Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Stylist Joanne Watkinson Stylist Joanne Watkinson

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Stylist Joanne Watkinson Stylist Joanne Watkinson

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Make sure that sale bargain really is a wise buy Make sure that sale bargain really is a wise buy SSOME of the "sale tips" I read really make me laugh. As well meaning as they may be, often they aren't helpful.

OME of the "sale tips" I read really make me laugh. As well meaning as they may be, often they aren't helpful.

Even those who plan their sale shopping meticulously will struggle to find the hallowed "investment pieces" and "classic styles" amidst the trends that failed miserably or the sad faulty rail.

Even those who plan their sale shopping meticulously will struggle to find the hallowed "investment pieces" and "classic styles" amidst the trends that failed miserably or the sad faulty rail.

Don't misunderstand me, I love sale shopping, it's a chance to buy brands that are usually out of your budget at a knockdown price, but retailers aren't pushovers, they don't mark down their best sellers or winning styles.

Don't misunderstand me, I love sale shopping, it's a chance to buy brands that are usually out of your budget at a knockdown price, but retailers aren't pushovers, they don't mark down their best sellers or winning styles.

Chances are they will be kept at full price or have sold out already. Sale time is an opportunity for stores to clear out seasonal collections and colours to make room for new stock.

Chances are they will be kept at full price or have sold out already. Sale time is an opportunity for stores to clear out seasonal collections and colours to make room for new stock.

While the prospect of sales fill some people with dread, I know women who won't step foot inside a shop until bargain corner has been cleared. These are the While the prospect of sales fill some people with dread, I know women who won't step foot inside a shop until bargain corner has been cleared. These are the women who shop at the beginning of the season and buy their summer wardrobe as soon as it hits the shopfloor. …

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