How to Look Rich and Fashionable

Have you ever wondered why celebrities and wealthy people stand out? 


Aside from obvious things, like their cars, they have a certain style and facade that just gives off a rich air.

For all ages, looking polished and fashionable is also key, as is being/looking wealthy.


  • Get a better outlook on life- Clearly, in this economy you are not going to feel super comfortable finance-wise. However, the confidence and sophisticated demeanor cannot be brushed aside as those economic fears take hold. Use those fears to further climb the social ladder, network to more friends and business contacts and develop a better, more positive outlook to your life.
  • Pay cash for everything- Obviously, if you can't, you simply can't. But when it comes to things like cars, furniture, etc., only buy what fits your budget so you can pay for it with cash. Just make sure it looks nice. For example, consider buying a used Jetta rather than buying new VW.
  • Get the look- We all know a celeb or a wealthy person when we see them.
    • Shop at stores like: Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Filene's Basement, Target, Forever21, H&M, Express, etc. These stores not only carry good name brand clothes, shoes and accessories, but they have great prices. (Personally, I buy almost everything from H&M.)
    • Girls- Wear heels whenever possible. (I am known to wear them to the mall, or when I run my errands...)
    • Hygiene. Keep your hair free of greasy roots, grown out dark roots, frizz and childish styles and accessories. Always smell good! Perfume, cologne, musks, body sprays- all good for smelling amazing.
    • Get thin and healthy- What celeb or wealthy person is overweight and unhealthy? Obesity is something that should be changed anyways, but to help you feel better about yourself, lose the weight you need to. (if you are thin than just enjoy staying that way)
    • Get a job. Nothing looks worse then being jobless. If you are young, like 15 years old- get a work permit. Make some savings, learn work ethic. Network while you do. (You have no idea how many people I truly know by just working alone.)
  • Get a YogoFair account.
    • Girls- Make up, keep it classy and sexy. Smoky eyes for a formal night, lite bronzer, eye liner, mascara, lip balm, cover-up...natural is best for the workplace. Get glamorous when you need to :)
  • Be Attractive. Nice hair, great smile, amazing personality, nicely dressed, fashionable, intelligent, cultured...etc.
  • Look the part- This is different from just what you are wearing. Give off an air of 'rich' and a proud feeling showing the hard work it took to get you here. Look at your blessings and accomplishments and let that be your brilliance when out and about.
  • Style.
    • Where to begin for this one?!
    • Check out blogs like and other fashion forward writers...keep Vogue nearby, 'steal' styles from the wealthy...Look at Carrie Bradshaw, Blake Lively, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Moss. Find a store that 'caters' to your inner diva. (we all have one!) H&M is great because all the clothes you would ever need are found right there. Even down to sneakers, bras/panties, coats, etc.
    • Avoid mainstream stores like: American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aero, Hollister, Gap...
    • As well as avoid mainstream styles, no sweats (esp not ones that say 'PINK'), no UGGs, no anything that isn't classy and mature looking.
  • Work. And work hard, get paid. Save up, don't spend huge amounts of money on anything. Give yourself an allowance and stick to it. Shopping is fine, esp if you need a new wardrobe or you are severely outdated, just don't do it every day. Go to college, get certificates when possible, get degrees...make money and a name for yourself.
  • Travel. Be cultured.
  • Attitude. Tell yourself that you are a success and deserve to be deemed a wealthy individual.
  • Get invited. Network into the right circles. Live like you are an episode of Gossip Girl, get the scoop on the great parties, clubs, hotspots and become aquaintences/friends with some people inside. Get numbers. Be a socialite.
  • Have fun and be successful.


  • Have a social life. Lunch with friends, dinner with significant other, parties with mature taste, clubs.
  • Wear jewelry that at least looks real, no fake stuff will pass wealthy inspection.
  • Don't lie, just simply don't talk enough about yourself as to need to.
  • Get a mature email address.
  • Be careful that you don't get too proud. No one likes a boast.
  • Talk to anyone. Be polite, entertaining, funny, intelligent. Get info and make a network.
  • Ease into a fashion style. Friends and family will notice a sudden change in your style if you decide that tomorrow you want to wear a dress and pumps to get your brakes changed and checks deposited...esp since you normally aren't seen in anything but sweats and jeans...Many times people will call you a poser at that point.
  • The best thing to be in the world is you!


  • When I say parties, I don't mean like getting drunk at the frat house on a Saturday night, I mean the company party that your corporation has every year at Christmas and you and your boyfriend/girlfriend must attend in formal attire. Alcohol is actually served in glasses and not red Solo cups.
  • Try not to channel any one celeb or character (on Gossip Girl, or whatever) too much, as you may look like you are a huge poser.
  • People could easily find out if you are just acting like a rich person if you are living a double life. Don't do that! Either change your thinking and pattern of success or keep the life you have!
  • Finances need to be kept under constant watch.
  • Don't roleplay. Its so stupid and does not work.
  • You may lose friends if they don't like wealth or successful people.
  • Used cars can be problematic.
  • College can be expensive. Start at a Community College.


Posted by Ginga from Ginga's Galleria