Shopping Plan: Week 5

This week marked the beginning of a new month, which meant that I had another  $125 to spend for the month of March, in keeping with my Great Shopping Plan of 2010.  I didn’t really do much shopping this week, because work kept me extremely busy.  But I did manage to get a few lovely things.

Ruffled Socks: Ozone (via Village Shoes)  $5, after coupon
Tights: We Love Colors, scout green, won on Fashionable Academics

Gaps filled: um, legwear in fun colors?

Okay, these two really don’t relate to anything on my gaps list, but I love them none the less.  Village Shoes sent me a $10 coupon for my birthday last month.  I wasn’t ready to shell out for a pair of shoes yet, so I bought these awesome ruffled socks.  I love the pale pink-purple color, and I think they’ll be a lot of fun to wear.  I won the tights over at Fashionable Academics, and I think that I am now completely sold on We Love Colors.  These tights are soft, thick and beautifully saturated.  I adore the Scout Green color, and I can’t wait to incorporate them into an outfit.

Gap  Curvy Jeans, $52 after discount

Gap filled: Dark wash jeans hemmed for flats

I began to realize this week that I really, really needed to get a pair of dark wash jeans that I could hem for flats.   I always have trouble finding denim secondhand, so I decided to go to the mall.  Gap just recently starting carrying premium denim, and they have a fantastic promotion going on right now.  If you bring in a pair of old jeans, they will take them and recycle them into insulation, and give you 30% off a new pair of jeans.  For each pair you bring in, you get another 30% off.  I had an old pair that was not longer flattering on me, so I traded them in for these Gap Curvy jeans, which fit me fantastically.  I still have to hem them, but I’m so glad that I finally have some jeans for day when I don’t feel like wearing 3″ heels.

So I spent $57 this week, leaving me with $68 for the rest of the month.  I’ve still got some birthday money left too, so I don’t think it will be too bad.

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5 Responses to Shopping Plan: Week 5

  1. Amy says:

    Congrats on all the discount shopping, what great things you got this week! I’m not sure that Gap in England do this, I’ll have to check…I’d be in there like a shot 😀
    .-= Amy´s last blog ..So I’ve been a little distracted lately… =-.

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  2. Sherin says:

    I love ‘We Love Colours’. I really need to invest in apir of tights from there.
    .-= Sherin´s last blog ..Sunday Specials: 07/03/2010 =-.

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  3. Kelly says:

    Woah, I didn’t know about that promotion! I’ll have to look into that…I definitely have my fair share of ugly jeans!
    .-= Kelly´s last blog ..showing off my undies =-.

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  4. eyeliah says:

    ohhh, I like these ruffly socks. I should make a budget for clothes (since I’ve been working on a household budget). If I save up I could buy one expensive thing too!
    .-= eyeliah´s last blog ..Lost in Wonderland =-.

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