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After debuting its first New York City outpost in Queens back in May, F21 Red — the even cheaper Forever 21 spinoff — officially opened its doors in Brooklyn over the weekend. The 490 Fulton Street location is located down a set of stairs below Raymour & Flannigan, and boasts 40,000 square feet of retail space that they've managed to pack full of everything you've come to expect from your regular Forever 21 store, but at pleasantly cheaper prices.
The store itself is divided into sections, with men's on the left as you enter, children's clothing by the cash registers, and women's taking over the rest of the floor.
Basics start as low as $1.90 for camisoles, and plain tees and shirts never go above $10. Things like bras, both regular and sport, are less than $15. You can also snag thermal leggings ($15.90) and tops ($10.90) amongst other winter offerings like chunky knit scarves and sweaters for less than $20.
For more on-trend pieces, like ribbed turtlenecks and Christmas-themed sweaters and accessories, you won't be shelling out more than $30. Even coats are going for as little as $21.90, accompanied by $3.90 beanies and socks (up to $10) in a range of patterns and lengths.
There are bags on bags, most under $30, and trendy heels, boots, sneakers (including some Stan Smith dupes for just $24.90) and flats for equally impressive prices. In fact, the most expensive thing we could find in the store was a pair of high-heeled boots going for just $39.
When it comes to jewelry, you can score a 12-pack of earrings for $5.90, plus necklaces for no more than $15 and rings for no more than $5. Sunglasses and clear-lens glasses were also a steal at $5.90 each.
Come prepared to buy a lot. Sales associates roam the floor carrying giant red bags for your convenience, and with everything at such forgiving prices, it's easy to stuff them full without thinking twice.