Like many of you, I took the plunge a few weeks ago and gave up shopping -- temporarily, of course! My excuse was Lent, or to be perfectly honest, a severe case of a pre-Lenten guilty conscience at having gone completely off the deep end with purchases for about 4 months straight. And while I haven't been as good as I had hoped -- more to follow on that topic! -- I have so far survived 2 good J.Crew discounts, endless coupons, incredible sales, and several persuasive friends/sales associates. Well, let me be honest again: I haven't survived them all, having fallen off the wagon twice already. But the point is, I'm getting right back on as of today, with the steadfast determination to not shop for another 2 weeks. Because, while the temptations are great, the rewards are even greater.
What rewards, you may ask? The rewards of getting to go on a guilt-free shopping spree at the end of the month with my fellow J.Crew Aficionadas! And not just any shopping spree, but scooping up all the pretty new summer goodies before anyone else while enjoying refreshments and being waited on hand and foot and by the fantastic J.Crew Pentagon City Associates. Plus, I'll get to finally bring home all those beautiful spring items that have sat and waited so patiently in my online shopping cart (all sad and lonely, poor little things).
So, to rev myself up for the final 2 weeks of my shopping fast, I'm going to post my wish list and stare at it until the big day arrives. Here's to 2 more weeks of daydreaming... *sigh*
Frenchie Slicker in Papaya
Pique V-neck Ruffle Dress in Tea Rose
Cotton Bow Dress in Bright Papaya
Stretch Sateen Pencil Skirt in Navy
Deco Dot Cardigans in Pewter and Soft Seashell
Canvas Atelier Jacket in Navy
Silk Chiffon Juliet Dress in Clover
Silk Tricotine Robin Short Dress in Tea Rose
Slub Silk Penelope Dress in Slate
Cashmere Shrunken Shawl Collar Cardigan in Tea Rose
Jeweled Coronation Cuff Bracelet in Natural
Georgi High Heels with Tassels in Fresh Guava
Cotton-Cashmere Waterfall Ruffle Cardigan in Tea Rose
Remember your rewards and hang in there, girls. May the force be with all of you!
Fell off the wagon again! I'm a terrible, terrible person. No rewards for me now except maybe in hell!:)
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