Thursday, November 17, 2016

Old Meets New

Head to Toe: Blouse and jeans, thrifted // Jacket, Fashionmia // Booties, Thursday Boot Company

As most of you know, I'm a big proponent of thrift shopping. I scored these jeans over the summer at the Salvation Army in Williamsport, PA, for $4, and made them my own by cutting off the bottoms. This striped top was a find at a great thrift shop in Austin called Treasure City Thrift. The store is dedicated to the idea that thrift should actually be cheap. And, it succeeded—this top was only $3.

For me, the key to not looking like you're in a time warp is to mix old basics with contemporary pieces, like this Fashionmia jacket. It's a bit lighter than I was expecting, which was actually perfect for this week's warm spell. Overall, I was happy with the quality, and delivery time was only a week. I got the small (I'm usually an XS), because sites abroad typically run on the smaller side, but I think I could've sized down. Still, it works as a layering piece on the roomier side.

The last accessory for this look was a bright red lip. Somehow, I feel like a good lipstick always makes my face look brighter and more awake, which was necessary on this Monday morning. Sean and I got a new puppy over the weekend, and Truman (below), though adorable, is exhausting. Between that and a busy work week, it was tough to get to the blog. But we made it, fashionistas...Happy Friday!


  1. Looove that jacket!! The perfect piece to pair with the two thrifted items. Which are both fantastic as well!
    And such a cute puppyyyyyy

  2. Oh my gosh, your new puppy, I'm dying of cuteness right now. Awww!! <3 And love finding great thrifted finds, especially when the price is right! xo

  3. nice boots and jackets
    Very nice
    Happy Weekend.

  4. Love that striped top and the contrast with the black jacket!

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  5. I love how you've paired everything! I would never have been able to pull off something like that but you're totally rocking it! Love it! :)

  6. Your all paired are truly nice.
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