SAVING MONEY When the Seasons Change  💛 [Episode 15]

On The Hunt for Amazing CLOSEOUTS!

Tips, Tools and Proven Success!  

Style and Give Weekly Podcast with Rachel Kimball and Tera Coughlin … coming to you with latest fashion ideas and news, style updates, life's challenges, life’s wins, our giving hearts, a whole lot of laughter and of course ….positive vibes.
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    • Shopping for closeouts - How do we shop for closeouts?
    • If you're not using Google Lens you're missing out - How to use/How to scour the internet?
    • How to know what to look for?
    • What you should be looking for based on the trends, colors and styles.
    • What are Rachel and Tera currently looking for?
    • Shopping for Special Occasions Early for Great Deals
    • Shop Beni ( The FREE browser extension that instantly shows you the best resale listings while you shop your favorite brands online) 

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    Shopping for closeouts - How does Rachel shop for closeouts?

    I scour the web…If I know what I am looking for I will take a picture of it and use Google Lens (if you're not using Google Lens You're missing out BIG TIME!

    Here is a Link to my Blog - Get the BEST price on (or find) anything - Google Lens!

    This ensures you see how the item you are looking for is priced throughout the internet 

    Know how to sort on websites?

    (if you don’t know, Here is a Link to my Blog - The Shopping Deadline )

    KEY POINTS: When I shop online, one of my best friends is the “sort” option. If the site you're using has the option to sort by size, price, color, and condition - use it. If you're looking for a specific item like a black mini dress, you will want to type that in the search bar and then start sorting by…

    Your size! (I know I always try to size down when I know I should size up).  Something to keep in mind: if you have a good tailor and see an amazing deal on a larger sized item, take it! It could be a good option turned into an amazing deal after alterations.  I then sort by price - low to high - and if given the option on a resale site, I will add the option of condition and start with the top tier of excellent, pristine, and, at times, very good.  Some sites do not have this option, so you rely on the description and system by which that site labels the condition of the items. This is important. When buying, remember to check the description or scale offered on the item you are purchasing to make sure it is the condition you're expecting and always check measurements (which means know your measurements… I know, but this will help you BIGTIME). 

     I use this sorting option even when I am not shopping resale (gasp) which is usually on bedding or homegoods. It’s an excellent option to use on all retail websites.  

    Places I am Shopping Now….

    Well Obviously…

    StyleandGive.com - We get new items daily…so please check in!

    My Top Picks on StyleandGive.com:



    Wag N Purr Shop - wagnpurrshop.org 

    100% of store profits directly benefit pets in need of critical and life-saving care. Shop at Wag N Purr Shop and help the FACE Foundation - face4pets.org

    The FACE Foundation is a charitable organization which provides financial grants to families whose pets require critical or lifesaving care.

    SIGN UP FOR  WAG N PURR”S VIP LIST AND GET 20% OFF YOUR FIRST PURCHASE! 

    They also have a special codes you can use!

     

    What I am  Currently Obsessed with on the site Wag N Purr right now:

    RALPH LAUREN Collectible Hand Stitched Suede Bag - Brown - $1,595

    One of a kind, stunning hand-stitched brown suede bag with a bird of prey applique made of feathers and a fun fringe bottom. Originally priced at $3000.00 - If you are in San Diego or not in San Diego - you need this bag for the last weekend of Coachella 2023…if not…for Coachella 2024!  Pick it up NOW

    PATRICIA NASH Artisan Fringe Suede Bucket Bag- Neon Blue New W/Tags - $150

    Make a bold statement with this Patricia Nash Italian suede bag. 

    TILA MARCH Italian Snake Inspired Clutch- Red, Black New W/Tags - $185

    ROBERT WANDER WINC Signed 18K Gold Citrine & Diamond Ring - $1,975

    PIN / BROOCH Bee With Pearl & Diamonds - $125

    VIA LA MODA VENETA Ostrich Fern Bucket Bag - Black New W/Out Tags - $595

    GUCCI Faux Pearl Accents Leather Belt - Red - $495

    NANCY GONZALEZ Croc Clutch - Black New W/Tags - $750 

    STAUD Tommy Croc-Embossed Black Shoulder Bag - New W/Tags - $325

    CLARE V. Embossed Leather Belt Bag / Crossbody - Black - $120

     

    Current Boutique - currentboutique.com

    Jeans - Moschino Jeans - Medium Wash Flared Jeans W/ Embroidered Dragon Design Sz 6 - $78.99 Carmar - Medium Wash Distressed Jeans W/ Rhinestone Fringe Sz 24 - $60.99

    Ulla Johnson - Light Acid Wash Button Fly High-Waist Straight Leg “Ellis” Jeans Sz 6 - $93.99

    Boots - Chanel - Tan & Black Leather Lace-Up Knee High Boots Sz 7 - $638.99

     Ferragamo - Brown & White Calf Hair Knee High Heeled Boots - $239.99

    Sweaters - CO - Black Wrap Sweater Sz S - $142.99

     Marni Maroon & Teal Chunky Knit Short Sleeve Sweater Sz L - $147.99

    J.Crew Collection - Blue & Multicolored Printed Knit Cashmere Sweater Sz S - $59.99

     

    The Real Real - therealreal.com

    Sweaters/Cardigans

    Versace  Neck Cardigan Size XS -  $362.50

    Dorothee Schumacher Cardigan Size Small  - $64

    Alice + Olivia Cropped Hot Pink Sweater Size XS - $116

    EQUIPMENT Animal Print V-Neck Sweater Size Medium - $68 

    Alice + Olivia Beaded, Sequined & Embroidered Cardigan Size Large - $235



    How to know what to look for? What you should be looking for based on trends, colors and styles in 2023

    Read My Blog : 2023 Viva Magenta & More!

     

    Pick yourself up some cardigans and cowboy boots!  I love that oversized cable knits are still in and anything with fringe.  Also, those cowboy boots you bought as an investment piece (good for you) they're staying in 2023! 
    If you are lucky enough to find a fair isle sweater with some neon pops of color in it, do not get rid of it! (like I did last fall)  The pattern is in and trending in 2023.
    If you like a lower heel like me, then you won’t want me to tell you that stilettos are back in, and so are silhouettes with intimidating shoulder energy (aka - shoulder pads)
    I am happy to announce that statement coats are going to be “hot” in 2023.  I love a good design and pattern in a wild color to get me out of my comfort zone.  What about you? 

    What about my black coat? Well, all black is in too, so deck yourself out!  

    Neon Accents Fair Isle Sweater, Mock Neck Long Sleeve Dresses, Cardigans in Bright Colors or Patterned or Printed.

     

  • Shopping for Special Occasions Early for Great Deals
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    Upcoming Weddings - Check the Sites!

    Upcoming Bachelorette Trips!

    Upcoming Trips - Fall/ Winter -Places you know you're going to visit for the Holidays - It’s never too soon for an amazing deal! 

    Birthday Outfit - Laugh now… but you will thank me later:)

    NYE Outfits - Yes….I already have my eye on one from Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini

    💛Rachel 

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