Tell Us: What Do You Splurge or Scrimp on?

09/11/2007 at 06:00 PM ET


For most of us, leaving Barneys with armfuls of clothes like Hilary Duff is a fantasy — not a reality. As we start putting together our fall wardrobes, we are definitely budgeting more for some things — designer denim and boots! — and less for others — pencil skirts and belts! We want to know how you spend your shopping money. Tell us: What fashion items are you willing to splurge on? What do you always save your pennies on?

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corrinne on

I splurge on designer jeans from Search By Inseam ( because I can quickly find all my favorite brands in MY inseam length. Being 6′ tall, this is not an easy task. I also spend money on quality shoes that are good for my feet. Other than that, I try and get everything else on sale.

Gisele on

Hello People!! I always like to read what you put about fashion in the magazine. I myself splurge on shoes, shoes, shoes. A girls best friend is shoes and assecories. Accsesories can totally change and outfit and make it diiferent!!
Gisele Caroline Nonnenmacher B√ľndchen


usually i spend more on make up, shoes and jeans because i know that i will have all that for a while and i save on tops because i get sick of shirts pretty fast, so i stay trendy with tops in diff seasonal colors and styles

Aisha on

I usually splurge on jackets and shoes in the winter.Also a good scarf. I LOVEEEEEEEE SCARVES!! I usually save for stuff from H&M~ AMAZING STORE!



posh24 on

i will plurge for desinger jeans and save for forever 21 cute stuff ..

Linda on

I splurge on bags,shoes and suits. I’m a paralegal/law student and I can’t wear cheap shoes and suits going to court.

tosha on

umm well i will spend my money on clothes that i really like and i think i will get alot of wear out of and i think is unique. but if some things are expensize for example like i know im goignt o be going to this really expensize store in a couple of months i will deffinatly save up my money to go.

heather on


amy on

I love to splurge on handbags. I recentley was in italy for a vacation and bought this gorgeous pink prada purse. I love printed tees and hoodies. I also love skirts. I skimp more on belts and jeans.

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