Chic on the Cheap
For a bonanza of local sample sales, outlets, warehouse sales and to keep your finger on the pulse of where to get the best bargains in clothing, shoes, and accessories, look no further than Bargains LA. This website, run by savvy shopping expert Suzanne O'Connor, covers all the best in true bargains throughout Los Angeles and neighboring counties.Recent examples include the BCBG sample sale, LF warehouse sale, and Athena designs for jewelry. The site also lists stores where you can get bargains everyday, without waiting for a sample sale.
Access to the Bargains LA web site is free, and every listing, including the advertisers, are carefully investigated and personally visited by Suzanne and her staff to ensure that each merchant represents a bonefide bargain. There is even a mobile app you can download for your smartphone so you can go bargain shopping on the fly. If you sign up to be a member on the site you can even ask Suzanne your personal bargain questions (she recenlty gave me a great tip on where to find great deals on designer jeans! Don't worry, I will share — the store is called That Jean Shop), and there is an emailed newsletter that will keep you in the loop when a new sale comes up.
In addition to fashion, you can also find deals on home furnishings and accessories, pet supplies, optical, appliances, electronics, general merchandise…the list goes on and includes pretty much everything except travel, automobiles and real estate.
So, whaddya waiting for? Go forth and shop!