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wants & needs

ImageAn illustrated look at all the wildly expensive crap that i want want want want!!

Stuart Weitzman 50/50 boots, suede $598
diptyque L’Ombre dans l’Eau Eau de Parfum $140
Chikuhodo Z-9 grey squirrel powder brush 16,800 JPY
Vita Fede Mini Titan Bracelet $225
Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Eau de Parfum $125
Givenchy Medium Antigona, pebbled leather $2435
Three Special Kit 2013 10,500 JPY
Givenchy Le Rouge in 103, 203, 303, 311 $36

As it gets closer to Christmas, boxes addressed to me begin arriving at my parents house as I start my mad dash to “save money” by buying “cheap stuff” in America. Givenchy lipstick is 8 dollars cheaper than buying it here! Look at those savings! But if I never needed it in the first place, I guess it’s not technically saving??

Anyway I did buy myself the boots after wanting them for at least as long as it takes to create, birth, and raise a small child. I might get one of the perfumes, and just the Three cleansing oil at DFS since the Christmas set, as I was told by a snooty (or incredulous?) counter lady, it sold out “basically in a day.” Maybe a lipstick. Definitely not the bag. (This Céline or this monster Fendi would work though, too.) Try to retain a semblance of a budget, ofc.

Tomorrow is my last day of work, then a weekend with my man and BIG BANG, then off to California to catch some rays (ha) and pick up all my self-presents. Plus maybe some granola and cheese if I can fit it in my suitcase. I’ve never looked forward to a holiday more than this !!! This has been a very mentally exhausting year and I hope that 2014 will be less everything. (Except shopping.)

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