3 Affordable Stores that Offer Free Personal Shoppers

Posted On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

 

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When I think of personal shopper service, I tend to have an image of high end department stores. The places where you’re greeted with champagne and a stylist tells you why you must have the seasons hottest trends, which come attached with an insane price tag.

But even affordable retailers offer this personalized service…and for free! If you need a bit of style advice tailored to your specific needs and even want someone to do a bit of shopping for you, check these stores out.

Thrifty Threads: Vintage Jumpsuit Glam

Posted On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

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You ever feel like you were born in the wrong decade? That’s how I felt when I found this gem of a jumpsuit. Why couldn’t I wear this amazing garment to party at Studio 54?!

Oh well, that era has passed, but I can still rock this cobalt blue jumpsuit now. And to think, I almost passed on this $5 beauty!

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.