Pre-Shopping at Saturday’s Showcase Vendors

We’re gearing up for our biggest shopping event of the year (Seasonably Chic Showcase Nov. 7, 10am-2pm, at the Phoenix downtown) so I had to do a little R&D for the event, right? ūüôā I stopped by Once Upon a Child (OUAC) and Clothes Mentor (click here to read the story about Katie, my friend and the owner of the local franchises of both stores).¬† They¬†will be at our holiday shopping event¬†this Saturday, but I had a couple in-store coupons to use so I decided to check them out early.¬†Oh by the way – if you love a great deal¬†– make sure you get on their mailing lists to get emailed about all their AWESOME deals. I got a $5 off a $10 purchase coupon for¬†OUAC and a $25 off a $50 purchase coupon for Clothes Mentor. They’re right next door to each other in Hyde Park, and I just haaaaaappened to have a meeting nearby so I popped in.

No joke, in the 30 minutes I had before my meeting, I dropped some things that didn’t fit Lola anymore to the front desk at¬†OUAC. Then I went shopping for new shoes for her ¬†so I could use my coupon. I found three shoes for $3.50 each, and they ended up paying me¬†$8¬†for some of the items I brought in to sell. So after the coupon, and the cash for stuff I brought in, they paid me about $5 to take three pairs of shoes out of their store! LOVE IT!

Then, I went next door to Clothes Mentor and in 5 minutes flat, I found three dresses and two sweaters for $50, which I used my $25 off coupon on, and I walked away only paying $25 for HUNDREDS of dollars worth of stuff had I paid retail on everything (seriously, everything I got was name brand — Banana Republic, White House Black Market, Michael Kors, etc)

Below is a pic of me wearing one of the new sweaters I got (only $9) and Lola wearing a new pair of Converse shoes (yes…. $3.50 for Converse baby shoes which were barely worn and I just saw a new pair of them at Nordstrom for $25!)

Both Clothes Mentor and Once Upon a Child will have pop-up boutiques at the showcase, along 45 other AMAZING local boutiques and vendors so you can get all your shopping done under one roof! Click here to learn more and RSVP!

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