13 Things All Smart Shoppers Know
Even if you love it, shopping can be grueling: pushy salespeople, mountains of merchandise, hideously lit dressing rooms. Luckily, Adam Glassman knows how to make the process practically painless.
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Plan Your Attack
Assess Your Closet A few questions to ask yourself: "What do I need? Do I have eight printed blouses but only one neutral skirt, or vice versa? What three things do I feel best in, and what do they have in common (shape, color, fit)?" And finally, "What have I not worn in the past year?"
Fuel Up Don't shop when you're hungry, tired, or in a bad mood. Bring a bottle of water and snacks to keep your energy up, and wear comfortable shoes.
Enlist Help Ask a salesperson or a personal shopper to give you a heads-up about sales. If you're shopping online, look for promo codes before purchasing (a couple of good sites: RetailMeNot and Coupon Sherpa).
Primp Shopping is more fun when you look your best, so fix your hair and makeup. You'll be checking yourself out in the mirror all day.