How to Thrift Shop for Outerwear + Salvation Army Coat Sale

Posted On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

How to Thrift Shop for Outerwear + Salvation Army Coat Sale {this weekend!}

A few days ago on Instagram, I mentioned the upcoming Salvation Army coat sale. I don’t use the word “epic” often, but it’s fitting for this sale! If you’re in the NYC area and in need of some outerwear, you’ll want to check this out!

Below are a few tips to shop the upcoming coat sale or any sale!

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: How to Wear Winter White

Posted On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

I know so many people who still believe the outdated style advice that you can’t wear white after Labor Day. But we know that’s not true, right? Right!

It’s never about what color you wear, it’s always about the material. White linen pants in the winter? No way! But white denim or a knit skirt? Yup. Here’s how I styled the white skirt I recently scored from Strawberry. I paired it with my cheap chic finds, including my thrifted Dior coat for a fun winter look.

The Only Garment You Need to Buy This Season

Posted On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $100, shopping, Style Guide

statement-winter-coat-looking-fly-on-a-dime-bold-outerwear Every new season means it’s time to swap out the old for the new. However, who has the time or money to buy fresh threads each season?!
If you’re strapped for cash, there’s just one garment you need this winter. It will keep you warm and make your old clothes look fresh.

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!