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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Shopping FOMO

Well what do you know...
We are exactly 1 week into May & I have already spend all of my "budgeted" money for the month... when I said that I was going to go light on the shopping this month!
I'm the worst!
And you know where that leaves me? 
Wanting anything & everything, mostly totally over-the-top impractical items... oh, of course!

1. A mini lucite purse, my phone might fit in there... GET IT!
2 . A floral blazer that could be remixed a total of 2 times... ON IT!
3. Neon dress with cut-outs... DEFINITE wardrobe staple!
4. Studded & Patterned Gladiator heels... a "NEED" in someone's book!
5. Melon statement necklace... I MEAN, if I am going to justify anything, this would be it!
6. A bag that actually says what I am feeling... TOP of the wish list!

Are you the same way with shopping FOMO like me?

#BuyAllTheThings !!!
But seriously, this is therapy for me. 
Sharing my bad thoughts here (& on Pinterest) actually helps me not shop!


So you ladies get to shopping & show me your spoils on Instagram so I can live vicariously!

22 comments:

  1. Can I just tell you....not shopping is so much harder done than said. It seems like a no brainer to just not buy stuff...but it is difficult indeed. My husband hardly shops so he doesn't understand the need for another article of clothing...pair of flat sandals/tunic/skinny jeans/sun dress/ etc....


    My mother in law is coming into town soon and she loves to shop...so I think I am taking a 6 month hiatus from shopping after her visit. It will be hard - but I need to at least try.

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  2. Ahhh I feel your pain! 1 week in and I've spent 3/4 of my budget! Terrible. #buyallthethings :)

    life-etcblog.blogspot.com.au

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  3. #3 is so hot! I'm broke, so it's easy for me to not have FOMO in terms of shopping :P

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  4. that yellow dress is SO awesome. i totally know what you mean about the budget. i need to set one and stick to it. i'm currently putting myself on a shopping ban!

    kw ladies in navy

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  5. That Kate Spade bag is adorable...I love all the bags with the cheeky sayings!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    $50 PayPal Giveaway!

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  6. Of course that Kate Spade straw tote is $250! :S grr
    Pam I totally agree with you about how not shopping is so much harder than it looks! I am saving for some upcoming travels though so it helps to have that voice in the back of my mind whenever I come across a fabulous pair of heels or (like yesterday!) adorable scalloped shorts that I just don't need. Stay strong Jessica! :)
    www.the-lifestyle-project.com

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  7. LOVE this post- I TOTALLY feel you on the FOMO and living in New York I swear it's the WORST. Great picks. I'm not going to lie- I'm going to go to Zara after work due to this post. xx

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  8. I love that Zara blazer! I can't stick to a shopping budget to save my life. Example #1: I bought a pair of heeled sandals from Zara from my phone while I was laying in bed last night after seeing them on two different bloggers. Ridiculous! :)

    Katie
    Style Diary

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  9. I love that tote & blazer! Need both :)


    xo Georgina at: http://notesonlifestylebygeorgina.com

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  10. Haha, last month was this way for me actually. LIKE EVERYTHING right at the beginning of the month! I am doing well so far, but hey it happens. Shopping, unfortunately, can be very therapeutic! I LOVE those heels, blazer and necklace! And hey a cut out dress is fun :)

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  11. Shopping FOMO is definitely a real thing...it's a struggle. I adore the J.Crew necklace + Kate Spade tote.. so fun for summer. I've been eyeing lucite clutches and the blue one is SOOO fun!

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  12. Not shopping is SO hard!! I'm with you, girlfriend. And you're so right..when you try not to shop, everything is way too cute. Ahhhh!!!


    dancingwithashley.blogspot.com

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  13. I want everything from this list! its such a good one :)
    Jessica xx
    www.fashionmagical.blogspot.com

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  14. Hahaha I am totally the same way! Love the blazer!

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  15. Oh my gosh, those heels!! I totally have a shopping problem, my workplace is surrounded by stores so I can't help it!


    Kristina does the Internets

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  16. I love the cutout dress, the shoes, and that adorable Kate Spade bag!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  17. The melon necklace...the cut-out dress?! I'm in love!!!! (And don't worry- my budget in April was totally spoken for less than half way in...it was tough but really made me conscious of what I was spending!)

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  18. I have always loved clothes shopping but since starting my blog I have been wanting everything! Since the end of March, I've bought 24 new things, granted 2 of them were returned and a necklace came with a pair of earrings but I've been a bit too purchase-happy lately. Except for a top I bought on the 1st, I'm trying to not buy anything for the entire month of May. I've been fine so far but I also haven't tempted myself by shopping online or in store. Just have to stay away for a while and use what I have.


    http://exploringmystyleblog.blogspot.com

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  19. been thinking about that zara clutch too...


    Thankfifi
    thanks again for your lovely comment on my post.x

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  20. haha. If I'm going by my "budget" I've spent 75% of mine already. BUT, if I'm going by my new rule of my budget is still $200 and larger purchases don't count, then I've only spent $16. Seeing as how it's the 8th...I think I'll go with the latter (I FEEL YOU!)

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