Shopping at thrift stores has always been one of my favorite ways to score big on style while saving money at the same time.
I go in with an open mind and take my time browsing every section slowly. There are many pieces available if enough time is allotted to finding them.
Name brands are the best things to find because you end up saving so much money by purchasing quality pieces secondhand. I especially love hunting for pieces that are pricier in department stores such as wool sweaters, leather boots and name-brand blazers. Oftentimes I browse a rack seeing a piece for its pattern or fabric, because many items can be altered to fit later on. After a quick trip to the dry cleaners or a tumble in the washing machine they are ready to wear the next day.
I once found a pair of leather boots that just needed to be resoled for only $8. I snatched them up as quickly as I could and they are still one of the most cherished pieces in my closet.
A Savers recently opened in my city and I was so excited to go explore what it had to offer. The store was very clean and every rack was marked with a label, so finding the clothing that would fit my style was easy to do. I found a classic black blazer that will easily be rotated through each season and a comfortable maxi dress that is versatile for the beach or dressed up for a night out.
I also found a great pair of heels that were black and matched perfectly with the rest of the outfit.
Here’s the breakdown of what I paid for each piece:
- Blazer: $4
- Dress: $6
- Shoes: $7
All in all, it was a great trip and I was able to find things that I will be able to mix and match with other items in my closet.
The post was sponsored by Savers.