BARGAIN BASEMENTS…are a great source of this season’s hottest designer clothing. This secret shopping extravaganza has been carefully guarded by fashionistas all over the world. There are a variety of bargain basement stores that specialize in a variety of different items. Some stores are strictly fashion outlets that supply the fabulous on a budget with quality designer items that look like they came straight off the runway. Other basement stores specialize in accessories or sporting apparel, so you can hit the mall or hit the slopes looking as gorgeous as you deserve! The most popular of these bargain basement stores is Filene’s Basement, with locations all over the country. Filene’s is most well known for their annual wedding dress extravaganza that draws brides to be from near and far! Marshalls and TJMax are also strong contributors. You do need to swing through them regularly, because they'll get a shipment and a few pieces and when they're gone, you're out of luck. Check out this great book on finding bargain styles, too!