19.10.08

The Times List-Being a Recessionista

The Times seem to love a list. Todays is 50 ways to being a Recessionista. I've shown my picks, click on my title link to view them all!!

A splurge at vintage boutique Rellik=Clearing out your granny's attic

A romantic mini break=A weekends worth of DVD box sets and takeaways

Buying into the Military look=Changing the buttons on your winter coat

Dry cleaning your statement blouse=Airing it in the garden

The 7/8 trouser length=Chopping the bottoms off of last years skinnies

Shopping on Oxford Street=Shopping in the charity shops of Oxford

New hairdo=New parting

Having it All=having to choose the one, utterly perfect thing you just have to have this month

Investing in a new season Gucci folk dress=Wearing a skinny jumper under a summer smock

New Shoes=New heels and soles for your Jimmy Choos

Do you have a top tip for being a Recessionista?

17 comments:

WendyB said...

There's something annoying about this list!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi Wendy-LOL, its another way of them telling everyone how to spend their own money!!

Dana (MODAna) said...

well - my tip is selling the stuff I have and never cut back on shopping :)
I TAGGED YOU!!

Savvy Mode SG said...

very cute. great idea but i don't think i can stick to it.... the most i can do is to find things in my closet that is mode du jour again so i don't have to buy new pieces.... : )

Sharon Rose said...

Hi Dana-I like it!!! Thanks for the tag too!

Hi Savvy-I so agree, I'm coming to a halt for buying at the moment, so wearing what I have is order of the day too!

Make Do and Mend said...

Ah yes the obsession with a list oh well keeps them in a job!!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi kate-haha, I reckon our posts are better than some of the things they publish!!

budget chic said...

Good advice we are need to curve our spending here in the US and the UK as well. Its a global crisis right now, so many people are working really looking hard at their budgets.

Sharon Rose said...

Hi budget chic-yes some of these tips are useful!!

fashion herald said...

well, i'm going to have to start coloring hair at home, and let it grow! That's always a budget helper.

Sharon Rose said...

Hi fashion herald-I'm sure a lot of people who colour their hair will save a lot of money doing it themselves!!

MakeupByRenRen said...

i love the idea of changing the buttons!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi ren-yup, a great idea to redesign a coat!!

Always In Style said...

I like these tips, very cute and true!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi always in style-yes, you're right!!

Miss Thrifty said...

Ha ha - yes, plenty of top tips! But you know that already! :)

I thought this Times list was funny.

Sharon Rose said...

Hi miss thrifty-yes, it was, I agree!

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