5 Halloween Costumes Using 5 Items or Less from the Thrift Shop

Posted On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Filed Under: DIY, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores
I have to admit I’m not much of a Halloween person, but I do appreciate the creativity that people put into their costumes! But let’s face it, there’s some serious pressure when it comes to finding the perfect getup. Instead of buying a packaged Halloween costume, why not hit the thrift shop? While my everyday looks come from the thrift shop {I’m still doing my Thrifty Threads 365 challenge and ONLY thrifting for a full year}, secondhand stores are also the perfect resource for any homemade costume due to the unique items you can find.
Check out 5 thrift store Halloween costumes that are affordable, unique and when October 31 is over, you can still wear these pieces! Each costume requires less than five items and you can find them at any thrift shop.

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Cubicle Chic: 3 Easy Ways to Style a Little Black Dress

Posted On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Filed Under: Cubicle Chic, shopping, Style Guide

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The ubiquitous little black dress; the one piece every woman should own. It can take you from meetings to happy hour. The LBD is an easy, pulled together piece that works both on days when you don’t know what to wear and when you need to shine.

In this week’s Cubicle Chic, I’ll show you three styling options for this super functional wardrobe necessity. P.S. the featured dress is on sale right now at Mango!

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5 Year Blog Anniversary: Looking Back & What’s Ahead

Posted On Monday, September 1st, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Looking FLY on a Dime, shopping

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5 years. Yes. Five. Whole. Years. I can’t believe Looking Fly on a Dime® celebrates its fifth blogiversary today. I started the site after being laid off from my job at a fashion magazine and I had no idea this little website would lead to repeat appearances on the Today Show, Nate Berkus Show and a correspondent gig for a local NYC station.
It’s been a great five years and I’m excited for what’s to come. Besides my thrift shopping ebook that’s being released next week, you’ll see some new and revamped “old” features coming to the site.

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Housing Works Best of Fall Thrift Sales

Posted On Friday, August 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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The end of summer usually means it’s time to update your wardrobe and swap your summer gear for fall fashion. But this time of year also means the beginning of Housing Works’ Best of Fall sales.

Yes, sales, plural. From August 30 to September 25, 12 Housing Works locations throughout NYC will have mega sales on thrifted and vintage clothing and even furniture and art. Each location will have a different sale date and time and entry is free-99.

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, August 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $100, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Links to Save By, looking-fly-on-a-dime 71 Labor Day Sales to Shop Now {Racked}

Affordable Retailer, Joe Fresh, Launches an E-Commerce Site in the U.S. {Joe Fresh}

Update Your Wardrobe with 20 Finds Under $100 {}

24 Brilliant Ways to Store Your Beauty Products {Redbook}

17 Signs You’re a Chronic Thrifter {eBay}

Grab Your Ticket for My Next Ready, Set, Thrift! Shopping Party

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