The Day Aje Robbed Me Of My Money

When you see an Aje look on the runway you can’t stop thinking about do as I do: buy the entire outfit with absolutely no regrets
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Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

It feels like Autumn. The days are slowly getting shorter, and the temperature doesn’t have the kick is usually would mid-afternoon. I have picked up more leaves blowing into our house this week, than in total the past three months. While I’m anticipating a very stressful long winter of trying to shoot only on weekends and lunchtimes, I am looking forward to pulling back out the longer layers. Got to love a bit of variety.

Wearing:
Aje Mimosa Crop Top (similar here)
Aje Salt Lake Shorts (similar here)
Tony Bianco Heels
Cendre Earrings (similar here)
Komono Sunglasses (similar here)

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi HeelsAje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels | Stoleninspiration.com | NZ Fashion21

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

I know my Dad doesn’t agree with this statement but I think we should all spend money on what we want – even clothes. In my case, I can always justify spending more since I am a *fashion* blogger but I still feel the post-purchase guilt. I don’t think we ever really learn to enjoy our money. Whether it’s a generational thing since we can’t walk in and buy a home for 80,000 anymore (thanks baby boomers), it feels like we have to squirrel away every cent and hold on to it until we die. Too dramatic? Either way, I know I feel a lot of guilt whenever I buy anything expensive, which is probably why my car search is still on hold. 

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi HeelsAje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

I call this look “I got bored, spent my savings and now all I have is this outfit”. This exact Aje Resort 2020 debuted back in May on the runway, and for whatever reason, in December I was hunting it down. After a few hours, many back-and-forward emails and two countries later I managed to find and order the entire outfit. Dedication is key: to life and online shopping. 

I have no regrets (even after I had to push pause on looking for a car until my account recuperated). Sometimes I think you’ve got to go with your gutt feeling no matter how ridiculous the craving is. Wine at 11 am, a game of pool at 1 am or a $500 outfit hunt on Christmas day. At least I learnt a valuable life lesson this day: if I ever want to change careers I would have a pretty good shot at being a detective – that search was no easy task. 

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels

Aje Mimosa Blouse, Salt Lake Remy Shorts, Tony Bianco Brodi Heels | Stoleninspiration.com | NZ Fashion27

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