The $7 Dress I’m Obsessed With {& Tips to Buy Fab, Cheap Clothes on Amazon}

Posted On Friday, April 14th, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

It’s rare that I’m surprised. And it’s also rare that I shop online for clothing.
So when I bought a $7.25 dress from Amazon and was amazed at the fit and quality? Yeah, my mind was blown!

How to Find a Holiday Party Dress at the Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores


December is here and that means party season is in full swing. But along with parties comes invites and the question of “what do I wear?
Whether the occasion calls for formal or festive, I can guarantee you’ll find something amazing and super affordable at your local thrift shop and here’s why…

DIY: 3 Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Vintage Jewelry

Posted On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide


Though I love a good DIY, if a project has more than 10 steps or requires a ton of tools, I can’t get with it. That’s why I’m all about the quick, easy DIYs anyone of any skill can achieve.

You might remember when I raided my grandmother’s closet for her vintage clothes and jewelry. While I’ve worn some of the pieces, a bit of the jewelry is broken. Fabulous, but broken or just not my style. Instead of tossing them, I decided to remix the broken jewelry.

Check out the easy DIYs below and see how I incorporate the vintage jewelry into wardrobe basics {button down shirt, clutch, strappy sandals} every woman has.

4 Types of Guests to Invite to Your Clothing Swap Party

Posted On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, How To, Style Guide


I love a good clothing swap party. Seriously, it’s the best way to update your style without spending a single penny. I’ve previously shared some swap tips, but I wanted to go one step further and focus on the guests. Specifically who you should invite for the most successful, glamorous swap event. These are the ladies who will bring the goods!

How to Host a Clothing Swap

Posted On Monday, March 25th, 2013
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, How To

Sip & Swap, clothes swap

For my last Thrifty Threads post, I wore a pair of Aldo tribal print wedges I scored from my Sip & Swap event. It was a great afternoon of exchanging our amazing clothes we no longer wanted. As soon as GangStarr Girl pulled the shoes out of her bag, I knew I had to have them. I was lucky enough to grab them first and they make a serious statement and I didn’t even have to pay a penny for them.

One question I’ve been asked is how to host a clothing swap. Though we went all out with our swap {private venue, giveaways, specialty cocktails, etc.}, you can certainly host your own party.

Following a few easy tips will guarantee a perfect clothing swap party and a quick way to update your wardrobe.