Looking Cool for Back to School: The Best Prices on Clothing Essentials

Posted on 07/27/2010

It’s that time of year again—when kids everywhere start preparing for the first day of school and contemplating that all-important decision: what to wear. Of course, looking cool is always critical, but so is saving money. We uncovered the best prices on clothing essentials so that the first day of school is a happy time for everyone.

Jeans - Shopping for little kids? Check out the jean sale at Gymboree.com, where all pairs are buy one get one half off (Plus, save up to 40% sitewide during their back to school sale!). And for older students heading back to school, check out Express. For a limited time, jeans are buy one get one half off.

Graphic Tees - T-shirts are an essential part of the back-to-school uniform. For a limited time they’re buy one get one half off at American Eagle. The sale is going on in stores and online. Plus, buy 2 or more pairs of jeans and use coupon code 31298469, and you’ll get 20% off your entire order through 08/03/2010.

School Uniforms - Need to stock up on school uniforms? Lots of pieces like blazers, polos and dress pants are on sale at Macys.com. Plus, shipping on uniforms is free all summer long with coupon code UNIFORM. Just make sure your order is over $50 to qualify for free shipping.

Backpacks - Check out LLBean.com for a sale on select backpack styles. They’re only available while supplies last. BackCountry.com also has a long list of backpacks on sale. Several style are as much as 40% off.

Tennis Shoes - There’s a big selection of shoes at Shoes.com and for a limited time you can save 15% on pretty much everything—including the super important back-to-school tennis shoes. Just use coupon code 15OFF at checkout, but keep in mind that there are some exclusions.

Anything You Need - A huge selection of girls’, boys’, juniors and young men’s clothing is on sale at Amazon.com. Enter code 10SCHOOL to take $10 off qualifying orders of $50 or more. The code 25SCHOOL will take $25 off orders of $100 or more. You’ll also score free shipping, but you can’t shop with multiple sellers.

By Alison Storm

Gap coupon code - Save 30% site wide, plus get free shipping on orders over $100, with coupon code SAVE30. Expires today, 07/27/2010.

Kohl's coupon code - Get free shipping on orders over $75 with coupon code GR8SHIP. Expiry unknown.

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Posted on 07.28.10 at 6:02 PM

These are great tips on where to get good clothing for the kids as they get ready to go back to school.

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