Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Confessions Of A Shopaholic


I LOVE.LOVE.LOVE shopping.

My bank account does not.

But I must brag a little - I never (like ever) pay full price for an item.
Sales and coupons are my best friends.

 I bought these four new spring items at Ann Taylor Loft for $44.80!

You read that right. . . $44.80!  Can you believe it!?  

I saved $138.20 meaning my original total was $183.00!

So here is a breakdown of how I did it.


Dot Print Cotton and Silk Blouse (aka black and white polka dot blouse) 
Original Price: $49.50

Julie Ankle Pants in coral 
Original Price: $69.50

Striped 3/4 Sleeve Cotton Sweater in yellow and white
Original Price: $44.50 
(the original price of this sweater is what I paid for all 4 items together!!!)

Sunwashed Tee in white
Original Price: $19.50


The entire store was 40% off. 
Even brand new arrivals (which all of my items were).

It was also the "savings cards" redemption period.  
(In case you don't know how they work you spend $50 and get $25 off.  I had 4 but only used 2).

I had a $15 Birthday "gift certificate."
(My birthday is in March and they mail that since I have a credit card.)

So basically I scored BIG time!  I seriously can't believe I got the 4 things for 44 bucks.  

AMAZING!!!

For that kind of deal I can't not shop.  It would be un-American.  I mean really!  

So there ya have it.  You should shop w/ me.  This isn't a one time thing.  I score these kind of deals often at both Loft and The Limited.  Like I said I never pay full price.  

I'm so excited to wear some of my new clothes at BlissDom!!!!  

Are you a smart shopper?  What is the best deal you've ever scored?


P.S. The pics I took w/ my iPhone do not do these clothes justice.  For some reason the website wouldn't let me right click on the pics to save.  So go to the website to get a better look at each item!

P.P.S. My original shopping trip (when I "earned" the savings cards) I also picked up 3 adorable things for great deals!  I'll be wearing them at BlissDom so you'll see pics after that!!!















 

9 comments:

  1. Ain't it fun to find deals like this...you will be dressed for the trip

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  2. Wow that's amazing! I need to go shopping with you haha...LOFT rocks, they always have awesome sales.

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  3. Awesome purchase!

    I also never pay full price for anything. It goes against my nature.

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  4. Great savings and those are some seriously cute, cute clothes! You're going to be looking great at Blissdom!

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  5. i love the loft! those are so cute! love the polka dot one!

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  6. Can't wait to see these outfits!! I shop like that at Kohl's. I always wait until I have my coupon, then I hit the 70 and 80% off rack!!

    :)

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  7. What cute clothes! I love deals so much!!! :-)

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  8. Wow you scored big time!!!
    It definitely would have been un-American if you didn't shop with those coupons!

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  9. Agreed, it's unamerican to pass up a good deal! I got a really cute wool coat for $4 once. It was on clearance and they had a Buy 2 get 50% off both deal going on. I don't think I'll ever find a deal like that again.

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