My Next Ready, Set, Thrift! Event

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

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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!

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Fab Under $50, Style Guide

links-to-save-by-easy-diy-piperlime-collection-shoe-storage Fall Plus Size Fashion Trends to Thrift {The Curvy Fashionista}

10 Clever Shoe Storage Ideas for Small Spaces {Apartment Therapy}

Piperlime Launches an Affordable Collection {FabSugar}

9 Secrets to Making Your Outfit Look More Expensive {Who What Wear}

Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes {Redbook}

15 Easy DIYs to Distress Your Denim {StyleBlazer}

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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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Cubicle Chic: 3 Ways to Wear Leopard Print to the Office

Posted On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Filed Under: Cubicle Chic, shopping, Style Guide

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Season after season, leopard is on trend. And why not? It’s a fun print that has serious personality. However, in the office or not, it is still a difficult print to wear. It’s one of those patterns that if done correctly, is very chic, but if executed poorly can be quite unflattering.

The pros certainly outweigh the cons and it’s worth trying this eternal trend. Here’s how to wear leopard in the workplace.

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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

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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.

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