Aaron Marino of alpha m. shares a thrift store haul by IAmAlphaM viewer, Dave, who 36 great items for $87. In regard to thrift store shopping, you do have to hunt and dig but you can find great stuff that people just decided not to wear anymore.
Typically successful people are the ones who donate. The great point is that you don't have to spend tons of money to look great. On a strict budget, you can find amazing items at the thrift store. Aaron didn't grow up with money. Most of his clothes came from 2nd hand stores or thrift stores. At his high school he was voted best dressed even though the didn't have as much money as other kids at his school. He loves to get sports coats and have them tailored. It's amazing what you can find if you know how to look for it.