a ripped shoulder is not the end of the world
|sweater- wet seal, tee, tights, and belt- forever 21, skirt- Old Navy, boots- urban original|
I'd been looking for this type of sweater for a while (I wanted to try out this trend), but I didn't want to spend too much money on it and most of the ones I saw were $25-30. I know, that really isn't crazy expensive, but I try to hold out to see if I can find it for cheaper! Enter this sweater from Wet Seal, which usually has stuff that isn't my taste, but occasionally I can find something cute there. The sweater was 50% off (making it under $15) because when I found it, the entire shoulder seam was ripped, as was a section of the sleeve. I debated whether or not it was worth it to buy damaged goods, even though it was a good price, and then I realized I should take advantage of the deal! I mean, I'm no seamstress, but it took me all of ten minutes to sew up the problem areas, and now it is good-as-new! Do you guys ever buy damaged clothes and then fix them up?
|silver earrings- gift from best friend :)|
Also, I just have to give these recent Forever 21 purchases a shout-out! The blue tee and gray tights might not look like anything special, but I think Forever 21 has some really great basics in terms of quality-to-price ratio. This t-shirt is a lovely heathery blue color, oh so soft, and under $4 bucks. Also, these gray tights are thick and warm- perfect for winter!
I'm going to a white wine tasting tonight, how grown-up of me! haha What do you guys have planned for the weekend? Also, check back on Sunday, I'm going to try a new kind of post! :)