Posts Tagged: maroon

Thrifting for Trends: Fall/Winter 2012 Edition

I know, I know, it’s still feels like summer in many places. For now. But if you’ve walked into a mall or clicked onto a clothing vendor website recently, you may have noticed that it’s practically Christmas in Retail Land. And besides, if you’re gonna shop for a season, better to do so in advance, am I right? OK, enough caveats.

It’s time, once again, to examine the hot “new” trends for the season, and remind ourselves that fashion recycles EVERYTHING! Here are just a few of the garments, colors, and styles that are trending for fall and winter that you can easily track down at your local thrift and consignment shops: read more

This Week I Love …

… burgundy. Wine. Maroon. Bordeaux. The family of rich, dark reds that has proven itself to be a remarkably versatile group of colors. This thrifted sweater got worn almost once per week last winter, and those tights got a real run for their money, too. I’m on the prowl for more burgundy-colored items these days, knowing that this color is both super trendy for the season and incredibly useful within my own wardrobe. Here are a few that have tickled my fancy:

J.Crew Pleated Crepe Skirt – $79.99 read more