A long time ago, at a garage sale far away, I bought a worn-once, still-in-the-box pair of Doc Martins for $2 from a yuppie who said she could never charge more for shoes that had ever held someone else’s feet. I negotiated several thousand off the price of my car. My cat was on clearance at the shelter. I once made $6 … Keep reading…

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Let’s talk about pattern. And color. And sales. Got your attention yet? I was recently approached by the ready-to-wear line MINT by Diarra Bousso, which is currently having a budgeter’s dream of a sale: The already-affordable items are listed for up to 45% off at online shop Modnique.   What is MINT, you ask? Other than a tasty thing I eat like it’s … Keep reading…

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