Fall Thrift Shopping Haul – 10 Style Essentials for $50 Total

Posted On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

I’ve been mentioning my awesome, epic thrift shopping trip for the past two weeks and promising a haul video. Well, here she is!

You’ve already seen how I styled a few of the pieces {like yesterday’s Old Navy skirt and last week’s sheer black maxi from Zara}. But here are the other items I found during my recent trip to the Salvation Army, including a statement making LBD, chunky fall sweaters and vintage gems for less than $10.

Summer Items You Can Thrift Now and Wear Through Fall

Posted On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Summer is winding down and instead of hitting a department store for your fall wardrobe, you may want to check a local thrift shop. Since the season is ending, they’re trying to move that summer merchandise. And this is the perfect time to scoop them up for a few bucks.

Below, check out five summer pieces you can thrift and styling tips to wear them through fall.

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, September 26th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, Deals & Steals


50 Ways to Dress Like a Fashion Editor on a Student’s Budget {StyleCaster}

20 of the Best Drugstore Beauty Buys {Racked}

The Best Fall Denim for Less {StyleList}

10 Tools for Thrift Shopping Success {The Krazy Coupon Lady}

35 Awesome Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture {BuzzFeed}

Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic {Don’t forget to buy a copy of my book. No Kindle? No problem! You can just download the free Kindle reader app to view it.}

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What’s In Store: JCPenney Just Might Surprise You

Posted On Friday, October 25th, 2013
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $50, shopping

About a week ago I dipped in to JCPenney at the Manhattan Mall. I was killing time in between meetings and didn’t expect to find too much. But um, I was majorly surprised. I found a few pieces and couldn’t resist trying them on. When I Instagrammed the houndstooth dress above, you guys all commented on how amazed you were at this being at JCP. It was affordable and super chic.
Besides having a really amazing sale going on, I had no trouble finding work appropriate wear, casual gear and even some cocktail attire.
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Thrifty Threads: Daytime Bodycon Dress

Posted On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Designer on a Dime, shopping, Style Guide

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Remember when I Instagrammed this dress last year? It was Free People {a brand I love} and majorly discounted at TJ Maxx. I knew I’d get tons of wear out of the fitted, printed dress. A dress like this can easily be saucy with a high heel or a bit more casual. Now that the temps are dipping again, I’m back to rocking the Free People dress. And this time around, I decided to keep the frock pretty casual thanks to a few add-ons like accessories and a cable knit top.