HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN

HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN?! Bargain Shopping and looking good for less are the purpose of this blog post. I shall share my sale shopping tips with you while providing some stylish outfits along the way. Mens fashion has exploded in recent years with every man now more fashion conscious than they were. The power of a great outfit cannot be underestimated HOWEVER to achieve great outfits requires spending a lot of money!……or does it?!

BARGAIN SHOPPING

The often forgotten items which were once best selling products. Bargain shopping is sometimes derided for being, well……..cheap. We want premium products whether its phones or fashion. The latest and the greatest, The World Renowned Brand Names. In most cases brand names are going to hit your wallet……hard! If your like me and your still waiting for a lottery win then you have to savvy with your money, no?? This is where my guide HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN can you help to look good, for less!

My HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN tips are;

  • Shop the sale rails in store. You can shop by price here. Sometimes they are separated by size
  • Shop online. I go to the sale section and filter by my size. This has helped me to bag numerous bargains!
  • Sign up for emails. I know none want to receives “spam” however emails from clothing companies occasionally contain precious information such as spend & save promotions, flash sale events and % off clothing.

Hopefully this advice helps you. Below is a catalogue of the BARGAIN BUYS which have completely transformed my wardrobe!

THE BOMBER JACKET

The Bomber Jacket! 2016 Mens Fashion hottest trend. Every man needs a Bomber Jacket in their wardrobe due to its versatility for being dressed up for a night out or dressed down for a few pints with your mates on Super Sunday. While Menswear stores are heavily backing the Bomber Jacket is good news for us the abundance of choice available could be “bad” news. I have provided some of my BARGAIN BUYS as fashion inspiration for you. A Navy Bomber Jacket is a really versatile colour and works well with strong Autumn Winter colours like burgundy and green. Mens Fashion in 2016 has been dominated by one colour, TAN, as a result investing in a Tan Bomber Jacket is a great idea! For more outfit ideas check out my HOW TO WEAR A TAN BOMBER JACKET blog post!

River Island Bomber Jacket
River Island Bomber Jacket RRP €85 BARGAIN BUY €36
Camel Bomber Jacket
River Island Camel Suede Bomber RRP €85 BARGAIN BUY €24
River Island Rust Bomber Jacket
River Island Bomber Jacket RRP €75 BARGAIN BUY €30

BLAZER AND WAISTCOAT

The Blazer is THE one piece which can transform any outfit from good to great! One of my favourite outfit combinations ever is a Blazer and Waistcoat combination. In my opinion a Blazer is simply an essential for any man. As we hurtle towards The Party Season A Blazer and Waistcoat combo will certainly differentiate you from the rest of the crowd. I always buy the matching Waistcoat when I buy a Blazer. My Bargain Shopping Tips have helped me to acquire these great pieces for much lower than their RRP! The Red Tweed Blazer and Waistcoat is perfect for Autumn Winter, I styled it with a Roll Neck for a shoot a few months ago. The Red Linen Blazer and Waistcoat looks great for the Dapper Days of Spring Summer. You can see more of it in my blog post WHAT TO WEAR TO A CHRISTENING.

River Island Tweed Blazer and Waistcoat
River Island Tweed Blazer BARGAIN BUY €40 and Waistcoat BARGAIN BUY €20
River Island Linen Blazer and Waistcoat
River Island Linen Blazer BARGAIN BUY €40 and Waistcoat BARGAIN BUY €20

DENIM JACKET

A DENIM JACKET is a piece which will never go out of style! It can be worn in any season and is a great transitional jacket for Spring and Autumn. The Denim Jacket can be used for layering your outfit for example under the a Camel Overcoat for a great Street Style inspired look! I picked up the Denim Jacket on sale for only €30. River Island were offering a Spend & Save when I bought the Camel Coat. Have a look on my Instagram Page to see more outfit inspiration. Check out HOW TO WEAR…NEUTRALS and A GUIDE TO BUYING OUTERWEAR for fashion inspiration and outfit ideas.

River Island Denim Jacket
River Island Denim Jacket BARGAIN BUY €30
Camel Overcoat with Denim Jacket
Camel Coat bought on Spend & Save RRP €100 BARGAIN BUY €80
SPACE IBIZA Printed Vest
SPACE IBIZA Primark Man printed vest RRP €10 BARGAIN BUY €3!

Bargain Shopping can be rewarding! We all love to pick up clothes or anything really for less than the intended price. The Sales will be coming up shortly and this represents the perfect time to implement my HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN guide!

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Thanks for reading, I’ve been Fashionable Frank and you have been Fantastic!

STAY STYLISH!

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