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My Fashion Experiment, 25 new outfits for $50

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Last year, I had fun with the challenge of creating 30-40 outfits with a few articles of clothing. This year I wanted to have the same experience, but not start fresh buying ALL new pieces of clothing (who can afford that?!). So I wondered if I could again create completely new outfits using existing articles and carefully selecting a few more, and doing it for $50*.

In today's world of internet writing, one has to not only say what one thinks, but also clarify what one DOESN'T think. Let it be said then, that I do not idolize clothes, nor what people think of me wearing them. I do enjoy clothes. I also enjoy things that are pleasing to the eye--colors, textures, and things of beauty. It brings me pleasure to play around with them, and I have fun creating variety. I enjoy the challenge of being frugal, but don't find ultimate satisfaction in the bargain. I truly believe that God provides these bargains for me as a way of showering not only His provision, but also His affect…