By Marielle Bobo
Designer goods for the entire family without the hefty price tag? Sounds like a tall order to fill, but trust us, we’ve got you covered. Here’s your definitive guide to the best factory outlets, discount shops, flash sales and consignment boutiques. And everything is just a click away.
Founded by Nicole Jennings, wife of former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings, this e-retailer features gently used goods originally worn by the wives and girlfriends of professional athletes or coaches, in addition to female staffers affiliated with teams. A portion of the proceeds goes to various charities that are close to the ladies’ hearts.
Nab jewels from David Yurman and Dior or shop the site’s killer collection of Hermès silk scarves. Be sure to check out the “Under $200” section for designer bargains so cheap, it should be a crime.
Louis Vuitton lovers will obsess over this luxury vintage site for men and women, which houses an extensive collection of coveted styles such as the Speedy and the Alma. Shop the Birkin Bar for bargains on the Hermès classic or check out the selection of Cartier, Givenchy and Céline fine jewelry.
The brainchild of founder CeCe Hendriks, label-loving parents will swoon over this e-commerce boutique that houses designer goods for children from brands including Ralph Lauren, Burberry and Gucci. Paying only a fraction of the original prices, there’s no need to feel guilty about splurging on pieces that your little ones will outgrow.
The style-conscious will find all things chic for women, men, kids and even the home on this site. Check out the “designer” channel for flash sales—pop-up discounts available for a limited time only—from brands such as Fendi and Valentino.
Read more in the August 2015 issue of EBONY Magazine.