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Best Bargain Hunting In Orange County

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On the hunt for some great retail bargains? You're in luck, because we have the scoop on several shops that can help Orange County residents stretch their hard-earned dollars. Plus, there's no need to sacrifice style for bargains. We tracked down some of the best options to score designer clothing, antique furniture and gorgeous artwork in Orange County, all at a fraction of the cost found at big chain stores. Here are just a few to add to your shopping list.

Shopping & Style Bargains, The Outlets at Orange
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The Outlets at Orange
20 City Boulevard West
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 939-6448

Not familiar with The Outlets at Orange? This shopping center was formerly The Block at Orange and was revamped in the latter part of 2011 to include several must-visit outlet stores. We're talking a whole line up of actual outlet stores in Orange County, which is the perfect way to save time and money. For great designer deals, stop by Nordstrom Rack, Saks Fifth Avenue off 5th or Last Call by Neiman Marcus. These shops have been known to pleasantly surprise shoppers with premium designer brands, such as Pucci, Valentino, Prada, Fendi and more, at heavenly discounted prices. For even steeper price reductions, check out the outlet's deals page. It frequently hosts information on upcoming and current designer sales to save you up to an extra 30 percent off.

Ontario Mills
1 Mills Circle
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 484-8300

When you want to do serious shopping in Southern California, there is really only one option, and it's nestled in the Inland Empire. Ontario Mills Outlet Mall boasts more than 200 big name outlets including Nordstrom Rack, Nike Factory Store, Off Broadway Shoes, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and many others. The enormous circular mall will take all day to peruse, so plan ahead and wear good walking shoes.

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The Hanger – Consignment Resale
28051 Greenfield Drive (at Crown Valley Parkway)
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 425-9900

This upscale resale boutique has a lot to offer when it comes to great discounts on unexpected finds. At The Hanger you can find amazing bargains on both new and slightly worn designer clothing, jewelry, handbags, scarves and more. Brands carried here include Coach, Gucci, Prada, Giorgio Armani and Donna Karen, so you're sure to find the perfect little black dress and the handbag to go with it, all in one stop and all at discounted prices. The best part is that 100 of proceeds benefit the clients served by Working Wardrobes, a local nonprofit that helps young men and women start their careers and independent and productive members of our community.

Shopping & Style Bargains, Clothing Racks

OC Goodwill Boutique
502 E 1st St
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 716-2126

Goodwill is not just a place to drop off your old clothes. Did you know that's one of the best places throughout Southern California that offers clothing to purchase at low prices? You can expect to find some great pieces here too. From shirts, dresses, shoes and more, Goodwill has locations throughout Orange County just waiting for you to score the perfect bargain!

Want the scoop on all of the latest in OC? Turn to Marilen Coughenour! Marilen has been a columnist with and has been featured on,, etc. She loves living in OC and all that it has to offer - style, fashion, events and more! Her work can be found at
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