Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Thrifty Throwbacks and a "New" Secondhand Romper

Head to Toe: Romper, River Island (thrifted) // Bag, Elephant's Trunk Flea Market // Sneakers, Puma

As you may know, most of my closet is made up of secondhand clothing. I thrifted this jumper at Mongers Market in Bridgeport this weekend. Not that I don't enjoy a good TJ Maxx shopping spree as much as the next girl, but I love getting more bang for my buck. Many of my followers expressed interest in getting some more tips about the method to thrifting madness. I'm working on a new post, but in the meantime, I wanted to provide a little reading material. I just did a story about the state of secondhand in Connecticut for Connecticut Magazine, where you can get advice from storeowners themselves.

I also posted my 10 Thrift Tips a few years back. (Okay it was 2013, and now I feel 1,000 years old.) In my new post, I'm planning on talking about shopping Goodwill versus high-end consignment shops and including some of my favorite places to buy secondhand in the greater NYC area. Anything else you want to know? Tell me in the comments!
Photos by Chris Loynd

13 comments:

  1. That romper is so cute! I love the cutouts. Can't wait for your post about thrifting! I only know of a few places that I go to regularly so it'll be fun to have other places to try!
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  2. i also love to go to thrift shop! you literally can buy everything there! i never go to thrift shop in NYC, any recommendation? xo

    olivia | https://amolivia.com

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  3. lovely dress!
    HAPPY WEEKEND
    xoxo
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  4. Ohhh this look is so stunning Hun and your photos are gorgeous! x

    Grace Louise || www.gracelouiseofficial.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Oh such a cute romper! Ah yes you know I love shopping secondhand too, and I enjoy both the high end and the super cheap. You never know what you might find! Also yes, why does 2013 have to have been such a long time ago?
    Chic on the Cheap

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  6. Lovely romper and amazing pics!!!
    Happy weekend!
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  7. Such a beautiful romper. I really like it as well as your photos. Background is gorgeous. Have a nice weekend.

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  8. So cute! I'm such a fan of secondhand shopping as well!

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  9. This romper looks amazing! I like to look for secondhand clothes.
    Have a nice day,
    matiime.blogspot.com

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  10. what a cute jumper! i love it soooo much!

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  11. Beautiful romper! I also like to buy in SH from time to time. Unfortunately my favourite SH shop here in Warsaw went bankrupt. They had awesome clothes directly from The U.K. and really cheap. I cannot figure out why they had to close it :(

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