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Deals on Petite Fashion

Find Deals on Petite Fashion

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Everybody's looking for fashion deals, and no wonder. Although few women have the budget for a wardrobe of designer clothing and accessories, women still want to look stylish. Searching for bargains on fashion can be a little more challenging for petites, since there are fewer clothing choices available, but if you enjoy the thrill of the hunt and are up for some negotiating, you can find good deals on petite clothing and petite-friendly accessories.

1. Find Deals at Petite Clothing Sales

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Deals on petite clothing are available now. Shop for swimsuits in June and winter coats in January, and you're sure to find deals, but did you know that you can also find deals on petite clothing all year long? In fact, major online retailers run continual sales as inventory levels of "old" merchandise diminish, and stores must make room for next season's fashion. Although it's fun to browse local stores for deals, an online shopper can quickly view hundreds of deals on petite clothing from numerous stores in less time than it would take to drive to the mall.

2. Make Deals by Negotiating

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Want a lower price on a garment or accessory? Just ask. Although this tactic doesn't always work, it works often enough to be worthwhile trying out if you've always been too shy to say those magic words: "Can you do better on the price?" If you love a fashion item so much that you can't wait for it to go on sale, it's an ideal time to ask for a discount.

3. Find Deals at Thrift Stores

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Finding deals on petite clothing at thrift stores isn't always easy, but if you're lucky, you may be rewarded by finding some great deals. Thrift stores normally don't separate out the petite clothing into its own area, so be prepared to sort through racks of clothing that contain both regular and petite sizes. Don't forget the accessories because thrift stores have plenty of handbags, shoes, jewelry, belts, and scarves--all at low, low prices. One caveat: condition, condition, condition. If you're buying anything from a thrift store, make sure it's in great condition.
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