You might assume that to look rich, you need to buy expensive things. However, looking rich isn't just about flashy logos and jewelry so valuable it must be stored in a safe. There are little tricks that can make any outfit look more elevated, from ensuring your shirts are always crisp to the colors that look high-quality. Keep scrolling to see the 10 things that will always make you look richer than you are (without sending your bank balance into the red).
Look Like You Never Do Your Own Laundry
An easy way to look expensive is to make sure your clothes are as immaculate as possible. In our book, nothing looks as luxurious as a crisply pressed shirt. You don't actually have to go to the dry cleaner; just invest in a decent steamer.
Vince V Neck Button Down ($225)
Wear All-White Outfits
Tonal outfits tend to look more expensive, but an all-white ensemble looks especially sharp.
Violeta Tortoiseshell Buttons Cardigan ($40)
Anti-Commuter Shoes That Say "I Travel Exclusively by Taxi"
Commuting stops most of us from wearing heels, so power pumps give the impression that you travel by taxi more than anything else.
Sam Edelman Hazel Pumps ($140)
Wear Silks and Cottons—Skip Polyester
Investing in quality fabrics such as silks and cottons adds an air of sophistication to your look.
Bailey44 Boardroom Pants ($168)
Carry an Umbrella to Maintain Your Blow-Dry
The key to looking expensive is to appear well-groomed, and an oversize, sturdy umbrella with a wooden handle will ensure your immaculate blow-dry stays in place.
Saks Fifth Avenue Three-Section Automatic Umbrella ($42)
Forget the Puffer—Wear a Proper Overcoat or Trench
A tailored coat or classic trench instantly elevates any outfit.
Amuse Society Emmanuelle Trench in Black Sands ($155)
Don't Carry Too Much Stuff
Mini handbags have become a status symbol. What else do you need besides your keys, lipstick, and a credit card?
Topshop Cindy Mini Crossbody Bag ($35)
Have Immaculate Luggage (With a Matching Set)
To invest in beautiful luggage, you need to travel a lot, and nothing signals a healthy bank account like a matching set of suitcases or trunks.
Calpak Ambeur 2 Piece Set ($285)
This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK at an earlier date and has since been updated.
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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