So, I have been working on cleaning out my closet. I'm really focusing on getting rid of things that never fit properly, were too small, & things I didn't love. I want to replace SOME of the things I am getting rid of with items that fit better and are better quality.
So far I've listed quite a few things on ebay, 10 cardigans, 21 other items. I have 1 cardigan, 2 tops, and 1 dress in the donate pile so far and at least 18+ more things to list on ebay. I also have an undecided pile with another dozen+ items. This is after my last recent sort with two garbage bags of items that were donated and discarded (including things from my husband and pajamas, etc).
I also admitted to purchasing a berry-colored lace back cardigan from Rue21 and a black ruffle dress from NY&Co earlier this summer, so yes a lot of shopping for a woman that can't even wear the clothes. I'm considering this as a good investment (of course! justification from a fashion blogger!). All clothes from Maurices have an unlimited time limit to return, as long as you have the receipts. The recent orders from NY&Co have 60 days, so I should have a good idea by the time limit if I am keeping them or not. I also got all of it on sale- and the stuff from NY&Co was really excellent as far as price goes because I got the free shipping, BOGO 1/2 off, and to top it off coupons of $100 off $200 and $50 off $100 (and my orders were almost exactly on the money). The sweaters ended up $16.xx a peice when you divide what I paid by the amount in the order! I also was very careful to compare what I have to what I got and to make sure that everything should fit properly (as long as I get back to the approximate size I was). I have stayed far away from pants, as I am sure that my body will fit differently in pants after I have this baby!