But, we’ll let you in on another secret, some of our all-time favourite fashion brands offer similar outlets where they sell end-of-line products at a discounted price, be that trainers, loungewear or even jewellery.
When it comes to shopping outlet stores, our top tip is to compare prices to make sure you really are getting the most bang for your buck, which you can do on a comparison website, such as PriceSpy.
We’d also recommend utilising the filters on each of the retailer’s websites tospecify your clothing or shoe size, which will save you from feeling let down when you find that your dream coat or summer sandals are out of stock in your size.
From designer brands to high-street favourites, online outlets are the answer to your money-saving prayers, and we’ve found the ones worth bookmarking. They were too good to keep a secret for any longer.
One of the biggest fitness brands, adidas sells everything from joggers and jackets to shoes and backpacks and its outlet is no different. You can expect to see prices slashed by as much as 50 per cent. If you’re looking to get a pair of Stan Smiths, you can save whopping 30 per cent on the outlet store.
Featuring in our guide to the best online lingerie shops, Ann Summers has been top of its game since the Seventies, and after more than 40 years it’s certainly built a lingerie empire and reputation for being a go-to for many. Take advantage of discounted underwear, be it sexier pieces or more comfortable everyday essentials and matching sets.
Everyone’s favourite online fashion retailer, Asos, offers discounts on much-loved big-name brands (think Tommy Hilfiger and Free People) as well as more affordable brands on its outlet. Make use of the impressive filtering options and your deal-hunting will be a breeze. We’d also recommend signing up to premier delivery if you haven’t already, this will grant you unlimited free next-day delivery for a whole year.
Featuring limited-time sales on clothing and accessories, as well as homeware and beauty, you can expect huge savings on designer brands, from DKNY to Ted Baker. Delivery times will depend on the product, but it’s clearly stated whether it’ll be express delivery or to be expected by a certain date.
Buying high-quality shoes can be costly, so it pays to know the best places to buy them from. Whether you’re looking for a new pair of brogues for the eventual return to the office or a pair of boots for winter walks, the Clarks outlet is the place to do it. Expect huge savings and reliable delivery.
Get The Label
The online retailer offers savings of up to 75 per cent off some of the brands you know and love, including Levi’s and New Balance. We’d suggest heading to the premium section for the most well-known labels.
High street brand Mango has always been a favourite of ours, but it’s also a go-to among the A-list celebrities, too. Gigi Hadid and Diane Kruger have both recently been spotted wearing the brand’s oversized wool overcoat. The outlet has women’s, men’s and children’s wear, with huge discounts across the board.
Classic bags and accessories rarely get discounted, which is why the Mulberry Factory Shop is such a gem. You can nab the brand’s signature Bayswater for the discounted price of £863, a saving just shy of £300. If you want to take a look at the product in real life, you can book a digital consultation with a member of the team in the outlet store.
The North Face
Known for its trusty outerwear, particularly the classic two-tone Nupste puffer from 1996, The North Face is a popular and not to mention fashionable choice. From fleeces to leggings, if you want to upgrade your outdoorsy wardrobe, the outlet is the place to do it.
With one-off exclusive last pairs and ex-display shoes, Offcuts is the offshoot company of high street retailer Office. Be sure to read the description carefully since it details any imperfections and take a look at the table, which determines the condition of the shoe.
Online store Oliver Bonas stocks all your fashion, jewellery and homeware needs. If you find some of its products too pricey, allow us to introduce you to its eBay outlet, which sells products from previous collections, with the same great quality you’d expect but at a discounted price.
Similarly to Office, Schuh sells discounted footwear, but this time it’s the shoes that are a little imperfect and have a few scuffs or discolouration. Photographs and details of any minor defect are provided. You can expect discounted prices of big-name brands, from Birkenstock to Converse.
Obsessed with Net-a-Porter’s selection of high-end designer clothing and accessories, but want a way to shop them in a more pocket-friendly? Enter the retailer’s sister company, The Outnet. Essentially it’s the benchmark of luxury discount shopping. With more than 350 brands on offer, you’ll find everything from Gucci and Chloé to Maje and Rixo. An unmissable website you should bookmark now.
For affordable jewellery, make Thomas Sabo you go-to. With prices slashed by up to 70 per cent, it’s the perfect online outlet to know if you’re looking for a pocket-friendly, yet thoughtful gift for a loved one (or even yourself).