Re­vealed – what you spend on fash­ion ev­ery month

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Whether you’re a de­signer diva or a high-street hoarder, how much is your fash­ion fix cost­ing you?

The sum­mer sales are now in full swing – which is an ideal op­por­tu­nity for a wardrobe re­vamp. But while fash­ion tastes may vary, there’s a price to per­fect­ing a par­tic­u­lar look.

And fash­ion fans typ­i­cally spend around £48 per month or £572 per year on cloth­ing to keep up with their cho­sen trend, new re­search has found.

Whether it’s full-on de­signer glam­our, the hip­ster vin­tage look, the ac­tivewear trend or keep­ing up with the lat­est high-street finds, the costs all mount up.

In the UK, More than two-fifths (43%) iden­tify with a par­tic­u­lar fash­ion tribe, ac­cord­ing to the sur­vey by

The most pop­u­lar tribe in the sur­vey was found to be the ‘high-street hoarder’. quizzed more than 2,000 peo­ple and looked at the amounts they typ­i­cally spend on cloth­ing. Here’s how the av­er­age monthly costs add up for each tribe they looked at:

High-street hoard­ers: They shop at ‘af­ford­able’ fash­ion stores and wear cur­rent sea­son cloth­ing. £40.87.

Clas­sic and preppy: Men in this tribe wear stripy shirts and V-neck jumpers while women wear tea dresses. Loafers com­plete the look. £42.38.

Nineties grunge: Logo T-shirts, ripped jeans, fish­net tights and old­school-branded sports­wear are the hall­marks of this tribe. £34.01

Hip­ster gear: Vin­tage cloth­ing, plaid shirts and skinny jeans are favoured by this tribe. £37.32.

Ac­tivewear trend: No mis­shapen leg­gings that have gone baggy at the knees for this tribe. Per­haps in­spired by fit­ness gu­rus on so­cial me­dia, it’s luxe leg­gings and yo­gawear, com­pleted with the lat­est fash­ion­able train­ers. £66.14.

De­signer di­vas: They shell out the most each month, buy­ing branded gar­ments to com­plete their look. £164.

Pic­ture: PA Photo/think­stock­pho­tos

Fash­ion fans typ­i­cally spend around £48 per month or £572 per year on cloth­ing to keep up with their cho­sen trend

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