Thrift Shopping: How It Can Help AND Hinder Your Personal Style

Posted On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrifty Threads 365

Thrift Shopping: How It Can Help AND Hinder Your Personal Style

I hate to say it, but sometimes thrift shopping isn’t a good thing. I don’t want to say it’s bad, but let’s face it, some thrift shoppers just buy any and everything. Now that’s bad! We know that just because something is “cheap” doesn’t mean it’s necessarily worth buying and those little purchases can rack up after a while.

But beyond that, thrift shopping can actually be bad for your personal style. Ok, just hear me out on this one…

How to Determine What Your Wardrobe is Missing {Find Your Fashion Holes!}

Posted On Monday, April 18th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

How to Determine What Your Wardrobe is Missing {Find Your Fashion Holes!}
All too often our closets are full of the stuff we love but sometimes not the pieces we need. These are your fashion holes. I know, “holes” sounds weird but these are the areas you’re missing a few style essentials.

If you’re trying to define your style, here’s how to determine your fashion holes and what you really need to complete your wardrobe.

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How to Make Your Daily Fashion Uniform Interesting {and Far From Boring}

Posted On Monday, April 11th, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide
By now we all understand the importance of a fashion uniform. It’s the quickest way to look your best, wear what works for your figure and more importantly, get dressed in a pinch.
But the word “uniform” can sound a bit boring and even stuffy. I didn’t think about this until I attended an O Magazine and JCPenney event a few weeks ago and Gayle King brought this issue up.
If you feel a fashion uniform is a little too boring or need tips so your “uniform” doesn’t look like you’re wearing the same thing over and over, keep reading!

Thrifty Threads: The $10 Dress Perfect for Any Occasion

Posted On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365
  Thrifty Threads: The $10 Dress Perfect for Any Occasion After taking a shopping hiatus, it’s safe to say I’m back in the swing of things. Instead of just buying stuff, I’m only purchasing clothes and accessories I love. Not like, not kinda sorta love, but LOVE!
When I found this colorful dress at Fox & Fawn a few weeks ago, I knew she deserved a space in my closet. At $10 she was a winner and the fit was absolute perfection. Like, she was made for me.

How I Talked a Friend Out of a $200 Fashion Mistake

Posted On Monday, April 4th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide
While enjoying a day of thrifting, I talked a friend down off the ledge. Ok, not to sound dramatic but seriously, she was about to make a fashion mistake that would have cost her, $200 to be exact. I never try to have hard and fast style rules {i.e. telling people what not to wear or buy}, so I knew I had to approach the situation delicately. In the end, she thanked me.
Read on to see how you can be a fashionable voice of reason {for yourself or others!} and prevent buyer’s remorse.