Clothes, Shopping, and the “Fat Tax”

Welcome to the fun world of being a size 20.

The Cost of Seeing Two Naked Men Get Into a Fist Fight

The first thing was knowing where the nude beach was.

The Cost of Sewing Nearly All of My Clothes

Can sewing save you money? Yes, probably. Does sewing save me money? Absolutely not.

When Your Clothing Has to Represent the Brand

I worked at the clothing store Express for the summers of 2007, 2008, and 2009.

A Friday Chat About Capsule Wardrobes

Featuring Billfolder Antheridia!

I Don’t Buy the Outfit — I Buy the Promise

Clothes are rarely what I want them to be, and it’s because I expect too much from them.

The Cost of Wearing a Renaissance Uniform

It wasn’t until I was hired that I learned wearing a corset and skirt was mandatory during my shift, and I had to buy them myself.

Construction Is Not Cheap

I needed a bra that was constructed like an expensive house — stylishly keeping everything in, looking good inside and out, and holding up over time.

A Clothing Return Roundtable

I asked a group of friends about their outlook on returns and how return policies affected their shopping habits.