Discount Designer Duds Quiz
by Staff
Some people don't see the point of spending the extra cash on designer clothes, but others will take all steps necessary to afford name-brand duds. Do you know how to stretch your dollars to afford the most coveted clothes?

Where can name-brand clothes be purchased?

  • high-end retailers
  • discount stores
  • both of the above

What type of online designer sale usualy requires you to pick up your order in person?

  • sample sales
  • auctions
  • consignment sales

How much can you expect to pay for a pair of Roberto Cavalli heels when purchased via an auction site?

  • $10
  • $200
  • It's impossible to tell.

True or false: Outlets are not available online.

  • true
  • false
  • What are outlets?

What type of sale is well known among the parenting community, in particular?

  • diaper sales
  • sippy cup sales
  • consignment sales

True or false: There's no difference in quality between name-brand and discount clothes.

  • true
  • false
  • They're about the same.

It's entirely possible for a shopper at a consignment sale to find which of the following?

  • used diapers
  • dirty underwear
  • clothes with the tags still on

Who is it generally priciest to buy new, designer clothing for?

  • men
  • women
  • children

What name-brand articles may be worth buying at full price?

  • handbags, belts and bras
  • shirts and dresses
  • cowboy hats

True or false: Coupons are just for grocery shoppers.

  • true
  • false
  • What are coupons?

What's the best time of year to get deals on bathing suits and other warm-weather items?

  • April
  • August
  • November

What's an easy way to get your clothes to last longer?

  • Sew buttons back on when they fall off, rather than getting rid of the clothes.
  • Line-dry clothes when you can.
  • both of the above

True or false: Everyone will know if you're not wearing designer underwear.

  • true
  • false
  • Who needs underwear?

What particular wardrobe pieces are worth a little extra cash?

  • trendy items, particularly those with shoulder pads
  • versatile garments like black pants that can be worn anywhere
  • superhero costumes

True or false: It's a good idea to buy sale items in a smaller size for when you lose weight.

  • true
  • false
  • It depends on how committed you are to dieting.

Where are the best used pieces of clothing often found?

  • in poor neighborhoods
  • in wealthy areas
  • Nowhere -- used clothing is gross!

What's the cheapest and easiest way to obtain name-brand clothes and accessories?

  • Hit sales at the mall.
  • Trade with your friends.
  • Become a celebrity and designers will just give you stuff to wear.

What's a must for every household, whether you're single or married with eight kids?

  • a budget
  • at least one walk-in closet
  • a wet bar

How can you easily avoid overdoing your clothing-related spending?

  • Use cash instead of credit or debit cards when you go shopping.
  • Use credit cards instead of cash.
  • Sell your car so you can't leave the house.

What pieces of clothing will give you the most bang for your buck?

  • trendy items
  • items in neutral colors
  • diamond-encrusted pieces