It is possible. You go into your favorite store, pick out a piece in your favorite color (or pattern) and -- no need for you to try it on because you "know it fits" -- and, of course, you wear it. Maybe you love it, but its a little too tight in the shoulders, or the hemline could stand to get taken up a bit, but its "good enough" for the running around you have to do in your increasingly busy life, right?
We see it time and time again and you're shopping wrong. One of our most exciting and thrilling activities can seem incredibly arduous and void of any enjoyment to those who don't love spending more than 15 minutes in a clothing store. That's why many default to selecting pieces they feel comfortable in, never-mind the fact that they aren't always the most flattering.
We've listed some of the biggest #ShoppingFails we see AND how to correct them!
1. A Wishful Wardrobe
"Some day I'll wear this when I need to go to an Interview (or) Las Vegas Party (or) A Royal Ball."
Hey! We allllllll want to be invited to a royal gala, chances are that will only happen for us when we take our kids to Disneyland, and we're pretty sure the attire requires fanny-packs, not sequins. We fall in love with "situational clothes" constantly, but we don't (always) buy them. The point is, you may be purchasing items that don't work for your lifestyle anymore.
Rules to avoid this #ShoppingFail: