Monday, February 12, 2007

Bargain Shopper!

**WARNING TO GUY READERS - this post is about shopping, so you might want to stop reading now. Trust me, you don't want to read this.**

After my shopping experience on Saturday, I really think I could be a shopper for one of those get-a-designer-look-for-cheap shows. Let me explain...

I got an Ann Taylor Loft gift card for Christmas that I was waiting to use on something that I really wanted. So I've been looking on their website, browsing their new clothes, and I found it - a very cute red-with-white-polka-dots shirt. Well, Saturday, I went to our Ann Taylor Loft and got the LAST ONE they had in my size (apparently, this is a very popular shirt, and they've sold out pretty quickly - Megan, did you get this shirt, too?). I don't really have any shoes to wear with the shirt, but I was going to wait until it's actually warm enough to wear it to look for shoes. They did have this pair at Ann Taylor Loft, but who wants to spend $69 on a pair of shoes?
Well I went to Payless, just to see what they had, and there they were...almost the exact shoe at Ann Taylor Loft! For $17.99!! (They are more red in person than they look in this picture)

They only had one pair left in my size, so I snatched them up, plus got another pair that was already on sale for an extra half off (gotta love BOGO). Which means, I got 2 pairs of shoes for less than $30. I was pretty proud of myself. Even Grant, arguable one of the most "thrifty" husbands in all the land, couldn't deny the fact that this was a great deal.

Do I have shopping skills, or what?

5 comments:

  1. I didn't get that shirt, but now I'm inspired to go check out what new clothes they have. Thanks for the heads up!

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  2. Were they nice shoes to walk in? How did they feel when you wore them to Walmart?

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  3. i don't know what you're talking about.

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  4. Can you find me a pair of BLUE shoes? I want my shoes to be the "something blue" at my wedding.

    Ps--I love Anne Taylor Loft. We used to have one. But, then they closed, and now there is a stupid children's clothing store in its place.

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  5. why would they ever close an Ann Taylor Loft? i could probably single-handedly keep that place in business.

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