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On Saturday I bought a top that I really love and makes me happy

(15 Posts)
christmasunicorn Mon 09-Oct-17 08:06:37

But when I went to hang it in my wardrobe I realised I already own it blush so I now have 2.

Please tell me I’m not the only one who has done this

OuchBollocks Mon 09-Oct-17 08:07:45


Can you return it?

Taffeta Mon 09-Oct-17 08:09:22

On the up side :

It's def the right top for you to choose it twice
You can wear it ALL the time

ohtheholidays Mon 09-Oct-17 08:26:48

Hehe grin

No but on maybe more than one loads of times I've looked at something in a shop and gone to pick it up and said isn't this lovely to turn around to my DH with a big daft grin on his face,"yes it is lovely darling"he says "that's why you bought it a couple of weeks ago" blush confused

DuckOffAutocorrectYouShiv Mon 09-Oct-17 08:28:57

Not exactly but 85% of my tops are variations on the same theme, so may as well be the same top.

Needalifeoverhaul Mon 09-Oct-17 08:32:14

Haha! This made me giggle OP smile I've done it intentionally with somethingI really like but never (yet) without realising!

ShirleyPhallus Mon 09-Oct-17 08:34:25

What's the top?

Footle Mon 09-Oct-17 10:09:57

This is encouraging to read. If you were old, you’d be wondering if this senior moment was a harbinger of doom. Not necessarily, it seems.

abbsisspartacus Mon 09-Oct-17 10:13:32

😂😂I've just done that with a game for my son I was right it is the sort of thing he lives and now I have two

FinallyHere Mon 09-Oct-17 10:32:41

Once i find a top I like, i tend to buy multiples, and multiples of the colours i like.

I know exactly what i like, and wear that. I'm not convinced anyone ever notices in that great a detail what i am wearing to even notice how often I wear the same top. It makes me happy to wear colours and styles that I love. Why wouldn't I? No-one bats an eye at men who wear the same coloured shirt everyday, if they want to.

Do what makes you happy.

spiderlight Mon 09-Oct-17 11:08:03

I discovered qt the end of last winter that I had the same jumper twice and had been merrily washing and wearing both of them in circulation for months without realising. No idea how I managed to end up with two of them!

Pistachiois50pmore Mon 09-Oct-17 11:53:27

Good! If you have two on the go then it will last longer. I have doubles of quite a few hardworking items in my wardrobe.

christmasunicorn Mon 09-Oct-17 15:05:37

spider 😂 I can’t believe you never knew.

Fortunately it’s just a plain black t shirt from primark. I had the same style in short sleeve and loved it so thought I’d buy some long sleeved ones. Tuna out I had already thought of that. Oh well it will get plenty of wear

UsernameInvalid66 Mon 09-Oct-17 15:27:56

I used to have 3 identical black cotton v-neck jumpers from Primark - I wore them almost constantly in autumn and winter. It wasn't unintentional though - I soon realised the first one was so useful I needed more! I think it's absolutely fine for something plain, basic and inexpensive, and it's also pretty sensible to have two of the bottom half of a skirt or trouser suit, since the jacket almost always lasts longer. It would maybe be a bit weird for something like a designer dress - if you had that much money it would be more fun to spend it on two different ones!

FinallyHere Mon 09-Oct-17 17:21:11

Good point Username It would be odd to have duplicates of items that shout 'look at me'. That would be very different to having lots of interchangeable basics. For example, I have lots of identical or almost identical tops, but only one of each scarf. The scarfs do not need to be washed regularly and last a lot longer than the tops.

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