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24. Do you remember the biggest waste of money you ever made on an item of clothing?
I one spent £20 on a top and the next day I found a hole. The company refused a refund!
I feel like my entire childhood was my mum spending money on new clothing for me, which I feel kind of guilty about. Now that I'm older I feel myself wanting to give back and treat her to things to make up for all of that giving.
My prom dress, but it was handmade by a struggling seamstress, so maybe it wasn't a waste
Yes specially for my T-shirt
I have a pair of ankle booties with a very, very high heel. They're purple, sparkly, and designer. They fit correctly but they're just not put together very well and they make my feet hurt. I've worn them maybe 3 times.
I bought my ex-husband a $280 Norwegian sweater for Christmas one year. I think he wore it once. Some people have no taste.
Oh yes, I remember: I bought a coat from Belgian Designer for About 600 (?) Euros. It hangs still in my closet, but it has a sad life now, because I do not wear it.
I always managed to resell what was a waste in my eyes so there's no waste really I think. Probably the amount of disposable cheap clothing I bought in my teens.
Embarrassingly there are quite a few. Probably not the worst one, but I remember buying a pair of luxury silk matching pyjamas from a high-end high street brand. They were ridiculously expensive, and I hate wearing pyjamas. No idea what I was thinking there.
Actually, another time I bought a wool suit from the same high-end high street brand. It was beautiful and looked fantastic on - but I'm highly sensitive to wool fibres and they make me itch like mad. Really no idea why I thought that would be a good idea.
any shoes that hurt
all the time
Oh yes i do, bought myself some high heels from Louboutin, i got them on a Friday, and i had them on to a party following saturday where i managed to loose them...
I spent $30 on a vintage jumpsuit that didn't fit over my breasts.
many times... one of them was some thigh high fake suede boots.
No. I'll rather spend it on books.
I bought a second hand rain coat off ebay to try an overseas brand at a more affordable price. The coat was older and more worn than advertised, so it no longer was water proof. Really disappointing.
I bought a pair of nice jeans, and upon finding they didn’t fit as well as I’d like, I forgot all about them and missed the return date. I made a mediocre skirt out of them.
I would prefer not to think about it.
I bought an expensive faux fur coat that I've never worn.
Graduation dresses. I never went to prom, but at my high school and middle school, we wore dresses instead of a cap and gown. What a waste! I'm sure I even thought so at the time.
I once spend 100 dollars on a second-hand traditional Palestinian dress, in the Old City of Jerusalem. Why, I wonder, why?? I was young and naive. It wasn't even a nice one. I still have it, though.
yes, a $400 sweater
Yes I did. I bought plenty of souvenirs for my relatives.
No. I made my own wedding dress as I think it's ridiculous to spent thousands of dollars on a fussy outfit one wears for less that 24 hours.
About $50.00 for a dress.