Had I known that one day I would be able to avoid crowded shopping malls, high street shopping in the rain, or enjoy retail surfing with a night cap I would have probably jumped for joy. Now it’s a reality, and we love it!
So if you want to shop smart, you need to make sure you know these shopping hacks.
1. Get your money’s worth
Don’t buy lots of cheap items that won’t survive the season. Instead, invest in those pieces that’ll stay with you season to season. Also don’t be afraid to invest in some things, you need to get smart about how to build a designer wardrobe without breaking the bank.
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2. Create inspirational Pinterest boards
Create shopping boards on your Pinterest page. You could organize it seasonally, by retailer or by clothing category. With this method, you can keep up with the items you are swooning over, create a shopping vision board, and have a purpose when perusing. Also, it’s fun.
3. Find out what’s seasonal
Shop those pieces. Grab those metallic boots, don’t be afraid of those faux fur jackets. But, be careful. You want staples that come back around time and time again. Check out the fall essentials from H&M you need to buy right now here.
Did you know you can haggle via online chat? We didn’t, but according to Money Saving Expert – it’s a thing. For stores that offer live chat, you can usually ask for a discount code or if there is any flexibility in the price range, particularly if you chat to them about one certain item and appear as though you need to be convinced to purchase it!
5. Sign up to the mailing list
You are probably thinking, absolutely not. But they are actually worth signing up for! With the abundance of e-shops and last minute sales, it’s hard to discern the best place to go when pressed for time. The Closet Heroes was developed to make that whole shopping fiasco so much simpler, but you can also keep track of all those trends in your inbox.
If you don’t want them in your personal inbox, then create a separate shopping mailbox. This can be your go-to place before you start your Saturday morning click-to-buy fun.
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