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TakemyTears posted this thread...
Nov. 18, 2011 at 9:02 am

I'm the kind of person to be called 'scene' and such... i like things rom hottopic but it's extremely expensive! where can i get stuff like that cheaper?

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lilmartz replied...
Nov. 18, 2011 at 12:02 pm

I don't know of a specific store but...I feel like a lot of "scene" styled clothing could easily be homemade. So, you could go to Wal Mart or a secondhand store and buy the basics, and then get neon glue or fabric and design your own clothes. Maybe even get a little crazy with the scissors and cut it to your liking too. You might even be able to make a profit on it by selling it if you get good at it!

 

Hope this helps :)

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betterthanyou replied...
Feb. 2, 2012 at 9:34 am

Haha cheap as

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sorlageal replied...
Feb. 2, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Make it yourself. I see some things scene girls wear at school and I laugh in their faces because it's so ridiculous they would pay that much to look like they're shopping at a thrift store. Go to a fabric store or a flea market to find cool prints and textures, making clothes is easier then people think. Skirts are essentially two pieces of fabric sewn together at the sides or one piece of fabric sewn together. Lilmartz had a good idea about buying basic things and altering them.
betterthanyou: There are so many things I could say to you, but I have already judged you to be an antagonist, so why bother.

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Feb. 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm

two words... clearance racks.. its basically my entire wordrob and u find awesome things sometimes.

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Supernova7 replied...
Feb. 22, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Altering basics or making your own is a good way to go. but if you would rather buy it then wait for sales and clip a lot of coupons. Always go to the sales rack first you might find something that is worth the price:)

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drishm replied...
Feb. 25, 2012 at 11:31 am

Well, me and my mom make my clothes, and they turn out to be pretty good. We get good fabric, ans style it to out liking. The advantage it that you'll be able to get cuts suited for your body type.  Or export reject store are great for inexpensive branded clothing. I don't really know if you have those in the West though. You have loads in India. 

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hippiechick99 replied...
Apr. 10, 2012 at 9:33 am

I've tried to rip my own jeans before (a pair from the thrift store, don't worry) and it was a complete disaster. But stuff like paint splattering, glitter, patching, etc...can be done at home. And yes thrift stores and flea markets are good if you're not very artsy.

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NaomiStatia replied...
Apr. 20, 2012 at 9:06 am

GoodWill! Yep, second hand stores also have great deals that are priced at 2dollars! I found one of my favorite Roxy shorts at GoodWill for $1.50! Found great deals on pants and shirt!

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BrynaJo replied...
May 22, 2012 at 11:09 am

I have a wardrobe everyone loves, and there is not a single thing a paid full price for. I usually go to T.J. Max and Gordmands first. They have clothes for cheap prices that you can find in other stores for $10 more. I always check sale racks first. And if there is an article of clothing you like, but need right away, wait! Chances are the price will lower in a few weeks. I got a shirt from Gordman's for $5 that was originally $20 a month before.

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-Fox- replied...
Apr. 25, 2013 at 10:53 pm

I highly agree with the clearance rack idea, I honestly didn't know there was anything else than that and GoodWill lolz

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TopaztheArticulate replied...
May 9, 2013 at 8:18 pm

Clearance rack at Target, WalMart, and sometimes KMart.

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May 13, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Also, you can experiment with what you have. For instance, wear a dress under a shirt and it looks like a skirt! You can also layer a skirt over a dress. Or wear a pair of jeans under a short dress.

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