Monday, November 03, 2014
My life has taken some turns - mostly good.
I have started to dress like a grown-up. Maybe its that I finally feel like I can buy clothes that suit me. It might just be that I work right next to the Nordstrom shoe buyers and I feel like I have to up my game.
Whatever it is, it takes a little more effort that it did before to get out the door and that takes some planning.
I'm going on an eight day trip soon that involves air travel and a bit of driving. I have a short work presentation to a bunch of friendly colleagues who are more casual and then to Paris where I want to look nice and be comfortable. I'm not into wardrobe changes per se, but I could definitely get out of my rut and try a few things.
In my new found love of retail I have learned a few things that I would love to share with you. Here they are.
Always shop for clothes on an empty stomach - you'll look better.
If you can't take someone you trust with you when you go shopping make sure you model what you bought for them before you rip off the tags.
Try and sit down and cross your legs, bend over, stretch your arms up in your new garments on a full stomach before you rip off any tags.
Cut those tags off, do not rip them.
Always save the receipt and the buttons that come with whatever you bought. You'll need them one day.
Oh, I hate Pinterest, but here is a board that shows you just what I'm thinking of taking.
Do tell me what you think.