(Or how to spend $375 in the same amount of time. It’s all about perspective, really.)
Not too long ago, I was lamenting about how I was so uninspired about shopping. My only purchase during the post-Christmas sales was a plastic container for storing muffins. And maybe some hair ties. And get this —
They weren’t even on sale.
Well, one absolutely amazing sample sale later, and I am happy to report that I have made significant progress. Enormous strides… leaps, even!
It happened about 2 weeks ago, and on that sunny Thursday afternoon, I bought (wait for it………):
- 7 Jigsaw/David Lawrence dresses @ $40 each, usually between $279 and $399 RRP
- 3 Jigsaw skirts @ $25 each, usually between $179 and $199 RRP
- 1 David Lawrence blouse @ $20 each, usually $149 RRP
The sale was held by Webster Holdings around their HQ in Waterloo, so Marcs samples were also available but I didn’t manage to pick any up. No insider info about when the next sale is on, I’m afraid…
Also unfortunately, as with all sample sales there can be casualties. In this case, a parking ticket (not mine, but hopefully the cops will forget to process it!) and some missing fabric.
Can you spot which of the items I bought has a chunk of material missing?
(Answer: It’s this one.)