Beware of the Sale

Posted September 14, 2011 by in Fashion

Just because it’s on sale doesn’t mean you should buy it. If you wouldn’t have bought it at full price, then stay away. It’s another impulse buy that would just sit in your closet until you gave it away, donated it to charity, or sold it to a buy/sell/trade store. Be Broke & Chic, save your money for something you really want!

Beware of the Sale

Sales can be absolutely amazing! However, sometimes what’s on sale is just the left over stuff no one wanted, the trends that never caught on, and of course the ugly and the damaged. Know the difference!

The Best Sales

1. Semi-Annuel Sales

Express, Victoria’s Secret, and Bath & Body Works are great examples! Beware, if you’re only getting $10 off a $40 shirt…it’s not worth it. If you’re a broke fashionista you shouldn’t be spending over $40 on a sale item (unless it’s for a pair of shoes or a quality coat.)

2. End of Season Sales

Off-Season Shopping paradise! Read more here!

3. Black Friday

This infamous day happens once a year. It’s a total novelty, but the sales are amazing. I’m guilty of Black Friday shopping! Are you?

4. Buy one Get one Free

BOGO deals are best for beauty products and jewelry, but beware: if you don’t need one pair of earrings, you definitely don’t need two.

5. Urban Outfitters

This is one store that always has a sale section. Urban Outfitters gets a huge shipment daily, meaning items have two weeks or less to make it to your closet at full price. If it doesn’t, it’s booted to the sale section. I have never once bought anything full price at Urban before. I find spending $68 on a sundress a little too expensive. If I just wait a few weeks I can get it half off, if not more! Their sale section always rocks my world and my closet, with little stress to my wallet!

Beware of the sale!