Can’t Touch This!

There’s more than just an aesthetic reason for why the cashmere sweaters are on the display tables close to your reach. It’s because the retailers want you to touch it. Studies have shown that if you touch something, you more likely to purchase it. So beware: if you don’t plan on buying something, don’t touch it!

If this is the case, then it explains a lot about me and my spending! I love to touch everything in stores! I always get evil glances from the sales associates in Nordstrom and Bloomingdales; but in reality, I am increases their chances of then making a sale!

I think from now on to reduce my spending, I am going to go shopping handcuffed!

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MT#1: The Best Bargain Shopping Guide (Part 1)

This summer is the first time in my life where I have had to provide for myself. With an extremely tight financial situation, it seems like it would be so difficult to buy quality (and even designer) items and be fashionable without spending a large quantity of money. Yet, over the past couple of months, I have found some of the best ways to save a lot of money and still look fantastic! I think now I have mastered the art of bargain shopping! I figured it would be very appropriate to post my findings, tips, and opinions on my blog! The stores that I am going to be reviewing are Forever 21, Wet Seal, H&M, Ross, Marshalls, Kohls, local boutiques and consignment shops. Because I am going to be reviewing so many stores, I am going to break up the Bargain Shopping Guide into three parts. In this post, I am going to write about Forever 21, Wet Seal, and H&M! When I also get a chance, I am going to post images of what I bought from each store, so you can get a better idea of what I am talking about and what to look for. Continue reading