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Monday, May 2, 2011

Day #14 - 30 Day No Shopping Challenge - Eye Of The Tiger

Just about half way through the No Shopping Challenge - and I'm sad to say I failed...

... to update the blog last Friday, that is. 

I guess in between watching the Royal Wedding and work, I forgot. I'd be remiss if I didn't mention something about William and Kate (as my husband is from England) - loved her dress. But I think Pippa stole the show.

Welcome to my little slice of Great Britain - the door mat in front of my apartment.

Nope, I still haven't shopped! That's not to say the urge has not been strong. No trips to the mall either. My friends have been really shocked to hear this as they know how much of a shopping junkie I am.

On Friday, my job was getting rid of some samples during spring cleaning. So, a bunch of stuff was up for grabs - for free. I ended up snatching up a brown bag and three scarves. 

However, the weather is working against me. With warmer temps brings a need for replenishing my wardrobe. Sick of wearing the same duds for the past 4 months, I want shoes, dresses and skirts - shed some skin if you will. So the fact that everyone around me is wearing their new finds to work and for a night out - is making me very jealous. 

I did end up making a trip to the park (affectionately known as The Mud Hole in Nutley, NJ) for a little quality time with Harley and my favorite Brit. Another perk of this conquest is finding hidden treasures, like the shoes I'm wearing below, in my closet. They hurt like hell, but I'll sacrifice my feet for fashion.







Outfit:
Cardigan - Express
Striped Tee - Mandee
Belt - H&M
Jeans - Forever 21
Peep Toe Butterfly Shoes - BCBG
Murano Glass ring - gift from my bestie
Necklace - Harajuku Lovers

7 comments:

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

you go girl!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Dora said...

The picture of you and the puppy is so cute :)

Cinderella's Closet said...

That's splendid, I have no doubt you'll make it. Love the pics at the park with Harley and I simply adore the SHOES you have on in the doormat pic.

Andrea Grace said...

great purple and pink combo! so spring!

LoveMakesTheGirl said...

I understand your struggle. I've had a mildly strict no-shopping rule since January (with about 5 exceptions since), and it is hard with all the new spring clothes in all the shops. I definitely commend you!

Camelia said...

wherever you live is crazy gorgeous! also i like your shoes :)

xoxo
camelia
ps. you should check out my blog if you wanna
whateverislovelytoday.blogspot.com

caramellitsa said...

beautiful outfit!!so nice photos!
love your shoes & belt
kisses

caramellitsa
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