Last year I got ahead of my Christmas shopping. I did so much online, for once I had the time and the means to attend a private sale at Saks Fifth Avenue. I’ve loved Saks Fifth Avenue since my sister worked there as a teen. It was her afterschool job. She spoke with such awe about the beautiful silk gowns, the fancy jewelry and the patent leather shoes and pumps she saw there that I couldn’t wait to shop there myself. I was in for a shock when I saw the prices. There wasn’t much I could afford on the salary I made as a clerk. Still, I felt at home there, and the staff was very nice each time I came to visit.
When I moved to New York, I loved to join the throngs who crowded around the windows during the holidays. The always had the most creative and magical displays. It reminded me of the days when I’d visit my sister in Beverly Hills. I have a much better job now, and much better taste. I realized there was a price to paid for quality merchandise, and with a few Groupon codes, I could easily afford to shop Saks. Now when my sister comes to visit me, we love to watch the faces of her children light up as they watch the magical displays in the windows at Christmas time. And they can always count on me to buy them a gift from Saks Fifth Avenue. I want them to learn the value of quality merchandise just like their mother taught me. And I want them to learn to be thrifty, so we always search Groupon and decide which deal we want to apply, them gleefully open the packages when they arrive. Right now, you can save up to 70% off select merchandise, and chose codes that will net you free shipping with a qualifying purchase.
In the years to come, I hope they remember these times and cherish the moments we have spent together. And I hope they remember to shop for quality merchandise and beautiful clothes like the fancy dresses, stunning jewelry, accessories, shoes, and designer labels they’ll find at Saks Fifth Avenue.