Face it — everything is expensive in NYC. So after you take care of rent and other expenses, how are you going to maintain your fashion game? Well, while the city is known for high end boutiques and world class fashion labels, you can still find cheap clothes in New York while avoiding fast-fashion. There are plenty of affordable clothing boutiques around the city, offering inexpensive but well-made attire in all styles. In addition to the many vintage and thrift stores, sample sales and outlet stores, you can find clothes that are sure to fit your budget and look great too.