Tag: Shopping

How to Save Money Shopping with an Excel Spreadsheet

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Happy 2020! Have you had to sign anything in the last few days?? I’ve already written “2019” at least twice… You know how it is. With the new year, I wanted to share a few ways you can save money shopping in 2020 by making an Excel cost per wear spreadsheet. I first shared my obsessive Excel clothing spreadsheet in a blog post back in June, and it was such a hit that I wanted to explain how to make your own as we enter the new year. And of course, how to use it to get the most out of your closet and your clothing budget! Continue reading “How to Save Money Shopping with an Excel Spreadsheet”

{Shopping} Apocalypse Now

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The year is 2035, and in-person clothing shopping as we know it… has become extinct. Gone are the days of turning a boring Saturday afternoon into a shopping trip to the mall with your besties. Forgotten is the time when you had to brainstorm the perfect shopping outfit, one that would allow maximum foot comfort as you walked back and forth across the mall but would also ensure the most efficiency as you changed in and out of your clothes in the solitude of a dressing room. Lost is the joy you once felt as you ran your hands across every texture of the store, from the chenille sweaters to the sequin dresses to the suede booties. It was all gone. Continue reading “{Shopping} Apocalypse Now”

Farewell, Charming Charlie

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As some of you may have heard already, the accessory chain Charming Charlie is the next store to fall prey to the so-called “retailer apocalypse” – the company has declared bankruptcy. Online sales have already stopped, and all stores will be closed by August 31 (though many have already been liquidated). I was super bummed to hear this news! Charming Charlie was one of my favorite affordable accessories retailer, and who doesn’t love walking into a store that’s completely color-coded?! If you haven’t already, be sure to scrounge around your wallet and drawers to see if you have an old CC gift card anywhere. If there’s a store in your area, now is your last chance to spend that money! Continue reading “Farewell, Charming Charlie”