Posts Tagged: fashion

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

This Year’s Wardrobe

Once again I have taken stock of all my clothes. Four years ago, I started paring back my wardrobe in an attempt to cut it back by 50%. I am within two items of that goal! I have long since

This Year’s Wardrobe

Once again I have taken stock of all my clothes. Four years ago, I started paring back my wardrobe in an attempt to cut it back by 50%. I am within two items of that goal! I have long since

Autopilot Style

Lately I feel like I’m on autopilot with my wardrobe. One day this week, I ran an errand before work. I was wearing dark-wash jeans and a grey turtleneck. Before work, I planned to add my blue cardigan, but it

Autopilot Style

Lately I feel like I’m on autopilot with my wardrobe. One day this week, I ran an errand before work. I was wearing dark-wash jeans and a grey turtleneck. Before work, I planned to add my blue cardigan, but it

Wardrobe Analysis

Why is it so hard to clothe myself in a way I like? And why do I even care about clothes? I am not a flashy or sophisticated dresser. If you asked my family or coworkers how I dressed, they

Wardrobe Analysis

Why is it so hard to clothe myself in a way I like? And why do I even care about clothes? I am not a flashy or sophisticated dresser. If you asked my family or coworkers how I dressed, they

Right-Sized Wardrobe Report

What a year it has been for clothes…if not fashion! I spent more than double my intended budget on things to wear. I didn’t see myself as hopelessly impulsive; I just “needed” a lot! We’ll see if I was right.

Right-Sized Wardrobe Report

What a year it has been for clothes…if not fashion! I spent more than double my intended budget on things to wear. I didn’t see myself as hopelessly impulsive; I just “needed” a lot! We’ll see if I was right.

Wardrobe Project Update 2013

On January 1, 2012, I began a new clothing inventory project. I had 480 items of clothing, if you count every single scarf and pair of socks! I said that 264 of them were “substantial” items of clothing. By April

Wardrobe Project Update 2013

On January 1, 2012, I began a new clothing inventory project. I had 480 items of clothing, if you count every single scarf and pair of socks! I said that 264 of them were “substantial” items of clothing. By April

Clothing Re-Inventory

Having just read the book Overdressed, about the impact of “fast fashion,” I took another look at my wardrobe. I made note of what my clothes were made of and where they were produced. Despite having spent a lot of

Clothing Re-Inventory

Having just read the book Overdressed, about the impact of “fast fashion,” I took another look at my wardrobe. I made note of what my clothes were made of and where they were produced. Despite having spent a lot of