Buying your children clothing can easily become very expensive. This is especially the case when you have to buy them a whole new wardrobe. If you want to save money on that then here are a few tips that will help you to get started.
Shop at the Back of the Store
The first thing that you need to do is go to the back of the clothing store. This is where the real deals tend to be. A lot of stores put sale items at the front of the store to try and draw you in. The problem with this is that they are not full discounts. They’re more like teaser prices to try and get you to shop with them, so take note of the price that is listed and don’t be afraid to explore the store before you buy.
Shop during the Off Season
You also need to make sure that you shop during the off-season. Stores are often eager to offload any seasonal clothing items they have so they can prepare for the upcoming season. You’ll usually find steep discounts around this time, so make sure that you take note and also make sure that you buy a few sizes bigger than what they might need. The main reason for this is because when next winter comes along, or even summer, any clothing that they have right now won’t fit so you need to think ahead to make the most out of those discounts. If you have an infant then it’s worth staying away from this method, because they grow too fast.
Buy Gently Used
There is absolutely nothing wrong with buying gently used clothing. When you do, you will soon find that they are way cheaper and that most of the time, you can’t even tell they’ve been worn. If you want to make the most out of this then you need to try and shop at charity shops. That way, you’re putting your money to a good cause and you also increase your chances of finding a hidden bargain too.
There are so many coupons out there that are just waiting to be used. It’s so easy for you to go online and find a Rothy’s promo code, or anything else similar. Of course, if you are having a hard time finding them, then it’s worth checking in local magazines. When you do, you will be able to see the expiration date too so that you can time your purchase so it’s just perfect.
Quality over Quantity
A lot of people believe that buying cheap clothes is the way to go. This may be the case, but you have to make sure that the clothing items themselves are of an average standard of quality. If your child is ripping their jeans or even their jumper within a week because the fabric isn’t good, then this will only cost you more in the long-run. Finding the happy medium between price and quality is crucial.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.