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10 Personal Fashion Tips for Students and Bachelors in Hostels & PGs

Living in a hostel or PG doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your personal style. With a little creativity and some budget-friendly fashion hacks, you can still look and feel your best while living on a student or bachelor budget. Here are 10 personal fashion tips to help you make the most of your wardrobe and express your unique style:

1. Invest in quality basics. 

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While it may be tempting to buy cheap, trendy pieces that you'll only wear a few times, it's better to invest in high-quality basics like t-shirts, jeans, and cardigans that will last longer and can be easily dressed up or down.

2. Shop secondhand. 

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Thrift stores and consignment shops are great places to find unique, one-of-a-kind pieces at a fraction of the cost of new clothing. You can also check out online marketplaces like Poshmark or Depop for gently used clothing.

3. Mix and match. 

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Don't be afraid to mix and match different pieces from your wardrobe to create new outfits. Experiment with different patterns, textures, and colors to create your own personal style.

4. Accessorize. 

Accessories like scarves, hats, and jewelry can instantly elevate any outfit. Invest in a few key pieces that you can mix and match to add some flair to your wardrobe.

5. Don't be afraid of color. 

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Adding a pop of color to an outfit can make it feel fresh and fun. Try adding a colorful scarf or statement necklace to an otherwise neutral outfit to liven it up.

6. Invest in a good pair of shoes. 

A close-up of a good pair of shoes

A good pair of shoes can make all the difference in an outfit. Invest in a classic pair of boots or sneakers that you can wear with a variety of outfits.

7. Use layering to your advantage. 

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Layering is a great way to add interest to an outfit and can also help you stay warm in colder weather. Try layering a sweater over a button-down shirt or pairing a cardigan with a dress.

8. Get creative with your hair and makeup. 

A photo of different hairstyles and makeup looks

Your hair and makeup can be a great way to express your personal style. Experiment with different hairstyles and makeup looks to find what works best for you.

9. Don't be afraid to experiment. 

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Fashion is all about self-expression, so don't be afraid to try new things and step outside your comfort zone. You never know what you might discover about your personal style.

10. Don't forget about HostelDevta! 

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HostelDevta is a great resource for students and bachelors looking for affordable housing options. With over 12,741+ properties across India, you're sure to find the perfect hostel or PG to call home.

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