2/27/2012

February Thrift Finds


I want to encourage everybody to go thrifting. You never know what you will find and the best thing is that everything is very cheap! I go thrifting once a week and sometimes even twice a week! Last Monday, since it was President's day there was a 50% off sale. I bought blouses for only 45 cents! It can be overwhelming in there, so what I usually do is make sure to calm down and take my time. I always go to the blouses section first and then move my way around. The one section I do avoid is pants. Also, you need to be open minded and take risks on certain items. I really hope that after seeing what I found, you will consider thrifting.   Sure I still like to shop at Zara, Topshop, H&M and other stores but most of the time you will find similar items at the thrift store for a way cheaper price. Remember you will have to search through a lot of things, but be patient because you will find certain items that are so worth it.  Make sure to bring hand sanitizer and always wash the clothes before wearing it. I have worn some of my thrifting finds in my previous posts and will continue to wear them in future posts. Please let me know if you want anymore tips or have any questions about thrifting. :) I recently join formspring, so feel free to add me.  Username = seekvintage

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 I am going to try my best to reply to everyone and check out everyone's latest post. I had unexpected plans come up and was unable to check on my blog this past weekend.

21 comments:

  1. i love thrifting! i recently discovered a new thirft store right down my street and i am in love! its always amazing to find hidden treasures <3

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    1. That's great! I love it when I find a new thrift store :)

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  2. Hi Kay! Do you find you have to alter your thrift store purchases often? Are there chain locations that you recommend or do you prefer to shop in local shops? I've been meaning to try thrifting so thanks for your post :)

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    1. I don't have to alter my tops that I purchase but I do sometimes have to alter the skirts. If I want it to be shorter I will have to alter it. Also, I noticed that you are from the Midwest area. So am I. =) Some recommendations are if you are in Wisconsin to try Goodwill. If you are in Chicago area, try Village Discount Outlet. If you are in the St. Paul, MN area try Savers, Unique thrift store and Valu thrift store. You can also check out yelp.com. That's what I do. I read the reviews first and then go check out the store. Good luck and please post your findings so I can see. =)

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  3. I love love love thrifting and it looks like you found some REALLY good pieces this round! =)

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    1. thanks! I'm glad you love thrifting too :)

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  4. I love thrifting :D you're so lucky to find that very cheap blouse :D

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    1. Thanks! I know I am so happy with all of my purchases!

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  5. you are so lucky, i don't think there are any thrift stores in greece
    xoxo Stephi
    http://chiikalivelovelaugh.blogspot.com

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    1. Awww, that sucks. Well if you are ever in the United States we should go thrifting together :)

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  6. I love thrifting, my favourite purchase was when I found a lace top from the H&M Conscious Collection for $1, you can find so many amazing pieces if you look carefully :)

    http://glamourxkills.blogspot.com

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    1. wow, that's great! I'm glad you love thrifting too :)

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  7. nice blog :):) i'm following you, visit my blog if you want :)
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  8. I love shopping at thrift stores, I agree with this post. I typically find items I love for way cheaper. I've been on the look out for a denim jacket i can cut the sleeves and patch it:- )

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    1. I am planning to do the same thing with the jean jacket above! :) I bought it from the kids section so the sleeves are a little short so I am going to cut them off. Great minds think alike! :)

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  9. Hi my dear!!
    Thank you so much for the sweet comment and for following me!!!

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  10. you have a beautiful blog!
    is great! :)

    adds to the followers and will be very nice and when you will follow my blog! :)

    Diamentica ♥

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  11. Gorgeous pieces!!

    Arra
    theprincessonthebrink.blogspot.com

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  12. Yessssss! I LOVE thrifting! Unfortunately the thrift stores in my new home state of Virginia are nothing compared to the amazing ones I left behind in California :( :(

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