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.

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

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Release Date for My Thrift Shopping eBook

Posted On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, shopping, Thrift Stores

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Last week I revealed the cover of my upcoming book, Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic. Well, today I’m revealing the release date. *drumroll*

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Dime Find of the Week: Sparklepop Jewelry

Posted On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Filed Under: Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide
What: Sparklepop jewelry
Why: When I’m not thrift shopping, I love learning about cheap chic accessory lines. While it’s not hard to find something cheap, it can be a challenge to find clothes and accessories that are super affordable, stylish and quality. That’s where Sparklepop comes in!

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What to Do When Your Thrift Shop Becomes Too Popular {and Crowded!}

Posted On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores
Thrifty Threads 365 is a fashion challenge where I will only thrift shop for an entire year. I’ll show you how it’s easy and wallet friendly to satisfy your style needs with secondhand finds. For full details, check the original post here.
If you’re a regular thrift shopper, you’ve probably been faced with this dilemma: you have a favorite shop that’s either a hidden gem or mildly popular and before you know it, everyone’s discovered it! The aisles that used to be semi-full are now packed. Sigh. What’s a thrifter to do? Well, instead of ditching your go-to secondhand store, you just have to shop smarter.
Check out a few tips to navigate a newly crowed thrift shop.

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