We all want to look our best, and wearing the right clothing is important. However, it’s just as important to not go over your budget when shopping for clothes. Brand name clothing can be expensive, but there are ways to get it without paying that huge price. These tips will help you to get the look you want without the big price tag.
Six Tips To Get Name Brand Clothing At A Fraction Of The Cost
End of Season Sales
It may be hard to wait until the end of the season to get what you need, but the “end of the season” comes in retail stores a couple of months before the season really ends. Keep track of what you will need for next year to do the most efficient end of season shopping.
Second Hand Shopping
Auctions, including online, garage sales and thrift stores can be good sources of new brand name clothing. Some stores donate their overstock and there is always the gift recipient who doesn’t like the color or style and would rather sell or donate a gift than return it. It’s a great way to find gently used clothing at a price you can’t beat.
Coupon codes from Discountrue are a great way to get the best price on brand name merchandise. If there is a coupon code for a merchant or a certain brand, you can often save a surprising amount of money by using it. Be sure to follow the directions closely so you will get the offered discount.
Outlet stores sell brand name merchandise for a lower price than what you will find otherwise, but be careful. The merchandise is sometimes “seconds.” Usually that means that there is a minor problem, but occasionally it will be a problem that you can’t live with. Check garments thoroughly.
Buying clothing wholesale is an efficient way to obtain brand name clothing. Bulk sales, such as you find at online or local outlets can yield some very good deals. Be aware that it may take some time to find the lot that you need or want.
While consignment shops may fit in the second hand category, they are different in that they deal with fashionable, up to date clothing. You don’t have to worry about damaged garments because a good consignment shop won’t accept clothing that needs repair. A bonus with buying from a consignment store is that you can take your unwanted, but stylish, clothing in and get credit.
There’s no sense in paying full retail price for brand name clothing when you don’t have to. You can dress just as well and not pay full price, ever. These tips can help you shop smarter and get the brand name look without breaking the bank.
What are your favorite ways to save on clothing?
Guest post written by Anita. Anita is a freelance writer from Denver, CO. She mostly writes about home and family, finance, and business. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading a good book.
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