In today’s Brandweek, they have an article that will be released in Elle this week that states most women are still spending money on clothes despite the recession. This research was collected in Fall 2007. The average age of the women surveyed was 29, and 52% of them were full time employees. According to the survey, 57% of these women spent more than $2000 on clothes, and 40% of these women spent more than $750 on shoes and accessories. Of the 1,534 women surveyed in retail stores, 53% of the women said the would probably spend just as much as they did in 2007 or more. The study concluded that 8% of women shoppers are recession proof.