16 July 2008

Is It Worth Giving Up Food For?

I found this gorgeous patchwork skirt in my local charity shop the other day.
Isn't it beautiful?
It was the bargain price of £6 ($12) and it was in the window.
There is one downside to owning this skirt.
I'm a size 16/18 (US size 14/16) and this skirt is a size 12 (US size 10)
I can either:
(a) go on a diet, and give up eating until it fits.
(b) insert 2 panels either side of the skirt and hope I make a good job of it.
(c) hang it in the wardrobe with all the other beautiful clothes that no longer fit.
I know which one I should do... (a)
I know which one I could do... (b)
I know which one I will do... (c)
But I couldn't let anybody else own it could I?



Jackie said...

I think you got your dollars and pounds mixed up.
No you just HAD to have it!

Bonnie the Boss said...

The skirt is beautiful. Use it to decorate with. That is what I would do.

twiggypeasticks said...

Make it into a giant handbag, then you can wear it - well on your arm that is:)

ethel and edna's tearoom said...

Yay!!! It's gorgeous. Agree that NOONE else should have it but I reckon you should try to alter it to make it fit. What about denim panels - recyle a denim skirt or some jeans. If it was me I'd HAVE to wear it. Way too nice for the wardrobe.

Hoola Tallulah said...

Oh oh oh that skirt is divine, I wouldn't have been able to resist either! Hang it on your bedroom wall and lose that weight madam, I am sure it will look fabulous on you!

P.S I went from a size UK20 (after 2 sproglets) to a size 10! in just 18 months, it can be done!

momof2gr8kids said...

just so you know.. i am that us size so you could send it to me.. i will wear it till you are down.. happy day for me..