We are HUGE fans of shopping the clearance racks, and pretty much right when we walk into a store we usually b line it straight to the clearance rack and see what deals we can find! Although you can find amazing deals shopping clearance items, it is no easy feat! Shopping clearance racks can seem daunting and overwhelming so we can come up with some tips on how we shop the clearance racks! Below are some pics of some super cute sweaters we got at Target for only $8!! And we each styled them to fit what we like. :)
1. DONT BUY IT JUST BECAUSE ITS "CHEAP"
This is probably the most important tip which is why we put it as #1! DONT DONT DONT DONT (we could say don't a million times more) DONT buy something just because its a good deal. There have been so many things we have bought because it was a "good deal', but we never ended up wearing it because we didn't really like it, and basically wasted all that money! Wether you are buying something on sale or full price the same rules apply. Don't buy it unless you love it!
2. SHOP ALL SEASONS OF CLOTHING
This is one thing we preach a lot of about. Sometimes the best deals are the deals you get when you shop off season clothing. The reason why these clothes are on sale is because no one want to buy clothes they cant wear right away, and we thank those people because we get all the clothes on sale that they'll be paying full price for in a couple months! Although you may not be able to wear it immediately, you will be so happy when you open up your closet in a couple months and you have a cute new top, or sweater that you didn't have to pay top dollar for!
3. SHOP ALL SIZES OF CLOTHING
Doesn't it always seem like when you shop the clearance rack they never have the size you need?? Don't get caught up in what you think your size is, and only shop that size. We love oversized sweaters and the only way we can get that look is to shop 2 sizes up! Even if you find a dress you love but it is a little too big, you can always pair it with belt to accentuate your waist, and make it fit your body.
4. SHOP WITH A FRIEND
We added this tip because its never a bad idea to shop with your bestie! Not only is it bound to be a great time, but they will keep you from buying something that you should have left on the rack! When you shop clearance racks usually you are not going to find the perfect outfit set up on a mannequin that you can just grab, pick and pay for. You have to be creative with what you find, and having a friend with you is great so you can be creative together!
5. NARROW DOWN YOUR SEARCH
Shopping the clearance racks can be seriously overwhelming sometimes, but totally worth it when you score some great clothes at a great price! One of the worst things is rummaging through rack and racks of clothes and not knowing what you're looking for! One thing we've noticed that really helps that anxiety is thinking about something that you are in need of and then just looking for that item. Say you need more sweater.. Look through the racks ONLY for sweaters and that will help tame down the overwhelming feelings!
We are two savvy sisters, who are value-conscious love good deals, fashion and sharing it with everyone! Here you will find great tips on styling your wardrobe that won't break the bank!
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