Women who like expensive accessories but don't like paying for them may want to check out Rocksbox.com.
For $19 per month members can borrow designer costume jewelry that retails for between $50 and $150 dollars. Shipments are three pieces at a time. Once they are returned in a postage paid envelope, members can get three more. The concept is similar to movie rental companies like Netflix.
The selections are curated by Rocksbox.com based on preferences members check on a survey when they join.
Those who want to purchase the jewelry can do so at a 20 percent discount. There are similar websites where members rent formalwear and handbags.
Those who covet designer handbags but not the high price can get them for less at Bella Bags on Miami Circle in Buckhead. They sell gently used designer handbags like Chanel, Gucci and Fendi. All are certified authentic by experts. Customers can also sell their gently used bags either in the store or online at shopbellabags.com. Bella Bags is located at 650 Miami Circle, Atlanta, GA 30324.
Girls who can't afford a prom dress may find the perfect frock at the Enchanted Closet Prom Dress Giveaway March 16th in Southeast Atlanta.
Enchanted Closet is a non profit that collects formalwear and other clothing for girls in need. The organization is a having a Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday March 16th at the John Burdine Center from Noon to 5pm.
Young ladies who'd like a dress are asked to register in advance so a personal shopper will be available to help them out.
The Burdine Center is located at 215 Lakewood Way SW, Atlanta, 30315.
Those who have a dress to donate can bring it to the Sandy Springs Library during business hours. Enchanted Closet is still in need of dresses, especially plus sizes.
The Non Profit store Caremart is giving away more than 40,000 pair of Rainboots and Flip Flops on Saturday March 16th. First come, first served and there is a limit of two pair of boots and six pair or flip flops per family.
Caremart carries new merchandise that's been donated by corporations. Proceeds benefit families at risk of becoming homeless.
The store is located at 3537 Browns Mill Road, Atlanta 30354.