Nifty Notes

Nifty Notes [No.52]

Today’s Nifty Note: Something kept whispering: Wear only what you love! So she did. These fresh Nifty Notes are designed to inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light. It’s been a pleasure to have created these original Nifty Notes, each containing a thought-provoking, fun and/or quirky message and an original image (all photographs … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.51]

Today’s Nifty Note: She finally understood that life is too short.  She decided not to buy the shoes. Or the handbag.  She decided to go on a picnic instead. The Nifty Notes are designed to inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light. Each contains an original and contains a thought-provoking, fun … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.50]

Today’s Nifty Note: So says Paul Spector in the Huffington Post: “When we have too much, it is because we have too little of what we really need’. Each Nifty Notes is designed to inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light, with an original and contains a thought-provoking, fun and/or quirky message … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.49]

Today’s Nifty Note: This startled her: “We overbuy all kinds of things in our consumer culture, billions of items of clothes per year when most of us have overstuffed closets already”, from the Center on Everyday Lives of Families, UCLA. More stuff being stuffed into already overstuffed closets and homes. Each Nifty Note is designed … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.48]

Today’s Nifty Note: She discovered these 6 helpful questions in finding her personal style and shopping her closet: What do I absolutely adore? What makes me feel a million bucks? What feels a bit daring, exciting? What makes me feel “oh YES, I’m the me I want to be, wearing this”? What ensembles do I … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.47]

Today’s Nifty Note: “Perfection is neither required nor possible.  Perfection keeps you stuck”, a wise woman told her.  She decided to aim for excellence instead. Nifty Notes inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light. Each original Nifty Note contains a thought-provoking, fun and/or quirky message and an original image (all photographs … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.46]

Today’s Nifty Note: She finally understood that FOMO (Fear OF Missing Out) was a very real phenomenon.  But what she was really missing out on was her life. Nifty Notes inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light. Each original Nifty Note contains a thought-provoking, fun and/or quirky message and an original … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.45]

Today’s Nifty Note: She decided it was time to stop paying attention to the marketing hype that told her she somehow had to ‘live up to’ branded products. Rubbish! It’s the other way around: This product has to live up to me!  This product has to be worthy of me! Is this product worthy of … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.44]

Today’s Nifty Note: Do an outfit diary this week:  every day, jot down what you’re wearing, then at the end of the day, tune in to how you felt wearing that outfit all day. Then review: what works? what needs to change? what has to go? what do you want to wear more of? Designed … Continue reading

Nifty Notes [No.43]

Today’s Nifty Note: She knew that nobody’s life was enhanced by too much shopping.  Nobody’s. Designed to inspire you to think about your shopping in a fresh light, each Nifty Note contains a thought-provoking, fun and/or quirky message and an original image (all photographs taken by me). Nifty Note #43 I’m happy for you to share … Continue reading