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I’m Weak, As I Love Buying Shoes and Handbags

shoes and handbags I have a problem, but I am not ashamed; I love shoes and handbags…a lot. I find that they are a simple and quick way to update an outfit in a matter of minutes. Casual to dressy, classic to whimsical, conservative to creative, you name it.

This love affair of mine means I like to buy shoes and handbags…a lot. Not out of control shopping, just taking advantage of sales for the shoes and handbags that will work with the clothes I own and replace the ones that are worn out, uncomfortable, or no longer get worn.

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I  took the above four 4 pairs of sandals  out of my closet, as I no longer wear them. One pair will be donated to the local Community Center, and the other three will be consigned come next April. They can be consigned because they are in great condition and have been stored properly in my closet.  There is money to be found in your closet, or at the very least clothes that would be greatly appreciated by those who are in need.



I only bought 2 pairs of sandals that I love, are comfortable and were a great deal. My new sandals will get worn very often, and now I have extra room in my closet along with more outfits to create 

using my new shoes.

Tip: If you avoid changing handbags because it is time consuming, try using an insert like I do for my handbags.  Then  you will be able to  switch one out for another in less than 20 seconds. Take a look at this handbag organizer from The Container Store.

So what are you holding onto in your closet and WHY?


About Scarlett:

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Scarlett De Bease, a professionally trained Image Consultant and Wardrobe Stylist, is the founder of “The Always Know What To Wear Program™“. As an Image Consultant, Entertaining Speaker & Savvy Personal Shopper, she shows women how to project confidence & success by always knowing what to wear. As a bonus, Scarlett’s tips will help you Look Younger, Thinner and Taller while projecting Confidence & Success as you now will be wearing the clothes that fit and flatter you the most. Since 2006, she has successfully changed the lives of many women, by showing them the correct clothes, colors, styles and accessories that will flatter them the most. If you keep buying clothes and still have nothing to wear, Scarlett will make it possible for you to always know what to wear. Scarlett specializes in make-overs, that are fun and informative. She brings The What Not To Wear experience directly to your home or office, but without the tears, fears and trash can. Scarlett shows women how to Stop Stressing About Dressing. Scarlett’s tips have nothing to do with size, age, income level, career, etc – It’s not about where you shop, it’s about what you buy.

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