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Save Your Clothes & Your Money!

“Dry Clean Only.” These words can make you shudder. There’s the issue of actually trusting a dry cleaner not to destroy your treasures and then there’s the hefty price tag associated with the risk. In addition, dry cleaning can actually wear down the fibers of your clothing and make them not last as long! Oomph. Talk about bad news.

Thankfully, there are a couple of tricks you can employ to make your clothing last longer and save your hard earned dinero for something better…like shoes!

Consignment Shopping 101

My closet has to be filled with designer masterpieces. It simply does. It’s just the way my heart was created. It literally skips a beat and I lose my breath when I see vintage Oscar de la Renta cascading from a satin hanger. The problem is my bank account doesn’t respect my heart.

The solution is consignment shopping! Living in Manhattan gives me access to some of the most amazing consignment shops in the world. You just need to march into the neighborhood where the ladies dress how you do and you’ll find dozens of items that suit you perfectly in resale shops. But don’t fret if you don’t live here! There are great consignment shops popping up online, such as…