Polo shirts, button downs, florals and cable knit abound at Ralph Lauren, the go-to shop for anyone who loves preppy, classic fashion. With prices on the medium-to-high-end of the spectrum, it helps to find ways to save when shopping here. Here are a few.
1. Start With Sales
It doesn’t hurt to start your shopping with the sales section of the site (or in the store). Items often switch out based on season, and you never know what treasures you might find.
2. Find Promo Codes
Do a little Google search to find promo codes for Ralph Lauren discounts. Places like Savings.com, Retail Me Not and Coupons.com often have good options.
3. Don’t Miss Out on Free Shipping
Save up to make multiple purchases at once, or ask your friends if you can make a purchase for them along with your own. Shipping is free on the site when you pay $125 or more.
4. Purchase Ralph Lauren Somewhere Other than Ralph Lauren
You’ll often find discounts on Ralph Lauren items or promos like discounts on multiple purchases at stores that sell Ralph Lauren other than Ralph Lauren itself. Check Macy’s, Belk or Nordstrom to start.
5. Shop at a Ralph Lauren Outlet
Before heading out to a regular Ralph Lauren shop, check to see if there’s an outlet near you. For example, you’re bound to find great discounts at the branch in Woodbury Common in New York or the Outlets at Castle Rock in Colorado.
6. Sign Up for the Newsletter
Scroll to the bottom right of the Ralph Lauren homepage and enter your email address to receive the newsletter. You’ll get updates on the most recent sales directly to your inbox, plus 10% off your next order when you first sign up.
7. Follow the Brand on Social Media
Be sure you’re following Ralph Lauren on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to catch details on any last-minute sales.
8. Buy Discounted Gift Cards
Check out sites like Gift Card Granny for access to gift cards at discounted prices.
9. Get a Special Discount
Ralph Lauren has been known to offer additional discounts for certain groups of people — like students and military veterans, for example — so be sure to bring your ID and give it a try.
10. Try Your Luck at eBay
With a little patience and some proper searching, you’ll likely find what you want — or at least items close to it — for a big discount on eBay.
11. Keep an Eye Out for Surveys, Sweepstakes & Promotional Offers
From time-to-time, Ralph Lauren will run surveys, sweepstakes or other promotions that offer customers access to additional discounts. Be sure to check the site frequently for these opportunities. (Signing up for the newsletter and following them on social media will also help ensure you don’t miss them!)
12. Opt In for Mobile Marketing
According to the Ralph Lauren site, you can sign up for communications about Ralph Lauren products, services and promotions through your mobile device by submitting your mobile phone number online or by texting them. Text HELP to 89448 for more info, and remember that messaging rates may apply based on your data plan.
13. Ask About a Ralph Lauren Credit Card
While it’s not available online or at every location, a few stores do offer applications to Ralph Lauren credit cards, which will come with perks that just might save you big-time if you’re a frequent Ralph Lauren shopper. Just be sure to ask about the interest rate and any fees associated with the card before signing up — and be sure your credit can handle an inquiry. (You can view two of your credit scores for free on Credit.com.)
14. Use a Rewards Credit Card
That way, you’ll at least rack up points, miles or cash back on your preppy purchases. Just be sure to pay your balance off in full so you don’t waste any of them on interest. (Not sure which cards are worth your while? No worries. We’ve got a guide to finding the best rewards credit card for you.)
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