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24. Do you remember the biggest waste of money you ever made on an item of clothing?
I recently bought a vintage jumper that I love online, but it turns out that my head is too big to get through the neck line. Yikes. Biggest wastes is trying to save money on an item that is not quite right, and then re-buying to get what you should have got in the first place!
A $500 dress by a local designer that I bought at age fifteen and never wore. I still have it in my closet and it makes me happy to look at it, so it wasn't entirely a waste.
Yes, I went on this trip with my friends and out of all the souvenirs that I could have bought and been on the safer side, I decided to buy this jumper without even trying. It's just I have never owned a jumper specifically like that before and I got excited. I ended up giving it to tailors like thrice for fixing but the tailors told me that the jumper has been stitched in such weird proportions that even they can't figure out how it would fit into any human's body without adding/ cutting extras of that same fabric. Of course, I didn't have that fabric. Sad.
Cheap winter boots. I won't mention the brand. But you cannot scrimp on boots when you live in the Northeastern area of the United States.
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