Rue 21...

The Savvy Shopper

Jeanne Vogt

Rue 21....
Reasonable, cool and lots of fun!

Young shoppers have a big choice at Rue 21. The clothing is geared for the younger set from teens to college age. A lot of the kids from Gulf Coast University shop here as it is convenient to campus and offers a lot of young styles. The tees come in a rainbow of colors and are offered in many style choices. The Best Friends Tee was a cleaver idea. You get two tees for the price of one. Keep one and give one to a friend. Just $15. There is tons of casual wear found here. Perfect for class or just bumming around. There are also fancy-smancy tops for evening wear, one with a crocheted neckline, trimmed with sequins, basic white, sexy black and hot pink, $18. There were a lot of different strapless styles, some with a lot of bling! The strapless top or dress is the big fashion item for this season. Rue 21 has a large selection.
Hot ticket: short shorts! I mean these were really short shorts!! There were racks of all kinds of colors and patterns. Some were buy one get one on the big rounder's at the back of the store. Camis galore! Fancy camis and not-so-fancy camis. Find one for any occasion at $10. and up.
There is a whole collection of sweats in long and short. The tribal print top with colored beads was really cute. There are so many styles to choose from but all are in cool, comfy fabrics perfect for our climate. The cool rib tanks come in all colors and look great with jeans. There were plenty of jeans and the colored jeans are back.
You can try on shoes to your hearts content, lots of sandals too. They have hats, wallets, hobo bags, purses, belts and jewelry. Everything to complement your outfit.
The guys cargo shorts just below the knee, that are so popular now were buy one get one. Same for the shorts in many colors and plaids, also cargo shorts. Graphic tees just $5. Find a great selection of jeans. Plenty of dress shirts and casual shirts. Tees in all colors were $5. There were racks of sweats for the guys too.
You will find sale racks in both girls and guys departments. Bargain hunters will be in their glory as there are things marked down as low as $2. and $3. Others 5-7 dollars and some at $10.
Rue 21 is at 9924 Gulf Coast Main St. #100. in Gulf Coast Town Center, Ft. Myers.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.
Phone: 985-2215

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