Summer Fashion That Doesn’t Break the Bank #ShareTheSecret

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Given the opportunity I can spend far too much money on clothing when the seasons change and with Summer on its way my fashion needs are great. Somehow I managed to outgrow my summer wear so I needed to restock on some basics. We won’t discuss the fact that this year my entire wardrobe seems to have shrunk…cough.

Unfortunately I don’t live a life of luxury and have to be wise about my fashion spending. These days I look for quality pieces at a lower cost to compliment my few higher priced accessories that I keep over the years. When Giant Tiger approached me to tell me about their new women’s fashion lines – the Lily Morgan™, MyStyle™ and the updated ACX Active™ my interest was piqued to say the least. We’ve shopped there more for household items infrequently over the years but I’ve never spent time in the fashion department so to be honest, it was with a bit of doubt that I went to check it out.

giant tiger fashion department

If you’re sitting there saying Giant Tiger has fashion? I know my friend…I feel ya but yes they do and it’s  fabulous! I am a woman who often wears the same outfit all day long, only to run into the house and out again for family activities without changing. I need comfortable clothing that looks fabulous without a high price and the Giant Tiger Ladies line fits the bill.

giant tiger lily morgan

There are so many choices in theLily Morgan™ line. I fell in love with the summer dresses which seemed to stretch on for ages. There’s also these cute little shorts which came from the ACX Active™ which cost me $5 and shall be under every dress I wear this summer. Hey a sister has to combat chaffing and if my skirt blows up, nobody loses their vision!

shopping cart giant tiger

Hang on…my shopping at Giant Tiger wasn’t just about the fashion. I have to be completely transparent and tell you all that I managed to spend $300 and ended up with 2 carts full of 2 sundresses, 5 tank tops, 4 pairs of shorts, a workout outfit, inflatable toys for the pool, groceries, toilet paper and household cleaners. Seriously…that’s amazing!

giant tiger haul

Since my shopping haul, I’ve been hosting friends by the pool who have noticed my cute outfits and of course the donuts in the pool. When I mention where I bought them, there’s often a sense of disbelief. You know that my friends doubted me…so I took the challenged and loaded them in the car to see for themselves. Seriously on three occasions I drove ladies to Giant Tiger 20 minutes away and watched them rock the savings on summer gear. There’s something satisfying about that.

SoberJulie Giant Tiger Fashion

Don’t be fooled by the inexpensive prices, the fashion line is lovely. Here I’m wearing the white ACX Active™ shorts with a white MyStyle™ tank and grey Lily Morgan™. Topped with a scarf, shrug for the evenings, smexy shoes and my fav new purse and I’m ready to hit the town!

Knowing that I’m shopping in a family-owned Canadian business and saving money just feels good. Add to that the fact that my wardrobe is complete and well…I’m a happy gal!

WIN a $150 Gift Card from Giant Tiger

I’m so happy to tell you that my friends at Giant Tiger have provided me with a gift card for $150 for one lucky Canadian reader to WIN!!

GiantTiger gift card

I know you’re as excited as I was…and I wish you all lived closer so I could take you to watch the surprise on your face as you experience the store!

Entry is simple, just fill in the Giveaway Tolls form below. This giveaway will end on June 30th and is open to Canadians 18+, excluding Quebec. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to notification email.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own.

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  1. Jennifer P. says

    I need some new summer tops, shorts and dresses. I love the “mySTYLE Women’s Printed Tunic Tank” (especially in orange!), the ACX Women’s Short Sleeve Rouched Sides Top and the mySTYLE Women’s Nubby Stripe T-Shirt just to name a few things!

  2. Rosie Elsdon says

    Summer tops, shorts, skirts dresses, sandals, hat, etc. I just love the Giant Tiger Ladies Wear line. So pretty, practical and inexpensive too! 🌹🇨🇦

  3. Elizabeth Vlug says

    Who knew this about GT??? Not me. We have one in the next town so I will be doing a run to check out the fashions. I could use some shorts (I like to wear the under dresses too) and pjs. Oh and some tank tops too. Thanks for your review and of course the giveaway. This momma loves retail therapy :)

  4. Rhonda W G. says

    Giant Tiger is a favourite shopping place for me! I like their tank tops for layering. I’d get some summer tops too…

  5. ivy pluchinsky says

    I will be looking for some cute new summer tops, mine are so old, i really could use a new wardrobe

  6. Rosanne Robinson says

    I would be looking for Capri pants, summer tops & sundresses.
    I LOVE shopping in GT stores, because I always find unique and fun items, in addition to great quality grocery products.

  7. Nate Fuller says

    Being from PEI I we have a unique summer and need different gear, some lightweight rain gear is on my list as well as shoes….but I’m always looking for shoes, it’s an obsession of mine!

  8. Elizabeth R says

    I love Giant Tiger, probably half my clothes are from there. I’ll be looking for t- shirts and shorts, although that purse you have is great.

  9. Olga says

    Shorts! I need shorts! I lost some weight, and I don’t have any pairs that fit without falling off my behind! This would go a long way to update my summer wardrobe. Fingers are crossed!

  10. Melanie Domonsky says

    I will be looking for comfortable shorts and shirts, harder to find when you are plus size. But when I find ones that make me feel good, i enjoy taking the kids out more.

  11. Anita Maio says

    I would look for dresses. Love summer dresses. Capri’s and tank tops too! I lost 85 lbs. and love clothes shopping now!

  12. Cheryl P says

    I am looking for some cute summer dresses. Comfy and cool! <3 Giant Tiger!!!! Fashionable and reasonable!!

  13. Janice Cournoyer says

    I love Giant Tiger. I buy all my nursing uniforms thre. Affordable and fashionable, I will be looking for some light and summery colours. I will also be looking for some capris and t-shirts.

  14. Jay M says

    Tank tops. I noticed in the flyer they have some cute tank tops, but I’ve yet to go in to check them out.

  15. rose langill says

    I’d love some summer dresses, I bought some a few years ago and still get complements. We love GT here at my house.

  16. Lorraine says

    Looking for cute dresses to wear to work and that can transition into the evening or to my son’s baseball game!! So excited to check it out!

  17. Wendy hutton says

    I badly need some new t’s and tanks I lost some weight and my last years clothes are way too big

  18. Katrina Welland says

    The shoes they have at Giant Tiger are amazing and durable . I’m looking forward to mostly the shoes and also the awesome Tank Tops they have . If you’re on a budget , Giant Tiger is the best place to shop in Canada .

  19. Johanne Reid says

    I will be looking for comfortable capris. I live in them during the summer. Also love loose dresses.

  20. Michelle Policelli says

    I love Giant Tiger! it’s one of my favourite go-to stores for clothes, this summer i’m looking to get some maxi dresses, shorts, tshirts/summer tops and workout outfits :)

  21. Tara Betterley says

    I’m looking for tank tops and shorts. Absolutely loving the new summer clothing that GT has stocked!

  22. Erika Letson says

    I will definitely be looking for some shorts, long maxi dresses and bathing suits. Thank you for the giveaway, I love shopping at Giant Tiger!

  23. Margo B says

    I will be looking to add a couple skirts and some nice shirts, also need a good pair of flats with support. thanks for the chance to win

  24. Debra R says

    I’ve been shopping the GT fashion section for a year now, and find the quality better than most department stores, not to mention the great prices. Last week I even bought an outfit to wear to a wedding reception, but sadly I had to return it, as the top was too small (it was the only one left in that color). I buy all my t=shirts, leggings, stretchy shorts, tanks there! I’m so happy with my local GT!!

  25. kristen visser says

    I could really use some summer dresses! I love the knee length style and maxi dresses. I also could use some tees and tanks :)

  26. Kelly young says

    Giant tiger always has nice clothes with a good price I love there stuff just bought some Capri pants and some tanks two dresses there today

  27. Lynda Cook says

    I love GT they have a great selection of plus size clothing, I would get myself some capris and tank tops!!

  28. Judy Cowan says

    I need some new shorts and tees for this summer so would definitely be looking for that. Hubby could use some tees too. Love Giant Tiger!

  29. Anna Roszak-Robinson says

    Shorts, tops, capri pants and bathing suits for me and my 3 kids. I would love and appreciate this gift card. Thank you for the chance <3

  30. Donnas says

    I’ve already bought a few tank tops and capris and skirts. I still need to buy some shoes and sandals.

  31. Krista M says

    I will be looking for sundresses because I no longer have any in my wardrobe. And I need short-sleeve summer blouses to wear to work. Giant Tiger has some nice patterns in both! I will also be needing a new swimsuit.

  32. Katie C says

    I LOOOOOOOVE GT Boutique!! We call it GT Chic at my house!!! I am in need of some cute summer dresses!!

  33. Amie says

    I need some new summer clothes ! that would be great ! I’d have to stop around the summer toys to ! Just for fun!

  34. Debbie S. says

    I will be looking for a nice summer dress, and shorts and capris, and a nice summer top and a some tank tops.

  35. says

    Well Julie I will be looking for loose flowing tops that go over my hip and some lose fitting shorts that have wide cut. The colours i like are turquoise and white for tops and for the shorts blue. I have always enjoyed my shopping experience at Giant Tiger, I use to live two doors down from Giant Tiger and it always gives me good value for my money.

  36. Bo Simms says

    The Summer Fashion items that I will be looking for at Giant Tiger are tank dresses for me, and shorts, t-shirts, bathing suits and sandals for the kids.

  37. Lori L. says

    I’d love to buy some new sundresses as I only own 1 maxi dress right now. My daughters also need bathing suits so hopefully I’ll be able to find some at Giant Tiger at a reasonable price, of course! Thanks so much for the chance to win.

  38. sabina Edwards says

    I personally could use way more shorts but I just love the dresses for Emily!! and I found a ton of things for baby Dylan, marked down stuff to $1 per item

  39. Erinn Lishman says

    I love GT and would definitely use this to treat myself to some of their cute multicoloured tank tops!

  40. Sue F says

    I’ll be looking for something that is light and airy that will help keep me nice and cool like a light colored t-shirt and shorts

  41. Jessica c says

    I love the turquoise shoes you have on….what is the name so I can get a pair. Thanks for you post great stuff always.

  42. Wayne Lecoy says

    It would be great to win a $150 Giant Tiger Gift Card.
    In response to your question of
    What Summer Fashion items will you be looking for at Giant Tiger?
    I will be looking for T-Shirts and Shorts.
    Thank you for having this giveaway.

  43. Cassandra R. says

    I’ll be looking for some of those 4$ tanks and t-shirts that I see on the GT website. Great price!

  44. Teresa Valvano says

    I had a baby 6 months ago so I’m in need of some new shorts, tshirts and summer dresses. I love the grey dress your wearing in the photo.

  45. Sandy Couzens says

    I will be looking for summer dresses. I Love GT Boutique !! They Always have Great Selection and Fantastic Prices !! Thank you for the chance to win :)

  46. Amber Y says

    I’d love to get a new bathing suit and a summer dress. I really don’t have a lot in the way of summer clothes.

  47. Amanda Fontaine says

    I would be looking for a nice new wardrobe for after I have my third squish in T-three weeks along with some cute sandals.

  48. says

    First of all, you look lovely. I’ve been outfitting myself (and the family) at Giant Tiger for years and no one would be the wiser if I didn’t brag about it. Love supporting Canadian.

    Every spring, I buy a few pairs of their flats and wear them all year. Can’t beat $8 each. except that I signed up for their newsletter and just received a coupon for $5 off shoes. Heading there tomorrow to see this years styles and colours.

    Besos Sarah.
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  49. says

    This sounds great! It’s so exciting to buy new summer clothes, especially when you can find them for a good price! Thanks so much for putting this out there!

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