THRIFTY THURSDAYS: Secondhand Style is Stylish

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Look for bargains- Most clothes at thrift stores are used so take advantage of the low prices. But don’t simply buy items because of the price. Make sure that it is something that you love and can integrate into your wardrobe.
Stock up on accessories- One of my favorite finds when shopping thrift stores is the costume jewelry section. The selection ranges from vintage to trendy. I also stock up on leather belts, clutch purses and scarfs. These are great items that are an easy way to update and transform an outfit.
Experiment with a new style or the season’s hottest trends- The huge selection of clothing available at thrift stores is a great way to try out a new style. It’s an inexpensive investment to determine if you would like a certain look.  Plus there is no guilt from paying full price for items that may end up in your closet unloved.
Spend Time, Save Money- One of the most important things to remember about secondhand style is that it requires patience and thinking outside the box. Unlike department store shopping, where you are wowed rack after rack of clothing, a thrift stores is sometimes a hit or miss.  But if you can spend the time, you will find so many new inexpensive additions for your wardrobe.

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  1. Fantastic adviced.

  2. @sacramento Thanks..Thrift shopping is truly a science!

  3. You ladies give the best thrift advice. I couldn't agree more: Time is the Number 1 key to thrifting!

  4. @Ashley Awe thanks for the compliment. Yes time and patience go hand-in-hand when thrifting.

  5. Great tips! I really don't thrift shop that much, but reading all these blogs of girls who do has inspired me to branch out and check it out!

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