7 Ways for Women to Save, Have Fun and Be Safe When Traveling Alone

Posted On Monday, September 21st, 2015
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime
If I had a dollar for every time I heard a woman say, “I’d go but I don’t want to travel alone” or “don’t you get bored when you travel by yourself?!,” I would be able to afford a round trip ticket to London. First class.
As an only child, I’m used to, and even like, doing things alone but I understand everyone isn’t that way. And traveling with yourself as a woman can be a bit scary for some. However, taking a trip around the world or even a short weekend jaunt can be rewarding and full of memories, even if you’re rolling solo.
Check out some tips for solo women travelers. These are ways to stay safe, have fun, and of course, on a budget.

The Tricky Fashion Week Trend You Can Thrift

Posted On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

New York Fashion Week came to a close yesterday and a few trends are already clear {crochet, fringe, tie dye}, but there’s one interesting, lounge-y style I came across last week at the Salvation Army and it was just seen on the runway. Lingerie!

Yup, pajamas and lingerie as outerwear is what’s trending for spring 2016, but you can get the trend now at your local thrift shop. Check out a few tips below, plus how to wear this tricky trend.

Transitional Style: What to Wear for 50 Degree Mornings and 80 Degree Afternoons

Posted On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide


With 55 degree temps in the morning and 80 degrees by 2pm, it can be a bit confusing to get dressed in the A.M.. Yesterday I noticed some people in leather jackets and hoodies while I was in a t-shirt. This is to be expected when it’s still technically summer, but fall is just a week away.

Here’s how to dress for the varying degrees without having to carry around a jacket all day.

Score Department Store Deals with These 5 Savvy Tips

Posted On Monday, September 14th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping
Though I’m a thrift shopping pro, I love a good cheap chic deal at major department stores as well. But I hate how contrived many of the displays and “sales” are intended to make you spend more. Seriously, there’s a psychology behind the music they play, the non-existence of clocks and more. It’s so easy to get caught up and overspent {hence why I posted this on Instagram today}!
If you want to shop smart and score the real deals, check out a few tips to navigate any department store.

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Thrifty Threads: How to Wear White After Labor Day

Posted On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Filed Under: Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

By now we all know {or at least I hope we do!} that not wearing white after Labor Day is a total fashion myth. You can wear any color you want during any time of the year. It’s really all about the material, not the color.

This week’s Thrifty Threads post is an ode to the girls who wear what they want, when they want, like this head to toe white look that features a mix of thrifted pieces and cheap chic department store finds.

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