What Makes High-End Fashion Worth the Cost?

March 13, 2017

High-end fashion is something that has been ridiculed by many people over the past couple of years. After all, why should someone buy a bag, a shirt or even a suit for exorbitant amounts when you could just go to a thrift store or typical clothing chain and buy similar-looking clothes for a fraction of the price? There are, of course, obvious exceptions to these rules. It’s unlikely that anyone but the richest fashion gurus would spend thousands on a pair of gloves or some socks, but high-end fashion does have its place.

 

High-end fashion has a bad reputation

High-end fashion brands are spouted in many music videos and as a result, they’ve become pop culture icons that are endorsed by celebrities. People don’t look towards high-end fashion now as a sign of quality, design and sturdiness. Instead, they look at it because their favourite celebrity wears it or because it has been endorsed by someone who is popular. This is the wrong way to go about high-end fashion; it’s not about who wears it, it’s about making yourself look sophisticated and defining your own style of clothing that you’re comfortable wearing.

High-end fashion fits better

Whether it’s a tailor made suit you want to buy or a sweater for the winter, you can be sure that they fit perfectly around your body as opposed to cheaper fashion. This is because, despite what many people think, high-end fashion is created with a lot of love and care. They’re not mass produced to a point that there are defects in every batch, and the materials used are of the highest quality—it’s not cheap! Not only do they usually fit better around your body, they also tend to feel better due to the expensive fabrics that are used and the amount of care that is put into maintaining them.

Designer styles are usually better

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that couldn’t be more true for fashion. Something that you see might not look fantastic to you, but to other people, it could be the perfect match for their existing wardrobe and outfits. Designer styles are generally much better than mass produced clothing from typical chains because they’re designed for individual styles, not mass consumption, making each piece that is made a unique clothing item that not everyone can appreciate.

So is it really worth your money?

Value depends on what you’re willing to pay. Of course, there’s going to be a designer tax when you buy well-known brands, but that’s a price that you have to be willing to pay, much like how you pay extra for iPhones, Samsung smartphones or even food from reputable restaurants and chains. However, you’re guaranteed to receive something that’s durable, made from high-quality materials and feels fantastic to wear if you invest in high-end fashion. Is it a price everyone can swallow? Absolutely not. But then again, not everyone cares that much about their appearance, so it’s a matter of perspective, not practicality.

 

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