Dime Find of the Week: Quirky, Statement Gear from Shop Jeen

Posted On Monday, March 30th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals

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What
: Shop Jeen, your online destination for quirky, funky, in-your-face clothes, accessories and lifestyle pieces.

Why: I love discovering new {or at least new to me} retailers so I can share them with you guys. The moment I stumbled upon the Shop Jeen site, I wanted to buy every piece or was just tickled by everything I saw.

If you love a statement t-shirt, trendy gear or clothes you can post on Instagram and have everyone asking, “where did you get that???,” you’ll want to check this out.

5 Best Retailers for Affordable Clothes, Shoes & More

Posted On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals

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We all have our favorite stores we constantly dip into when we’re just browsing or want to see if they have anything new, fun or cute for the season. But sometimes you need to shop for something specific and have no idea where to go, especially without spending a ton of money.

If you’ve ever asked yourself:
Where can I find affordable work wear?
Who has the best shoes under $100?
Are there places that sell quality accessories for less than $30?
…then you’ll want to check out the suggestions below.

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Video: How to Thrift Shop Like a Pro

Posted On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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I typically hold all thrift related posts for Thursday {gotta love Thrifty Thursday!}, but I didn’t want to delay posting this fun project. Last week I worked with StyleBlazer to film a short video on the do’s and don’ts of thrift shopping. While I see thrifting as an easy, fun pastime, I know plenty others see it as intimidating and time consuming.

If that’s you, then check out the video below where I share how to navigate crowded racks, shopping for accessories and what I call my go-to thrifting uniform that makes it easier to shop.

Housing Works Best of Spring Thrift Shopping Event

Posted On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Thrift Stores

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It’s that time of year again for the Housing Works Best of Sale! I’m a huge Housing Works fan {you know I’m obsessed with the Buy the Bag sale, $25 for a bag full of clothing!} and the Best of is a biannual event where their 12 thrift shops offer the best of their thrifted goods, including vintage and designer clothes, accessories, art, home decor and more.

Basically, if you want a curated collection of the best of the best, this is the place to be. The sales are so intense that people line up hours in advance and the stores close the day before to make way for the merchandise.

Keep reading for more details on the Housing Works Best of sales and one that’s coming up this weekend that I’ll be attending!

What’s In Store: Dressbar at Dressbarn

Posted On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide
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Dressbarn. What comes to mind when you hear that name? For me it’s stuffy pantsuits, oversized florals and pretty much nothing I would wear. Well, I can admit when I’m wrong.
Dressbarn recently launched DRESSBAR, a collection of curated dresses from top designers which you can shop online, in store and in NYC, there’s a pop up shop {102 Fifth Ave.}.
I tried a few of the dresses out and here are the hits, misses and what you should check out.