Want to know how to get the designer look for a fraction of the price? Your wardrobe doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. With just a little effort, you can get a high-end fashion look on the cheap.
Discount outlet stores owned by bigger retailers such as Nordstrom and Macy's continue to crop up as more people are discovering the joy of bargain shopping. Nordstrom Rack, Saks Off 5th, Macy's Backstage and Find @ Lord & Taylor all carry clearance merchandise from their full-line stores. And if you're willing to do some searching, you can find designer merchandise at 80-90% off.
In addition, websites and stores like Wish.com, H&M and Zara.com also offer great looks for less.
How to get the designer look for less
Wish offers a $24 Bluetooth smartwatch that works with iPhone and Android -- for 93% less than an Apple Watch! Get this deal.
H&M is a great place to get great deals on clothes. This blazer is nearly 1/4 the price of the one on the right, found at Ann Taylor. Get this deal.
H&M also carries fashionable men's shoes at a fraction of the cost. These black Derby shoes are just $30 -- while the Cole Haan version that look just like them are $124. Get this deal.
Fur-lined Women's Coat
These two fur-lined coats look almost identical -- except one is nearly 6 times the cost of the other! Another great find at Wish, with the designer version at Nordstrom. Get this deal.
Rose Gold Watch
Why spend 275 times more on a watch than you have to?
This Geneva rose gold smartwatch from Wish is just as pretty as the $275 Michael Kors watch - for $274 less. Get this deal.
Black and white sweater wrap
Sweater wraps keep you warm and they're fashionable, too -- but this sweater wrap from Wish costs $100 less than the high-end one from Bloomingdale's. And I dare say, it's cuter too! Get this deal.
These $14 sneakers look a lot like Nike or Sketchers - but cost a lot less. According to the reviews, these shoes are very comfortable too! Get this deal.
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Clearance retail stores
You can find some great deals at clearance retail stores -- if you know where to look. The below options are on Nordstrom Rack's website right now, but if you want to find them, you'll have to hurry before they're gone!
Felicity & Cocoa dress - 85% off
- Was: $118
- Now: $17.70
Breeze By Vegan Leather Jacket - 85% off
- Was: $77
- Now: $11.55
Columiba Sector Reflector EXS Jacket - 85% off
- Was: $150
- Now: $22.50
Goodwill is another option for low-cost, high-end fashion
Another way to find designer fashion at rock-bottom prices is to rummage through a local Goodwill store. You'll want to go to a store in a more affluent part of town if you want the best shot at finding designer, high-end clothing that's also still in good shape. I've heard of people finding fur coats, beautiful jewelry and great designer clothes for pennies on the dollar. You just have to have a little patience in order to make a trip to Goodwill a successful one.