Friday, January 23, 2009

I Will!

Sometimes I wonder if I have anything to write about and sometimes stuff just falls into my lap.

I read this article this morning and was shocked by the information. Can it be possible that one third of my readers plan on no clothing purchases in 2009?! I can only emphatically state that I won't buy any clothes for the next week or so. I know some folks plan for months in advance for that new swimsuit or dress for a party - but an entire year!!!!

I'm not worried about Jim's job. I'm really not worried about my job. I'm more concerned about seeing retailers abandon malls. I hate to see empty stores. (I also hate to see more built - can't anybody just use the ones we already have?)

So, what about you? Will you make any clothing purchase for yourself in 2009?

5 comments:

Melene said...

I already have and I am sure I will again this year, but fewer than in past years. I bought a Valentines shirt at Target today. I'm definitely trying to be better about my spending though.

Sarah said...

It would not be a stretch for me to go 365 consecutive days without buying clothing for myself. If running shoes don't count, I'm trying to remember the last article of clothing I bought for myself...? Well over 3 months ago, I think? (don't hold me to that, but I'm drawing a blank on that). Of course, I do plan to be in a ridonculously small size before my big birthday. However, it would be more like me to have the clothes I already own taken up than to buy new. More recycling!

lisa b said...

Honestly? I think I'll have to. I've been in a "real job" for four years now and several of the pieces I bought as work clothes are definitely showing wear. I need a lot of new basics and my girls do too. The boys? They're still growing like weeks so of course I'll be buying for them. I'd LOVE to find some hand-me-down action, but don't think that's possible with an 11-year-old who is as tall as I am.

I can keep at least one Old Navy in business -- how about you?

Ann said...

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Ann said...

Hi! I come from a 3rd world country - not shopping for clothes for a year is bad but not catastrophic! One solution is to buy second-hand/hand-me-downs at a very cheap price - You won't run out of solutions!

I can relate with your site shared with your friends!

My topic for today(Poverty- A State of the mind) seems relevant to this specific blog - check it out!