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How to get affordable shopping in an expensive store

Big brands and luxury stores can be quite affordable without blowing your budget.

How to get affordable shopping in an expensive store

Imagine if Nike opened a store in Uganda. Even brand fans would be scared off because one would imagine high prices.

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Some people have made peace with second-hand, third-hand, and China handouts to be able to rock designer brands.

However, this can be an attitude issue rather than a reflection of reality. The reality is these stores have benefits programs through which people can get cheaper products.

Nevertheless, here are some ways to get affordable items at high-end products. Don't miss these fashion hacks for a perfect wardrobe.

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Swap cheaper items for one high-quality item. For example, if your budget includes three pairs of shoes downtown, swap them for a luxurious pair of kickers. Save on small items too. In your budget, take out small items and save that money for one luxurious purchase.

The truth is upgrading requires sacrifices. The good news is that you don't have to go over your budget for that. The better news is once you get the first item, you may discover that you can afford your new lifestyle.

Buy your gifts from these stores. Gifts usually have a good budget that can get you in the door. Plan for your gifts and find out which stores have them.

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Understanding product variety can help you make better decisions when shopping. Some products are better bought in these superstores to get value for money in the long run.

Assuming prices only hurts your self-esteem and shopping choices. Get information about their price range for those times you want to treat yourself or when someone else wants to treat you.

Often when other people want to spend on us, because we are trying to be decent, we suggest our default shopping corners not knowing that the superstores are price-friendly in some moments.

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Superstores have their clients and what some of them have is client incentives. Discounts, bonus points, shopping privileges, and credit cards, among others. Find out about these incentives and start getting your loyalty rewarded.

Some stores have a range of payment options for different clients. Find out which ones you can get and start budgeting for your luxe look.

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Transport costs are higher when you travel to make the purchase. If the store has a delivery option, you can save half of the transport money you would have used otherwise.

Being a brand influencer comes with the perks of shopping privileges and free stuff. If you have a good social media presence in a given niche, you can get yourself a deal and get your followers goodies too. Everybody wins.

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