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Clothes Mentor: High-Quality Trending Apparel at Great Prices

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If you love to purchase brand-name, high-quality, trending clothes and accessories at a discount, check out Clothes Mentor today. “Our goal is to help you look and feel your best by offering great quality apparel at an extraordinary value,” said Lee-Anne Hamilton, new owner of Clothes Mentor in Overland Park. “We carry your favorite brands, from Old Navy to Louis Vuitton and everything in between. You can find great fashion at a great price in a friendly environment.”

Clothes Mentor is a small, family-owned and family-oriented business. Lee-Anne took ownership of Clothes Mentor on August 1, 2022, and as a longtime customer and employee, she was able to keep the best aspects of what customers and employees love about Clothes Mentor and make some fun improvements.

What’s the Same
They still have the same great location and hours and are dedicated to a high quality of service and inventory. “Our clientele is 21 to 91, and we have styles for every woman in sizes XXS to 4XL in trending apparel from desired brands, including luxury designers,” said Stephanie Hamilton, social media specialist for Clothes Mentor and Lee-Anne’s youngest daughter. They carry casual wear to business wear and although you won’t find formal wear, you can find cocktail party items. Around the holidays, there are often glitzy and fun pieces to find as well. With brands from Target and Old Navy to Chicos and Ann Taylor plus luxury designers, there’s something at Clothes Mentor for everyone.

Even though the ownership changed from Phyllis Lord, original owner, to Lee-Anne, the staff has remained the same, including Phyllis’ sister-in-law, Annye, who Lee-Anne calls “the backbone of the store” and who has managed the Overland Park location for over a decade. Repeat customers will see the same smiling faces and all customers can expect the same great service Clothes Mentor is known for.

If you’re interested in reselling your items or have sold pieces to Clothes Mentor in the past, the process is still the same. “Bring in your current-in-style, on trend, excellent condition, freshly laundered and neatly folded apparel,” Lee-Anne said, and receive cash on the spot or store credit. “We buy things every day.”

What’s New
“I’ve been a shopper here since the day it opened 13 years ago,” said Lee-Anne. “I started working there in 2016 and when Phyllis decided to retire, I took ownership of the store.” Lee-Anne and Stephanie updated the logo, refreshed and reorganized the space and updated the furniture in the waiting area. One other change, they no longer carry maternity clothes.

They also focused on building their social media presence. “We post new items daily on our website. Stephanie highlights new inventory on our Facebook and Instagram pages as well,” Lee-Anne said. Stephanie added, “You can order online. Store or curbside pickup is free. Shipping is $8.99 for purchases under $100. Anything over $100 is shipped free.” Follow Clothes Mentor on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with new inventory and see the fun outfits Stephanie and other staff create.

Giving Back
Clothes Mentor acts as a collection point for two local charities that focus on underserved women in the KC Metro community. Hold Em Up 4 Care provides free, well-fitting bras for Kansas City-area teenage girls and women. No Shame’s mission is to provide period products for underserved communities in the KC area. Clothes Mentor collects clean, gently used bras, new bras, new underwear and menstrual products. “These are things that we as women need and these donations make a difference in the lives of the women who receive them,” Lee-Anne said. “Bring your items to Clothes Mentor to help Kansas City-area women and girls.”

Clothes Mentor offers special shopping opportunities for seniors, girls’ night out, loyalty points and personal shopping. If you’re 65 or older, shop at Clothes Mentor on Wednesdays and receive 10 percent off your purchase. If you’re looking for your next girls’ night out event, schedule an after-hours shopping party for you and up to 12 of your friends and have the store all to yourselves for some excellent retail therapy. Most Clothes Mentor locations across the U.S. participate in Club CM, a loyalty points program for registered users, and you can earn double points at Clothes Mentor Overland Park on Sundays. Need a personal shopper? Clothes Mentor provides a free personal shopper experience. Fill out the quiz on the website, then come into the store and check out the outfits your personal shopper chose just for you.

“You can find nearly everything here without having to go to a lot of places,” said Lee-Anne. “Find all of your favorite brands in one place at up to 70 percent off
retail price.”

For the latest information on events, promotions or newest additions to the inventory, visit, Facebook, Instagram, the store at 11610 W. 135th Street or call 913-239-0411.