Half way through the week and its been a bit of a rainy one. Showers and cool temperatures.
Last night Hub's and i went for a meal with friends, 'twas yummy!
I'm trying to spend less on clothes and normally when we go out for a meal i would buy myself a new frock for the occasion...any excuse! But i have a wardrobe full of dresses. I have plenty to choose from that see the light of day once/twice a year. I want to change this. i want to re-mix more. I want to get some wear out of the current beauties i already own. I want to save some money to decorate our house.
So with that in mind and a talking to from hub's. I am inflicting a no spend on myself.
Take this dress. i've had it in my wardrobe since last September, brand new with the tags, never been worn. I have a few pieces like that and honestly, it feels wasteful.
Now if you know me, you know i love to shop. I love the feel of a brand new outfit on, i love picking something out and taking it home to add to my ever growing collection, and i love giving it its debut here on this blog for all you lovelies to see.
So this no spend will be tough.... REEAALLYY tough. i'm not going to give myself a time limit, i'm gunna play it by ear. I may last a week, a month, two months, but what i really want to do is utilise what i already have! In my mind i already have a few exceptions to my own rule. Ha! I will allow some thrifting, charity shop small purchases. And i will allow myself the odd nail polish and beauty products... a girl has needs right?! But general shopping on the high street will pause for a while. WISH ME LUCK!
|it looks like i'm floating...magic i tell ya!|
Dress: Miss Selfridge last year
Shoes: Poetic Licence
Clutch: Warehouse (6 years old)
Photos by hubby :)So this outfit i have mentioned is from last year. It's one of those up-down, mullet, all back short front dresses. If i'm honest, i wasn't sure i liked them. I've seen lots of bloggers rocking them and looking great but i wasn't sure they were for me. probably why it's been sat there since last year. But i wore it out last night and it was lovely! It was a great practical length and made feel real fancy pants!!
Funny story, i had some stockings on as it was grey and cold, but walking from the car i quickly realised the elastic had gone in one of them, before i knew it it was dangling around my knee in clear view for all to see. Classy!! I had to make a quick trip to the ladies as soon as i got to the restaurant and disposed of the faulty goods immediately. My legs felt free :)
So ladies i will love you and leave you
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