The Price Is Right

My momma taught me that there are three things you do not discuss in polite company – politics, religion and money.

My apologies to decorum.

When I develop each blog post I am keenly aware of finding the right price point. I find things at which I gulp – a knit blazer for $398. I just don’t know. It is a sweater after all. Even if it is a very good sweater.

For me, the right price point depends on how much I want something coupled with how long I can keep it in rotation. But I am also a quantity girl!

So what is your price point? The point at which you say too rich for my blood!

For instance – this wool sheath is a classic. It’s Armani. Well made and perfectly tailored. But for $975?

Armani Collezioni Wool Crepe Sheath Dress – Nordstrom $975

5 comments

  1. Katie

    I do have to admit, however, that I paid a fortune for an Armani blazer last year. So, I guess it depends on how bad I want it and how much I adore it. 😉

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  2. Leah

    My mother always said that it was worth spending money on high-quality basics, like black lined wool trousers that will last for many years and weather different styles and trends. The Armani sheath is gorgeous, but $975 seems really high for even a high-quality basic that other good brands make for less.

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  3. Now, the key phrase is “wool crepe”. this is hard to find fabric first of all and then with Armani you have the wool. 🙂 Most of his fine wool is a first cut, virgin wool, and processed gently. And the drape, just seems that says it all. Price, yes a wee bit high but it will last a least a decade so for $8.00/month you’ll have a timeless piece that goes fabulous with the scarf season previously discussed.
    🙂

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