Monday, February 6, 2012

Secrets to Getting Name Brand Baby Clothes for Less

Many people avoid getting name brand baby clothes because they figure their child will just grow out of them quickly. And while this is true, you don't have to pay that much money for designer brands, and you shouldn't have to. It is possible to save a large amount of money on the price of the clothes by purchasing them at the right places and at the right time of the year. You might be wondering how buying at the right time of year will help since babies do not really wear seasonal outfits, and that is a fair question.

The right time of the year to buy name brand baby clothes is when there are not as many babies being born. Since smart stores understand parents will be scrambling to buy clothes just before and around the time of their baby's birth, they know to charge more. Buy purchasing your clothes around the least common birth month you will be able to save a ton of money. In case you weren't aware, the least common month for babies to be born is February. So try to invest in outfits at the beginning of the year and plan ahead. It might be difficult at first, but you'll get used to it.

Another way to save money with name brand baby clothes is to pass them down to each child you have. And while this is not the most glamorous thing to do, it is hard to deny the fact that it is smart. Your child will not know that they are getting hand me downs, and people you know will not remember either. People actually forget things like that believe it or not, so if you are worried that people might think you are cheap for passing down clothes, that shouldn't concern you. Either way, you will save hundreds of dollars, so it's well worth it.

Whatever you do, don't spend high prices on name brand baby clothes unless money is not an object for you. It is just not worth the money, and when you see how fast kids will go through their clothing you will understand why that is the case. Instead, try to plan ahead and get your shopping done at the beginning of the year when there are not as many children being born. If you do this, you might never even have to hand clothes down from one child to the next.