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Published September 27th 2018
(by Andres Rodriguez / CC BY 2.0)
You don't need to trawl through forests of junk mail catalogues to bag a bargain. To find your favourite designer brands at discount prices, skip the suburban department store and browse the selection at your nearest factory outlet.
Start your bargain hunting at these supercentres in Brisbane:
At Airport Village and Jindalee, you can pick up: -sportswear from Adidas, Cat, Fila, Lorna Jane, Merrell, Mountain Designs, New Balance, Nike and Sportscraft Saba -homeware from Adairs, Bed Bath N' Table, Box and Barrel Homewares, Corningware, Corelle and Pyrex -women's fashion from Bardot, Bendon Lingerie, City Beach, Cotton On, Cue, Decjuba, Dotti, Esprit, French Connection, Jacqui E, Jay Jays, Lorna Jane, Oroton, Peter Alexander, Portmans, Roxy, Witchery -men's fashion from Billabong, Calvin Klein, Factorie, Gaz Man, Giordano, G-Star Raw, Hurley, Jeanswest, Just Jeans, Levi's, Mossimo, Oakley, Politix, Quicksilver, Ron Bennett, Shaver Shop, Stafford Ellinson, Tarocash, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, YD
Children are also taken care of at DFO, with Osh Kosh and Pumpkin Patch. For a sweet treat, visit Lindt, next to Adidas.
Before visiting, hit the DFO website for special offers.
Spend a day at the beach at Biggera Waters on the Gold Coast after loading the car with discounts on quality brands, including: -sportswear from Adidas, Asics, Blk, Canterbury, City Beach, Converse, Fila, Hurley, New Balance, Nike, Nike Golf, Puma, Rip Curl, Speedo, Urban Sport -homeware from Bed Bath N' Table, Earthborn, Royal Doulton, Sheridan, The General Trader and Villeroy and Boch -women's fashion from Bikini Outlet, Bojangles, City Chic, Cue, Esprit, Glassons, Lorna Jane, Oroton, Portmans, Seafolly, Supre, Tigerlily, Valley Girl -men's fashion from Dickies, Gaz Man, Industrie, Johnny Bigg, Peter Jackson, Politix, Roger David, Ron Bennett, Tarocash, Van Heusen and YD -Outdoor and adventure from Kathmandu, The North Face
In each of these super centres, there are cafes, newsagents and mobile phone retailers. The food court covers all the sweet and savoury treats to refuel after a shopping blitz.