Tuesday, September 7, 2010

To buy or not to buy!

I spent a couple of nights over the long weekend at my parent’s house.

My Mom on Saturday had gone to Belk because they were having a huge sale because they were closing the store.

She bought me a jean dress that ended up only being $4.

I wore it to church on Sunday.

I ended up tweeting this picture on Sunday and got sooo many comments that people loved the dress.

It is so simple and I fell instantly in love with it. It’s just so cute.

Then later Sunday I went to Belk myself because I wanted to see if there was anything else I could find.

I was in the dressing room trying on this Romper and tweeted it to get people’s opinion.

I got a big fat no on this and they all had their reasons why they didn't like it. I asked for honesty and that’s what I got and that was great. I’ll be honest, the picture doesn’t really do it justice, and it’s just one of those things that you have to see in person.

I was really swayed to put it back and forget about it based on everyone’s opinion.

But in reality, I know it was only my opinion that counts, and if I wanted it and liked it, and heck it was only $7, then I should go ahead and buy it.

And the funny thing is, when I got home I tried it on for my Mom, and she loved it. I value my Mom’s opinion (not that I didn’t the others) so that made me feel a lot better about buying it.

I say all this to say this, isn’t it amazing how much stock we put in other people’s opinions and judgment whether it is clothes, or whatever the case may be.

When ultimately, I forget whose opinion in the grand scheme of things matters. But at the same time, its fun to know what other people think and to get other opinions too. So it’s like a catch 22, ha!

The big question was to buy or not to buy.

But in the end. I bought it. I liked it. And that’s what counts.


Aishlea and Brandon said...

I LOVE the jean dress! So cute! I am sure the romper looks great on you too! I can't tell as much from that pic, but I am sure you look great!! :) I would like to find some $4 and $7 dresses....ha!

Rosie said...

They both look super cute on you :)

Whitney said...

I need a Belk here in Memphis STAT. Such a cute jean dress!

...::Heather @ Mrs. Southern Bride::... said...

I'm glad you bought it!! ;-) They are both adorable!! I need to hit up Belks sometimes, I hardly ever go there.

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

That dress is so cute, I love dresses with pockets! :) and those were great deals!

Emily said...

great deals and both soo darling and darling on you

Jessica @ Acting Adult said...

You're the one wearing it, so your opinion really should count the most! Glad you stuck to your guns. :)

Todd and Courtney said...

Okay so I actually love the romper. I totally can't wear them and pull them off but it's perfect for you. The jean dress is just awesome. I can't believe she found such a great deal.

Kelsey Claire said...

So I love the romper! I love anything with alot of color though! Love it all!

Amanda said...

you are so right! don't worry about what others think...whatever you feel good in and LOVE is important! you look adorable! :) i love finding a good deal!