How to be a VSCO girl on a budget
VSCO, originally noted as a popular photo editing app, is creating a new identity among teenage girls. The biggest problem for teens recreating the VSCO girl lifestyle is the price tag. Trying to afford the look can get pricey quickly, so here’s a list of alternatives to help you pull off the look.
Everyone knows the importance of staying hydrated. Why not do it in style?
Original: $40 Hydroflask
Alternative: $21.95 Amazon Version
These stickers can help decorate and bring your VSCO girl items to life! (Just get a pack instead).
Original: $3-$4 per sticker
Alternative: $3-$4 per sticker pack
3. Puka Shell Necklace
A necklace that adorns your neck with seashells… Ariel who?
Original: $18 Urban Outfitters Pacific Palms Shell Necklace
Alternative: $8 Amazon Version
4. Fjallraven Kanken backpack
Have you ever wanted to flex on everyone with your school supplies? This backpack will be perfect to stay in style during school!
Original: $80 Fjallraven Kanken
Alternative: $36.99 Amazon Version
5. Oversized T-shirts
A staple in any VSCO girls’ wardrobe. This look can be easily achieved by hitting up your local thrift store for some REAL vintage t-shirts.
Original: $39 Urban Outfitters Oversized T-Shirt Dress
Alternative: $5-$10 Go thrifting! It’s a great way to actually save the turtles. Up cycling t-shirts can ensure you have a unique look.
6. Friendship Bracelets
The perfect way to show that you have friends! Just kidding, but these bracelets can help add some color and decor during your day.
Original: $15-$30 friendship bracelet thread
Alternative: $5.69 DIY Version
Birkenstocks? More like Brokenstocks. Paying $100 on Jesus sandals is kind of absurd, but thank God Target has you covered.
Original: $100-$135 Birkenstocks
Alternative: $22.99 Target Version
You’re probably wondering why not just buy some hair ties, but these scrunchies are what add color and vitality to your tied-up hair on the daily!
Original: $60 40 pack
Alternative: $9.99 40 pack
Checkered, slip ons, embroidered–these shoes are off the wall stylish and expensive. Pro tip: buy a plain white pair and paint them with your friends, or add some embroidery patches to make these shoes your own!
Original: $50 Vans
Alternative: $23.99 Amazon Version
10. Pura Vida jewelry
Make summer last all year round with these beach-themed bracelets! These fun-colored bracelets can illuminate any outfit.
Original: $45 Bracelet Set
Alternative: $8 – $12 MengPa Rope Bracelets
11. Fujifilm Polaroid Camera
Who has the time to print out a photo? Instead, you can take a photo and instantly have the picture ready to put on your wall.
Original : $90.00 Polaroid
Alternative : $55.99 Fujifilm Instax
12. Glossier Lip Gloss/Lip Balm
Description: Have you ever walked into Sephora and left because the CHAPSTICK was $21? Well, same. Achieve the same glossy carefree look with this lipgloss.
Original: $14.00 Glossier
Alternative: $3.75 Amazon Version
The Complete Look
Original Price : $533
Alternative Price : $205.34
Money Saved : $327.66
Now it’s time for you to take over Instagram one scrunchy at a time!
ummm you can just buy burts bees cuz thats vsco and it saves you the shipping fee if you buy lip gloss online. you can probs just get burts bees at like any drugstore like bartell or something
Thanks! This really helped. One more thing, I actually got 54 scrunchies for 7.99!
sea shell necklaces arent that expensive, and you can find real hydro flasks at Dick’s Sporting Goods and it isnt that expensive…