Saturday, November 30, 2013

November Spending

This month was not too crazy and I was very happy that I was able to cross another item off my Targeted Purchase List for this year. 

This months purchases were:
Banana Republic Flared Trench Coat: $225 - 40% Coupon and 25% Mailing List = $102
Kendra Scott Eliza Cuff: Final Sale = $35
Kendra Scott Elle Earrings: $52

Total November Spending = $189.00

I've been looking for a trench coat to replace my Vertigo one that I've had for a couple of years. I've loved my vertigo coat, last seen here, because it's lightweight and waterproof plus I love the color and feel. Unfortunately, I noticed since last year that it had a small tear in an area that could not be fixed and I had also accidentally shut my car door on it and it had left a stain that while I minimized, I could never remove.  This coat by Banana Republic has excellent reviews and I tried it on in store at the local mall.  However, I really didn't want to spend $225 and it seemed that anytime I had a 40% off coupon the petite size was never available and I didn't want to buy it in Navy. I was finally able to find it during a 40% sale AND I cheated by creating another email account and taking advantage of the 25% stackable coupon you get when you sign up for email. All in all, I was able to find it for $101.50 which I rounded up to $102 and I was able to cross item #21 off my Targeted Shopping List.

The earrings and cuff I purchased to wear to our annual charity ball. I had a hard time finding a dress that fit me and my friend Lisa sent me a few of hers. I loved a leopard print David Meister dress that she sent over and decided to wear my blue Kendra Scott Iggy Feather Necklace with it.  Since Kendra Scott was kind enough to donate a necklace and earring set for the silent auction, I swung by to pick it up and found the Eliza cuff on final sale in cobalt and the Elle earrings to wear as well.