When accessory shopping, get the most bang for your buck by following these simple tips about how to save money on accessories.
Shop the SalesIt may seem obvious, but if you want to save money on accessories, keep a look out for sales. In addition to flyers in your local newspaper, visit the websites of your favorite department stores and sign up for sales alerts by email.
Shop Out of SeasonFor the lowest prices on accessories, shop out of season. For example, boots and other winter accessories are usually cheapest in spring, while sunglasses and summer accessories are less expensive in fall. Also look for special sales around major holidays.
Visit Thrift ShopsYou can locate treasures from decades gone by at thrift shops and vintage clothing stores in your local area. Here you can find jewelry, handbags and other accessories at discount prices. If you don't mind used accessories, you can find some real steals. Get tips on shopping for vintage items from Ashley Kane, About.com's guide to Vintage Clothing.
Check Shipping CostsIf you are shopping for accessories online, don't forget about shipping costs. Many retailers offer free shipping these days, which can make a big difference in your out of pocket costs. If shipping isn't free, oftentimes a discounted shipping rate is available for ordering multiple products.
PriceGrabber, Shopping.com and TheFind.com to search for accessories and save money.