The hubby needed a new belt. Bless him, he is not picky, and will wear things to the bitter end (translation: until I throw them away). He typically leaves early in the morning to go to the gym and leaves in gym clothes with his work attire packed up. I didn't notice until the day when he dressed for work at home, how horrible his belt looked. He of course didn't care and said no one would notice. I replied that every woman in his department would notice and wonder how his wife could let him out of the house with such a tattered belt!
Prior to me being thrifty, I would have promptly gone to the mall and purchased a nice leather double sided belt at the tune of $45 some dollars. But now, being the thriftster that I am, I was on a mission to find a good leather belt at the thrifts! Off to the Goodwill I went and found 3 belts, and one for myself of course, that were new or nearly new. I was so stoked!
The Mr. came home and guess what, the belts didn't fit. Darn it! We went back together so that I could return them and have him there for sizing, but nope, no returns on belts. How could I not have known this being a regular thrift store shopper?
Thrift Store Lesson Learned: Always know the stores return policy!
I was fretting over my defeat and the hubby told me "Just sell them in your store!" He always knows the right thing to say :)
Here they are and you can find the deets over in the ebay store. Two are new and one looks to be barely worn or maybe just used on a display. I ship for FREE in the U.S.!
HERE for $14.95 with free US shipping.
Black belt in size Medium HERE for $18.95 with free US shipping.
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