Saving money on clothes

Published in the February 22, 2017 issue of The Bells

As a college student, money is tight.
Between tuition, food, and gas, there isn’t much money left over to spend on clothing.
Here are a few stores to check out to find cute styles at low prices.

1. Shar’s Consignment
1615 Canyon Creek Dr, Temple, TX 76502

Although slightly more expensive than a Goodwill, Shar’s Consignment is a great place to find name brand clothing for less.
Plus they have some adorable boutique clothing for sale.
If you’re thinking about getting rid of clothes, you can take them to Shar’s to receive store credit towards future purchases.

2. Scott and White Hospice Thrift Store
2160 N Main St
Belton, TX 76513

Located about three minutes from campus, this thrift store has everything you could ever want: men’s and women’s clothing, formal wear, furniture, dishes, DVDs, purses, and jewelry.
Because of the store’s reasonable prices, store manager Susan Robison said she was able to decorate her son’s entire apartment for a small amount of money.

3. Plato’s Closet
3213 E Central Texas Expy, Killeen, TX 76543

If you’re looking to get rid of name brand clothing, look no further than Plato’s Closet.
They give cash or store credit in return for donations.
Plato’s Closet looks for clothing that is on-trend, so you can keep up with the latest styles without paying mall prices.

4. Ross and Marshall’s
2112 SW H K Dodgen Lp
Temple Town Square
Temple, TX 76504

Located right next to each other, these two stores offer clothing. purses, shoes, home décor, and cookwear with significantly lower prices than typical department stores.

Author: Lauren Lum

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