Not into the antlers, sheep skins, cow hide rugs, stuffed birds, or estate sale taxidermy & vintage fur coats. Keeping dead things in the home is a peculiar kind of grotesque gloating, to me.
Decorating with Stuffed Birds?
|2/1/11 3:22 PM|
I grew up poor. Now I am not. I don't wildly spend money on big-ticket items, but when I have a purchase to make, I carefully consider the quality, durability, repair-ability and timelessness, style-wise, of the item in question. It's a matter of buying something once that's heirloom-worthy, versus the continual in-and-out shuffle of second-hand items, which is how I grew up. Consider that many people save carefully for items others might consider "ridiculously overpriced."
On Judging Expensive Products and People Who Buy Them
|8/3/10 9:47 AM|