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Comedy writer Bonnie Datt once bought a chainmail vest "for clubbing"—a purchase she later came to lament, once she realized that chainmail wasn't particularly slimming. Inspired by this, she now spends her spare time asking famous people to dish about purchases which they initially loved—but ended up regretting, for Buyer's Remorse.
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For Buyer's Remorse's first foray into Real Housewives territory, we're fortunate enough to talk to the always memorable Ramona Singer, one of the only two of original Real Housewives of New York still on the show. A graduate of FIT, Ramona has worked in fashion her entire career and these days, the Housewife's entrepreneurial career is expansive. She has her own lines of skincare and jewelry and even her own wine, Ramona Pinot Grigio. We were curious what the Housewife, who is known for her strong opinions, would ever regret buying...
Racked: Can you share with us a Buyer's Remorse story you've had?
Ramona Singer: It's the only thing I ever regretted buying—'cause I know what I like, I know what I want, I want what I want. And I love my shoes and boots, but I did buy a pair of these python snake boots that I said, "What was I thinking? They're python!"
Racked: Did you regret the style, the color, or the height?
Ramona Singer: Everything. They're skin-tight python, you know, multi-colored. I like it in a bag, I like it in a shoe, but not in a boot. What was I thinking in the boot?