6 Ways to Bargain at Flea Markets

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


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.

Related Keywords: , ,

4 Types of Guests to Invite to Your Clothing Swap Party

Posted On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, How To, Style Guide


I love a good clothing swap party. Seriously, it’s the best way to update your style without spending a single penny. I’ve previously shared some swap tips, but I wanted to go one step further and focus on the guests. Specifically who you should invite for the most successful, glamorous swap event. These are the ladies who will bring the goods!

My Next Ready, Set, Thrift! Event

Posted On Monday, August 25th, 2014
Filed Under: How To, Looking FLY on a Dime, Thrift Stores


I’m so excited to be hosting another Ready, Set, Thrift! party with Housing Works. And not just at any Housing Works location, but their awesome Buy the Bag shop where clothing is $25 per bag. Yes, 25 bucks for an entire bag of clothing. In the past I’ve stuffed 40+ items in a single bag.
Too see how you can score tickets {which just went on sale!}, keep reading!

Looking Fly on a Dime Thrift Shopping eBook

Posted On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Filed Under: How To, Looking FLY on a Dime, Style Guide, Thrift Stores


She’s finally here!!! Sorry for the exclamation marks, but not sorry! I’m so excited to reveal the cover of my soon to be released ebook on thrift shopping. Isn’t she pretty?!

In September I’ll celebrate the fifth year of Looking Fly on a Dime® so it only makes sense I release an ebook that’s all about how to thrift shop. Using my 10+ years of experience thrifting and my background in fashion magazines, I’m sharing all of my tips and tricks.

Related Keywords: , ,

Sneak Peek at My Thrift Shopping Ebook: Interview w/ SammyDTV

Posted On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
Filed Under: How To, shopping, Thrift Stores
My Upcoming Thrift Shopping Ebook, Interview with SammyDTV Yesterday I told you about my fun interview with SammyDTV. We talked all things thrift shopping: why we thrift, how we thrift and how it’s an affordable, conscious way to develop your style. We also had an amazing time while rocking out to Janelle Monáe and we’re even plotting on developing thrift fairy dust {kidding, kinda!}.
Oh, did I forget to mention that during the chat I gave the exclusive and shared the title of my upcoming ebook on how to thrift shop? If you missed the chat, watch the full replay below.