You can choose whatever metaphor for shopping you want on Black Friday, really. It’s like a zoo. It’s the frontlines of a war zone. It’s representative of our empty material obsessions over family time, but like, when else you getting that deal on a new TV?
All worthy choices. You probably have more of your own, too. Regardless of the most accurate description, we all know how shopping of Black Friday feels. It’s intense, tiring, myopic, a bit depressing, exhausting, the seventh layer of hell wrapped in one.
Truth is, it’s tough. And there will be moments you may need a little inspiration to continue shopping. So we’ve collected a short list of celebrities to keep you going through the slough that is Black Friday. Happy shopping.
“Thank God we’re living in a country where the sky’s the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.”
“I’m obsessed with shopping. I’ll get these urges to buy, like to shop for stuff on the Internet. I search for all kinds of weird gizmos I could get.”
“Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity.”
“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.”
“I love going shopping.”
“I never cared about buying things for myself, like clothes. And then all of a sudden I realized how great it is to be very precise about the shirts that I wear and all the things that are a part of my closet. So the ritual of fashion and shopping became very personal to me.”
“I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet.”
via HBO’s Sex and the City
Helena Bonham Carter
“If you’re a queen, you’re powerless, so I’d probably demote myself and go shopping.”
“Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.”