The Real Deal About Cheap Shoes {Do They Last?}

Posted On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

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It’s no secret I love a good deal. And if you’re reading this blog, you probably do too. Though I’m cool with a $1 thrift store shirt, shoes can be a different story. Your footwear carries the weight of your body and can seriously affect your feet if they’re poorly constructed {i.e. cheap!}.

But before you write off cheap shoes, here are some observations: the good and the bad I’ve observed over the past few months wearing three pairs of cheap shoes.

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How to Find a Holiday Party Dress at the Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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December is here and that means party season is in full swing. But along with parties comes invites and the question of “what do I wear?
Whether the occasion calls for formal or festive, I can guarantee you’ll find something amazing and super affordable at your local thrift shop and here’s why…

7 Easy Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Posted On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide
  how-to-make-clothes-last-longer-beauty-routine-looking-fly-on-a-dime Whether your shirt was a $1 thrift store find or a $500 splurge on a pair of heels, we all want our clothes to last as long as possible. But every day we’re unknowingly doing things that are causing our clothes, shoes and accessories to break down even faster.
Sure, you know not to wash your clothes in hot water or dry on super high heat, but the tips below will help preserve your wardrobe and make your clothes last longer.

Thrifty Threads: How to Wear Over the Knee Boots, Effortlessly {all sizes and heights}

Posted On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores
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I’m pretty obsessed with over the knee boots. Well, just one pair in particular…because I only have a single pair of the boots but every fall I can’t wait to whip them out of storage.
Over the knee boots can feel a bit over the top and vampy but depending on how you style them, they perfect for so many occasions and I’m convinced every woman needs a pair. Here’s how to style over the knee boots with ease.

Why You Should Ditch the Shopping Carts to Avoid Overspending

Posted On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

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Confession time: I don’t use a cart when I go shopping. Let me clarify: if I have a strict budget, I don’t grab a cart when shopping for clothes. Instead, I hold everything in my hand or one of those little hand carts, but never the one on wheels}.

This has saved me major time and money and if you tend to suffer from buyer’s remorse, it can help you too!