Like most women, I love to dress to impress -- particularly for special occasions -- but don't have the budget to spend like a red carpet celebrity. And like some people love couponing when grocery shopping, I myself love searching for the best deals possible in fashion.
Recently, I went to a super fancy event, and was excited to break out my favorite high-end labels that I secretly bought for a fraction of the retail price. And I didn't get my looks from stores like TJ Maxx or Loehmann's, where it can be a hit or miss. I bought directly from the upscale stores without the upscale price tag. In the end, I put together an outfit that only cost me $300 but retailed for nearly $1500. Here's how I scored the best deals:
Here's a little secret: These sales usually happen way before the end of the season. Retailers know that if they wait until the season's actually over, you won't