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How Much Do You Spend a Month on Clothing and Accessories?

Thanks to imahoopie for the idea!


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TidalWave23 TidalWave23 10 years
It's around $400-500/month for me but, that will soon change. My boyfriend and I are saving to buy a house and I know I will have to cut down on my retail-therapy for a while... :cry:
purrtykitty purrtykitty 10 years
as a law student, my husband has me on a budget of about $200 of fun $$ per month. lord knows i'd spend buttloads more if i could...maybe after i start getting those fat, lawyer paychecks (ha, ha - student loans, anyone?)
Hope5 Hope5 10 years
It depends. I'd say $100.00 to $200.00 at least!
poetess poetess 10 years
I am frugal. I say below 40 each month, maybe less.
rnsmelody rnsmelody 10 years
too much money. does mac count? i need to find a way to budget. but sometimes you can't when you find something or everything that you have to have!
Ch0chaL0ca Ch0chaL0ca 10 years
Hello!! I recently lost like 40 pounds so nothing I own fits me. I have 1 pair of pants for work and 1 pair of jeans for other. What is sad is that I work in a clothing store and alot of stuff is marked down to 4.99, I can get it for 2.99...but noooooo, after bills, rent, gas, food for babies there is NOTHING left!!! Do you know how angry I am? Do you know how DEPRESSING it is to be around a bunch of cute clothes and not be able to get anything even if it is just 3 freaking dollars? You people with that extra 25, 50 or whatever dollars left over after all the bills (if you even have any) will never realize how lucky you are. I just lost a shitload of weight, my stomach is almost flat I NEED CUTE CLOTHES!!! I will accept donations! :)
ChampagneBubble55 ChampagneBubble55 10 years
Sigh... I'm surrounded by roommates and best friends who spend over a $1000 and I'm 100-200 if i'm lucky! I have two jobs and in school full time and my friends don't work and barely go to school! My dada pays my way for most things just not the extra cash unless i give him a powerpoint presentation explaining how his money will bring a greater return on investment! At least we all know the value of a dollar right?
pinksugar88 pinksugar88 10 years
i'm a student, but i still manage to spend at least $200 on clothes every month & at least $25-50 on accessories
bookgirl bookgirl 10 years
I'm guessing b/t 50-100, but some months I'm sure it's more.
Kate14909563 Kate14909563 10 years
way too much, I am trying to rein it in as we speak!
Bellatrix2 Bellatrix2 10 years
I hate thinking about numbers when it comes to my shoe collection and wardrobe. Plus, the €uro is quite strong at the moment so conversion to US dollars would not make the deal any better... My comment will NOT mention how much I spend on clothing and acessories per month but on how some people can manage with less than 50 dollars can refresh and spice up their wardrobe! I'm a student myself and work as a nanny (and other short period jobs) to afford myself little things (and somethings bigger ones too). But I see friends who don't get any support at all for their food and rent (I'm quite fortunate to have a mother who can give me some of her salary) and who manage to purchase some lovely items. Second hand clothes and bags are often a great way to get around. There are some fabulous T-shirts and purses you can have on Ebay for very small prices. Crafting is also a great way to create your own patterns on a simple fabric dress for example with special paint, silk ribbons, old lace, etc. No matter how "poor" or "rich" you are according to the response categories you could pick from for this poll, the REAL fashion gig is to be happy with what you got. So to all the "less than 50$" voters : don't worry at all! There's so much fashion fun to have and little treasures to find if you have some time to spend in second hand shops and websites.
ElsaBeK ElsaBeK 10 years
Ok..I just did some quick numbers..In May I spent almost $2000 on clothes and 1 purse..I warned my husband I was not cheap!!!
ElsaBeK ElsaBeK 10 years
Its sick..but I definitely spend over $500 a month on clothes,shoes,purses etc....Saks is my home away from home!!
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 10 years
Yikes, I'd hate to see actual numbers. Somewhere between 200 - 300 on shoes, accessories and clothes. Hi, my name is Kacie, and I'm a Shop-a-Holic.
juiceejuice juiceejuice 10 years
um...a lot more than i should....
Katerkins Katerkins 10 years
During summer, when I have a job and no rent to pay, it's around $600 (yikes!), but during the school year, I'm on a student budget so I generally spend very little... although I still splurge every few months if I have some extra cash.
paramita paramita 10 years
Poor student. have to do with less than $50. But if there's a special occasion (SALE!!!) I could spend more than $100 :P. Next year I want to spend over $1000... mwahahahahaha...
LoveStoned LoveStoned 10 years
Above $1000 3% (14 votes) Okay, yeaaaa, I would love to hear these people. I need to know what they do so I can plan my next job move. lol
rubialala rubialala 10 years
It depends. Some months will be nothing and others will be lots.
menthadict menthadict 10 years
I'm not big on clothes, so I spend more on accessories
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
less than $50. i am very poor right now despite having a full-time job.
The-New-Black The-New-Black 10 years
OMG - would love to hear from one of the people who said more than $1000. Me, somewhere btw 50 and 100. Being a student stinks.
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
less than 50. i couldn't imagine needing to go shopping more than that...
krEnElk krEnElk 10 years
i voted less than $50, but before law school it was more like $200-$500 a month!
flirtyfloridian flirtyfloridian 10 years
i really have no idea. but my dad has approached me very concerned that i have a disease... shopping. so im guessing i probably spend quite a bit.
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