#ShoppingGuide: Budget Buys


Retail therapy is great but it can get a little annoying when it’s the start of the month and you’ve already spent
half your paycheck. Risham Khan has rounded up a list of budget friendly items for you; from fashion
and beauty products to home décor and food, this list gives you the low down on how be chic and trendy without breaking the bank.

1. Almas
Almas has always been our to-go place when looking for some retail therapy without going
totally broke. Their latest shoe collection is what made them such an important part of our list.
What we love about this collection is that you’ll find most things UNDER Rs 2000. Isn’t that
insane? We love it. Here are some of our favourites:

Almas 1650
Rs 1650

Almas 2
Rs 1700
You can find their products at their flagship stores in H block, DHA and Gulberg.
2. Garnier
As more and more skincare and beauty products are gaining popularity, its becoming almost
impossible to treat yourself in the beauty department without almost going broke. Priced at Rs
499 and 349 these Garnier products are a real bargain.

Garnier micellar water
Garnier Micellar cleansing water – Rs 499

Garnier wipes
Garnier Micellar cleansing wipes – Rs 349

You can get this here: https://just4girls.pk/garnier-skin- naturals-micellar-cleansing-wipes- 25s.html

3. Habitt
Décor products that don’t cost an arm and a leg are hard to find these days. But worry not! We
have complied of the best pieces at Habitt for you. They supply a wide selection of home goods
at a price point you’ll love. Use these pieces to up your décor game:

Habitt Reed diffuser vanilla
Habitt Reed Diffuser Vanilla Rs 800

You can get this here: http://www.habitt.com/productdetails.php?id=1803

Habitt Wooden napkin holder
Wooden Pentagon Napkin Holder Rs 600

You can get this here: http://www.habitt.com/productdetails.php?id=1287

habitt coasters
Printed Coaster Set Rs 1200

You can get this here: http://www.habitt.com/productdetails.php?id=1267

Habitt wicker basket
Wicker Basket Rs 1050

You can get this here: http://www.habitt.com/productdetails.php?id=1779
4. Miniso

As you walk into this new Japanese retail store in Xinhua mall, you’ll find yourself wanting to
buy every single thing. Their wide range of products includes a variety of products from apparel
and jewellery to cosmetics and electronics. You name it, they have it. But that’s not all that we
love about this new shop, their low prices (as low as Rs 249 for accessories!) are the reason
they made it to our list. All you thrifty shoppers will love this store. We have heart eyes for
these notebooks priced at Rs 249!

Miniso notebook
5. Maybelline
Maybelline’s products have been a trusty go-to for all fashionistas. However, their Fit Me
foundation priced at Rs 1199 is one of the best every day foundations, ever. It’s super dewy and
lightweight consistency basically makes you feel like you’re wearing air on your face.


You can get this here: https://www.daraz.pk/maybelline-new- york-fit- me-liquid- foundation-125- n.beige-88189.html

6. Johnny & Jugnu
If you’re in no mood to eat bhindi and don’t want to max out your credit card eating out
again, turn to Johnny & Jugnu. You can enjoy their delish burgers as low as Rs290. You
heard me – Rs290!!! So hurry up and order, they provide home delivery too. You’re


7. Muzlin
If you’re not one for ready-to- wear kurtas but don’t want spend 7k on a lawn jora
either, look no further; Sana Safinaz Muzlin collection is your new best friend. The prints
are youthful and vibrant. The unstitched collection is so reasonably priced that we
couldn’t help but include it to our list.

Sana Safinaz
8. Jeans from BTW
BTW is perfect place for budget fashionistas looking for designer quality at a much cheaper
price. They make the latest trends more affordable. These super cute (and super cheap)
jeans stole our heart priced at Rs 1950. You can find kurtas, formals and accessories all at
this one stop shop!
BTW Jeans

You can get this here: http://btwonline.pk/index.php?route=product/product&path=20&product_id=216
9. Sapphire
Sapphire has always had a straight forward brand strategy: designer items at affordable
prices. They’ve stuck by this with their new accessories collection. Their fun and quirky
sunglasses are perfect for you to look right on trend this season and they make your
wallet happier too, Here are some of our picks from Sapphire

Sapphire phone case
Mobile cover

You can get this here: https://pk.sapphireonline.pk/collections/mobile-cover- 1/products/mobile-cover-

Sapphire shades

You can get this here: https://pk.sapphireonline.pk/collections/sunglasses-1/products/sg0080- hexagon

Sapphire bag
Cross body bag

You can get this here: https://pk.sapphireonline.pk/collections/bags-and- clutches/products/hb0226-

Sapphire earrings


You can get this here: https://pk.sapphireonline.pk/collections/jewelry/products/gold-earrings- 2

10. Conatural Lashes
Conatural’s lashes give your makeup that extra pop without you having to spend too much
money. “Brilliance” lashes are a perfect dupe for Huda Beauty’s Samantha at a fraction of the
price. What’s even better about Conatural’s lashes is that they’re not mink and 100% cruelty-free.


You can get this here: https://www.conaturalintl.com/collections/eyelashes/products/eyelashes

We hope our recommendations helped you save some bucks. Now, excuse us while we
go and bookmark all this. Happy shopping!

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