Month: July 2018

3 Shops Where You Can Buy More for Less in Redlands

There’s one thing that drives the consumers of today more than needing the latest in fashion clothing, and that is getting the designer clothing at the best bargain possible. Sometimes, there are many great finds at local malls, but other times a shopper may want to look into what consignment and thrift stores can offer as well. Redlands, California, is home to many unique local shops that offer both discounts and consignment. There are three shops in particular that are known for having a great selection of inventory at an even better price. Scarlet Threads Image via Flickr by beast (hideous) Scarlet Threads is a best-kept secret in consignment stores. They open only one weekend every year at 700 East Redlands Blvd., Suite B3. This year, the weekend is June 7 to 10, with a VIP evening on June 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone who was lucky enough to snag a $5 pass through PayPal. The event is operated by volunteers; consignors can present their gently used designer wear, shoes, accessories, handbags, and home decor. Hours of operation are Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone visiting for the discounts may also want a bargain on a hotel room. Book a hotel nearby so you can get in on...

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Spend a Weekend Shopping in Redmond at These 3 Spots

Redmond, Washington, is an ideal weekend getaway for the shopper in you. Resting at the Northern tip of Lake Sammamish, this up-and-coming suburb of Seattle is home to beautiful parks and endless shopping. Whether you’re a browser, a window-shopper, or a die-hard purchaser, there’s something in Redmond just for you. Here are three shopping centers in Redmond that are on the must-visit list. Grab your comfy shoes and plan your route with hotel accommodations that conveniently place you within walking distance of them all. Staying centrally located makes for a quick return to your room to drop-off those full shopping bags before you head back out again. Shhhh! Only the most dedicated shoppers know that secret! Park Row Shopping Center Park Row Shopping Center is a small strip mall in a premier location within walking distance of downtown Redmond. If you’re looking for a healthy snack, Yogurtland is an excellent first stop at Park Row Shopping Center. Don’t miss the full-service nail shop and lash shop for a little pampering. A favorite store in the Park Row Shopping Center is Trendy Fox Boutique. You’ll find hip women’s fashions with name brands such as Autumn Cashmere, Sundry, and Citizens of Humanity. The motto of Trendy Fox Boutique is “Dress Like You’re Already Famous.” Bellevue Square Image via Flickr by Sole Treadmill Just SW of Redmond, Bellevue Square offers free parking...

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