Monday, April 7, 2014
J.Crew Top (ebay)
American Eagle Outfitters Jeans
Leather Boots (thrifted)
Pendleton Bag (consigment)
I'd been looking at this bag since Christmas but since I need another bag like I need another five months of winter, I held off on buying it. But I kept thinking about it and thinking about it and thinking about it and a few weeks ago it went on a half off sale. I'd been saving up my consignment credit so I bought it, had a few moments of "what have I done? Another bag? Do I love it?" before I realized that I really do love it. That sets a dangerous precedent for buying items now, I try to only buy something if it fits in my wardrobe and if I really like it so buying something when I'm so on the fence only to discover I do like it a lot is not how I want my buying approach to be.
While I really like my bag, I'm kinda bummed out over how poor this coat has held up. I've worn it only a handful of times since Christmas and it's starting to look rough. I use to have good luck with coats from Old Navy but that was almost 6 years ago and it really looks like they've gone down hill. (I think I'm free to mumble about the quality of this coat because I told Ev it was one I'd like for Christmas. I would never grumble about an item that was given to me otherwise, that's been pretty unappreciative.) I think I'm going to donate this coat because I have a few really nice coats I like and while I do really like olive green, it's not really a necessary color for a coat in my closet.