Monday, December 12, 2011

Please say it counts…

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Top: GW ($2), Sweater: GW ($3), Jeans: American Eagle/GW ($4), Jacket: Moda NWOT/Ebay ($27), Bag: Fossil/GW ($4), Shoes (which I realize you can see…they’re sparkly gold flats): Chinese Laundry/GW ($3)

TOTAL: $43

So, if you just happened to glance at the total for today’s outfit, you might have done a bit of a double take. After all, we rarely break the $20 line here at SHOBB. 

But then, if you look more closely, you’ll see that my jacket is responsible for $27 of that total.

Now, I don’t know that Ebay qualifies as thrifted. This jacket was supposedly secondhand, but when I opened it up and inspected it, it was obviously new. It smelled new, looked new, was new.

So…regardless of whether I’m technically breaking my own rules, I decided I had to crow a bit about the super-cute, cognac-brown, ruffled 100% leather jacket that I scored on Ebay for less than $30 when they were asking over $100 everywhere else, and it retailed at Victoria Secret (go figure) for $178.

Oh, and an adorable mint-condition Fossil bag big enough for all my junk for only FOUR smakeroos?

Can we say, heck –to-the-yeah?

Why, yes, we can.

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