I don’t know why I get too excited whenever my mother mentions that we’re going to Divisoria. I swear it makes me more giddy than going to the mall. So last Sunday, I happily accompanied my mother to Divisoria since she needed to buy some stuff for the store. She didn’t even have to persuade me because I just usually volunteer to tag along.
While she was buying purses and toys, I wandered alone with only a thousand pesos in hand. It was already big enough; I could buy so much with that stuff. The truth is, a lot of stuff [that i want] in Divisoria are quite pricey now. I mean, a blouse for 450PHP? Are you serious? I can already buy branded clothes with that amount.
But if you look hard enough and if you haggle well, you can really go a long way with just a thousand. My mother and sister are good hagglers but I’m not. I feel guilty when haggling with the saleslady that’s why I don’t bargain too much. I just usually ask for 10-50 PHP decrease from the original price. But my mother and sister usually starts haggling a hundred peso less than the original price. Hahaha.
So we were only there for about three hours. I swear I was so bitin, I wanted to explore more. But I managed to buy a lot more than planned. I kept in mind though that I should stop buying random shirts and “cute” outfits and focus on finding clothes I can wear to work. That includes “polo” and I have never worn one in my life. I feel like it makes me look old. [Read more…]