Thursday, October 4, 2012

Thrifty Thursday

You'll notice a couple of pieces here that I wore during Vancouver Fashion Week! I'm proud to say I thrifted almost every thing that I wore to the week of fashion shows.

Far more often, I'm finding myself saying: "Ha! This is my most proud find to date!" It's a great feeling, and it's the biggest rush when you first find it. This blazer is my newest proud find. It fits perfectly and is just a touch fancier than your average blazer.

Store: Salvation Army
Brand: BCBGMaxAzria
Section: Blazers
What I Paid: $9.99
What it's Worth: $250

I wore this dress to Day 3 of VFW.  I've been buying embellished clothing like crazy this season; the studs, the beads, the spikes...they give a plain outfit that extra boost that sends you to glamazon status.

Store: Value Village
Brand: Silence+Noise
Section: Dresses
What I Paid: $14.99
What it's Worth: $68

You've already seen me wear this dress to the Opening Gala of Vancouver Fashion Week. I loved the black and gold pattern, which reminded me of the Baroque trend which has been a hot topic this season. I couldn't get the back to zip up completely, and I HAD to have this dress, so I did a DIY similar to this one and use some black elastic to bridge the gap.

Store: Value Village
Brand: H&M
Section: Rack of new items to be put out (snagged it before it even hit the shelves!)
What I Paid: $14.99
What its Worth: $29.95

Happy Styling! xo



  1. Holy crap -- I think I need to take lessons from you. These are amazing finds! I really loved the 2 dresses that you wore to fashion week. They looked incredible on you.

    xoxo Alison

  2. Britta, you are an awesome thrifter! ;) I love all your finds but first two are extra my cup of tea. yesterday I saw a similar blazer (it had (faux) leather details in front) at my favourite thrift store but didn't buy it since it looked too big for me. such a shame actually because I loved it.

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  3. I'm totally totally totally in love with the blazer! Fantastic and awesome price <3
    Your blog is so cute so I'm your 91 follower if you like my blog too I'm waiting for you :)
    Xoxoxo beauty


  4. thanks for lovely comment!!
    check and join!:)

  5. Great photos!! Love the last dress :)

    If you have time, please come by and check out my blog! And maybe we can follow each other via GFC?

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  6. Hi doll...nice blog...what do you think to follow each other? I'll wait for you in my blog ^^
    have a nice week end ^^

    new outfit post

  7. Great pieces in an affordable price! You really have a talent in finding good pieces.
    I'm a new follower. Hope you follow me back :))

  8. Hello Dear! I like your blog so much! This is my first visit here but definitely not the last :) Would you like to follow each other? :)


  9. The second dress is amazing, I love it :)

  10. Thx for stopping by. Wanna follow each other?

    (enter my giveaway - iphone case)



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