If I had to pick a theme for this month's shopping, I think I'd say preppy! Or fancy. It was 100% LOFT and Kate Spade this month, with a trip to some outlets in Orlando.
- LOFT Cardigan in black and coral (originally $44.99 each, paid $22.50 each on BOGO) I needed to replace a black one that I'd ruined in the wash, and these were on BOGO at the outlets when I was in Orlando for work.
- kate spade Tock Flats in black (originally $178, paid $107): I have a newfound love for flats that have elastic edges around them for comfort. I don't normally splurge on shoes (most of mine are from Payless) but these were calling my name on sale at the outlets. I've already worn them a handful of times!
- kate spade Bow Keychain in red (originally $38, paid $23): Because it was red and the Hoosiers were going to play Kentucky that weekend and I needed a change. No real reason other than that.
- kate spade Lolly Wristlet and Phone Case (originally $88 and $53, paid $40 and $24): Because it was cute and matchy. Impulsive, and I already use them.
So, overall, I did well with my $500 quarterly budget! I consistently either didn't overshop or I sold items I don't wear anymore. I also got a nice raincoat for my birthday from Dan, which didn't count against my budget either.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Belted Zip Front Coat in black (originally $240, on sale for $72, exact, similar): Confession, my friend has this coat, or something very similar, in another color, and I was staring into my coat closet the other day realizing that I just don't wear some of the jackets and coats that I'd purchased before, because of the color most likely. I wear a lot of black, and this felt suitable for chilly and rainy days, dressed up or down. So I snagged it for a relative song! I'm listing the ones I don't wear on Poshmark.
What did you buy this month?
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