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Affordable flash sale websites: discounts on designer brands, getaways and more


If you're the kind of person who will never pay full price for fashion or for travel, then chances are you've perused a flash sale website or two. Flash sale sites can be your best bet to get high-end apparel and unique traveling experiences at an incredibly low price.

The only hitch? Staying true to their name, these sales hit the web for a limited time and are then gone in a flash.

Browse the flash sale sites below, and find great deals they may be offering. But remember to act quickly; Blink and you might miss out on scoring your next favorite item.

Note that these photos represent a snapshot in time. Depicted sales may have expired.

Haute Look

Haute Look (hautelook.com) was acquired by Nordstrom in
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Haute Look (hautelook.com) was acquired by Nordstrom in 2011 and offers its members limited-time events with top designer brand apparel for men, women and children at up to 75 percent off the original price tag. Check out this site if you're into beauty, too -- Haute Look also offers sales on skin, hair and nail products.

Bonus: the site offers free shipping on all orders over $100.

Gilt

Gilt (gilt.com) is the ultimate go-to website for
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Gilt (gilt.com) is the ultimate go-to website for top designer labels at steep discount prices -- certain items can be up to 70 percent off the original price. This site specializes in apparel for men, women and children, as well as home decor.

Rue La La

Rue La La (ruelala.com) offers its members flash
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Rue La La (ruelala.com) offers its members flash sale events that stay open for just 48 hours. Come to this site for deals on men and women's apparel, home decor, travel destinations and more.

Beyond the Rack

Beyond the Rack (beyondtherack.com) can restrict the number
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Beyond the Rack (beyondtherack.com) can restrict the number of new members they add to their Members Club, but you can request a membership (or be invited by a friend who is already a member). Once you become a member, you can find designer brand men's and women's apparel and accessories at up to 80 percent off the original price.

Bonus: the site also offers My Curvy Closet, a shopping destination for plus-sized sample sale events.

Groupon

Groupon (groupon.com) offers great deals on just about
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Groupon (groupon.com) offers great deals on just about everything. With a wide variety of fashion, home decor, electronics, travel and local deals, it is a good website for those looking to save a quick buck.

Ideel

Ideel (ideel.com) joined the Groupon family in 2014,
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Ideel (ideel.com) joined the Groupon family in 2014, and offers its members designer brand discounts up to 70 percent off original prices. Shop the site for apparel for men, women and children, plus shoes, beauty, fashion accessories and home decor.

Belle & Clive

Belle & Clive (belleandclive.com) specializes in men's and
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Belle & Clive (belleandclive.com) specializes in men's and women's designer fashion brands and offers discounts on items through limited-time events.

Bonus: the site offers free shipping on all orders over $75.

Jetsetter

Perfect for the avid traveler, Jetsetter (jetsetter.com) offers
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Perfect for the avid traveler, Jetsetter (jetsetter.com) offers a selection of hotels and vacation deals at up to 40 percent off their original price. These limited-time events typically last between five and 10 days and can include destinations deals anywhere from Colorado to Paris.

Joss and Main

Joss and Main (jossandmain.com) has must-see housewares, furniture
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Joss and Main (jossandmain.com) has must-see housewares, furniture and home decor at up to 70% off original prices. These beautifully curated events typically last only three days.

Bonus: Enjoy 30 days of free shipping after initial purchase (valued at $9.95 each.)

My Habit

My Habit (myhabit.com) was created by Amazon and
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My Habit (myhabit.com) was created by Amazon and has a variety of categories to shop, including apparel for men, women, and children, accessories, home decor, books, children's toys and beauty products. Events last 72 hours and offer discounts up to 60 percent off.

One Kings Lane

One Kings Lane (onekingslane.com) offers daily sales on
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One Kings Lane (onekingslane.com) offers daily sales on home decor that typically last 72 hours. Whether you're in the market for end tables, wall art, or even a chandelier, you'll find a nice selection each time you visit.

Bonus: There's a huge mixture of both designer brands and vintage, one-of-a-kind finds.

Living Social

Living Social (livingsocial.com) is a great site for
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Living Social (livingsocial.com) is a great site for deals on weekend trips, one-of-a-kind events, and vacations. Also available are deals on home decor, electronics and apparel for men and women.

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