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Monday, January 23, 2012

Bargain Shopping Overload

I went shopping this weekend. But not your typical kind of shopping -  it was serious bargain hunting. I found out about a sale at a second hand clothing store called, Other Mothers. They were having a Quarter Sale - meaning everything was only a quarter! But it wasn't in the regular part of their store, it was in the back of their store. And this was what it looked like:

 Mountains of clothes piled onto tables. Just like a glorified garage sale. Scary, right?? I thought so. I almost turned around and walked out the door. I'm the type of person who likes clothes presented in a nice organized fashion when I shop. Sifting through piles of clothing is almost unbearable. And completely stressful. But this time, even though I felt completely overwhelmed, I gathered up my courage and dug in. If I only had to pay a quarter for each article of clothing, surely I could do this. My mom came and helped me sort through all the piles. We went through ALL of those piles and found tons of clothing. And this is what we ended up with:

Two bags filled with approximately 100 articles of clothing. Some of the clothes was for me, but most of it was for The Toddler - for the next two years - all for a whopping price of $28!!! We found some major scores there - clothing from Osh Kosh, The Children's Place, Calvin Klein, and more. It was great. Here are a couple of my personal favorite finds:

I know this sweater looks like it belongs at an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party, but I think it's great! It's a hand knit sweater from Norway. It looks so crazy, but I just couldn't resist! I think I might take in the sleeves for more of a fitted look.

And I also found an awesome vintage Oscar de la Renta velour shirt! LOVE.

I wouldn't say that sifting through piles of clothes is my cup of tea, but it was definitely worth it! But I'm not planning on doing this again next weekend. :)


Megan said...

that is AMAZING!!!! I'm so jealous!! wow I can't believe you got all that for $28. So so awesome!

leedove said...

These limited t-shirts surely are a big hit among buyers because of its design. There are also other apparel companies that revive t-shirt designs when they're in demand.

Lee Dove

leedove said...

Two bags full of clothes at a quarter each... WOW! This saved you a lot of money, huh? The great news here is you found branded items, which are telling of their quality.

Lee Dove