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Clothes Mentor: Save Time, Money and the Environment!

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Millions of Americans will head for tropical getaways over the next several months, leaving the cold behind for warm, sandy beaches. But no matter the time of year, Clothes Mentor carries the right outfits and accessories for a winter vacation that will leave you with extra money for those little umbrella drinks.

“We keep all seasons in the store all the time. If you’re looking for shorts, tank tops or sleeveless dresses, we have them in stock,” revealed Phyllis Lord, owner of the Overland Park, Kansas, Clothes Mentor. “You’ll save money or you can buy more clothes. Normally, people buy more clothes because they know the value they’re receiving by shopping at Clothes Mentor.”

Dual-Purpose Shopping
Clothes Mentor, with two locations serving the KC metro, is a women’s resale store focused on clothing in sizes 0-24, petites, plus sizes and maternity. It’s your one-stop shopping experience, designed to save money and time. The shops buy and resell better brand-name and gently used items that are in style and in good condition. Business and casual, smart and stylish apparel, shoes, purses and accessories are stocked in easy-to-access and clearly organized segments to make your shopping experience superb.

“Clothes Mentor allows all income levels to enjoy better brands of women’s clothing by making it affordable,” shared Lee Gardner, owner of the Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Clothes Mentor. “Most importantly for me, the main core value of this business is about repurposing and recycling to keep things out of the landfill. Bottom line, you can sell clothing you don’t wear to make money, but you’re also keeping it out of the landfill.”

Bonus Time
During November and December, Clothes Mentor offers a special deal on gift cards to make your shopping experience even sweeter. “Buy a $25 card and you get a $5 card to keep or give away. For a $50-dollar card, you get $10 free. We don’t give these extra gift cards at any other time during the year,” noted Phyllis. “There’s also our loyalty program in which you spend a dollar and get a point. On Sundays, it’s double points. Two hundred and fifty points mean you’ll receive a coupon for 20 percent off your next purchase.”

“It’s $5 for every $25 in gift cards, and it’s not capped, although the bonus cards are good after the first of the year,” noted Lee. “In addition, Clothes Mentor offers a 10 percent savings for senior citizens 65 and up on Wednesdays. At the Lee’s Summit store, we have a program to celebrate the working woman. Simply show a work ID or business card and you get 15 percent off on Thursdays. Also, we have a kiosk where customers can check in and win a coupon or gift card. We feature a global reward program called Club CM, and each store has its own store-level VIP program.”

Adding to those savings is your ability to make money by selling clothes and accessories you no longer wear. Clothes Mentor will pay you cash on the spot or give you store credit for gently used, designer brands and other high-end fashions. The company’s cutting-edge computer system generates the price to be paid. Details can vary so contact the store for specifics.

Value Added: Personal Shoppers
Phyllis and Lee are quick to share the success of their personal shoppers. These fashion-savvy stylists are focused on meeting the needs of customers by assisting with style and fashion choices, business or casual. “Customers love our personal shoppers. The online questionnaire tells us about their body type and the type of clothes they want: business, casual or special occasion. Maybe they’ve lost weight and don’t know what to wear,” remarked Phyllis. “Our personal shoppers will help them find the clothes that fit their needs. This service is absolutely free for our customers.”

“People are surprised by how enjoyable the personal shopper experience can be, and the process is so simple,” stated Lee. “After filling out the online form, an appointment is made, and when customers arrive, the personal shoppers will have suggested outfits pulled together for them.”

Because the inventory can change at moment’s notice, Clothes Mentor locations rely on social media tools to alert customers to new items or specials. “We post photos or videos of items we get in the store, and people come in immediately to buy them,” noted Lee. “It’s the thrill of the hunt for our shoppers who watch their Clothes Mentor Facebook page. If they’re popular items, they’re gone that day.”

Whether you’re packing your bags for a tropical vacation or stuffing stockings with gift cards, Clothes Mentor is the place to shop and save on women’s clothing. The remarkable collection of clothing, shoes, jewelry and handbags offers something for nearly everyone. You’ll be smiling at the savings and the fact you’re helping the environment.

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