Shop with C2 Style
Since September, I have had the pleasure of working with my intern, Jillian, through the iQuest program at San Ramon Valley High School. She has been invaluable to me–taking photos at fashion events, helping me organize my client contact info, and guiding me through the world of social media. Recently, she accompanied me on a “fashion field trip”, and today, she is my guest blogger. So, it is my pleasure to introduce to you…Jillian Grabenstein:
I’m not gonna lie…
When I went to Loehmann’s in San Ramon for the LAST TIME today, I got a little emotional. Ok…I cried. Why? The store is closing!! (Don’t laugh)
Here’s the deal…I have been a Loehmann’s–the original designer discount retailer–customer for literally 30 years! My dear friend, Lisa, introduced me to the store during our freshman year of college at ASU. And ever since, I’ve been hooked.
Are you intimidated or overwhelmed by discount stores? Not me–I’ll shop anywhere! Marshall’s, DSW, Ross, TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack and Loehmann’s are proverbial treasure chests to me. In fact, some of my favorite pieces…my cognac leather jacket ($149.99), crystal jeweled evening shoes ($12), and Vince Camuto orange pencil pants ($39.99) were “jewels”. Here are some tips to help you navigate the madness that is discount shopping: