11 Sites that Will Save You a Fortune on Clothes

Great stuff doesn't have to bankrupt you

We're going to let you in on a little secret: Most of the stuff you're buying in stores is marked up (like, way up). That's because retailers and wholesale middlemen are tacking on an arm and a leg just to distribute. But when you cut that out and buy from direct-to-consumer brands (and their gorgeous e-commerce sites), you'll save a bundle on quality goods. Here, 11 of our favorites. Happy shopping.



This San Francisco-based company sources high-quality materials from places like Argentina and Scotland to create clean and modern classics meant to be wardrobe staples.



Each piece of Cotopaxi gear is connected to a humanitarian cause in a poor country, so that water bottle you bought translates to clean water for a person in India for a year.

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Negative Underwear

With materials sourced from the same mills as high-end lingerie lines, Negative sells luxurious and comfortable bras, loungewear and, yes, underwear at a fraction of the cost.

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The Arrivals

This new outerwear line's creative director is a former architect, making its badass leather jackets sculptural and incredibly covetable.

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David Kind

Personal attention is key for David Kind. The luxury eyewear company connects you with a stylist who helps you choose the perfect specs.

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American Giant

Aside from cool, retro varsity jackets, get to know this American-made manufacturer for the greatest sweatpants you will ever put on your body.



This San Francisco start-up is ideal for guys who want the made-to-measure fit without the hassle of actually going to a store to be measured.

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Ash + Ames

With a mission to empower women, Beyoncé-approved Ash + Ames sells gorgeous jewelry made by female artisans in developing countries.



We've long been fans of Everlane's crisp modern basics, which look infinitely more expensive than they are--and come with fascinating backstories about their tiny manufacturers.

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Jack Erwin

NYC-based Jack Erwin sells beautiful, Spanish-made leather shoes for men, most of which cost less than $200. Score.

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Ivory Row

PureWow favorite Ivory Row cuts out the middleman to bring you super-luxurious, superb-fitting cashmere at prices that won't break the bank.

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Susan Waits

Lousy baker, stellar shopping buddy

You can find Susan either blissfully buried in a pile of clothes or on a plane between L.A. and NYC.
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