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Aspirational Dressing: Do you buy clothes for who you want to be?

Do you buy for your current style today, or who you hope to be?

For me, I would say it ends up being both, actually.

It is strange, but I knew instinctively even though I was not there yet, that I would be edging towards simple outfits, so a few years ago, I started buying for my future minimalist aesthetic.

I didn’t know I was heading towards it so I was still buying tons of colours, prints and so on as shown below…:

outfits-style-sherry-save-spend-splurge-then-style

…. but when my style came around to a head this year, this is more me now.

Simpler items, less frills, a few pops of colour and print here and there, but generally pretty easy breezy.

https://www.savespendsplurge.com/shop/style-weekend/

I now really love a simple white skirt and a tank top with a bold necklace, or a minimalist sheath and a super bold ring.

I need it to be easy, comfortable and still stylish. I am also wearing a lot more maxi dresses than before because I find them more comfortable than I did in the past, especially if there is a slit in the back or the side for ease of walking.


Do you buy for your current style today, or who you hope to be?


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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months using TheBudgetingTool.com. Since then, I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K (savings rate = 85%). I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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