19.9.08

dare me

So I just started a part-time job working for a rare book dealer, and the showroom is in a beautiful building on Yonge that just happens to house an Urban Outfitters. I went there on my lunch and found this on sale:

It's a Lark & Wolff by Steven Alan blouse and it's only $40, which is a tiny fraction of the cost of an actual Steven Alan shirt. I stood in line to pay for it but since I only had half an hour for lunch, well, I didn't have enough time to deal with the lineup (why are the teens never in school?) and the slowest cashiers in the history of ever, both occupied with performing returns. I hung the shirt on the closest rack and left, then thought, "Saved by a hissy fit!" (I am trying to save money, you see). Now I think I should get it anyway. Should I take a break later and go back and get it? Say yes and I'll totally do it!

Still no sign of Lula. I've been checking almost every day!

8 comments:

  1. does it fit well? is the quality up to par for steven alan shirts? if yes and yes, buy it!

    i haven't been inside an Urban in a while, so i can't tell if it's worth it or not. but it looks very adorable and well-priced.

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  2. I think it's totally worth it for $40, so I bought it! And I really like it. The fabric is really nice and the details are so cute.

    After I wrote this I read a really sad blog post on another blog and felt really superficial for posting this! Yay!

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  3. yay! for getting the blouse!
    yay! for being superficial!
    yay!

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  4. that top is cute. totally worth $40. the scooped yoke is really sweet... and that high waisted skirt. i likey.

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  5. i always feel guilty about purchases, but then i realize i'm always broke anyway, & we always find a way to get by, & sometimes you need to spurge on yourself!
    ps. peter pan collars are irresistible

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  6. Oh, it realy is lovely! I don't think I'd be able to resist.

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  7. Speaking of rare books, I just heard about the Fischer Rare Book library at UofT. Have you been? If so, what is it like?!

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