Oh, the dreaded clearance rack!

Oh, the dreaded clearance rack!

yellow vest

The other day I was at Macy’s and I couldn’t help but notice the bulging, messy, overcrowded clearance rack. I can’t keep all of the markdowns straight, but the items were already discounted 60%, and then were reduced  25% more, and you could get an additional percentage off if you had some coupon, or some card, or something else that I didn’t have. So, I was really torn. I wanted to go through that rack because I knew there were great deals to be found, but my head was spinning just looking at it. Why is it that clothes become less attractive once they are marked clearance?

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Toss or Treasure Tuesday

Toss or Treasure Tuesday

Well, what do you think? Is this cardi a toss or treasure. The color is lovely. I think that turquoise blue is flattering on everyone. On the other hand, I’m not sure about the leaf thingamajigs over the buttons, and the full  drapey sleeves. It doesn’t look very current, so  I’m afraid it’s a toss. Of course it’s not horrible, I’ve seen much worse. But I think you can do much better.

Toss or Treasure

How about these cardis instead: Read more