Before you buy any big-ticket items, check your closet. “We have found that most people—regardless of their budget—have exactly what they need to get started hanging right there at home,” says Levy.
“You might be thinking, ‘What? That old stuff?!’ But many times, all your clothing needs to look more stylish and updated are a few simple alterations to get it to sync with your body’s own unique proportions,” she continues. “Something as minor as changing a skirt hem or jacket length can magically transform an old suit into an elegant new suit.”