Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Thrift Fashion, a post for Jill

Several weeks ago my friend Jill gently reminded me that I hadn't done a Thrifty Fashion post in a long while, so I am doing one now for her. :) Happy Christmas everyone!
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You might be asking yourself (because I know I'm certainly asking myself), why the heck is this author/Marine/mother/wife writing a fashion blog? Aren't there like a bajillion fashion blogs out there? Why do we need another? We probably don't, and I don't think I'm a fashionista at all, but apparently some of my friends and family do, and they asked me to do one, soooo... I figured this would be kind of fun to do. So there. You can see my first post HERE, where I go into the basics of my style & kind of what my shopping "motto" is (never pay full price for anything), and that patience is a virtue (wait 3 years to find a specific pair of $250 Fluevog shoes for $40? Why yes I did...)
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Outfit # 1, Special Agenda? Nope. I just wanted to be comfortable and warm on this chilly morning. Anthropologie sweater, $30 (store year end clearance) Grey blouse, $3 (thrift store) Anthropologie Purple knit skirt, $25 (store year end clearance) Purple Penny Blossom by BrightCopperPenny (she makes geeky themed ones too!), $7.50 Tan suede boots, $6 (thrift store) Bling (necklaces, costume jewelry on sale at Claire's - yup!), $30 Total: $101.50. At full price would have been: approx $350. [...]

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