Buying Big Brands: Is it Worth It?

Buying Big Brands Is it Worth It

Shopping is a favourite pastime for many, both, men and women.

With the advent of online shopping, it all the more easier for you to view a collection, select what you want, and make a purchase.

There are various genres of shopping when it comes to both online and traditional shopping. There is window shopping, thrift purchases, and extravagant splurges.

Do you think it is okay to spend big money on elite brand products? How does a single product compete in both, high end and drug store market?

This blog is a detailed analysis of whether buying from big brands is worth it or not.

The Quality

When you buy something, you want to ensure that it is long lasting. For instance, you buy a shirt. You expect it to withstand washing, ironing, and dry cleaning. You wouldn’t want it to fade over time. Big brands offer you quality. You may get a similar shirt at half a price from you local thrift shop, but that shirt may not last long due to poor quality fabric and printing techniques used in its manufacturing process. Branded products may cost more, but they give you good value for money.

Your Affordability

You have to be very clear about your budget. You don’t have to put yourself through duress to get that one Armani bag.

Of course you can take your time in saving up to get that bag, but making it your life’s aim is not healthy. There are plenty other more affordable options!

Shall I go for Dupes?

Dupes are a great way of saving up on money and getting a similar product. For example, you can easily swap a L’Oreal foundation for a Mac one, and no one would even notice.

Nonetheless, L’Oreal is a brand name, and you can’t expect a no-name foundation to provide similar results. The only difference here is that L’Oreal makes drug store cosmetics, while Mac is a high end brand.

The Verdict

The only thing which matters at the end is that how much you are willing to compromise on quality to fit a product in your budget. It is always ideal to remain in the mid bracket, not going way too high and neither falling down below the quality line to make your purchases.

The Nora offers branded fashion dresses and accessories for both men and women on discounted prices! What’s more, we also offer free shipping. This means that you get both, quality and affordability with our products. Make your purchases today and save big!

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