Back when I was a single mom I didn’t dream of a closet full of designer shoes; living vicariously through Carrie Bradshaw’s collection of Manolos suited me just fine. I received my first designer handbag as a gift at 19 and ever since I’d been more of a bag girl. But when things were tight I developed a core wardrobe. Which is basically several staple items that could be interchanged. To be honest, although my disposable shopping budget has changed…