As a woman nearing the 35 milestone (excuse me a moment while I wipe a tear from the key pad), I feel I have mastered the art of shopping, and there are some tips to guarantee success on your next shopping trip. Having been carefully tutored by a mother who loves to shop more than anyone I know and is the perfect shopping partner, I have learnt some savvy tips along the way to ensure shopping success and feel it is my duty to pass the torch. So, here are some shopping tips for your next shopping trip!
1. Wish List
This is true of both food and clothes shopping but by making a list, you will be less likely to overspend. Of course, you may not be 100% clear about what it is you want, but you should have a vague idea. Having a list will also mean you may be less inclined to give in to the oh- so-over enthusiastic sales assistant (doing a fabulous job) and trying to sell you the must-have 'this season' matching handbag and the 'so you' statement necklace. Try to be strong, ladies, and ask yourself whether you really need it before succumbing to that sales assistant charm. This is one of the most important things to remember on your next shopping trip.