Minding My Money: How I Transitioned from Employee to Grad Student

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When I first relocated back to Washington, D.C., I was gung ho about being a frugalista.

And I’ve got to admit, making the transition from a fashion-loving full-time employee to a penny-pinching grad student has been an adventure–and then some!

As I reach my one-year anniversary of living in the nation’s capital, here are five frugal shopping habits that got me through the past twelve months.

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Louis Vuitton Becomes Hermes Shareholder

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A headline that reads, “LVMH Becomes a Shareholder of HERMES INTERNATIONAL” will make any discerning stylista do a double take.

And that I did when I read LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s announcement on Saturday.

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