Want to Master Thrift Shopping? Here’s What the Pros Do!

Posted On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

How to Become a Thrift Shopping Pro - This is Wha the Pros Do & You Should Too!

The only thing that separates thrifting pros from the newbies is time and strategy. Really, that’s all it is.

Thrift shopping can be a bit intimidating, but once you get the hang of it, it’s so easy to become hooked! And it’s understandable. You can find wallet-friendly, unique clothes and accessories and even Fashion Week trends at your local thrift shop.

If you’re new to the world of thrift, there’s no better way to learn that just diving right in and more importantly, learning from the pros. Here are a few things thrift shopping pros do all the time, and you should too if you want to score!

How Creating a Thrift Wish List Can Save You Time and Money

Posted On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Filed Under: Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

How Creating a Thrift Wish List Can Save You Time & Money

Strategy. That’s what it’s all about when it comes to thrift shopping. Yes, you want to go to a great store and sure, you need to develop a good eye for spotting deals, but it all comes back to strategy. That’s where the thrift wish list comes in.

If you always find yourself striking out at the thrift store or need a bit more direction, keep reading to see how creating a thrift wish list can help you. It can make a huge difference!

5 Mistakes Every Newbie Makes When Thrift Shopping {Free Downloadable Guide}

Posted On Monday, December 21st, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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The holiday season sees an uptick in donations, so this is the perfect time to thrift shop. But wait, what if you always find yourself walking away empty-handed? It can be frustrating and make you never want to thrift again!

The bad news is you’re most likely making one of a few mistakes all new thrifters make. But the great news is these mistakes are so common they can be fixed. And the even better news is I created a guide just for you, that breaks it down step by step.

Peep the downloadable guide below to avoid common pitfalls and be on your way to thrift shopping pro status.

Download Free Chapters of My Thrift Shopping Book

Posted On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, Thrift Stores

looking-fly-on-a-dime-thrift-shopping-how-to-thrift-shop-thrift-shopping-guide Last week was my six year blogiversary and today is the one year anniversary since I released my thrift shopping book, Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic.

Writing the book was a daunting process {will people buy it? do I have anything new and useful to say about thrifting?}, but it’s been a success and I can’t thank you enough. And…if you haven’t already purchased your copy, here’s your chance to get two free chapters.

3 Reasons Summer is the Perfect Time to Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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It’s always tricky determining the best day, time or even season to go thrift shopping. But the summer can actually be a great for a few reasons.

If you need cheap chic threads, head to your local thrift shop. The inventory is high and the trends are right on point.