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4 6C The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, November 22, 1990 $1 Do you always go over your Christ- vale nature of fragrance, and the fact Oddly enough, women prefer depan- mas gift budget? Do you proc/xtstinate that it is something shared when worn. ment stores for the same reasons. They and then do all your shopping at the The practical aspects of fashion and like being able to get everything in one last minute, or are you an organized, housewares attract those polled to these place. Their reasons for shopping methodical shopper? Liz Claiborne items, along with the ease of detennin- where they do. in order, are: selection, Cosmetics set out to find out about ing what someone might need or like. price, service, convenient hours. Ever3'- these and other Christmas quirks by With this in mind, Liz Claiborne one said they loved being able to get asking people across the country about Cosmetics is offering five "Gridkits" lots of gifts in one place. Gridkits and their Christmas shopping habits and for women, and four "Gear" gifts fbr Christmas Gear make it easy to get pretbrences. Here's how 100 men and men this holiday season.~;ach is a dif- eight different gifts in one fell swoop. 100 women, ages 20-50, responded: ferent combination of Liz Claiborne How many? Women buy twice as fragrance and fashion accessories for How much? Men were evenly spread many gifts as men. Most women sur- men or women, packed in a handy wire among totals ranging from $50 to veyed said they buy 11 to 20 ~t~ while grid basket that can be reused in any $1,000. Most women, on the other hand, men buv only one to 10, While women room in the house With prices ranging spend between $350 and $500, There enjoyed holiday shopping, many men from $30 to $55 lbr men and $32.50 to are some big spenders---II percent of admitted to letting their wives, girlfriends $62.50 for women, these three-in-one women and 13 percent of men spend and mothers do the shopping tbr them. gifts offer great holiday value, over $ 1,000. Not surprisingly, most of Time and money were the ruling fac- When? If you wait until the last these people said they don't have a pre- tors in deciding how many people to minute to do your shopping, you're not determined budget purchase gifts for. Twenty percent of alone Thirty-two percent of the men The six percent of men and five per- those surveyed said they have family and t 1 percent of the women surveyed cent of women who said they never go agreements to limit the number and don't start shopping until December over their budget have a secret to their extravagance of gifts, A few families 21. Men are admitted procrastinators, budgetary success--leave Ihe credit take the creative approach and have and many women said they need to feel cards home and write checks for your everyone buy small gifts for a in the holiday spirit, purchases. This way you don't have to Christmas grab bag. Most women (43 percent) start shop- can2,' tc~ much cash with you, and you What? Fragrance, fashion and house- ping at Thanksgiving in order to take won't spend more money than you have. wares topped the list, with books, advantage of time to find the perfect Another not-so-surprising fact...44 records and toys trailing behind. The gift, and also to spread the expense price of the gift in relation to the value over a period of time. percent of women and 36 percent of men always go over their budget! received was the main reason |br pur- Where? Most men shop in specialty While their fiscal judgement may be chasing these gifts'The wish to corn- stores because they like the in-depth momentarily abandoned, their hearts municate a special sentiment was the selection of a specific type of gift. second most popular response. They find them easier than departmenl are in the right places--almost every- one said that the reason tbr going over Many respondents pri-stores, where the choices are so broad budget is to purchase gifts that convey a special holiday sentiment. e Our service includes one very important feature that others may not ..... service! We'll repair and maintain tanks and burners to keep Cost down, equipment working and your home heated. 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