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24. Do you remember the biggest waste of money you ever made on an item of clothing?
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.
I once spent $60 on an eyeshadow palette that I've used like once or twice.
When I was still at school I spent £70 on a Cath Kidston bag which I used maybe twice? I don't know if bags count but that was definitely a waste of money (and £70 was a lot of saving up for an 11 year old oops)
I bought a designer dress I thought I would get a lot of use out of. And then I lost that job.
It was $150, but that was in 1984, so it was a big hunk of a paycheck for me.
i asked my mother for a wool cardigan for around £70 from superdry, when i was younger. i never wore it ever and that has always felt like the biggest waste of money to me, mostly because it was someone else money wasted because of me.
I paid for maybe half of a $90 dress when I was younger. It was a white semi-fancy summer dress with pretty flower embroidery on the bottom. It just wasn't comfortable/movable enough for me to want to wear around all the time. Also, white is never a good color for things.
Not biggest. But I have bought clothes that I haven't use almost at all :-(
A really gorgeous grey woollen coat that I bought in Shanghai on a cold winter trip and have worn exactly twice since :(