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{recap} Wardrobe Update - August

  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,, 
I bought 1 thing this month but it's something I've wanted for over a year now. I originally saw this Dooney and Bourke 2017 Disney Shopper Tote when I went to Disney in June 2017 but resisted buying because it was $268 and I "didn't need it that bad even though it's my favorite color and has Sorcerer Mickey (my fav) all over it." Fast forward months and months and I couldn't stop thinking about it. Thus the eBay search began. It was a special bag only available in 2017 so it's pretty hard to find for under it's original retail price. Luckily I found this one for $200 and I had recently gotten a small work bonus and had some ad money in PayPal so I hit Bid and crossed my fingers! This baby is definitely coming with my on my birthday trip to Disney in October! Sadly it will be my last Disney trip for a while because my Annual Pass expires in December and I have a mortgage to worry about and a honeymoon to save up for.

THE (modified) RULES

  1. Be mindful of purchases 
  2. Quality over quantity
  3. Basics are best

  1. J. Crew 'Harlow' cardigan sweater in star print ($15, $90 retail, used gift card)
  2. Robert Rodriguez tonal paisley chiffon dress via Roundabout ($16.80, $348 retail) 
  3. Mickey Baseball Tee via Disney Character Warehouse ($14.99, used gift card)
  4. Mickey Metallic Tank via Disney Character Warehouse ($7.99, used gift card) 
  5. WEDDING DRESS! via Net-a-Porter ($206, retail $405, used ad money) 
  1. nothing yet
  1. Franco Sarto 'Dolly' mule in navy via DSW ($20, $80 retail)
  2. WEDDING SHOES! via  Net-a-Porter ($326, retail $815) 
  1. *NEW!* Dooney & Bourke 2017 Sorcerer Mickey Disney Shopper Tote via eBay ($200, used ad money & work bonus)
  1. Sofia Zakia Wedding Band (will reveal which one after the wedding)

Gifted from Brands:
  1. Azaggi Jewelry Round Crescent Moon necklace w/ CZs
  2. Azaggi Jewelry Tiny Owl necklace
Total spent in August: $0

Total spent in 2018:  $36.80
(not counting wedding shoes)

About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter and Disney. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

You can also find her on the web at her Harry Potter and Matthew Lewis fan sites.


  1. I can't wait to see your wedding dress!

    District of Chic

  2. I'm glad you managed to track it down - and score it for less than retail! :) I know the feeling of not being able to get a bag out of your head, it's always so good when you find it in the end! :)

    You're doing really well with budgeting this year! I'm buying more opshop pieces this year which means I'm spending less - I have a huge haul I'm posting later today but because most of it was second hand it's really not a lot - you can find some bargains on ebay!

    I hope that you are having a wonderful week! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  3. Best wishes for your October trip to Disney! OMG, are you getting married there? Your (modified) rules seem very logical and your progress in clothes acquisition and accessories sounds fabulous! I'm having trouble wrapping my mind around how you made that much progress for only $36.80. Congrats!!!

  4. I totally understand the need to track something down after you've had non-buyers remorse! Glad you got it!
    Chic on the Cheap


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