Styling my way to bankruptcy



After declaring my
stylistic ambition, I’m proud to say that I have definitely been putting in the effort. I’ve read through a couple of books, gone through new and old magazine I had lying around and had been ogling over endless pages of fashion websites. Doing all that made me realise one thing –

Achieving style is difficult and EXPENSIVE.


That leaves me in a pickle, because there isn’t much room in my budget to factor in clothes, accessories, beauty products/tools and makeup. This makes the mission doubly hard, because not only am I striving to be creative about how I look, but I also need to get creative about how to afford these new luxuries.

Suggestions, anyone?





The BF gave me The Lucky Shopping Manual last Christmas, and I have to say it's a book for life especially for the fashion clueless (you have to at least know your overall shape, but I don't think that would be a problem with women). This is an excellent book, but with the way my cash is going recently, I think it would take me the rest of my life to have everything that's listed in here.

Will it still be relevant when I'm 75???



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2 Comments:

Jerine said...

Style comes from inside. If you have no style, that's it. Even a $20000 dress won't make any difference from $20.

On the other hand, fashion is expensive. And it's forever changing.

Stick to one style - classic or bohemian or denim or sporty or whatever - and you'll never go out of trend.

by the way, if you can find this book: Things a Woman Should Know About Style by Karen Homer, get it! It's essential and you could save a million bucks on fashion by sticking to the advice.

August 19, 2009 at 11:19 AM
eMz said...

i have a style -- jeans, t-shirts and flip flops. hahaha! but i'm soooo bored with it now, so i'm making the effort.

for a minute there, i thought i had no style -- got scared shitless!

i will look out for that book, though. thank you soooo much, jerine! ^_^

August 19, 2009 at 11:36 AM
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