Small Business Articles - Fashionista's Guide To Bargains


by DAWN WATSON - Date: 2010-01-27 - Word Count: 464 Share This!

Fashionistas all over the world love the thrill of a great deal. However, in today's tough economic climate it may seem next to impossible to be fashionable and hip. Fortunately, there are a myriad of ways to stay in style without destroying your budget. The key to being in high fashion is not just what you wear but where you bought it. Savvy shoppers know that there are deals to be had if you are willing to look. Independent Retailers The little known secret is that boutiques are not always super pricey. Like the big box and discount retailers, every store has a sale and clearance rack (sometimes several). Fashionistas can also feel warm and tingly inside knowing that they are supporting their local community and small business owners. Local retailers often offer loyalty cards to frequent customers, coupons, and special pre-season and post-season sales. Sample sales are also particularly popular and can enable you to find great bargains. Discount Retailers These aren't your Grandmother's thrift stores. Nowadays discount retailers like Target, TJ Maxx, Ross and Goodwill are go-to places to find the latest trends. As any bargain hunter knows, fashions trickle down from the couture houses to the shop around the corner. Figure out what the latest style is then make a pilgrimage to your neighborhood discount retailer to find a comparative knock-off. Buy Off Season Why would you ever want a bikini in October? Because it's 70% off! Buying after the season ends is a perfect way to find that lovely cocktail dress or thigh high winter boots. Play Nostradamus and visualize yourself looking fab in Spring, Summer or Fall, while shopping during the chilly months of winter. Online Shopping eBay is a gal's (or guy's) best friend. The site is rife with deals on everything from 7 for all mankind jeans and Claesen's children's clothing, to Coach handbags and Prada sunglasses. Take care to order from sellers with high rankings and positive reviews, and make sure to leave a positive review to help that seller stay in business. Other great online stores include Amazon.com and Overstock.com. Many independent retailers also offer an online presence, so make sure to check them out weekly to see what new deals they have in store for you. Being fabulous is still possible in today's crazy, mixed up world; it just takes a little effort and searching to find the best deals to fit your budget.

eBay is a gal's (or guy's) best friend. The site is rife with deals on everything from 7 for all mankind jeans and Claesen's children's clothing, to Coach handbags and Prada sunglasses. Take care to order from sellers with high rankings and positive reviews, and make sure to leave a positive review to help that seller stay in business.



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