Writing Descriptions for Quick Sales on Poshmark & Mercari

Writing Descriptions for Quick Sales on Poshmark & Mercari

Leisurely browsing on sites like Mercari & Poshmark under one particular brand is one thing, but I frequently find myself shopping for very specific looks with a low price in mind.  This shopping challenge has inspired me to be overly descriptive when listing my own items, to help lead buyers right to my items when they search for them.  In … Continue reading Writing Descriptions for Quick Sales on Poshmark & Mercari

Search Spotlight – Embroidery

Search Spotlight – Embroidery

Embroidery is a must this spring.  An embroidered piece can add so much to an outfit and there are lots of choices in the world of online thrifting right now.  I'm especially drawn to the contrast of embroidery on dark and denim backgrounds, but these white skirts and dresses are winning me over too!   I've rounded up the … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Embroidery

5 Tips on Maintaining YOUR Shape

5 Tips on Maintaining YOUR Shape

In all my thrifting I’ve noticed that one of the most common reasons people offer for selling absolutely beautiful pieces of clothing is that they simply don’t fit anymore.  I work hard to make sure this doesn’t happen to me, so all my pieces continue to fit beautifully and I’d like to share my secrets … Continue reading 5 Tips on Maintaining YOUR Shape

Search Spotlight Saturday – SHOES!

Search Spotlight Saturday – SHOES!

Thrifting for shoes is an amazing and inexpensive way to keep a wardrobe current when done correctly.  They can make or break an outfit but I find them to be the trickiest thing to buy when online thrifting because of sizing.  I'm also extra careful to buy unworn or barely worn shoes because I tend to be finicky in … Continue reading Search Spotlight Saturday – SHOES!

5 Strategies to a Speedy Sale on Poshmark & Mercari

5 Strategies to a Speedy Sale on Poshmark & Mercari

Shortly after my online thrifting habit began, I made a vow to myself that I'd only buy on apps like Poshmark & Mercari when I had enough credits from my sales to support the purchase.  This prevents me from over spending, keeps my wardrobe in check, and motivated me to find ways to sell fast enough to keep up … Continue reading 5 Strategies to a Speedy Sale on Poshmark & Mercari

Search Spotlight – Spring Wardrobe

Search Spotlight – Spring Wardrobe

I don't know about the rest of the world but here in the south the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing, and things are heating up.  In other words it's really starting to feel like spring.  Here at F&T we celebrate every weekend with several of my online thrifting picks from one particular category. … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Spring Wardrobe

When Life Hands Me Lemons…

When Life Hands Me Lemons…

After an online search for thrifted destroyed jeans, I looked at the unsellable jeans in my own Poshmark closet and had a moment.  I realized that I had been attempting to sell a perfect fitting pair (here) because of a couple loose threads while spending my time looking for a new pair with multiple holes and damage.  I am not … Continue reading When Life Hands Me Lemons…

Search Spotlight – The Downtown Field Jacket for LESS

Search Spotlight – The Downtown Field Jacket for LESS

Happy April y’all and as the saying goes, April’s showers brings May’s flowers. I’m here to tell you that in the south, the struggle to stay dry is real and the weather forecast can change instantly. In the spirit of staying dry and not looking like a fool this month, today’s post features a rain … Continue reading Search Spotlight – The Downtown Field Jacket for LESS

Thrift & Fab’s Official Guide to Deciphering Thrifting Slang

Thrift & Fab’s Official Guide to Deciphering Thrifting Slang

At the end of the day, thrifting is supposed to be fun. I definitely enjoy creating the perfect listing, but then there are times when I just want to kick back and browse for that perfect denim jacket as I sip on my wine. Getting a peek into other peoples’ closets can be relaxing and … Continue reading Thrift & Fab’s Official Guide to Deciphering Thrifting Slang

Search Spotlight – Shirts Made to be Worn with Leggings

Search Spotlight – Shirts Made to be Worn with Leggings

It’s no secret that leggings are comfier than pants.  I'm a HUGE fan but know that choosing a top long enough to keep everything covered is a must. This is a fashion rule that wasn’t made to be broken, not this year anyway. So today’s post is dedicated to finding that perfect top to pair with … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Shirts Made to be Worn with Leggings