When it comes to buying clothes, everyone has their own style and look they use to define themselves. Whether its bright colors with bold patters, or classic tried and true trends, those who love clothing have a real passion for it. What do you do though when the price on tag is larger than your bank account? Looking for discounts and tips to save when it comes to clothing purchases can help you in the trendy long run.
If you are an online shopper when it comes to clothes or even if you prefer department stores, learn that discounts and coupons are your friends! Many times websites for the clothing retailers will have a link on their site for coupons or discounts. If not, you can try the much loved Retail Me Not and Discountrue websites which offers coupons for most retail clothing stores.
Shopping in the off season save you upwards to 75% (or more!) of the price the tag says. This is great for stocking up for the year to come, especially if you have children.
Another good idea for a savvy shopper is to sign up for email notifications from retail companies.They often send you insider information on when the next sale is coming up and during peak seasons or holiday seasons they may even send you a bonus coupon.
Rewards programs are also something to look into. Of course, you don’t want to go broke paying their monthly fees, but many offer you a card where you get points for the money you spend, and when you have enough points they give you a credit or a gift card (they can even offer bonus coupons).
Is your closet overflowing with clothing, some that you haven’t worn or seen in months or maybe even years? Consider taking them to a second hand, thrift shop, or consignment shop to get a little money back. It may even be enough to get you that evening dress and heels that you have been eyeing.
Let the clearance rack pull you in! Just because it is on clearance doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with it. It may just be that it didn’t sell well in that particular store, or that the season is changing and they are discounted. It may also be that the designer is discontinuing the look, which means deep discounts for you.
Find a really cute sweater but there is a little snag under the arm? Find a pair of adorable jeans but the hem is a little scuffed from being too long? If you think you can fix those little problems, ask the clerk if you can get a little extra discount for the “damage”. While you shouldn’t rely on getting a discount this way, it never hurts to ask. You could save as much as 50% on some lightly damaged items. Still, a visit to the aforementioned Discountrue could be a better alternative after all.
There are many ways of saving on clothing and with these simple, easy and tested tips, you can save and get more for the money!
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