Thrift Shopping Strategy: Why You Should Shop at the End of the Day

Posted On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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When it comes to thrift shopping, there’s always this urge to be the first in line and at the store. I totally get it. The inventory is limited and it’s not like the same garment is available in a ton of sizes {like at traditional department stores}, but I’ve found some serious value in being one of the last people to shop the store or a major warehouse sale.

Here’s why…

Thrifty Threads: Casual Chic Weekend Style

Posted On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
Filed Under: Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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My style has always been what you might consider to be “casual chic.” I love basics like jeans, tank/tee with a nice pop thanks to a printed jacket, statement jewels or killer heels.

So when it comes to pulling a weekend look together that’s fashionable and functional, I stick with a basic formula I know will work well. This week I rocked a few thrifted garments with affordable, comfortable pieces from Hanes.

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National Thrift Shop Day: How to Score the Best Deals

Posted On Monday, August 17th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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Do you know what today is?! It’s National Thrift Shop Day!!! *throws confetti*

That means you should check your local thrift store to see what extra deals and savings they have going on. And if you need additional tips on how to thrift shop, check out some of my favorite {and most commented on!} posts below. These will guarantee a successful thrift trip.

6 Ways to Bargain at Flea Markets

Posted On Monday, August 10th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, How To, shopping, Style Guide

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One of the things I love most about summer is the outdoor flea markets and garage sales. These are prime locations for one-of-a-kind statement pieces for your home or wardrobe. But I also know a ton of people who are intimidated by flea markets when it comes to negotiating a price. And I even know some who don’t even bother to haggle and just pay full price.

Let me tell you: 1. you absolutely can and should haggle. 2. it’s much easier than you think. Here are a few steps to negotiate prices at a flea market.

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Thrifty Threads: The $2 Pants That Make a Statement

Posted On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

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Every now and then I find a stellar thrift store score. This is that moment! If you follow me on Snapchat {@PatriceJWill}, then you saw these high waist mustard pants a few weeks ago. They were just $2. Yes, 2 bucks!

I paired the pants with another thrift score for a look that’s less than $15.