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Disinfecting Old Hats And ShoesI read recently somewhere that among the things you should NOT buy used are shoes and hats. Hmmm - I have been doing that for years with no bad results, but in this day of proliferating bugs, I suppose we all should be very careful.

 

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Purchase Your Clothes Off SeasonPurchase your winter time clothing in the summer months, if at all possible, you can save yourself big bucks. Recently, while in a thrift store, I was searching for summer time blouses & shirts. I noticed a lady was looking through the sweaters and jackets.

 

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Authenticating Designer ClothingDifferentiating between authentic and counterfeit designer clothing items can be challenging. It is even more of an issue when shopping on line. Know as much as you can about the seller and check websites that can provide additional information. These and other suggestions can be reviewed below.

 

A pair of shoes with a marked down price tag.

Ask for a DiscountI shop at TJ Maxx or Marshalls for past season sneakers because they are always 50%+ off from retail price.

 

A clothing website advertising a sale.

Discount Clothing Websites?There are many websites that you can order discount clothes from online. This is a page about discount clothing websites.

 

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Budgeting for ClothingThis is a page about budgeting for clothing. You can dress well within your clothing allowance with some extra time and smart shopping.

 

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Clothing That Never Goes Out of StyleThis is a page about clothing that never goes out of style. Fashion ebbs and flows with many articles of clothing quickly going out of style. One way to reduce the effects of this trend with regards to your wardrobe is to include clothing that tends to remain in style longer.

 

A woman struggling to put jeans on.

Finding Women's Jeans That Fit?This is a page about finding women's jeans that fit. Finding jeans that fit can be a harrowing experience for many women.

 

Buying Comfortable Shoes

Buying Comfortable ShoesThis is a page about buying comfortable shoes. Don't suffer from foot pain caused by uncomfortable shoes.

 

Three brightly colored bras in a row.

Saving Money on BrasThis is a page about saving money on bras. Bras are a necessary part of any woman's wardrobe but they can be very expensive. Quality, fit, wearability, and price all need to be factored in when shopping for bras and foundation garments.

 

A business suit with a white shirt and red tie.

Saving Money on Men's SuitsThis is a page for saving money on men's suits. Business attire can be expensive but is essential to for many men in an executive or sales position. Here are tips and advice for finding a good quality and well fitting suit.

 

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Finding Jeans for a Hard to Fit 10 Year Old?I have a very hard to fit son who needs pants for the winter. Usually we go to JC Penney, Gap.com, Kohl's, and Old Navy.com for husky sizes, but they are still too long. He is 10 and average size compared to his class. I know we could cut off or have them hemmed....

 

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Buy Double Pairs of the Same SocksDisappearing socks resulting in mismatched socks can be remedied by not buying socks in single pairs. Buying in double pairs means I have an extra, matching sock after one disappears.

 

Ryan's Jacket in the Movie "Just Friends"?Does anyone know where I could find a jacket like the one Ryan wears in the movie Just Friends? My husband liked it and I wanted to get him one for his birthday.

 

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Baby D'Vanty Brand Children's Clothing?Does anybody know the brand Baby D'Vanty? I bought a dress for my baby daughter at a consignment store here in Houston Texas. The dress is gorgeous, its 100% linen and its made in Colombia. Of course this doesn't mean this brand comes from Colombia, but I would love to find out more about this brand and their clothing line. Please if anybody has any information about this clothing brand I would really be grateful. I love this dress and my daughter is going to outgrow it any day now.

 

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Retro Clothing for Larger Sizes?Does anyone know where I can purchase reproduction sexy retro clothing for a size 14 voluptuous figure? Or, maybe just a pattern? Mae West was a very large woman, but try and find sexy, satin, form fitting dresses for a size 14 now. Have tried Daddy's O's and Pinup Girl.

 

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Looking For Affordable, Fashionable Children's Clothing?My 8 year old daughter recently started worrying about fashion. We have a store nearby called "Justice For Girls" and she loves clothing from "Limited Too". I love that she is into fashion because of course I was too. But Justice and Limited Too are very expensive. My daughter has always been very petite and extremely skinny so I love that Justice and Limited Too clothing fits her better than any other clothing stores we have tried.

 

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Children's Shoe Sizes for School ShoesKeep a tracing of your children's feet in your handbag and search out the most economical (quality inclusive) store for your children's new school shoes.

 

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Find Out If Clothes Fit Without A Dressing RoomI learned this very useful trick from a friend back in the 1980's and I still use it: Our necks are about half the size of our waists, so we can use our necks to measure if something will fit our waists.

 

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Recycled Bamboo Clothing SiteThese clothes are soft and strong and made from recyclable Bamboo. Bamboo is easy to grow and the products created from Bamboo do not harm the environment. Visit the web site and see for yourself!

 

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My Five Cent Pants!I would have to say this is one of my greatest finds as a bargin shopper. I like to cruise thru the clothing isles at the Toys'r' us store. If you watch they tend to have some good clerance prices on clothing.

 

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Finding Clothing That Fits?I am 5'0" and weigh 150 pounds. Where can I buy clothes that are petite and short in length, but not petite in width? I have searched all over the web and I cannot find anything. Where can you buy petite clothes for a size 12/14?

 

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Inexpensive Wide Shoes?Does anyone know where I can find VERY WIDE shoes (sneakers) CHEAP? I have developed numerous foot problems and the men's wide no longer accommodate my feet.

 

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Find the Brands You Like and Get To Know The SizesResearch name brands of clothing that are of good quality and be familiar with your size. For example, Banana Republic and The Gap sizes run small, Venezia clothing and Columbia Sportswear is generously cut.

 

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Stores That Sell Nylon Shirts?I'm a 45 year old guy who likes to wear nylon shirts. These days they are so hard to find. I would be very grateful if anyone knows any shops or websites that I can buy some.

 

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Save on SuitsWhether it's for an upcoming wedding, a job interview, or a fine dinner, everyone needs to have one good suit in the closet. While women can get away without the business style suit until it's time for a job interview, for men it carries more importance.

 

Save Money on Clothing

Save Money on ClothingHere is a big list of tips for saving money on clothing. Wear older clothing around the house and save your nice clothing for when you go out. Buy clothes off season when they are on sale or even clearance. And more tips...

 

Saving Money on Shoes

Frugal FeetShoes are a weakness for many women. It's easy to spend a fortune on a closet full of shoes, but it's very impractical. Instead, try to make wise decisions when purchasing shoes and avoid buying "cute" shoes for that reason only.

 

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Splurge and Save on ShoesWant a great way to save money while shopping? Buy expensive shoes. Sound crazy? It makes more sense than you think.

 

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Buying the Right Size Boys Jeans?I need boys jeans, with the waist to fit 8-10, but length to fit 14. What size do I buy? Please help.

 

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Buying Clothes Online?Are there any websites that provide more than just the size of a clothing item?

 

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The Best Time To Shop Clearance Sales?When is the best time to shop seasonal clearances on women's clothes? I know they always have sales, but which one is the best one?

 

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Finding Pants That Fit Properly?I have gained a lot of weight in the last 2 years and it is hard to find pants that fit in both the waist and stride. I am 5 foot 4 inches and wear a size 16, but the stride is too baggy.

 

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Buying Shoes at Thrifty Stores and Foot Fungus?I have started going to thrift stores to shop because of less work. I see people buying really nice looking shoes there, good name brands. How do you try on used shoes and not have to worry about foot fungus and catching it?

 

Authenticating Salvatore Ferragamo Italian Leather Belts

Authenticating Salvatore Ferragamo Italian Leather Belts?Can you guys help me authenticate these two belts before I buy them?

 

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