Here's the thing, I have some unofficial rules about clothing: Jackets and coats should cost $30. Pants should cost $20. Shirts should cost $10. Socks should be free. I will pay more for shoes because blisters are not fun. Now along with being
In the past I think I've done a pretty good job of picking out articles of clothing that are well-made and reasonably priced by shopping mostly on sale racks. It is not often I pay full-price for clothing. But now that I am getting older and hanging onto clothing for longer periods of time, I want to get out of the habit of buying things just because they are a good deal. I want to buy clothes I love because then I know that I will wear them and get a lot of use out of them. And since the real world is coming up quickly, I also figured I should maybe buy some nicer clothing. Jeans and sweatshirts might not cut it when it comes to job-hunting.
Over winter break I put in some effort and made some headway on my goal. It was tough, but I shopped those outlets like it was my job! Pants, tops, sweaters, shoes, a dress - everything on sale but also ngs I love and know that I will wear often. Now I actually have things to wear to my internship and a reason to use my iron at school. And actually, all the pants I bought were $20!
This goal is not super hard and more fun than anything else but still, it's a goal. Maybe I need to reign myself in a little bit though...I don't exactly have a need for the crushed velvet platform heels that I somehow ended up taking home from Marshalls before break ended...but they're so pretty and they were on clearance!