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Old 03-25-2013, 10:29 AM   #1
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Where do you buy YOUR clothes?

I'm 26, single, and no kids.
I have a wedding to attend in Orlando at the end of October, and if I am going to be flying/or driving down for a Wedding, I may as well plan myself a vacation. But I need to do it on the cheap.

I've signed up for Quickrewards, I read this board religiously for all different tips and tricks for budgeting/saving money. But I'd like to have a nice amount of spending money, and get to my goal amount saved well before October. To do that I need to stick to a tight budget.

I've searched the boards and can't find anything on good deals/places to buy adult clothing. I find a ton of stuff on kids/baby clothing. But where do you buy YOUR clothes for the best prices?
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:22 AM   #2
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I buy many of my clothes secondhand. We have a couple awesome thrift stores near us. I also find things at Kohls.com, and Walmart for basics.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:25 AM   #3
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I get a lot of my clothes from outlets. If you shop their sales you can get really cheap clothing. My average right now is ~20% of the original list price.

My top three are:
-Nordstrom Rack (really cute shoes)
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:32 AM   #4
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Most often, Goodwill. What retail puchases I make are on massive clearance; most recently, Eddie Bauer shirts in several colors for $6 each.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:34 AM   #5
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Tj Maxx, Marshall's and Ross. I don't like to pay full price for anything. I can get nice brand names things for half the price of a department store or mall store.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:40 AM   #6
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I'm in Canada but

Walmart for basics like bras-underwear,socks,and t-shirts.
We do have a new Target and Marshalls store that just opened
so I might also check these ones out for basics.

Goodwill , Salvation Army, and second hand shops for sweaters,jackets,
hoodies.

Sears , dress pants (just under 5 feet tall -- so I need petite size).
also due to eczema on my legs they have to be 100% cotton.


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Old 03-25-2013, 11:49 AM   #7
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JC Penney actually has some pretty awesome deals on clothing! My boyfriend and I got a whole new wardrobe because they had jeans for $17 & shirts for $5! Good Will is cool also- they have awesome belts, purses, boots! Good luck!
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:49 AM   #8
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I have no idea if you are a man or woman and I have no idea what is considered cheap for you.

But, I do know that I am a 27 year old female with no kids as well and I go to Loft to buy nice clothes that are age appropriate. I have learned to wait for their 40% off sales so everything I buy there is 40% off! They have nice clothes that range from casual to dressy. I love their sweaters and dresses.

That is my place I go to for deals. Also, Gap has a great sale rack. I have also bought a nice pair of jeans at the LOFT outlet.
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Walmart - buy basic items and mix with what you have. I just bought some basic pull on dresses & will add some scarves and jewelry.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:06 PM   #10
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TJ Maxx and Marshalls mostly.

I would also look into ebay or a consignment store. We have a consignment store here that is managed by the junior league, and I always manage to find really nice dresses for special occasions there.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:10 PM   #11
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I have no idea if you are a man or woman and I have no idea what is considered cheap for you.
But, I do know that I am a 27 year old female with no kids as well and I go to Loft to buy nice clothes that are age appropriate. .
I'm a woman as well. I've never even thought if Loft.

The prices if TJ Marx, Marshall's and Kphls are reasonable to me. But I get severe anxiety in those three stores for some reason
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:17 PM   #12
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For myself, DH DD ( teens), and DS 6 Kohls is my go to!
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:26 PM   #13
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I'm 26, single, and no kids.
I have a wedding to attend in Orlando at the end of October, and if I am going to be flying/or driving down for a Wedding, I may as well plan myself a vacation. But I need to do it on the cheap.

I've signed up for Quickrewards, I read this board religiously for all different tips and tricks for budgeting/saving money. But I'd like to have a nice amount of spending money, and get to my goal amount saved well before October. To do that I need to stick to a tight budget.

I've searched the boards and can't find anything on good deals/places to buy adult clothing. I find a ton of stuff on kids/baby clothing. But where do you buy YOUR clothes for the best prices?
Same age and I like the gap, loft, banana republic and department stores like dillards. Budget wise, just wait for a sale. If you want cheap, I guess thrifts stores and search for things at Marshall's and places like that. I don't know what prices you are okay with. Buy things you will wear for a long time and check for quality, easy to care fabrics.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:27 PM   #14
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I have no idea if you are a man or woman and I have no idea what is considered cheap for you.

But, I do know that I am a 27 year old female with no kids as well and I go to Loft to buy nice clothes that are age appropriate. I have learned to wait for their 40% off sales so everything I buy there is 40% off! They have nice clothes that range from casual to dressy. I love their sweaters and dresses.

That is my place I go to for deals. Also, Gap has a great sale rack. I have also bought a nice pair of jeans at the LOFT outlet.
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I'm a woman as well. I've never even thought if Loft.

The prices if TJ Marx, Marshall's and Kphls are reasonable to me. But I get severe anxiety in those three stores for some reason
I get anxiety in department stores and discount stores, too, but I'm OK clothes and shoe shopping in Target...

I'm a few years older than you, but LOFT and the LOFT outlet are my go-tos. I also like the J.Crew and Banana Republic outlets and Old Navy.
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I buy most of my clothes from Ebay (Ann Taylor mostly) and thrift stores. I'm 31, married, with no kids, but I don't buy clothes very often. Maybe 1-2 pairs of jeans a year, a handful of tank tops and cardigans/sweaters, and a couple sundresses. I still wear some of the clothes I bought when I was 18-20. I think if you stick with classics and well-made brands you don't have to clothes shop very often.
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