I Don’t Pay Retail, I Thrift! Tote Bags

Posted On Monday, April 27th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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If you’re reading this, I’m on vacation in Belize.

This is the only new post of the week, but when I come back, there’s some great stuff on the horizon, like the tote bag above!

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How to Thrift Shop Online – Plus, Get 50 Percent Off Your Purchase

Posted On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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I’m an avid thrifter and there’s a thrill I naturally get when I walk into the thrift shop. From scouring the racks to finding that perfect vintage gem, there’s such a high that naturally comes with thrift shopping. However, sometimes you just don’t want to deal with the crowds.

That’s where thrift shopping online comes in. Yes, you can secondhand shop online. And unlike some sites where anyone can upload photos and you have no idea of the quality, Twice, offers clothes at up to 90 percent off and they ensure the quality is impeccable.
I shopped with the site and here’s what I thought…plus here’s how you can get half off your first order if you want to give Twice a try.

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Thrifty Threads: Mixing Vintage with Modern Trends

Posted On Monday, April 13th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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When I go thrifting, I don’t typically seek out vintage garments in particular. I buy whatever speaks to my style and sometimes that’s a 70s pleated dress or a Zara necklace. But I do notice I subconsciously pick up vintage clothes and accessories. The pieces are just so unique and have superior craftsmanship, which is something you don’t get with fast fashion.

But how do you wear vintage in a way that’s not costume-y? This week’s Thrifty Threads is all about mixing vintage and contemporary pieces for a modern look.

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.

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.