Splurge vs. Splurge



I always read magazines while  I work out. The fact that I can do this tells you that I’m not a high-intensity workout, class taking, die hard fitness fanatic. Walk uphill on the treadmill for 30 minutes and I’ll call it a day. Reading a magazine always insures that I’m not checking the clock every 2.5 seconds with a dear-god-when-will-this-be-over mentality (let’s be honest…still happens).


So today I’m power walking away and I came across the Splurge vs. Steal page. I normally LOVE this kind of thing so my eyes instantly went to some flashy floral pants (still wondering if I could even pull them off, btw). My eyes shot over to the “steal” version and I was shocked to find that the “steal” is $298. Since when is $298 a steal? Less than $10 is a steal in my book. Am I alone on this? I get that compared to the splurge of $1,458, that $298 might seem like a steal (they are super cute though, right? Well done J. Crew, well done) but really, I’m not buying it.







Well Marie Claire, I do love your articles so I’ll keep reading your magazine, even if there is some ridiculousness. Maybe it will just inspire me to find an actual steal instead.


xoxo

Latest from Instagram

Copyright © 2017 · Theme by 17th Avenue