Luxury and mass market. What clothing must-haves can you save money on?
Is it better to buy a mass market product or luxury? What is the difference exactly? Why overpay when you can buy something more affordable? People ask themselves these questions all the time. People are different – some people only want designer stuff. On the other hand, some people prefer mass market products to save money and to potentially reduce consumption of our planet’s resources. But does it help as much as they think? And which is actually more economical – buying 5 items in the mass market or 1 luxury item from a famous designer? We at ORIGINALLUXURY wanted to consider this issue in detail.
Advantages and disadvantages of mass-market clothing. Why is it appropriate to buy a wool scarf from a luxury brand?
So, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of mass-market and luxury items, and whether it’s best to buy a wool scarf from a famous designer? Items in the mass-market category have become very popular for the following reasons:
- Accessibility for the average person. Nowadays, you can look stylish on a budget. In addition, you can buy not one, but five different things and wear them alternately, since the mass market, again, is not so expensive.
- You will always have the opportunity to buy another item if something has gone wrong with the first one. If, for example, the zipper has broken off your jeans or you’ve lost a heel from your shoe, it can all be replaced easily.
- Class differences are no longer as noticeable in our society as they used to be. You can’t always tell a person’s wealth by the objects they own. A person may only have a better car or house. But their clothes don’t stand out so much. The same applies to parents: in everyday life, adults now try not to flaunt wealth, as many consider this inappropriate. But buying a wool scarf from a famous designer is important for those living in cold climate - it will keep them warm and comfortable even in winter season. This is important, although it is not always noticeable.
When we talk about the mass market, however, we shouldn’t forget about such shortcomings as:
- You will end up making a lot of unnecessary purchases, as due to the low price, the desire to collect more is heightened, and this simply increases the amount of rubbish in your apartment or house.
- Poor quality. Things will wear out more quickly. This can be pretty visible in women’s decorative scarves: options from the mass market may last no more than 1-2 months, while pieces from Italian manufacturers can even be inherited by grandchildren – they are that well preserved.
- Customers end up looking the same. If you are used to emphasizing your individuality, then you will have to work hard at tailoring your image when buying mass market. Indeed, as soon as a store opens in your city, you’ll likely be seeing your “clone” everywhere. It’s up to you!
Advantages and disadvantages of luxury clothing. Who should definitely visit the winter coat stores of famous designers?
A luxury wardrobe is a promising investment, so buyers often think hard about whether to buy a certain item. Not everyone can afford to spend a lot of money on all of their clothing. It is better to focus on the things that are closer to your face. Specifically, you can save on some things, but it is better to visit an elite winter coat store and buy yourself branded outerwear. There are 3 important features to look out for: quality, status and durability.
In general, luxury things undoubtedly have these advantages:
- Technical quality assurance from the manufacturer. If you buy a designer belt, then you know for sure that it will not fall apart at an important meeting. This is a quality accessory, the clasp on which will be extremely strong, and the leather will be real.
ZILLI TAURILLON GRAINE BELT 40MM BLACK
ZILLI BOSTON Z BUCKLE BELT 35MM BLUE
- The clothes are made from the finest designer fabrics. After all, silk, for example, is also of a different quality. The best is Egyptian silk or the type used by Italian designers in sewing, as they are masters of their craft.
- Good quality accessories – so nothing will just drop off your blouse.
- Well-constructed patterns. This means that it will be convenient for you to move in these clothes, and it will not tear at the most unexpected moment in the most unexpected place.
- Doesn’t easily go out of style.
- Creative design – for example, pay attention to the Philipp Plein brand.
PHILIPP PLEIN PULLOVER ROUND NECK LS SKULL WHITE
PHILIPP PLEIN PULLOVER ROUND NECK SIGNATURE
- Being able to show your status. Luxury clothes are especially important for business people, office workers and anyone looking for new business contacts, as they recognize each other by their clothes. It is important!
Unfortunately, luxury items also have disadvantages:
- The high price is one of the main drawbacks, but it is also an advantage, expressed in the fact that there will be no one around you in the same clothes, as opposed to mass-market things.
- Expensive brands can’t always create a stylish image but rather only emphasize that the wearer doesn’t know how to combine styles. Of course, dressing in solely branded things can seem tasteless if you do it thoughtlessly – you just need to read more about the items and brands to understand them better. We often write in our blog about how to combine the right colours and clothes for both men and women.
Why buy designer belts and women’s decorative scarves?
There are accessories that should definitely be from a luxury designer in your wardrobe. Men should definitely buy designer belts, and women’s decorative scarves are what any sophisticated woman needs.
Now a man’s belt is, for the most part, a means of enriching his look. The function of restraining the pants so that they do not fall down is completely secondary. In fact, pants don’t need to be a particular brand, but the belt must be stylish, leather, attractive.
PHILIPP PLEIN BELT ORIGINAL BLACK
PHILIPP PLEIN BELT HEXAGON BLACK
PHILIPP PLEIN BELT PLEIN STAR BLACK
A woman’s decorative scarf is an attribute of grace and can be used to enrich any style. Any girl can easily make a regular pullover something amazing with a scarf or a beautiful shawl. The same principle applies here; even a pullover need not be a particular brand, but a scarf to grab attention should be luxurious.
The most important accessory for a lady. Buy branded bags online
A woman’s bag is something that you can never cheap out on. It emphasizes the status and style of the lady, and most importantly, her taste. Other people around you will notice, including your colleagues at the office. Now you have the opportunity to buy branded bags online in our online store.
PHILIPP PLEIN MEDIUM TRAVEL BAG
We also have awesome handbags from leading manufacturers in Switzerland, Italy and Korea. Let’s talk a little more about the unique and stylish handbags that you can buy from us.
Philipp Plein’s handbags, which have a stunning rock style, add personality and showcase the stunning authentic and independent taste of the wearer.
PHILIPP PLEIN SHOULDER BAG SKULL CRYSTAL BLACK+FUCHSIA
PHILIPP PLEIN HANDLE BAG JUNGLE ROCK MULTICOLOUR
PHILIPP PLEIN SHOULDER BAG SKULL CRYSTAL BLACK
Bags from the Serpui brand are a great option for a vacation, or a business lunch. The lady emphasizes her individuality but remains within the classical tradition. Take a look at them.
SERPUI DENSE FRINGES HANDBAG NATURAL
Mantero offers bright yet stylish handbags.
And for dessert, “The Volon” is a famous Korean brand that produces (more precisely, assembles by hand) bags that can be called anything, but definitely not basic, everyday or impractical. Designers use sequins, coloured leather, gold fittings and curly perforations.
THE VOLON CINDY MINI HANDBAG SILVER
THE VOLON CINDY MINI HANDBAG BEADS BLACK
How to match mass market and luxury and what brand items are worth buying unambiguously
To correctly match luxury brands and mass market products, it is enough to have just a few basic luxury items. This will help not only save money but also make you feel confident.
Firstly, shoes, especially if you have an active lifestyle. Invest in expensive branded shoes if you spend a lot of time on your feet. Better to have 2-3 pairs, but of excellent quality. Models with the perfect elastics, made from natural materials, with which your feet can breathe and are not cramped – this is a shoe worth investing in. Then, most likely, in the evening after a working day, you can easily run out on a date.
PHILIPP PLEIN RUNNER MONSTER 0.2 SHOES BLACK/YELLOW
PHILIPP PLEIN LO-TOP SNEAKERS PHANTOM KICK$ LIGHT BLUE
PHILIPP PLEIN RUNNER CRYSTAL SHOES FUCHSIA
Sunglasses. Do not under any circumstances buy sunglasses from the mass market – they can harm your eyes, as they do not always provide true protection from the sun. It is better to buy glasses from the brands that specialize in their production. You should not save on your own health and well being, the main thing is that it is a high-quality product.
Sweaters. Make it solid and in your favourite colour. A cashmere sweater of excellent quality can be combined with skirts, pants and trendy jeans. Even in mass-market jeans, you will look stunning when complemented by a cashmere sweater from a luxury brand.
Where is it better to buy men’s winter jackets online?
Winter is coming, and many are wondering, is it possible to buy men’s winter jackets online? We know that it is possible. To do this, we suggest you look items in our store. All products are of high quality and are beautiful, perfectly highlighting your status.