Now I have to say before Harry I was one for branded clothing I love the likes of Jack Wills, Hollister, Joules, Crew and all the others. But since Harry I can’t justify spending £30 on one polo shirt. But of course that doesn’t stop me wanting them.
So when browsing threw one of my favourite charity shops the other day I came across these amazing bargains ! Two Joules polo shirts which were in my size !! And a Crew clothing jumper also in my size. And they were all £3 each ! Joules polo shirts retail from £30+ and Crew clothing jumpers retail at £60+ totalling £120 ! A massive saving! The polo shirt were in very good condition and the jumper was amazing condition. I got them home and put them in the wash now they are as good as new! One thing I would say about charity clothing is wash in antibacterial washing powder and on a hot wash.
Over the time I’ve been shopping in charity shops I’ve picked up some amazing branded clothing items. Spending no more on a £5 for each one. It’s definitely worth hunting threw the racks of clothing, some charity shops will have a rail where all the branded items are. Check the kids section as well as you can grab some great bargains in there too! I’ve managed to get Gap, Junior J, Baby Joules all for a fraction of the price of new and children grow out of there clothes so quickly and cover them in all sorts of stains there’s no point buying new.
So rummage threw them racks and see what hidden Branded bargains you can find. Please share with me any that you do.
Even though I love a charity shop bargain I also love buying new clothes that are a bargain! I find some clothes shops like primark, H&M and even some supermarkets will sell brand new clothes cheaper than some charity shops sell second hand ones. So my bargains this week were some bigger clothes for Harry. We went to primark and when I go shopping I always look at the reduced section first and see if what I need is in there. Primark will always sell there outdated stock a lot cheaper than the original price which makes for a good bargain! Also if you see something brand new you like in there wait a few weeks because I guarantee it will go down in price. There is always quite a few stands of bargain clothes and not always in the same place so have a really good look around or ask a staff member.
I brought Harry a long sleeved Star Wars t- shirt for £1 originally £5.50 , a batman hoodie for £3 originally £10.00 and some Spider-Man slipper for £1 originally £5. So a total of £20.50 worth of clothes for £5. Bargain!
So it’s definitely worth looking in clothes shops in reduced sections to find things you do need, but you also need the willpower not to buy more than you need ( which is easier said than done) I succeeded in not buying more than needed in this shopping trip and that doesn’t always happen. I always think in my head ” it’s not a bargain if you don’t need it” there’s no point just buying it because it’s cheap. If you don’t need it don’t buy it.
I hope you found this post useful, I will be posting about how to budget in my next blog so be sure to come back and see that.
Thank you !
My primark bargains 🙂