Clothes can be very expensive. Right now I have a spending challenge to not spend more than $100 a month on clothes. For some this might be a tough spending challenge, for some this might be so easy that you are laughing at me right now.
When I was a manager at a clothing store, I was spending thousands and thousands on clothes every year, and that was with the pretty good discount that us employees were offered. So yes, lets just say I had a pretty bad spending problem. And then of course on top of this I was still shopping at other stores also.
It is just so easy to walk into a store and spend $40 on a dress, and then some more on jeans, shirts, etc. When you like something, it’s just so hard to say no!
Here are some ways to save money:
1. Use coupon codes.
There are tons of coupons codes out there. You can usually print them out from your computer or just show your phone. It’s that easy to save money! There are so many different ways to use coupon codes in order to save money on fashion and footwear.
Coupon codes can have varying values. Maybe it’ll be 10% off, 25% off and so on. Always look because it’s so easy to find them and use them.
2. Look for value.
Buying clothes shouldn’t just be about price. Try to buy on quality also and look for clothing items that will last a while, especially if you know that you will be wearing it for quite some time. This can apply to numerous items, such as jeans, white button ups, nice work slacks, nice heels, and so on. Many things don’t go out of style, or take quite some time to.
Buying a $300 dress wouldn’t be worth it to me, because there’s probably a 90% chance that I will only wear it once time in my lifetime.
3. Shop at thrift stores.
Don’t just rule thrift stores out as many people do. There are a lot of second-hand stores out there now that focus solely on recent clothing trends that are gently worn. It’s a great way to save extra money. When you do go there, make sure the quality of the items is good, and if it is then you most likely just found a good deal!
How do you save money on clothes?