Now more than ever, shoppers are bagging bargains—and bragging about it.
It's not just about curbing our spending in a recession. It's also boasting about our savvy shopping "savings."
In the last week, a friend ripped off her heavy coat to twirl in her velvet wrap dress and boast that it was reduced from $149 to $9.70 at the
. A guy I sat next to in a meeting said, "Like my sweater? Seven dollars at Target!"
But why should I have all the fun of savoring the money these frugal folks saved? To spread the wealth, or lack of it, I stopped random people and had them share their favorite steals. Here goes.