I am on an absolute shopping ban at the moment. Cutting back work also means cutting back everything else in life. It's kind of liberating and freeing. I got rid of 80% of my wardrobe earlier this year. I had been doing it wrong in recent years. I was constantly buying bits and pieces and not really enjoying them. My favourite things that I was always going back to were now 7-8 years old and they needed to go. As did the more recently acquired pieces that I didn't love and thus couldn't make work. It was the classic girls case of opening an overflowing wardrobe and having nothing to wear.
I guess the ban isn't so much for financial purposes, but rather to evaluate what I need. What's missing, what needs replacing. Just making the right choices. I honestly dream of being that who has a bunch of pieces that make up 20 outfits. The end.
I am already mentally packing for my trip. I've got 2.5 weeks annual leave and lots and lots of beach time planned. And I'm determined to pack the best holiday wardrobe that ever existed. HA!
I added this gorgeous Etro bikini to the fold for a grand total of $38 thanks to the amazing Net-a-Porter further reductions section.
And I came across this little surprise that I absolutely love - a very well priced summer beauty essentials box that they're doing. Fantastic products in travel size. What more could you want for holidays? There's cleaner, bath oil and make up essentials, all that I plan to take (except BB cream perhaps)?