Thrifting a cozy cardigan

This year we set out to thrift 12 essential items for our closet by following the 12 Months of Thrifting challenge.  We took it slow by thrifting a specific item each month so we can carefully build a thrifted wardrobe of functional clothing that we love and will actually wear.

Thrifting a Clutch Bag

Oh clutch bags, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I’m pretty sure clutch bags were one of the very first things I thrifted when I was in middle school.

Thrifting black ballet flats

Before we get into this month’s 12 Months of Thrifting prompt, I have a thrift confession (thriftession?) to share:  shoes are some of my favorite things to thrift.  The idea of buying secondhand shoes may cause many to pause but ask any veteran thrifter and I bet you they will tell you the same.

Thrifting a cross body bag

If you’ve been participating in our 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge for the last seven months, one of the things you may have noticed is that we’ve curated this list to include the most practical pieces that

Thrifting a black pencil skirt

We’re half way through the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge! How’s it going for you? Are you getting the most of out your purchases? If I had to narrow it down to the top 3 items on this list, a black pencil

Thrifting a Graphic Tee

If the thrift store is known for anything, it’s known for graphic tees. Wearing a shirt with an interesting image or your favorite phrase is a great way to express yourself.  Graphic tees are a fun addition to any wardrobe that can easily be dressed up or down. That’s why we featured them as May’s prompt for the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge.

Thrifting a denim jacket

Spring is the ultimate transition season, and spring fashion is no exception. This is the time of year where light jackets and layering should be key players in your wardrobe.

12 Months of Thrifting: Gray or White Tee

Don’t let the ease of this month’s 12 Months of Thrifting prompt fool you. A simple gray or white tee is an absolute essential  item. Think of this piece as a blank canvas. They are all-season pieces that you can wear with practically anything. From jeans on the weekend to a structured pencil skirt on Monday morning, a basic tee will never let you down.