One dilemma that all parents seem to face is finding fashionable dresses for their children at affordable prices. Fashionable dresses for children generally come from specialty stores, boutiques, and private shops. Most of the time parents cannot afford to shop where the fashionable dresses for children are sold.
The following tips may help you to locate fashionable dresses for your children at affordable prices.
1. Shop at consignment shops. Most of the time really fashionable clothing is only worn a small percentage of the time. The child gets an expensive outfit and the parent makes them keep it put up so that they do not ruin it. When the child outgrows it the clothing still looks new and the parent often sells it for a reduced amount of money. You can find clothes at these shops that come from the most expensive stores in your area at half the price they sell for normally.
2. Advertise in the paper that you are looking for these items. Many times parents have these items in a closet and have not decided what to do with them.
3. Advertise of social networking sites that you are looking for these items and the sizes you need
4. Shop after holidays when there will be huge price reductions in the stores
5. Shop clearance racks at some of the finer stores. These stores will often mark these garments down to
90% off of the original asking price. There is a large mark-up on clothing so you can easily buy a one hundred dollar dress for ten dollars or less.
6. Shop online. The huge stores often have online deals that are not available in their stores. There are also small online boutiques that can offer you great prices on these items.
When you shop for fashionable clothing try not to buy items too far in advance. Fashions change in the blink of an eye. If you buy your items too far in advance you may have something that has went out of style before your child can wear it very well.
Save clothing because what was once in style will return to being stylish again. Save the expensive dresses you bought for your children by packing them in tissue paper and moth balls. In the future you may be able to bring them out of storage and sell them, or give them to other family members.