My closet is full of dresses, skirts and a couple pairs of jeans, but I generally don't wear pants. Mid-fashion week, I bought a pair of super wide-leg black trousers. I'd seen Meredith Melling-Burke wearing hers for a couple of days and they looked so chic. I wore them for a miserable couple of hours and realized, incredulously, that just because MMB can wear something, doesn't mean I can. So I returned them. It was the first time I'd ever returned an item I actually wore. I felt 90% guilt and a 10% thrill of "Wow! I can actually get away with this?" According to The Boston Globe, I contributed to a serious economic problem. Apparently, an increasing number of consumers are purchasing items extremely beyond their means for a specific occasion and returning them for a full refund when they're finished. They call it "renting" - one woman even rented a dress to wear to her daughter's graduation. Do you guys do this?
"What's wrong, you suffering from buyers remorse or something?"
Are the cheap-and-momentarily-trendy fashions today creating more post-shopping regret? The Daily Mail seems to think so. An article in today's paper