Paul Kim, 25, marketing student Strategy: Shop thrift stores. Tip: Timing is everything. Keep going back and hope that the rich guy cleaning out his closet has just dropped off his treasures for you to buy for next to nothing. Bargain brag: "I got five or six ties, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent. It was half-off day so they were 50 cents each. It doesn't get better than that."
Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune
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