retailers including John Lewis, Next, Debenhams and more! If you sign up now (with promo code 2W5U7GBV) you’ll also get £5 free credit to spend on any gift card!

There’s also an app called Mallzee that offers £5 free when you sign up (promo code EMMAJUY). Mallzee is a lot like dating… but with clothes – you swipe right if you like the look and left if it’s not for you and then you get to compare the prices of all the clothes you swiped right to!

>> Sign up to Zeek <<

>> Sign up to Mallzee <<

Buy Second Hand

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Buying second hand is not only great for your bank account, but it’s also a fab way to update your wardrobe with some old school classics. You could also consider selling your own unused clothes to make room (and money) for some new clothes! Some great places to buy and sell old clothes are ebay, vinted & depop.

>> Online Marketplaces <<

Do you have any top tips for updating your Autumn wardrobe on the cheap? Share them with us below…


WannaBeDebtFree · October 4, 2018 at 3:01 pm

Hi, great post! I loved that you included second hand as an option, I never really think about buying second hand but it’s actually a great way to get decent quality clothes for less. Thanks!

Charlotte Jessop · October 5, 2018 at 5:47 am

I love Autumn/winter for fashion! I just buy a nice coat and a decent pair of boots and never take them off. Haha! Great post!

joleisa · October 5, 2018 at 11:11 am

Love this! You sound like the queen bee of shopping for a bargain! Well done you! I am trying to start reselling things on Ebay.

Niamh R Blogs · October 5, 2018 at 8:55 pm

Really enjoyed this post! I forgot that I could do half on these things if I’m being completely honest – thanks for sharing!

Bailey Armitage · October 5, 2018 at 8:58 pm

This is a great, amazing and such a helpful post x

foundationsandfairytales · October 7, 2018 at 1:09 pm

These are great tips! I’ve never used sites like Top Cashback as I didn’t know if they were trust worthy but I’ve heard lots of people talk about them so it must be worth a try! Autumn/winter clothes are my absolute favourite!

Jess // xx

Lily Richards · October 7, 2018 at 7:47 pm

Such an amazing post! Thank you for sharing these tips x

Kristin Harris/Tales From Home · October 7, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Great tips! I love using cashback sites when shopping online too!

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