We love a trend, but there’s something about a great quality timeless piece at a bargain that really has us hooked.
Whether it’s the bag that makes an outfit or the great shoes that always give you a lift, those lifelong buys are guaranteed to make you feel fabulous. The only thing we don’t love so much? The sky high price tag!
Nowadays, picking up a designer handbag doesn’t have to mean scrimping and saving for months. Thanks to an influx of new sites and shopping destinations offering our favourite brands at a discounted rate, you can now pick up those shoes you’ve always dreamed of at up to 50% off.
From the designer eyewear outlet offering the coolest new shades for less to the celeb-loved online retailer’s sister site that’s a designer lover’s heaven, this season’s must-have could be yours for a fraction of the price!
Head to 32 Clothing for discounted brand name and designer merchandise at up to 80% below the original department store price. 32 Clothing isn’t just for affordable pick-me-ups; their buyers travel the world to source merchandise from over 500 vendors across 10 countries. For big savings on exciting new and established designer brands such as ASOS, Massimo Dutti and Cheap Monday, this is the ‘shop till you drop’ go-to store!
This is designer heaven – without the price tag! With big name brands such as Seafolly,Karen Millen, Bjorn Borg and more, Runway Sale is an exclusive new concept – a members-only shopping community with access to affordable designer brands. Simply sign up and become a member, check online daily for designer bargains at sale prices, shop up a storm and your items will delivered to your door. New sales open every day, be quick though: once that item you’re eyeballing is gone, you’ve lost out.
Well worth the journey, World Wear is in Woodmead, Johannesburg is the savviest brand and outlet around! You won’t find high end designer brands, but you will save serious amounts on everything from sportswear brands like Nike and New Balance to Aldo and Forever New. Everything under one roof. Check the website for the latest steals!
If you’re serious about getting your hands on luxury international designer brands, then bookmark this site right away! The Outnet is famous fashion site Net a Porter’s sister site. New items from all the big designers (they’ve recently signed up Stella McCartney) drop every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The well-edited luxe feel sets it apart from other sale sites. Their super-stylish team provide great outfit ideas too. Even the staff have to join the queue so there are some serious designer bargains to be had. The prices are in pounds, but they load you onto the south African site and they deliver to South Africa.
DESIGNER SHOE OUTLET
Need we say more? Everything from Shutz to Coach New York. Designer shoes at reduced prices…it’s every woman’s dream!
SMART BUY GLASSES
This is truly a gem! Smart Buy Glasses offer up to 50% off designer eyewear including spectacles and sunglasses. If you’re unsure of what to buy, try on styles at your optometrist or sunglasses store, get the code of the pair you love and search for it on the site. All styles have the code and colour so it’s easy to find your preferred pair. It’s the cheapest way to add some flash to your look. Super smart!!
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