Posts Tagged: thrifting

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

Thriftable Spring Trends

It’s that time again! Time for me to remind you (and myself) that nothing in the world of style is new, and that the season’s hottest trends are EMINENTLY thrift-able. Eminently, people. These trends are basically begging to be thrifted.

Maxi dresses and skirts

Surprise! Maxi skirts and dresses are going to be HUGE this season! I can see that you’re all reeling in surprise. Seriously, though, since these longer lengths have been hot for years, the thrift shops are lousy with ’em. And, of course, maxis are generational so if you scour the racks you might find a funky vintage version or two. read more

Originally posted 2011-04-22 06:24:16.

Daily Outfit: 1/3/11

Already Pretty Daily Outfit 1/3/11 featuring Tsubo AcreaTan wool blazer, thrifted – similar items
Olive dress, Athleta Flirtatious Dress
Brown sweater tights, Anthropologie (no longer available) – similar
Necklace, Dana LeBlanc
Red pumps, Tsubo Acrea (no longer available in this color)

Talk about the shoes making the outfit … these dusty red Tsubo Acreas were my first pair, and they are pretty beaten up but I just can’t quit ’em. They have tied together more outfits than I can count, including this one, which otherwise would’ve been a subdued wash of neutrals. read more