Don’t get me wrong, I love to shop, buy a new outfit or two, but I have never been the type of woman who stands in front of my closet saying…I have nothing to wear. Maybe it is my oversized sense of self or just my decisive nature, but it is just something I don’t do. Many of my friends agonize over this decision daily, ultimately resulting in the purchase of more (and more and more and more) stuff.
The thing about stuff is, you will NEVER have enough, there never comes a point where you will say, yep, that’s it. Anyone remember Amelda Marcos, the wife of a Philipino dictator in the 80s? She had 3,500 paris of shoes. Nuff said.
If you are trying to get ahead financially, this infinite money suck, called your closet, is not an asset to your financial health. My suggestion is, set a monthly clothing number. You will probably spend it the first week of the month, I always do! And the number will vary wildly from person to person based on your income and other monthly outlays but setting up monthly limits will tame your inner Imelda and help release your inner Warren Buffett:)
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