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Three Types of Teenage Clothing Stores

According to Mark Twain, “The finest clothing made is a person's skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.” This quote proves true because fashion is a major part of today’s society. It is a booming business that will be around for a long time. There are many styles to choose from today, along with many different stores to supply everyone with the latest trends. However, which stores give us the biggest “bang for our buck?” There are three types of teenage clothing stores, thrift stores, department stores, and high-end retail stores. We, the consumers, can decide which stores are right for us by looking at the prices of the clothes and the popularity of the styles they have to offer. The cheapest of the lot are thrift stores. They are usually located in any town, regardless of the size. This is the perfect place for someone who is looking for vintage clothes at cheap prices, and also the right place to look for clothing when one has a tight budget. Due to the rise in popularity of vintage clothes, more people, especially teenagers, are starting to shop at thrift stores. In these stores, clothes are usually sorted by adult sections and children’s sections. These sections are then sorted into tee-shirts, sweaters, pants, and other clothing articles. This usually takes place in one big room, which is the whole store. Some examples of thrift stores are The Salvation Army, Goodwill, and Plato’s Closet. These stores are good for the person who wants the “retro” look. There is one disadvantage about this type of store. The clothes aren’t brand new, so they won’t exactly be in perfect condition, but other than that minor detail the clothes are pretty wearable. Someone should expect to pay about $10 for a shirt and around $20 for a pair of pants. These stores usually do not have the glitz of department stores and the higher-end retail stores. Thrift stores basically serve as a place...

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