I never paid much mind to Zara until I visited Spain this March and had a revelation. These pieces were making me look like a fashion girl even though I wasn’t a fashion girl and I was straight BROKE! (For the most part. Some of the pieces are a bit pricey, but I’m always able to snag what I like without going too far over my budget.)
There are two definite methods when it comes to shopping at Zara: know what you need and seek it out, or shop by collection. I find their site extremely overwhelming and if I visit without a game plan, I always end up spending way more than I intend.
Brick and mortar stores for the brand are either hit or miss and can definitely impact what you’re finding as well. Zara in the Domain Austin is a no-go -- it’s small, dark and I feel like they have the lowest-quality pieces in the store. The new Zara in Willowbrook Houston, however, is a yes. I just visited this past week with my mom and sister and was pleasantly surprised with the layout and options they offered. They were showcasing a ton of great holiday pieces that I probably would have overlooked online.Read More