Trendy On A Budget

Looking good shouldn't cost that much!

My Sci-scents Experiment

commodity goodsShopping for fragrances is one of my least favorite things to do. I mean, why do I think that selecting a scent based on what it smells like on a piece of cardboard is a good idea? Unfortunately for me, and my wallet, there have been too many times where a full bottle was purchased and after a few wears, I realize that the scent doesn’t do it for me. Major fail. I’ve resorted to stalking the perfume counters for samples, but most of the time, they don’t have what I want to try. So, my go to are the rollerballs or travel size fragrances, but it’s not the most economical way. What is a guy or gal to do? Enter Commodity Goods!
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The Running (Wo)Man

city sports_athleta_asics_cover_2I’m that girl who buys workout gear because it was cute, placing no consideration on functionality. But that has definitely backfired on me. Take for example, that time I lost ONE glove because I placed it in the pocket of my jacket that had no zippers. What do you do with one glove?! Then there was that time I had to pin running food to my top, because once again, my jacket had no zippers, nor my pants for that matter. The worst lesson of all? Wearing ‘running’ capris that had no drawstrings. I kept hiking up my pants every few stride. Moral of these tales? Always look for zippers, pockets and drawstrings! The good news for us is that fashion and functionality can coexist in activewear. So we can work on our fitness while looking caaayyuuuutee!
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