Saturday, March 9, 2013

I have a Secret....

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I have a little secret that i want to let you guys in on...there is something thrifted in almost every single outfit i wear. I thrift often, 2 to 3 times a month. Where i do most of my thrifting, they have 50% sales every day...so the possibility of savings are endless. I know not everyone feels the same way about thrifting as i do, some people even go as far as to say "its disgusting". Well guess what? im not here to change your mind ..if its not your thing..its not your thing. I mean i got into thrifting about 2 yrs ago and before that i really didnt know about thrift stores..i actually found out  from youtubers and once i got into it ..well that was it. Let me say this though, getting into thrifting was hard for me, i didnot know any nice places and my husband was clueless ( he also thought it was disgusting) so i started off testing the waters. The first thrift stores i visited were HORRIBLE. Their inventory (?) just sucked! however when i was just about to give  up i found a diamond in the rough and ive been going back ever since. I don't buy everything that a thrift store has to offer, for example i stay way from underwear (believe me, i don't get donating your underwear either), sheets, towels, shoes -except if they are brand new and my size. You may not beleive it but i have found nearly 6 pairs of brand new shoes at the thrift store..soles clean, tags on and everything..i still spray them with lysol though and wipe them down with chlorox wipes. I tend to focus on blazers ( i have a wide assortment because of thrifting) , belts, bags, chunky sweaters and jackets (winter time), and the occasional dress and skirt. What do you think of thrifting?
 
About this look:
 
Ofcourse i had to bust out the leather again! I mean they have to go into storage soon anyway so..... The jacket was one of my great sale finds from forever21, only 15 bucks! and the heels (yup brand new..but half a size bigger than i usually wear) , the top (also new) and finally the bag (used) were all thrifted!.

73 comments:

  1. I love your style! Newest follower via GFC!!

    ~Kenyé
    www.glowkouture.blogspot.com

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  2. Sure we can follow each other im.following u so if your turn x

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  3. totally agree with you! why does thrifting have to be disgusting? :)
    kisses from Italy!
    Ecchi

    http://naturalmente-belli.blogspot.it

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  4. Lovely look! Kisses.
    http://www.solaanteelespejo.blogspot.com.es/

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  5. que bonita la chaqueta! <3

    un beso guapa!
    entreropayzapatos.blogspot.com.es

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  6. The jacket is absolutely incredible! :))

    XO,
    http://www.rosychicc.com

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  7. Hey Girl, thanks for stopping by my blog! I am a new follower :)
    In regards to the necklace, I just type in "statement necklaces" in the search box on ebay and they came up, the one you liked I bought from goodidea2012, I love it! It is so pretty!!
    xo jess
    www.stmurrie.blogspot.com

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  8. cool look!

    andrea-herinfinitevariety.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. Hey hun:)
    Yeam you are right, we are already following each other :)
    I love your jacket xx

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  10. Great outfit.
    Hope you can check out my blog also http://an-lu.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. Love the outfit!! Its so sophisticate and feminine!
    Now following! I would love a follow back too xx

    Nat from http://whatshappeningnat.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Hey, thanks for your lovely comments on my blog! Cool blog I'm following you now via GFC and bloglovin!

    Stop by again sometime soon
    Olivia-Kate x
    http://historicsofstyle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. Such a lovely blog!

    Thank you for visiting mine.

    You have a new follower : )

    my-haunted-attic.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Thrifting is THE BEST. People who don't dig it are seriously missing out! :)

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  15. I love thrifting too! You are gorgeous - loving this look :-) Xo

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  16. I haven't been thrifting in month. Mainly because I have been get hand me down from one of my co-worker.

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  17. nice blog, would you like to follow each other? let me know dear, just follow me and I'll follow back
    http://trendy-u.blogspot.com.es/

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  18. thank you for dropping by. i am your new follower. hope you follow back
    http://iloveeverythingaboutit.blogspot.com/

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  19. Thank you for following back. I appreciate that! lets keep in touch. Love your blog
    http://iloveeverythingaboutit.blogspot.com/

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  20. I would love to follow each other ;-) I'm officially your newest follower, and can't wait to have you as one of mine! Xo

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  21. Very beautiful outfit - love the pictures! We'll keep your secret! Following you now, hope to see you back!

    xo Lulu
    simplylulustyle.com

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  22. I love the jacket! I wish I was better at thrift shopping. I just never find anything. I think I just need to find the right store because I'm so jealous of all the great finds I see bloggers wearing!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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  23. You look cute and very chic! There is nothing wrong with thrifting at all. It's all part of going "green" and saving the world.

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  24. OMG awesome blog, beautiful style & beautiful girl! Following for sure. :-)!

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  25. amazing look!! like it, especially the sale - jacket! what an amazing deal ;>!!
    www.rot-schopf.com

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  26. gorgeous outfit! i love the jacket
    i'm following you now, did you still want to follow each other? :)
    xx
    http://anoddgirl.blogspot.com.au

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  27. I'm crazy over leather sleeves, such a cool look.

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  28. wow nice blog!
    like to follow each other?
    <3

    http://mytimeisnowdaria.blogspot.de/

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  29. i follow you! now its your turn to follow me back!
    <3


    http://mytimeisnowdaria.blogspot.de/

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  30. Cool photos! Lovely outfit!
    Do you like to follow each other?
    Let me know...
    www.expressyourselfbypaolalauretano.blogspot.it

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  31. Hi...I'm following you now!
    I hope that you will follow me back!!!
    Kisses

    www.expressyourselfbypaolalauretano.blogspot.it

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  32. Amazing outfit!! love it!!
    http://inyasuniverse.blogspot.be

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  33. Lovely outfit, your jacket is so cool! I'm your newest follower :-) x

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  34. hi Sexy!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog.
    I'm now following you on GFC.
    Follow mine back if you haven't done yet.

    http://www.momfashionworld.com/

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  35. Adorei o blog, muito lindo, ame tudo. Parabéns mesmo, vou sempre estar aqui (:

    ontendency.blogspot.com

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  36. Hi,
    Really like your blazer!
    And you might want to have a look at my newest post.
    I think you will like it :)

    xx
    me-travelleroftheworld.blogspot.com

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  37. ohh lovely outfit!!so perfect!!
    kisses
    EL ARMARIO DE UNA SHOPADDICT BY PATRIORO
    http://patrioro.blogspot.com.es/

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  38. I'm your new follower
    http://trendy-u.blogspot.com.es/

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  39. Ahaa, i loved your little story.lol. Sadly there aren't as many stores in the UK.
    Your jacket has got me staringg
    New follower on your blog :)

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  40. Great outfit! I'm a huge thrifter also with a focus on vintage dresses! I love nothing more than going to a new city and checking out what the thrift stores (we call them opportunity stores here in Australia) have on offer. I've also found amazing things like vintage glass decanters for my bar cart. I'm following, follow me back http://alittlesliceof.blogspot.com.au/

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  41. Hey, you gave me a heads up about your site. You can follow me if you like.

    I have to say you're completely correct-- thrifting is not for everyone. And I also believe you should stay away from certain items. I'm glad you found one you liked though, if at least for the savings!


    zuleyb.blogspot.com

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  42. I am glad you found me!!! i adore your fashion style :)

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  43. What a great find! 6 pairs, that's awesome. I'm loving your look today, that's a really lovely blazer!
    xo
    girlintheyellowdress.com

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  44. Thanks for your tips on thrifting, would keep an open eye for them next time. It's common sense not to get stuff like underwear but other than that, like you mentioned, if it looks good and the price is good, then we are cool >D Whoever says you must get everything brand new from the store because like you, you found 6 brand new boots! That is a really awesome way to add things to your closet with half the price >D Great one <3

    mish
    www.mishberries.com

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  45. hey, brand new follower here, you've got inspirational style, love that you thrift as well

    > http://handsomerevelry.blogspot.com.au/ <

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  46. Love your style :-) you look amazing www.goldenglamore.com

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  47. Loving this whole outfit that you are rocking. The pants look amazing with the jacket. I don't believe I've stumbled across many thrift stores unfortunately! I will follow you on GFC

    http://forcailini.blogspot.com
    http://facebook.com/forcailini (dont use GFC)

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  48. Que buena combinación, la chaqueta le ha dado un toque ideal al look, es una autentica monada.

    Un besito desde http://contaconesenlaciudad.blogspot.com.es/

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  49. Wow - such a great style, my dear! Would appreciate to have you on my blog <3 ... Kisses from Vienna, Katja

    www.collectedbykatja.com

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  50. fantastic look! and great style :)
    I follow you :)

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  51. wow, great look. I love it. Love jacket♥

    xoxo, Mada
    and I invite you to my giveaway. Winner gets awesome glasses:D

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  52. Great look, love the jacket. I absolutely love 'thrifting' and finding great quality items. Now following you, hope you can follow us back :)

    Lola x

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  53. Love this so much xoxo

    New site here www.islandchic77.com

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  54. Thrifting is a total Godsend for those of us who like to shop a lot. You do it so well, girl...your outfit is hot!

    www.butshoppingmakesmehappy.blogspot.com

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  55. Dang I really need to get into thrifting. I feel like the stores near me have such a horrible selection though :(

    Followed ya!

    http://amberoutnumbered.blogspot.com

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  56. well its actually kinda good that you do that! If i may say I would love to have those stores in my country!!
    I love the outfit, you always look so pretty!!!
    xo

    www.ohmycaramel.blogspot.mx

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  57. Thanks for popping by my blog babes! I don't have a GFC badge, I prefer facebook likes so if you have a personal account on facebook, it would be great if you could like it facebook.com/forcailini. Dont worry if you're not on facebook . I will follow you on GFC x

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  58. amazing outfit. I need to find some leather pants

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  63. These leather pants are so chic and they look excellent paired with the jacket! Great post, lady!

    Xo
    Elizabeth
    www.akeenesenseofstyle.blogspot.com

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  64. Im Loving this look, babe!

    yanhearts@blogspot.com

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  65. the leather sleeves <3 i love that you thrift, you look fabulous!! ebay is also good for finding deals :)

    -Caroline
    dorkyinblack.blogspot.com

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