Secrets of an Online Shopper

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It was bound to happen sooner or later. Living in a city with limited resources and having a penchant for shopping, it was just a matter of time before I succumbed. And now I’m hooked. Alright maybe I’m a teensy bit addicted. Oh sure, it started innocently enough – a few books here, a couple of toys for the kids there. Of course if I look back now, I could see the signs: the umpteenth pair of black yoga pants (did you know that Lululemon ships for free), the cute little tennis skirt (no I don’t play, but I do plan on taking lessons), the bright pink heels from Zappos (I mean, who doesn’t need 4” high bright pink stilettos)….

Best Places to Shop

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I am a shopper. I love to shop – shoes, gifts, furniture – it makes no difference. So I am always quite prepared when people find out what I do for a living and ask me the following question: Where is the best place to shop? What most people are not prepared for however is my answer, which is typically: it depends. Sure I could tell you to get this particular pair of boots here and that particular jacket there and if you are looking for a specific brand of item, you would be quite satisfied. However, if you are looking for a general “best place to shop” then your satisfaction level might drop a little. You see, it’s just…

Become a Savvy Shopper

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I find it interesting that it takes an economic downturn to see articles in magazines about saving money, shopping smart or “recession proofing” a wardrobe. These are concepts that you can use in any market and are a great way to build a solid wardrobe. Becoming a savvy shopper is really quite simple. All you need are some basic guidelines, some thought and a little planning to get you started. Over time, you will probably find that it gets a little easier and becomes second nature. You might also find yourself building a solid wardrobe that can withstand the test of time. Before the shopping process can begin, there are some things to consider: have a good understanding of yourself…