Thrifty Threads: Monochromatic Winter Style

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

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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.

Housing Works Best of Fall Thrift Sales

Posted On Friday, August 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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The end of summer usually means it’s time to update your wardrobe and swap your summer gear for fall fashion. But this time of year also means the beginning of Housing Works’ Best of Fall sales.

Yes, sales, plural. From August 30 to September 25, 12 Housing Works locations throughout NYC will have mega sales on thrifted and vintage clothing and even furniture and art. Each location will have a different sale date and time and entry is free-99.

5 Summer Trends at Your Local Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

Thrifty Threads 365: summer trends at the thrift shop What’s old is always new again. That’s why thrift shops are so amazing for affordable fashion. Cyclical style means what was hot in the 60s, 70s and 80s is suddenly hot again. If you need some new-to-you summer clothes, why invest serious cash when you can just thrift?
Check out 5 summer trends you can find at your local thrift shop.

Links to Save By: Easy Fashion & Home DIYs

Posted On Friday, March 7th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, DIY, Home Decor

6 Affordable Style Bloggers You Should Know {my Cheap & Chic column for Ebony.com}
10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap {Huffington Post}
Thrift Store Lamp Makeover {At Home with the Barkers}
7 Questions to Ask When Cleaning Out Your Closet {The Everygirl}
DIY Eye Makeup Remover & the 5 Best Store-Bought Options {StyleList}
5 Ways to Give Blank Walls a Bold Facelift {Country Living}
DIY Asymmetrical Pearl Necklace Inspired by Dior {Love Maegan}
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How to Style Your Thrift Store Clothes

Posted On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Filed Under: Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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Last week I showed you my massive Salvation Army thrift store haul and now it’s time to put everything together. After you thrift an amazing piece, sometimes the next battle is, how do I wear it?
Well, whether your style is more glam or casual, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to rock your thrifted clothes and accessories in a way that’s perfect for any occasion.