Thrift Shopping Strategy: Why You Should Shop at the End of the Day

Posted On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

When it comes to thrift shopping, there’s always this urge to be the first in line and at the store. I totally get it. The inventory is limited and it’s not like the same garment is available in a ton of sizes {like at traditional department stores}, but I’ve found some serious value in being one of the last people to shop the store or a major warehouse sale.

Here’s why…

Thrifty Threads: Monochromatic Winter Style

Posted On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

1. I love bright colors
2. I’m fairly short {5’2″}
3. I love wearing a monochromatic bright look, which makes me appear taller.
I’ve been absolutely obsessed with the vintage Christian Dior coat I thrifted from the Salvation Army coat sale. Basically, I’ve worn it almost every day since buying it in December.
And the coat was an integral part in a recent look. Keep reading to see the other thrifty threads I rocked and how a monochromatic style can make you appear taller.

Thrifty Threads: Vintage Christian Dior Coat

Posted On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Filed Under: shopping, Thrifty Threads 365

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.


Today is the last day of 2014, so that means it’s the final day of Thrifty Threads 365! For the entire year I’ve solely relied on clothes and accessories from the thrift shop, without spending a single dime on new clothing {excluding underwear, of course!}.

What better way to close the challenge out than with a statement making coat? I scored this vintage Christian Dior* double breasted coat from the massive Salvation Army coat sale and I’d say it was $23 well spent!