5 Year Blog Anniversary: Looking Back & What’s Ahead

Posted On Monday, September 1st, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Looking FLY on a Dime, shopping

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5 years. Yes. Five. Whole. Years. I can’t believe Looking Fly on a Dime® celebrates its fifth blogiversary today. I started the site after being laid off from my job at a fashion magazine and I had no idea this little website would lead to repeat appearances on the Today Show, Nate Berkus Show and a correspondent gig for a local NYC station.
It’s been a great five years and I’m excited for what’s to come. Besides my thrift shopping ebook that’s being released next week, you’ll see some new and revamped “old” features coming to the site.

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Housing Works Best of Fall Thrift Sales

Posted On Friday, August 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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The end of summer usually means it’s time to update your wardrobe and swap your summer gear for fall fashion. But this time of year also means the beginning of Housing Works’ Best of Fall sales.

Yes, sales, plural. From August 30 to September 25, 12 Housing Works locations throughout NYC will have mega sales on thrifted and vintage clothing and even furniture and art. Each location will have a different sale date and time and entry is free-99.

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, August 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $100, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Links to Save By, looking-fly-on-a-dime 71 Labor Day Sales to Shop Now {Racked}

Affordable Retailer, Joe Fresh, Launches an E-Commerce Site in the U.S. {Joe Fresh}

Update Your Wardrobe with 20 Finds Under $100 {}

24 Brilliant Ways to Store Your Beauty Products {Redbook}

17 Signs You’re a Chronic Thrifter {eBay}

Grab Your Ticket for My Next Ready, Set, Thrift! Shopping Party

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Release Date for My Thrift Shopping eBook

Posted On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, shopping, Thrift Stores

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Last week I revealed the cover of my upcoming book, Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic. Well, today I’m revealing the release date. *drumroll*

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Dime Find of the Week: Sparklepop Jewelry

Posted On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Filed Under: Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide
What: Sparklepop jewelry
Why: When I’m not thrift shopping, I love learning about cheap chic accessory lines. While it’s not hard to find something cheap, it can be a challenge to find clothes and accessories that are super affordable, stylish and quality. That’s where Sparklepop comes in!

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