Thursday, January 12, 2012

Waiting Patiently


Beth Nelson

Chicago style

Beth Nelson style

black dress

heart dress

The goods:
• heart dress by Betsey Johnson

• black cardigan from UO
• black HUE tights from Nordstrom Rack
• black wedge booties from Nine West
• bangles from Banana Republic, IGWT, Forever21, C.Wonder


I remember admiring this dress for months in the shop window – I loved the keyhole front, wrap style and gorgeous back. But like any good thrifty shopper, I patiently waited, checking back to see if or when the garment would go on sale. As luck would have it, one day it was, marked down from almost $200, to $60! I'm a believer in what's meant to be, will be – so while I'll snatch up a good vintage bargain immediately, I will patiently wait for current pieces to go on sale ... because they almost always do. And if I miss it? Well, it wasn't meant to be ... and I'm onto the next store.

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