meet finance. Is your killer wardrobe actually killing your wallet?
Before you hit the stores bright and early this Black Friday, read up
on our bargain hunting dos and don’ts.
you see a gotta-have-it tote in your fave shop, but the price tag
promises you’ll never bring it home. Relax, doll chances are this
is NOT the only make and model. Browse other stores (or search
around online!) before you slap down the cash on the priciest
Be afraid of the clearance rack
because it says 50% off doesn’t mean there aren’t some adorable
finds. Now’s the time to stock up on last season’s goodies—think
summery shorts and cute tanks you can rock year round. Be patient and
scour the clearance collections to nab some seriously sleek castoffs
at ultra unbeatable prices.
That said, don’t rush into a purchase
because something’s marked down doesn’t mean you should fork over
your hard-earned cash. They don’t call it buyer’s remorse for
nothin’. Our trick? Plan out three ways you can wear that piece
before you pay. And check out the return policy. Final sale items
generally aren’t a good idea.
Keep an open mind
judge a garment by the way it looks on the hanger. You never know how
fab something is until ya try it on! Grab a spot in line at the
fitting room, babe, even if the queue is a mile long. Trust us, it’s
Be scared of thrift shops
stores always have tonsa amazing deals, not to mention they’re
jam-packed with chic vintage finds! Go in with say, $20 and see what
you can pick up. You’ll save your dollars and have way
more fun than battling
crowds at the mall.
What are your shopping secrets? Blog it out, babes.
BY ANNIE ROBINSON ON 11/24/2011 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN fashion, cheap, how to, winter, holiday, christmas, gifts, thanksgiving, hanukkah, shop like a pro