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My Kohl's End-of-Year Clearance Sale Haul

All too often, I post my purchases on Instagram and they never make it to the blog, so today I thought I'd take a quick moment to share my latest purchases from Kohl's, which is having a huge end-of-year clearance sale right now through Tuesday. I wanted to use up my Kohl's cash before it expires tomorrow, but because of the steep discounts, and I ended up with Kohl's cash left over! On this trip, I picked up an LC Lauren Conrad velvet blazer for $11.10 (down rom $74), an LC Lauren Conrad polka dot blazer for $10.50 (down from $70) and an Apt. 9 sequin jacket for $28.12 (down from $125). My sister's wedding is less than 2 weeks away and I still haven't figured out what I'm wearing to her bridal shower or the rehearsal dinner, but now I have some options: I can winterize a dress I already own by topping it with the velvet blazer, and I can toss on the sequin jacket with a blouse, skinny jeans and pumps for another festive party look that will work in Chicago's frigid January weather.

If you have Kohl's cash that expires, don't forget to use it today or tomorrow in stores or online. One reader told me Kohl's will accept expired Kohl's cash - does anyone else have experience with this? I hope it's true!

Another tip for extra savings: Use your coupons! Get an extra 15% off everything with code CHEERS online at OR print your savings pass to use in stores OR download the Coupon Sherpa mobile app and simply show the cashier your coupon on your smartphone (that's what I did).

What end-of-year deals have you scooped up this holiday?
Very cool! Thanks for the tip and nice finds. I'm a huge fan of Kohl's. (And your site).
#1 Kate Anderson (Homepage) on 2012-12-31 18:29 (Reply)
I went a little nuts, even for me, with the Kohl's clearance this year. The week before Christmas, my store had an additional 25% off their clearance, plus I could use my 30% off coupon in addition to that. Got 14 things that averaged to around $4 each. This week, I bought 4 things that, with my $10 Kohl's cash, came to just over $10. And I've gotten a lot from the online clearance too, mostly Rock & Republic jackets and band tees. I'll have to do a post when everything has arrived. December and January is my favorite clearance time, though I'm always amazed at my bargains while simultaneously more aware than ever that I'm a shopping addict. :-P
#2 Heather, Clearance Couture (Homepage) on 2012-12-31 18:58 (Reply)
awesome deals, bb! i love the sequined jacket
#3 Niki Cheapskate (Homepage) on 2012-12-31 19:20 (Reply)
LOVE this post - it's so fun to see what you actually buy! I just placed an online order the other day using my Kohl's cash & got that same velvet blazer...really hoping it fits! :-)
#4 Penny Pincher Fashion (Homepage) on 2012-12-31 20:18 (Reply)
Oh Kohl's!!! I am planning on going there tomorrow to check out the sales! Love that store and love the LC stuff you got! Great price too!

Happy New Year!!
xo Michelle

Fierce & Fashionable
#5 Michelle on 2012-12-31 21:54 (Reply)
I've been a long-time reader, but this is the first time I've ever commented.
I have been meaning to get to Kohl's since...well, forever! Reading your post today has been the kick in the butt that I needed. All those fab things at such great prices!
I am going to look for a sequined jacket of my own. I plan to wear it with jeans.
Thanks for the post, the wake up call and the coupon link!
#6 PJ (Homepage) on 2013-01-01 11:04 (Reply)
In love with all three of these blazers! What an amazing deal you got.
#7 Nicole (Homepage) on 2013-01-01 15:33 (Reply)
Oooh, time to pull out my gift card from Christmas?? While the sales are intriguing, I really want to wait until their spring stuff comes out.
#8 K (Homepage) on 2013-01-01 15:50 (Reply)
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