Desperate Times

kate spade dress, bow print dress, kate spade spring 2013

OK here’s the deal. I need this dress otherwise I will fall into a deep, dark depression (NO, I’m not being dramatic). After I saw it at Kate Spade’s spring 2013 collection, I’ve never wanted a dress more in my entire life.

Why am I dying over 5 square feet of fabric? First of all, it’s FREAKING ADORABLE. Bows are a classic print and the silhouette is one I am partial to. It’s modest and simple, yet still fun and eye-catching. It’s one of those, “Oh my God I looooove your dress dresses.”

I’ve been brainstorming ways to afford/justify a $478 dress and here’s what I’ve come up with. Please feel free to offer any suggestions you have.

-Maybe I can wear it to my wedding? $478 is a steal for a wedding dress.

-Sell my car. That’s why they invented public transportation and then I could afford 40 dresses!

-I can pass it down to my daughters and granddaughters and great-granddaughters and…

-Can I sell my college degree?

-Make any kind of craft with mason jars and sell it on Etsy.

-Call up Alan from The Hangover and have him count cards for me.

Desperate times call for desperate measures right?

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3 Responses to Desperate Times

  1. kittehluvs says:

    It’s a lovely dress. I wonder if maybe you can set up a sale alert on ShopStyle. The price now is a little high, but I would definitely pay $200 for it. But I guess you’d be risking all your sizes to be out of stock by the time it goes on sale (or selling out completely). Or could you find a tailor that can make you a copycat dress?

    • AS915 says:

      Thanks for the tips. I set up a sale alert on Hukkster. Of course they’re already sold out of my size and the dress just came out. So frustrating!!

      • kittehluvs says:

        oh nooo. keep your eyes open at Marshall’s and TJ maxx. I found my one and true love Kate Spade dress there. Now it turned out to be 1 size too small… sigh…but I still bought it

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