We share ways to cash in on fashion to look good and save loads of dosh too — plus how you can bag a Hol from £15

LOOKING for fashion bargains has just got a lot easier.

Stylist Hester Grainger, 40, of Reading, is a self-confessed deal hunter.

We help you shop for fashion bargains
We help you shop for fashion bargains

She set up Mummy Saving Shopper on Instagram, posting glossy snaps of all her discounted high street goodies.

Hester who has two children, India, eight, and Hudson, six, says: “For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved clothes. That was the reason I got a Saturday job in a DIY store.

“I got to spend my hard-earned pay packet in Primark, way before it became cool.

“So began a lifelong love of bargain hunting.”

Hester is a life-long bargain hunter
Hester is a life-long bargain hunter

Below are her top tips for saving on shopping.

  1. Sharing is caring. Sign up to newsletters of your favourite stores and you will often be sent a voucher code just for sharing your email address. Skinnydip, for example, offers ten per cent off your first order when you sign up for its newsletter.
    SAVE: 10 per cent
  2. Become a VIP. Asos has Asos A-List, where you save points each time you shop. For every £1 spent, you receive five points — and 500 points (£100 spent) gives you a £5 voucher. H&M Club works in a similar way. You also get discount codes through the year and unlimited free delivery.
    SAVE: £5
  3. Recycle, recycle, recycle. Take a small bag of unwanted clothes of any brand to H&M and get a £5 off voucher when you spend a certain amount in store. TM Lewin also offers a shirt swap. Take old shirts to its stores and get £10 off when you buy four or more shirts, or £5 off single shirts.
    SAVE: £5-10
  4. Risky business. When shopping online, add clothes to your basket then wait a day or two before you order. Often, you will receive an email reminder that you have not checked out and be given a voucher code to tempt you.
    I have been offered free P&P from ceramics company Emma Bridgewater this way.
    SAVE: £5
  5. Don’t be loyal. If you see something you love in a shop or online, check out Asos as it stocks many brands — and they may be on sale.
    The same goes for stores such as John Lewis, House of Fraser, Debenhams and even Selfridges. They often sell branded items cheaper than elsewhere.
    SAVE: Varies

Reader’s saving tip

JANETTE ARNOLD, of Watford, says: “Have you got new leather sandals and found they are a bit tight?

To sort the problem out cheaply and quickly, dab a drop of castor oil on the inside and let them dry.”

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Designer Double

Don't spend £45 on this sweet almond and macaroon home candle from Jo Malone
Don’t spend £45 on this sweet almond and macaroon home candle from Jo Malone
Get the less expensive almond macaroon candle for just £9
Get the less expensive almond macaroon candle for just £9

SWITCH the sweet almond and macaroon home candle from Jo Malone for the less expensive almond macaroon candle from kiss-air.com.

SAVE: £36

Deal of the day

Save £50 on this Jumbuck Franklin grill from Homebase
Save £50 on this Jumbuck Franklin grill from Homebase

GET fired up for mealtime with this Jumbuck Franklin grill from Homebase. Was £150, now £100.

SAVE: £50

Save a fiver

Save £5 on this spot teapot from Matalan
Save £5 on this spot teapot from Matalan

GO dotty for afternoon tea with this spot teapot from Matalan. Was £10, now £5.

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