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              Quality Shopping Tips and Hints



In a recession, people have much less money to spend. It is hard for many families to pay the bills on time and this means that buying items such as new shoes and clothing often is not an option. Many people must economize and be very careful about the way they spend their money and this filters down to clothing.

A lot of people who are looking to save money on clothing often opt for cheaper clothing from discount stores and although, this may seem like a good way of saving money, it can often end up costing them much more in the long run.

When buying cheap clothes, you may think that you have got a good deal, but, cheap clothes usually do not stand up to very much wear and tear before they need to be replaced. Cheap clothing is often badly made and stitched, resulting in tears and holes. Cotton items often shrink in the wash and items such as T-shirts which feature a print often fade more quickly than better quality clothing would.

With cheap clothing, there is also the environmental and ethical issues to think about. Cheap throwaway clothing is extremely bad for the environment as it is not made to last and therefore, it usually ends up in landfill causing problems for years to come, whereas, quality pieces of clothing will last for years. Quality clothing, as well as lasting a long time, are also much more likely to be well cut. In general, they will stand up much better to wear and tear and if you have a few good pieces, they could conceivably last you a lifetime.

Very cheap clothing is often made using less than ethical means abroad. Sweatshops and unfair trade agreements are often used in order to produce masses of cheap clothing for sale in richer countries.

Even in a recession, it is possible to find quality clothes at good prices. One way to beat the turn down is to look for discount retailers of designer quality clothing online. These websites offer discounts of up to 40%, sometimes more, on excellent quality clothing which would set you bag a fortune on the High street. Looking for sale items is another great way to find excellent pieces of quality clothing including Armani clothing and many other big designer brands which are expertly made and will last you for many years to come, never going out of style.
ABOUT BROWN BAG CLOTHING

Brown Bag Clothing was established in 1999 and has become the UK`s leading specialist online retailer of designer clothing at discounted prices. We stock ranges from most of the top designers including Adidas, Aquascutum, Armani, Boss, Burberry, Criminal, D & G, Diesel, Evisu, Fred Perry, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Lambretta, Moschino, Prada, Ted Baker, Timberland, Versace and Zegna Sport.




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