06 January 2013

and we lived happily ever coat…my coat & i

new coat. no worries, it's faux. #treatyourself
so i have this thing:
i'm very frugal. 
most of what i own is thrifted, (excepting photo equipment).

but i'm trying to be better about saving for & splurging on nice things i really want. 
like buying one special dress from madewell or anthro to wear a million different ways. 
it's something i've been working on since college, & i think my wardrobe's grateful. 
and so i bought this anthropologie coat. 
robbie was actually the one who spotted it last month & thought it ruled. 
& when i brought it home, robbie said:
"i'm happy you didn't back out of buying yourself something nice, like you usually do."

and i'm happy too. because now i have a neutral coat (ha!). 
and i'll keep her forever & pass her on as a heritage piece. 
(just like my hunters.

and the coat & i lived happily ever after. the end. 


13 comments:

  1. I'm super frugal too and like you I will splurge every once in a while! Love the coat, it was a great buy!


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  2. Love this coat! And it is nice to buy yourself a good piece!
    Carlee
    Almost Endearing

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  3. You look so chic and gorgeous in your new outfit! I love the color of the coat and that you added a pop of color to this ensemble. So pretty.

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  4. Oh my gosh that coat is HEAVEN! Anthro is definitely one of those "special purchase" places. Everything there is so lovely and beautiful, but oh so expensive. You scored a gorgeous coat here.
    Trish

    www.jellybonesblog.blogspot.com

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  5. It is a beauty(as are you!) and it definitely will go with everything. I love the fur.

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  6. Beautiful coat, and what a sweet story behind it. I totally agree with your hubby here, although I tend to be just like you and just buy what I can afford etc. BUT lately I've invested in pieces that I truly desire and will wear multiple times, many years to come. Like my vintage sequin blouse, sparkly skirts etc. ^^

    Satu
    Indie by heart

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  7. best coat ever. sometimes its nice to splurge and buy yourself something that will last a long time :)

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  8. Wow I totally relate to your frugalness. I so often deny myself anything that is not a deal and my boyfriend will buy me the nice things that I really want. :) It's nice to know there are others like me out there!

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  9. Just came across your blog and I love it!! Darling coat by the way.

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