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Liya

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Name:
Alpaca Capital
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Investing, millenial, lifestyle, minimalism
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Australia
Age:
20s
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Female
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😳 I used to follow the common advice of buying a few ‘investment pieces’ and then getting everything else as cheaply as possible. Unsurprisingly the everything else pile would be barely worn and those items would always be the first to go if I needed to make space. Honestly, I thought it was normal. But it doesn’t need to be like this. A wardrobe filled with your favourite items is ...
Posted: Sep 01 2018 @ 6:48 PM
  Yay charts!   It looks like the average American buys 65 new garments per year, spending about ~$1,800 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics). How do those clothes fit into the closet? Well, the average American is also throwing out 80 pounds (~35 kilos) of clothing each year. I see 😕 It doesn’t seem to be […] The post Why aren’t we talking more about money and fashion? appeared first on Alpaca ...
Posted: Aug 25 2018 @ 11:28 PM
Track your expenses for a week You don’t need a fancy app, a spreadsheet or pen and paper works just fine. Write down everything that you spend you money on, ideally at the end of each day so you won’t forget. Then sit down for 10 minutes at the end of the week and have […] The post The one money thing everyone should do appeared first on Alpaca Capital. ...
Posted: Aug 25 2018 @ 4:16 PM
A quick Google search tells me that ‘financial experts’ (read a financial planner) recommend spending 5% of your income on clothing. But why should the amount you spend be tied to how much you earn? A look at the data, in this case from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics tells me that in 2016 … Continue reading How much should I spend on clothes? The post How much should I ...
Posted: Aug 12 2018 @ 2:36 PM
😳 Would that change your purchasing habits? It’s certainly made us stop and think about what we spend our money on. As much as we love a good sale, it’s not a bargain if we don’t need it. So when the brain actually finds pleasure in scoring a bargain, how can we make better decisions … Continue reading What if every piece in your wardrobe was an investment piece? The post ...
Posted: Aug 09 2018 @ 6:48 PM
The 10×10 challenge is to wear 10 items of clothing for 10 outfits, generally over a 10 day period. A mini-capsule wardrobe if you will. You can check out the rest of our summer 10×10 outfits on Instagram. How much did it all cost? 1. White silk shirt, Equipment ~USD$100 Our exact one is sold out, … Continue reading 10×10 challenge summer 2018 – how much did it cost? The post 10×10 ...
Posted: Aug 05 2018 @ 2:37 PM
After much trial and error, here’s what we’ve learnt about buying denim. Starting with the most important: Fit How tight do you want your jeans? Go for skinny (tight) / slim (slightly less tight) or boyfriend (loose).  Skip anything super tight unless you have legs like a supermodel. Avoid straight, bootcut & flares unless you … Continue reading On search for a perfect pair of jeans The post On search for ...
Posted: Aug 03 2018 @ 2:35 PM
Track your expenses for a week You don’t need a fancy app, a spreadsheet, the notes app, or pen and paper works just fine. Write down everything that you spend you money on, ideally at the end of each day so you won’t forget. Then sit down for 10 minutes at the end of the … Continue reading The one money thing everyone should do The post The one money thing ...
Posted: Jul 28 2018 @ 1:16 AM
Where do you get your ‘basics’ from? You know, the perfect white t-shirt, the luxurious silk shirt, the black ankle boots that go with everything. Here’s are our picks. We’re not loyal unless we absolutely love it. Clothing basics 1. White t-shirt 100% cotton, crewneck, loose fit, soft, not see through and the ultimate test, so … Continue reading Women’s fashion basics, what’s in our closet The post Women’s fashion basics, what’s ...
Posted: Jul 27 2018 @ 9:23 PM
noun – a small collection of essential items that don’t go out of fashion + seasonal pieces   What should a capsule wardrobe do… make you feel good ✌️ Everything else is just a bonus! (Like cutting down time to get dressed, not feeling like you have nothing to wear, looking stylish etc etc) So how … Continue reading Capsule wardrobe The post Capsule wardrobe appeared first on Alpaca Capital. ...
Posted: Jul 26 2018 @ 6:43 PM

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