Ask yourself these simple questions first!

 

 

Do you already have something similar? 
Do you really need 5x leather jackets or 13x white t-shirts? Unless you’re replacing an old item, it doesn’t always make sense to splurge on something you already own. The goal is to have that one prized possession and wear that item to death.

Is it an investment or a one-hit wonder?
An investment piece is something you’ll wear for years, so it needs to suit your style & your lifestyle. If it doesn’t, you won’t wear it – it will become more of a novelty item and find its place at the back of your wardrobe. Would I splurge on a pair of Celine/ Givenchy “Birkenstocks” when I’ve never found the need to buy myself an actual pair of Birkenstocks? … definitely not.

Are you being a brand snob? 
Too many women fall in love with a brand and not the product itself. Forgot the designer/ brand name, if it was sold at ‘Target’, would you wear it?

What’s your motivation?
It’s silly purchasing something purely because your friends have it or you saw a celebrity wearing it. Do you really love it/ need it/ want it?

How often will you wear it?
Let’s cut to the chase, if you can’t wear the item in at least 5x different outfits, it’s really not worth the hefty price tag.

Can you find it for less?
So you really need/ want it …. now’s the time to do your research! Browse the internet to find the best price. It’s ridiculous how different pricing can be on big ticket items.

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