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Chanel's $20 Cotton Pads, Gucci's $20,000 Bike -- And 10 Other Signs The Recession Is Over

December 9, 2011 by Justine Schwartz
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So Don’t Feel Bad About Your Holiday Purchases…

This week, New York mag’s The Cut blog featured 2 ridiculous designer items that made me realize the recession is officially over (and conspicuous consumption is BACK). The $20 Chanel-branded cotton pads and Gucci’s $14,000 of-road bike are all the evidence I need that the days of careful spending are behind us.

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Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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