I’ve been so tight with my wallet lately that I’m itching for a smart splurge. I don’t want to blow all my cash, but I want to have a little fun. If you are in the same boat, check out these four online sample sales, as reviewed in the May issue of ShopSmart Magazine.
EditorsCloset.com – “Whether you’re looking for accessories, gifts, or formal dresses, this site has it. Brands range from up-and-coming American designers to European classics. We recently found a fabulous Oscar de la Renta gown marked down 87 percent to $450.” Get an invite to join the site here. Refunds within 14 days.
HauteLook.com – “The site has more than 20 weekly sales and a huge variety of brands – everything from BCBG Maz Azria to Oprah fave Robert Rodriguez. We fell in love with a $370 BCBG lavender silk dress marked down to $74.” Store credit for clothes only within 14 days.
Redtagcrazy.com – “The site sells multiple sizes of just one women’s apparel item at a time. Sales last an hour or two or until pieces sell out.” Returns for store credit.
Ruelala.com – “It’s all about investment pieces at RueLaLa; think office separates from classic American designers like Cole Haan. We found an Anne Klein pantsuit for $85, discounted 75 percent.” Returns within 30 days unless final sale. Get an invite here.