Official No Purchases Until 2013 Club

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Teger, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. Teger

    Teger Senior member

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    Let's separate the men from the boys.

    No purchases until January 1, 2012.

    No exceptions.

    No "but it's the Mr. Porter 75% markdown!"

    Nope.

    Who's with me?
     
  2. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    yeah ok. Unless my knits sell in which case I've sorted out a seller to replace them with.

    Nothing else I want except for bespoke shit and that'll have to wait till next year.
     
  3. Banana Cognac

    Banana Cognac Senior member

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    in theory this is a good idea but most people, myself included, come 01/01/13 will just make up for lost time and use the money they "saved" over that 6 week period to buy more during the sale season.
     
  4. zissou

    zissou Senior member

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    You can count me in. The only thing I need is a new pair of jeans, but that can wait until next year, I suppose.
     
  5. habitant

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    didn't we try this last year? I think I lasted 4 months. Then went on a spree with all my extra moneys.
     
  6. RuffyD

    RuffyD Senior member

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    This might work better if there are other objectives besides not buying stupid shit for 1.5 months
    E.g. investing all the extra money to generate more expendable income for the next sales? [​IMG]
     
  7. zissou

    zissou Senior member

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    I tried a No Purchase club for the whole year, and I lasted about two months :embar:

    BUT, I think I only bought about 6-8 things all year, and they are all much appreciated pieces.

    Besides, I have been focusing my kop powers on my house lately, just making it more comfortable. Off to pick up the last furniture I need tomorrow.
     
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  8. pnutpug

    pnutpug Senior member

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    What about buying something at a thrift store to flip?
     
  9. wogbog

    wogbog Senior member

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    I'll do this. Faster student loan payment, woo!
     
  10. buran

    buran Senior member

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    I'm in with my own conditions:

    - ma-1 doesn't count.
    - replace worn out things
    - also need new socks.
    - some after christmas sales start early...

    My goal is to not increase the size of wardrobe.
     
  11. brad-t

    brad-t Bae Blade

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    Do you understand what "no purchases" means?
     
  12. glundr

    glundr Senior member

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    This is easy mode haha, I buy stuff maybe once every few months. In.
     
  13. buran

    buran Senior member

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    means warmup for 51 weeks of 2013. I've been waiting for re-release of ma-1 since around February.
     
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  14. habitant

    habitant Senior member

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    I did scale back purchases this year as well, bought a lot of stuff at deep discount to flip, so in actuality I didn't spend any extra money on clothing.
     
  15. fishbones

    fishbones Senior member

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    Just bought another Ervell knit, and now I'm thinking of halting anymore big purchases until next year.
    (Man oh man though, I have my eye on a Schneider cardigan...I must resist..)
    Count me in!
     
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