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My beloved grandfather passed away 23 years ago. I was only 12 years old when this special person in my life died. However, this man taught me so many things during the few years I spent with him. My grandfather was also an accomplished guitarist. A few months ago, I visited the home he shared with my grandmother. While searching through his old belongings, I found a guitar pick. To keep the memory of my grandfather alive, I want to make a necklace out of this special token from my grandfather’s past. On this blog, you will discover how to make jewelry items from guitar picks.

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Where To Find Iconic Sports Clothing

by Priscilla Gray

Iconic sports clothing, such as Champion clothing, Nike, or Adidas, is the stuff athletic types go crazy over. Why? You will have to ask an athlete. In the meantime, if you need to find a hoodie by this company, or beach sandals by that company, you have no end of places to find these iconic sporting goods and clothing. 

High-End Department Stores

You know the types. These are the stores that shopping malls call "anchor stores." They are located at the very ends of every shopping mall corridor. They are the same ones with escalators to upper stories and well-dressed ladies and gents squirting you with the latest $200 parfum (not perfume, of course!). These stores have entire departments dedicated to sporting clothing name brands. They will have the largest selection, but they will also be the highest-priced.

Discount Department Stores

Discount department stores are for the middle class. They are not so high-priced as the high-end department stores, but their goods cost just enough to make you feel like you are buying rich. Better yet, that same T-shirt with a sporting company logo on it will go half-price at the next sale. Otherwise, you could always open a charge account with them and get a hefty discount.

Boutiques in the Mall

Boutiques in the mall are fun to shop if you have all the time in the world to price-compare. Because of their floor space, they have less inventory than discount department stores, although they may still charge discount department store prices. You may also discover something that is exclusive to a boutique (i.e., the boutique chain gets special permission to sell a specific item from a sporting brand name that you cannot buy from anywhere else).

Big Box Stores

Big box stores secure the most basic items from sporting brand names. Simple logo T-shirts, sweats, hoodies, shorts, sandals, and tennis shoes are the most you will find here. However, the big box stores get exclusive discounts on these items because they buy and sell them by the gross. 

Club Stores

People forget that club discount stores sell tons of sports apparel cheaply. They do not have a wide variety, but what they do have is far below cost. You will not find something really specific here, but you can find a basic tee, or shorts, if that is all you really want (or all your gift recipient wants).

To learn more, contact a company like Premier VII

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