Online deals
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BillionDollarBabes.com: Two 48-hour sales three times a week. Use code OPRAH for $25 off first purchase.

EditorsCloset.com/omag: Main focus is on accessories.

Gilt.com/oprahmagazine: Savings of up to 70 percent.

HauteLook.com: Private sales of everything from home to beauty to fashion.

RedTagCrazy.com: Sells one discounted item at a time, in limited quantities. You can arrange e-mail and cell phone alerts.

Ideeli.com: More than 300 luxury brands; sale events and giveaways. Use code OPRAHMAG for an invitation.

RueLaLa.com/oprah: Two-day sales with lots of inventory.

TheTopSecret.com/O: Use code O to get $15 off in September and October.

EBay: Vintage finds.

PriceProtectr.com: Tracks price fluctuations on a given item so you can jump on a sale. They'll also show you how to get money back after you've already bought an item.

RetailMeNot.com: Offers printable coupons and online discounts usable at places like Macy's, Ann Taylor and The Gap.

ShopItToMe.com: You pick the brands and sizes that interest you (there are more than 600 to choose from), and ShopItToMe will send you e-mail bulletins about online sales.

RehashClothes.com: Photos of giveaways—think accessories clothes and books—are posted and members make a deal. You only have to pay postage.

SwapStyle.com: The same concept as RehashClothes. Focused on clothes, accessories, cosmetics and shoes.

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