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Thrift Fix Picks: Back-to-school teen looks they’ll want to wear

By the time they’re high-schoolers, teens have strong — did we mention strong? — opinions on what they like and what they don’t like. Embrace their fashion opinions and style sense by shopping secondhand and letting them put together their unique look for less. Check out our back-to-school Thrift Fix Picks that will make both… [Read More]

Thrift Fix Picks: Back to school with a look for tweens that’s lit

Leggings, hoodies, athletic wear, yoga pants, flannel shirts, high-waisted jeans, skinny jeans, ripped jeans, jeans, jeans, jeans. Welcome to tween fashion. Clothing for middle school is as varied as the kids themselves. One thing is for certain, though, come sixth or seventh grade, the days of the matchy-matchy, coordinated look is over! Every year seems… [Read More]

Fashionista: Choose cropped ankle pants over capris

As I was searching for an outfit to go with my capris I, of course, scanned a few of my favorite fashion blogs for styling inspiration. Wow! Little did I know that capris are an absolute NO! According to Fabulous After 40, capris will age you and aren’t flattering. Why? Because a capri pant hits… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter’s stylish laundry room

There is no need to suffer with a disorganized laundry room. And who said the laundry space couldn’t have a little style, too? With three kids I feel like I spend more time in here than many other rooms in my house. When I bought my house, it originally had one white wire shelf. I… [Read More]

Thrift Fix Picks: Budget-friendly elementary back-to-school outfits

This back-to-school shopping season, parents can keep budget front of mind while students can show off their individuality and sense of style by choosing thrift. Find all the back-to-school fashion must-haves like jeans, leggings, khaki shorts and pants, button-up shirts, graphic tees, name-brand sweatshirts like Nike, athletic wear, sweaters and more. Check out our Thrift… [Read More]

What kind of thrifter are you? Eclectic

As an eclectic clothing expert, you’re a confident fashion maven with a knack for putting together uniquely stylish looks. You think differently when it comes to combining colors, patterns and trends and have earned the admiration of your peers for the cool way you dress. In our what-kind-of-thrifter-are-you quiz, we reveal the types of thrifters… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter’s back-to-school looks for kids

This mom of three is back-to-school shopping for looks that fit her children’s unique style. For Shelley’s14-year-old son, it’s all about high-performance fabrics and name-brand athletic clothes, like this Nike shirt and Nike swimming trunks, which are perfect for swimming in gym class at school. For those more dress-up days, plaid cargoes are a stylish… [Read More]

What kind of thrifter are you? Name brands!

If you took our quiz (find it here) and concluded you are a name-brand lovin’ fashionista, it means that you gravitate toward tags. It means you could pinpoint the brand of an item you found without even looking at the tag. It means you value a name for quality, style and reliability. It means that… [Read More]

Fashionista: Embrace horizontal stripes for a timeless look

Stripes. When I think of how to wear them I immediately think they add pounds, especially horizontal stripes. This is simply untrue! Stripes are classy, timeless and universal. According to Fashionisers blog, it’s all about highlighting or concealing certain parts of your body. Tips on how to wear stripes: An easy look is to pair… [Read More]

Dress up a dorm room your way with budget-friendly finds

A dorm room is the one place in a whole new world that you can call your own, which means it should be personalized and represent what you love. If that isn’t enough, it also should be stylish and comfortable all at once. Don’t let your dorm room be a dud. Here are some of… [Read More]

Fashionista: Put together a festival look that rocks it for less

Summer is in full swing and so are the outdoor concerts and festivals. Need a new look? Hit your local GW where there still are racks full of summer essentials — shorts, shirts, sandals, hats and purses. I love this look I pulled together. The big bonus is that it took me very little time… [Read More]

What kind of thrifter are you? Vintage!

The thrill of the hunt can pretty much be defined as finding a great vintage or vintage-inspired clothing piece while thrifting and paying a fraction of the cost for it. Not only will you have bragging rights, but you will have something that defines your unique style and sets you apart from everyone else. If… [Read More]

What kind of thrifter are you? Wardrobe basics

There is something to be said about a closet filled with wardrobe basics. Having simple and classic pieces to pair together makes dressing for the day easy and efficient, not to mention it’s a huge time-saver. Having a love for basics doesn’t have to mean you’re boring though. It means that you are comfortable with… [Read More]

Thrifter profile: Q&A with Christa Vogt

        Who: Christa Vogt of Neenah How long have you been a thrifter and how did you get into thrifting? My mother used to stop at rummage sales when I was a kid and I would hide in the backseat mortified! It wasn’t until high school that I discovered the joys of… [Read More]

What kind of thrifter are you? Take the quiz

Just like fashion, thrift shopping has a certain style and pattern to it. Some thrifters are diggers, sifting through each item, being sure not to pass up a hidden find. Others take a cursory look at what’s in their line of sight and move on to the next thing. You have your stay-a-while thrifters vs…. [Read More]