How to thrift safely during a pandemic

Thrift stores reopened in mid-May here in Ohio and although we made the parody video about renewing my vows to Goodwill, I admit I was a little cautious at first about going back out into the world of retail.

I previously visited a local bargain store (not a thrift store) and my experience was not very pleasant, to say the least. It was like Black Friday on steroids.

12 Months of Thrifting: Metallics

Welcome back to the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge! This month’s prompt is: Metallics.

Metallics are a great way to add some shine to your outfits. Metallic textures are often associated with formal wear, but from suits to shoes, you can easily incorporate this metallic theme into your everyday outfits.

12 Months of Thrifting: Florals

Welcome back to the 12 Months of Thrifting challenge! This month’s theme is FLORALS.

Why florals?

I picked florals for this month’s prompt not only because May is the perfect time to wear this print, but because it’s one of the easiest prints to find at secondhand stores. It’s also a beautiful print to wear year round, not just in the spring.

What quarantine taught me about my style

I’ve always worked outside of the home and styling outfits for the workplace has been a major part of my daily life for years. So when daily life changed for so many of us in March of 2020, this routine was disrupted and I found myself scrambling to try to fill a fashion void.