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I almost didn’t write this blog post because half of me is a selfish meanie, but lucky for you, the other half of me is such a good friend. Therefore, I am here to inform you that as of today, Americans can finally shop at Bershka.
What is Bershka, you ask? Bershka is essentially Cheaper Zara for Teens, or, in my case, people who are no longer teens but have similar budgets. Cheaper Zara for Teens carries items like polyester thigh-high boots for $48, fake leather jackets for under $50, mom jeans for under $30, and shoes that kinda look like Doc Martens for, like, $20. Cheaper Zara for Teens’ current slogan, according to its website, is, “we are young we are cool we are now we are Berskha,” and you can tell by the lowercase letters and the fact that it clearly says “we are cool” that Cheaper Zara for Teens is very, extremely cool.
Starting today, Cheaper Zara for Teens officially ships to the US; it was previously only available in Europe (and occasionally on ASOS). It also launched its first pop-up store in Soho, New York City, according to WWD, spanning two floors and 8,000 square feet at 580 Broadway.
A word of warning: From personal experience, I can attest that Cheaper Zara for Teens runs smaller than Regular Zara for Adults, so you’ll want to size up. And no, Cheaper Zara for Teens doesn’t carry plus-sizes, nor does it even carry size XL, because teen fashion brands, like most fashion brands, are incredibly rude.
It does, however, carry lots of cute shoes, accessories, and beauty products, as well as some really excellent faux fur coats. Most importantly, everything on the site is 20% off today, so please join me in avoiding actual work to shop for stuff you’re probably too old for.