I have been doing this every year since my son was born.
We all know that retail prices are marked up way over the necessary amount. Why is anyone paying full price for brand spanking new clothes for kids? We all know how fast kids grow out of their sizes, so it’s time for everyone to shop smart, and not expensive!
You can save heaps of money by shopping ahead for the same season the following year. Right now, it’s time to buy winter and cold weather clothing for your kids to wear at the end of 2014. Many of the children’s stores have marked down their winter lines to super low, clearance prices. Make an educated decision as to what size your child will be wearing 1 year from now. I would generally recommend 1 size up from what they fit now. My daughter is almost 3, she fits a size 3T in most brands, so I ordered her a bunch of stuff in a size 4.
Where to buy quality, marked down winter clothing for kids NOW:
Gymboree – Sometimes they get a little expensive, so it’s great to catch a deal! They’ve got tons of great items in the sale section, as well as a Stock Up Sale that features $8 tees and leggings, and $16 bottoms and dresses, both in stores and online. Shipping is free on orders $75+. Try using code WELCOME2014 to get an additional 20% off of your order, I am not sure if this is expired yet.
The Children’s Place – They are currently having a Monster Sale, which has winter coats, mittens, long sleeved tees, and more items at up to 80% off! You can use code T5H4HP20 at check out for an additional 20% off of everything online, or print this coupon to use in stores. Shipping is free with orders $75+, otherwise $5 flat.
Tea Collection - Probably my favorite children’s brand… They are currently having their semi annual sale, where their whole previous collection is on sale. Through 1/16, you can get an additional 40% off of sale items with code 40MORE at check out.
Target – Ahh the wonderful land of TARGET! They always have a great 30,%, 50% and sometimes 70% off racks in the kids clothing sections. It seems like they are always adding to their markdowns, so check out a store in your area or
Crazy 8 – This is Gymboree’s younger sister. They are having a $9.99 and under sale, which means lots of super cheap shirts, pants, dresses, jackets, shoes and accessories! Try using code HAPPY2014 to get an additional 20% off of your order. I am not sure if this is expired yet.
Alright mama, get to shopping and save that money for next year!