Thrifting goes beyond clothes. I have this vintage collection (obsession, obviously) of luggage that still functions perfectly, and they make for great props and fun conversation pieces. I've use them in several photoshoots and real as luggage. The green hard shell suitcase actually still had . . .
Archives for May 2016
In 2013, as a budding fashion blogger finding my way, I wrote a novice thrifting guide. It is comical, full of gifs, and it does provide some helpful thrifting tips that I still abide by. It has been nearly 3 years since I published that post, and I feel like I've grown as a writer/blogger, . . .
For Earth Day 2016, with Fashion Revolution in mind, I hosted a Frock Swap/Clothing Swap with some of my friends! What is a Clothing Swap, you ask? Simple! A frock or clothing swap is a method of trading clothes with a group of people for free or for a low fee (usually larger swaps charge fees to . . .
Florals for spring. Revolutionary, right? Not really. But what about vintage and thrifted florals for spring? There's a spin that we all can love! I often buy things just for the print (via my How To Thrift rules), so instead of shopping for this month's theme, I remembered this print that I had in . . .
Continuing with our Sustainable Living Tips, we've come to phase 2 of the Sustainability Pyramid (see Phase 1 here). If you can't use what you already have, the next step is to borrow. Before you even go to the thrift store, and definitely before you buy retail, here are some situations in which . . .
A popular style that has come back on the scene in the past few years and stayed around is mixing different denim tones together. Chambray is like a linen version of denim - very light and breathable instead of heavy and locking in heat. I purchased these thin, dark denim shorts at a thrift store . . .
The first trimester of this pregnancy left me completely drained, uninspired, and blah! Not to mention a little tacky as my body started to outgrow the only sizes I've ever worn for the majority of my adult life. The bodily changes started happening quickly - I had to do the "pony tail holder" . . .