Welcome to the Shopping Brake Family!
About Shopping Brake — The Blog
Shopping Brake: The Blog is a guide into how to change the way you shop and manage your wardrobe. Started in 2013 as a personal diary, the blog shares the experiences from a compulsive shopper as she overcame shopping struggles and wardrobe woes. Shopping Brake: The Blog has evolved into an inspiration for shopping less and shopping smarter from editor Lisa Deerwood.
About Shopping Brake — The Book
The book Shopping Brake: Proven tips to stop shopping wrong, and start shopping right for a wardrobe you love is a self-help book for 2 types of people: those trying to overcome a shopping addiction and those who wish to improve their wardrobe. In this comprehensive guide you’ll gain valuable advice on how to go shopping for clothes so that you know that everything you buy is the right decision for you. You’ll also learn different options for closet organization, read about tips for wardrobe management, and explore closet challenges to inject a little fun back into your wardrobe when boredom tries to set in.
About Lisa Deerwood
Lisa Deerwood, the author and editor behind the content of the Shopping Brake Family, started her personal blog in 2013 as a way to share her personal experiences as she overcame a shopping addiction. Lisa is a former shopaholic and expert in analytical and critical thinking who knows what it feels like to spend every day struggling with the inner urge to buy, buy, buy, yet stand in front of a closet stuffed to the max full of clothes and feel like “I have nothing to wear.” After years of research and personal trial and error Lisa discovered how to shop faster, shop smarter, and start loving her wardrobe. In 2017, Lisa published her book— Shopping Brake: Proven tips to stop shopping wrong, and start shopping right for a wardrobe you love—as a way to share her stories of overcoming a shopping addiction while also providing a how to guide on shopping, organizing, and managing a wardrobe that you love.