dress, Esprit, very old
pearl bracelets, HauteLook
Softspots "Ventura" sandals, Ross
My purchasing pattern seems to be: buy something nice, ignore it for years, dig it out on a whim one day, and fall in love with it.
Many years ago, I foolishly went off to a weekend camp without repellent, returned with probably 70-plus bites all over my legs that necessitated a trip to the dermatologist, and had to wear pants for two weeks (in very hot weather) while I got over the allergic reaction I had to the mosquito bites. Since then, I've figured out that a Bounce dryer sheet tucked into my pocket will drive away the bloodsuckers ... but a dress without pockets makes it a little hard to hide the dryer sheet on my person.