I Believed in No New Clothes… Then I Got a Fashion Magazine

January 11th, 2013
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I received a subscription to a fashion magazine last Christmas. Martin loved to tease me about it, and I never told anyone what I was reading.

After self-imposing The No New Clothes Challenge on myself for two years (all of which I shared here with you), you can guess what I was expecting.

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The Quality of Our Clothes

August 24th, 2012
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I haven’t even owned these jeans for a year.

Already, I’m taking out the sewing machine to patch multiple holes in the butt, and it’s making me mad. Why aren’t these jeans holding up? I don’t want to constantly buy new clothes that are cheap and poorly made; I want to invest in quality clothes that can last years, whether they’re jeans and t-shirts or cashmere.

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New Press: I’m a Fashionista?!

March 26th, 2012
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This is the point where your jaw might drop. Mine’s sure been on the floor all weekend!

First, here’s a picture of me working at the hangar loft construction. You know, instead of being the person always taking the pictures. I’m standing on a tall ladder at the highest point of the living room, sealing any gaps to complete our vapor barrier between the home and hangar. A few minutes earlier, our delivery guy came in the hangar shouting, “Delivery from Malyasia!” I zipped down the ladder, around the corner, and down the stairs… all while carrying my caulking gun. I forgot to set it down! Also almost tripped on the neighbor’s cat. (How did she get in here?)

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