Salvation Army Thrift Shop Haul

Posted On Monday, March 16th, 2015
Filed Under: Looking Fly on a Dime TV, Thrift Stores

The month is only half over and I’ve already gone thrifting three times. I can’t help it! I’m heading to Belize next month and luckily I’ve found a few pieces that are perfect for the island weather and nice everyday clothes and accessories for spring.

In the short video below I’m sharing my thrifted finds from the Salvation Army, including the garment I hated to walk away from.

Thrift Shopping 101 – Your Top 5 Questions Answered

Posted On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

I’m a thrift lover. And if you’re reading this site, you might be, too. However, for people who are new to thrifting, it can be a bit intimidating. I mean, that’s exactly why I wrote Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic. It’s all about debunking the misconceptions people may have about thrift shopping and empowering them with easy shopping tips.

I always tend to get the same questions and today’s post is all about the top 5 thrift questions and how to solve these dilemmas.

February Favorites – ShoeDazzle Accessories & Cheap Chic Fashion

Posted On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Filed Under: Looking Fly on a Dime TV, Style Guide

Though my Thrifty Threads 365 challenge is officially over for me {some of you are still going strong, so keep tagging your pics with #ThriftyThreads365}, I’m still all about looking stylish and staying on trend without spending a ton.

For this month’s Favorites, I’m sharing the must have accessories from ShoeDazzle and a website I purchased from that has some pros and serious cons.

Style Equation: Layering Your Button Down & Sweater

Posted On Monday, March 9th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide

It looks like spring might finally be on its way {yay to 50 degree temps in NYC this week!}. Though we tend to layer up during winter, this also continues throughout spring. With chilly mornings and semi-warm afternoons, we still need a few layers to stay warm but also amp up the style factor.

This week’s Style Equation is all about layering a button down and sweater for an effortless spring look.

The Best Days to Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

“Patrice, when’s the best day to thrift shop?”

Well, the answer isn’t necessarily so cut and dry. The ever changing inventory at thrift shops means it’s a crap shoot any time you visit. However, I have found there are a few days I tend to strike gold. If you feel like you never find anything while thrifting, these days may just up your odds of finding a serious thrift store score.