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August
8

Guest Blogger: Denim Craze

Denim is seriously the latest craze! From denim tops, to denim shorts, to denim dresses, vests, and shoes-denim is the best thing since slice bread.  So when I took a trip to my local Goodwill I had denim on the brain and finding a cool accessory to add to my statement pieces!  I scored twice! […]

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July
23

Tommy time

Today’s your chance to score a lightweight shirt from classic American designer Tommy Hilfiger. This long-sleeved women’s shirt (buy here!) is the standard silhouette that every lady needs in her closet. If you’re in doubt that this red-striped shirt is a go-anywhere, front-of-the-closet staple, may I suggest the following ways to wear it: Tuck it […]

Tommy Hilfiger shirt
July
2

Crochet crush

Perhaps this week’s Good Buy was inspired by the very patriotic holiday that’s quickly approaching? I’m thinking a lot about red, white, and blue, but that doesn’t mean you have to wear them all together to look fireworks-ready. This dress by H&M in a size 12 (purchase here now!) is a wonderful soft tomato red. […]

Red Button Dress
June
27

Best of Guest Blogger: 10 Things You Need to Know When Shopping at Goodwill

If there is one thing that I hear over and over again, it’s “How did you find that at Goodwill? I never find anything!” Whether you are shopping at Goodwill to find unique vintage pieces or to discover investment pieces at a VERY reasonable price, you can accomplish that and MUCH MORE at your local […]

vintage dress
June
25

Summer sun

There’s something about a particularly pleated dress that makes me swoony. Can we agree, dear readers? This figure-flatting summer dress (purchase here now!) has all the pleats a girl could want. Before we get to the sheer beauty of this dress, let’s talk price. Calvin Klein dresses usually run in the $130 range for a […]

Calvin Klein dress from Goodwill
June
18

Freedom in blue jeans

Does your summer wardrobe need a bit of “flare?” This pair of denim is a perfect fit! Whether your style is boho-chic or slouchy-nautical (it’s a thing, I coined it, join the revolution!), these bell bottoms (buy it here!) will definitely be an attention-grabber. A size 28, this five-pocket style has slight whiskering at the […]

Bell Bottom Jeans 1
June
10

Father’s Day thrifty and DIY gift idea roundup

Father’s Day is quickly approaching—are you prepared to celebrate a special guy in your life this weekend? Since I’m not one to get too crafty with my gift ideas, I consulted some reputable online resources (thanks, Pinterest!) for ideas that will surely impress your dad. Whether you’re just thrifty or want to get your DIY […]

Men's vintage tie
June
5

Trend I hate: Crop tops

I hate crop tops. We can be honest on this here fashion blog, right? I hope so. Because I can’t really keep it in anymore. I’m sure my aversion to not-quite-finished shirts stems from my memories of the 1990s (braces, not being allowed to go to a No Doubt concert). It probably also comes from […]

Crop tops
May
29

My #1 fit tip for ladies and gents

The more time I spend shopping with friends, the more I go back to very basic, standard methods to determine what fits correctly and what deserves to go on the reject rack. After spending the long weekend with my beau and doing a bit of shopping, I realized how appropriate my favorite fit tip is […]

Lucy da Costa tailoring
May
28

A vintage image

Sometimes you want that nostalgic look with the convenience of a modern garment. Take for instance this dress (buy it now here!)—it looks vintage, but it’s a modern imposter. A very pretty imposter. A size 1, this dainty dress is just right for a petite lady who prefers a delicate print. Tiny flowers in red, […]

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