Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Regret Purchase



Black tank top- Old Navy ~$7 (on sale)
Black cropped cardigan- Old Navy (via Goodwill) ~$3.50
Polka dot swing shorts- Forever 21 ~$18
Gold bead necklace- Old Navy ~$5
Black gladiator sandal- Ruff Hewn ~$13
TOTAL COST: $46.50

            I really see outfits differently in photos than I do in real life, or even looking in a mirror. The pictures of this outfit made me realize that these shorts would look great with a blousy mid or long sleeved top. Also, this cardigan looks more like a cropped jacket than a sweater. It has no buttons and the cut is excellent, especially considering it was manufactured by Old Navy. While I am pleased with the look of this outfit, I must admit these shorts are a regret purchase but only because I paid nearly $20 for an item I’ll wear a few times a year only. I totally talked myself into them. If they were longer, or sat a bit lower on the hip, I think I’d be happier. I’m preppy sure they shrunk (slightly) and also faded a little after 1-2 washes. ANNOYING. Had I spent the $4 Goodwill or Salvation Army price, I can guarantee I wouldn’t be whining right now. Lessons learned!
Tell me readers, What was your last regret purchase? Comment or email me at BsGoodwilHunting@gmail.com or tweet me at BsGoodwillHunt
Thriftfully Yours,
B

1 comment:

  1. even though you have regrets, i like this outfit a lot.

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