Before anything else, let me explain to you guys that I’ve had the same iPod Nano for the past six years. Buying a new one was more about rewarding myself for working hard and handing down my old iPod to my younger brother, rather than frivolous spending. So, yeah, I finally bought the new Apple iPod touch – it was officially the biggest purchase I’ve made in my entire life! (And by that, I mean the most money I’ve spent on one item.) After doing a lot of research online for two weeks, I finally walked into the Apple Store at Smith Haven Mall today and bought the 8GB version. Although my checking account is now out $248, I don’t have the buyer’s remorse that I usually have after buying something expensive. If anything, I’m very pleased! Here’s me holding mine. :D
I’ll probably make a separate post about how much I love it after spending a whole week with it. ;D To celebrate, I treated my boyfriend and myself to some Häagen-Dazs ice cream. I know it’s quite possibly the worst kind of ice cream for you, health-wise.. but it’s so delicious! We shared a medium cup of butter pecan with hot fudge. <3
I also walked into Gilly Hicks for the first time! It’s actually a pretty cool store. Since it’s owned by Abercrombie & Fitch, the layout is similar – hot models standing outside, dim lights inside, heavily perfumed rooms, and generously-stocked shelves. The only difference is that Gilly Hicks specializes mostly with underwear, and the clothes that they do sell are more affordable than anything at A&F. I ended up walking out with a bag of panties, since they were on sale for 5/$25 and they’re softer than anything I’ve ever bought at Victoria’s Secret. The website is great, and I found photos of all the cute styles I selected. (Click for a larger view!)
I also found a dress at H&M that I really wanted.. but it was $34, and I couldn’t afford to spend any more money today. XD It came in black and pink, though, and I was torn between which one I preferred more! They might look unshapely in these photos, but believe me, they were super chic IRL. ; ) And don’t worry, that’s my boyfriend Michael holding them, not me.
At the end of it all, I felt extremely fulfilled. : ) I’ll let you guys know by the end of the week how much I think the iPod touch was worth it. :D Until next time!