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The day you realize you can no longer shop at teen stores can be a sad, scary day. But what if that day never has to come? We're here to tell you that you don't have to say goodbye to your adolescent faves if you know a few tricks of the trade. It's easy to get sucked in by bright colors and allowance-friendly prices, so take our words of warning with you before you end up with a wardrobe full of wrong. Our guide to teen store shopping is totally ageless, and anyone from 15 to 50 can still make major sartorial strides at stores meant for under-agers only. If you know what to look for (and what to avoid like the plague), no store is off limits – ever.
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