4 Tips for Saving Money on Clothing


Another thing that people try to cut corners on is clothing purchases. Because of tighter budgets people often forego spending money on clothing unless it is absolutely necessary. Here are some tips on how to save money on clothing.

Tips for Saving Money on Clothing

1. Shop at Discount Outlets– One way to get more bang for your clothes shopping dollars is to buy your clothes at shopping outlets. One thing to remember though is to thoroughly check them out to ensure that they are not seconds.

2. Buy Gently Used– You would be surprised at how much you can save by shopping at your local Goodwill, church sales, or even at garage sales.

3. Purchase Quality over Quantity– Before actually making a clothing purchase, it is important that you take into consideration the quality of the merchandise. Which one will give you the most value for your money? Poorly made clothing is usually not fit for wearing anywhere but in the house after a couple of washings. Keep this is mind before you spend your hard earned dollars on an item or items that will not last.

4. Check for End of Season Sales– Keep an eye on your local flyers. Many stores will have end of season sales in which you can save a bundle of money on clothing. Stores want to clear their shelves and consumers looking for bargains are often the ones that benefit from these end of season sales.

These are just a few ways that you can save money on clothing purchases. Another way you can save money on clothing is by getting some gently used clothing from relatives and friends. Using these tips on how to save money on clothing will definitely add up to more money savings for you.

I love when people say I look fabulous when really I spent maybe $20 on my entire outfit! You can still look amazing and fashionable on a budget.

Krystal Blue
Krystal Blue dropped out of culinary school to be a full time mom to her two little angels, but it is a decision she does not regret! She loves doing crossword puzzles in her spare time and reading romance novels.

24 Responses to “4 Tips for Saving Money on Clothing

  • I always go straight to the clearance rack when I shop. Best bargains! I also use reward cards that allow discounts at the till . It really ads up

  • I love buying from resale shops… I mostly find good deals for my girls. I love buying 75% clearance rack for me!

  • Clothing is so expensive nowadays that one has to stay on budget or risk breaking the entire bank. These are some great tips.

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    Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    7 years ago

    I buy clothes for my boys at thrift shops sometimes. I save a ton that way.

  • I only shop in sales and get reduced price stuff.I love saving as much as I can all the time.

  • These are excellent tips. I’m always buying from the clearance rack, taking advantage of end of season sales online (because I can’t seem to find my size in store) and shopping consignment.

  • I always buy in the off season and hit those clearance racks!

  • I always just go straight to the clearance/sale rack. Never pay full price!

  • I always head to the clearance rack at Target and end up with great scores! IF you shop often and early, you will get great deals.

  • Great tips we are sales rack kind of family. I hate paying full price for anything.

  • End of season sales are my faves since I can still wear it for a while. I live in California so winter isn’t too harsh, haha. Great tips!

  • Living in a warm weather state, I always check at the end of the summer and buy a lot of discounted clothing. I can pretty much wear it year round and so that works well for me.

  • These are great tips! I check the clearance racks almost every time I go to the store. I keep regular inventory of what my kids have and need and buy ahead when I can.

  • Great tips to save a ton of money on clothing! I’ve never really shopped much at thrift shops but I’m very fortunate to wear the same size as my daughter and she buys herself lots of clothes that I can wear too.

  • It drives me crazy that the clothes are so expensive and quality so bad these days
    thanks for the tips I am looking forward to the end of season sales

  • I always buy out of season. I always feel funny buying coats in the summer but hey they are cheaper when the demand is lower for the items.

  • That is why I still shop at Forever 21! They have great prices. I honestly don’t wear second hand clothes

  • I absolutely love getting deals on clothing. I love going to thrift shops, and when I don’t, I head straight to the clearance racks!

  • I almost exclusively shop on sale. If I need something like coat, I try to get it the year before. Prices keep on rising so this is the only way to go.

  • I totally agree about the quality comment. It doesn’t pay off if you keep having to buy new things because they wore out!

  • I love all tips on saving money. Saving money on clothing is the best!

  • Great pointers! I am always looking for ways to pinch pennies on clothing!

  • I don’t shop at Thrift stores or use gently used items of clothing. However, my way of saving on clothes is the Discount Outlets and end of the season sales.

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