For the past two years, I've had a bit of a moratorium on clothes shopping. Mr. Higgins and I were saving for our first home together, I was helping with our wedding, we were trying to fill the house with furniture.... Other things, clearly, took precedence.
So rigid was I in my shopping ban that I frequently frustrated my mother when we would "shop" together. I would pick something out, only to hang it up again.
Well, she got a surprise on Saturday. I'd lifted my ban. I was in desperate need of clothes - capris, work clothes, grown-up clothes! I always feel like my everyday clothes are too young - i.e. something a college student would wear. I would really like to feel like I'm dressing my age - i.e. more mature....sophisticated.
I met my mom on Saturday at some new outlet stores nearby. Oh, boy. I went a little crazy. I bought three dresses. This, for me, is going crazy. I had ordered some things online prior to this shopping excursion so I felt like a clothes glutton. But it was great!
Finally, I have some cute clothes! Clothes that don't make me feel sloppy or bad about myself! It's amazing what a few contribution to one's wardrobe can do!