Having an organized and stylish place to keep your weed that you can leave out in plain sight is an option any adult deserves.
Some of you might recall my brief obsession with this Missoni for Target romper, which not-too-surprisingly is sold out online and in stores. Womp womp.
During its brief shelf life at Target, the "Fluid Knit Romper" cost $29.99. These days this psychedlic combo of spaghetti strap and booty short is going for as much as $75 smackers on eBay. I won't link to the various clothes vultures pimping innocent raiment online because it's just not right.
Instead of lining some early bird's pockets with my hard-earned scratch, I decided to eat the worm, take the "L" and bid farewell to my misgotten finery. Things were bleak for a minute there, people. My closet suddenly darker because the Awe-Inspiring Romper of Psychedelic Peace was missing. That is, until Jeanne showed up.
Last week, Emily forwarded me this email from xoJane reader Jeanne, my would-be clothes hero:
"I happen to be visiting my in-laws in Michigan and [the rompers are] still available here. Since I actually live in DC myself I thought I'd reach out to see if [Helena] wanted me to bring it back for her. If you don't think it's too weird can you pass this message along?"
Weird? Maybe. But a message from the getup gods? Yes, definitely. Sign me up! Also please don't kill me.
And she didn't! Jeanne and I, both shut-ins also known as work-from-home-ers, met up earlier this week at a local DC coffee shop for the drop.
First off, Jeanne is awesome. She knows all kinds of insidery stuff about backstage at rock concerts because she used to work for a gigantor promotion company. Also, she's a bargainista and a vet of Washington-area legend C-Mart. Jeanne likes awesomely bad movies and she thinks women are funny. Lastly, Jeanne agrees with me that men sometimes smell really really bad. That was our hour-long coffee chat in a nut shell. Basically we're besties now.
After our tete-a-tete, I hightailed it back to headquarters, otherwise known as my bathroom mirror, to take my romper for a spin. And it. DID. NOT. DISAPPOINT.
So here's to sartorial Samaritans like Jeanne! They spread goodwill and cheer throughout the land with kind hearts and keen fashion sense. The world is a more bespoke place because of you.