Friday, September 17, 2010

The good, the bad, and the ugly: A poncho tale

I don't know who rocked a poncho more fiercely than Clint Eastwood in his series of "Spaghetti Westerns". If you don't believe me check it out. But I don't think Clint was as fierce as me as I scooped up one of the very last of the $20 camel ponchos at H&M. The woman at the store told me they were selling out like hotcakes. I thought this was some kind of ploy to make me feel a more immediate need to purchase. But I heard from other sources that a stock of 20 ponchos had dwindled before lunch. This is one of those infrequent moments when one of the several trendy items H&M decides to carry becomes a highly coveted item. The H&M by me sold out and didn't receive more in their most recent shipment so I think the phenomenon is over. I did see some on Ebay. They were selling for around $80. I am never one of those people who sees something advertised and then runs out to get it. I just happened to be shopping that day. It was the right timing. But I have to say it was meant to be. I had wanted a camel poncho for a while now, but didn't think I was going to find one in my price range until I saw this beauty. So I am going to revel in my shopping expertise and good luck just this one time and know that next time, I will probably be one of those sad people looking at the store associate asking, "Are you sure you don't have any more in the back?".
H&M poncho; Express blouse; Arden B skirt; Nine West shoes

1 comment:

Puck Litaay said...

I love that vest, it suits you beautifully!


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